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New York Times, Thursday, August 19, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,863
Across
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Laconia's capital. : SPARTA
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Where Cherbourg is. : MANCHE
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Favorite TV role. : MARTIAN
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Girl of song. : ADELINE
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Undivided. : UNITARY
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Bountiful. : LIBERAL
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Noted persons. : NAMES
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Shedding process. : MOLT
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Famous Chevalier song. : MIMI
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Overwhelm. : STUN
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Adriatic wind. : BORA
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"John Brown's Body" poet. : BENET
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Before: Dial. : TIL
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Slip. : ERROR
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Point of view. : ANGLE
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Wagner heroine. : EVA
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Denoting a maiden name. : NEE
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Jeanne ___. : DARC
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Was at ease. : RESTED
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Trifling (with). : TOYING
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Asian body of water. : ARAL
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Spider. : PAN
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Meter Maid's concern. : CAR
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Fetch. : BRING
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Cisalpine land. : ITALY
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It follows printemps. : ETE
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Undersized. : RUNTY
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Smokey Bear's concern. : FIRE
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Boodle. : SWAG
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Nick and Nora's dog. : ASTA
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Assemble. : MEET
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"Parmenides" author. : PLATO
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Sweet yeast bread. : STOLLEN
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Wingman. : AVIATOR
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Locate. : SITUATE
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Historical Maine town. : KITTERY
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Treat as a pet. : COSSET
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Lunchroom: Slang. : EATERY
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Having the power to cure. : SANATIVE
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Garden flowers. : PRIMULAS
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"You used to come ___ o'clock . . . " : ATTEN
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Inlets. : RIAS
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Bituminous distillation. : TAR
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"Are there ___ at home like you?" : ANYMORE
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Wild duck. : MALLARD
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Mine entrance. : ADIT
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Bird's bill. : NEB
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Mercy. : CLEMENCY
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Taking on help. : HIRING
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Kind of paint. : ENAMEL
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Popular TV role. : MUNSTER
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Typewriter type. : ELITE
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Hidalgo's gold. : ORO
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Netherlands city. : BREDA
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Vast private landholding. : BARONY
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Power. : ENERGY
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"I could ___ unfold . . . " : ATALE
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King and son of Zeus. : TANTALUS
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Scarce potable in N.Y.C. : ICEWATER
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Adapted to swimming. : NATATORY
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Peck. : GREGORY
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Piece of fire department gear. : LIFENET
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Share. : PARTAKE
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Alloy. : BRASS
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Rural. : RUSTIC
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Entirely: Lat. : INTOTO
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Unresolved athletic encounter. : TIE
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Roofing material. : SLATE
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Apportion. : METE
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George III's prime minister. : PITT
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Spanish article. : LAS
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___ Veneto. : VIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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