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New York Times, Saturday, August 21, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,865
Across
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Hosiery woes. : SNAGS
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___ care (is wary). : HASA
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Indulge in a sport. : SWIM
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Go ___ for. : TOBAT
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Thine: Fr. : ATOI
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Jade. : TIRE
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Having a misunderstanding. : ATCROSSPURPOSES
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Wander about. : GAD
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Substance. : METAL
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U. S. rocket. : AGENA
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Woodland deity. : SATYR
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Tag figures. : PRICES
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Customs from the past. : RELICS
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Nursery rhyme character. : PETER
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Mercury, in alchemy. : AZOTH
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Tear's companion. : WEAR
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Gibbon, for one. : APE
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Commit oneself irrevocably. : CROSSTHERUBICON
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Himalayan ox. : YAK
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Place to skate. : RINK
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Solicited. : ASKED
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Wooden shoe. : SABOT
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Optical devices. : PRISMS
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Stellar. : STARRY
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Belabors. : DRUBS
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Civvies. : MUFTI
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Complaint: Colloq. : GRIPE
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A little: Fr. : PEU
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Forced to choose. : ATTHECROSSROADS
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Depreciatory suffix. : STER
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Plug up cracks. : CALK
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Come after. : ENSUE
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Star's part. : HERO
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Dramatist of Shakespeare's day. : LYLY
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Progeny: Abbr. : DESCS
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Kind of party. : STAG
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___ chance. : NOTA
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Block letters. : ABCD
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Snouted fish. : GAR
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Tolerates. : STOMACHS
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Quick. : HASTY
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Wall St. term. : ATPAR
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Embodiment. : SOUL
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Affectation. : AIR
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Cigar. : STOGIE
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Jokes of a kind. : WISECRACKS
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Goddess of peace. : IRENE
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Flat-topped hills. : MESAS
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Adjusts. : SETS
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Fragment. : PART
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Is inactive. : SITS
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Where Callao is. : PERU
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Pungent. : RACY
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Book of the Bible. : EZRA
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Tends. : LOOKSAFTER
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Place to play. : PARK
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Iota. : WHIT
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Poetic time. : EEN
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Literary work. : POEM
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Is over. : ENDS
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Port on the Hudson. : TROY
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Shaven and shorn. : BARBERED
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Wife of Osiris. : ISIS
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Joint: Prefix. : ARTHRO
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Variety of cheese. : BRIE
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Young seals. : PUPS
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Tennis stroke. : SMASH
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"Cosi fan ___." : TUTTE
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Laughable. : DROLL
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Dangerous. : RISKY
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English poet. : GRAY
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Annie Oakley. : PASS
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Teacher: Abbr. : EDUC
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Functions. : USES
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3rd cen. date. : CCL
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The same. : ONE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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