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New York Times, Wednesday, August 18, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,862

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Across
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Crowd. : JAM
4
Faulty. : AMISS
9
Prefix with light or night. : TWI
12
Norse name. : OLAV
14
French impressionist. : MONET
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Closely resembling. : TWIN
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Colette heroine. : GIGI
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Mont Cervin. : MATTERHORN
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Very minute organism. : MICROBE
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Stability. : POISE
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Capital of Calvados. : CAEN
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Raises Cain. : RIOTS
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Chorus. : REFRAIN
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Household utensil. : DUSTPAN
32
Photographer's abbreviation. : ENL
33
French author. : DAUDET
35
Finery. : LACE
36
Menu category. : SOUPS
38
Lillie. : BEA
39
Coppers. : CENTS
40
Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
41
Great White Way. : RIALTO
43
Tittle. : JOT
44
Warm. : THERMAL
46
Large deer of Asia. : SAMBARS
48
Duck. : EIDER
50
Scant. : LEAN
51
Indic language. : HINDI
53
Christmas and Easter. : ISLANDS
56
Historic Virginia landmark. : MONTICELLO
58
Tom-tom. : DRUM
60
Trees. : OAKS
61
Concede. : ALLOW
62
December time. : YULE
63
Grimly humorous. : WRY
64
Vigorous. : LUSTY
65
Stein's cousin. : MUG
Down
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Kind of trot. : JOG
2
Moslem religious teacher. : ALIM
3
Mozart opera (with "the"). : MAGICFLUTE
4
Volatile alkali. : AMMONIA
5
Biblical land. : MOAB
6
Prefix with pose or act. : INTER
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Motionless. : SET
8
Go on a date: Colloq. : STEPOUT
9
Pairs. : TWOS
10
Send a message. : WIRE
11
Tabard, for one. : INN
13
Church title. : VICAR
15
Prickly plant. : THISTLE
18
Goes to pot. : ROTS
20
Studies. : READS
24
Standards of perfection. : IDEALS
25
Met again. : RESAT
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Arden. : ENOCH
27
Marriageable. : NUBILE
29
Cousin of a Pooh-Bah. : PANJANDRUM
30
Trouper. : ACTOR
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Snuggeries. : NESTS
34
Goddess: Lat. : DEA
37
Members of the household. : PARENTS
39
___ cropper. : COMEA
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Extreme. : RADICAL
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Like suet. : TALLOWY
45
Part of France. : MIDI
47
Exchange, as words. : BANDY
49
Brooklets. : RILLS
51
Ancient. : HOAR
52
Black. : INKY
54
Part of a juke box. : SLOT
55
Sea of the Philippines. : SULU
56
Stack of straw. : MOW
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Elected: Fr. : ELU
59
Popular princess. : MEG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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