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New York Times, Tuesday, August 24, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,868

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Across
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Blip. : ECHO
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Very great: Colloq. : AWFUL
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Passageway. : RAMP
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College sport. : CREW
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Hoist. : CRANE
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Construction piece. : IBAR
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Bait. : LURE
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Up to now. : HERETOFORE
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George ___. : ADE
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Perle. : MESTA
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Jinn. : GENIE
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Josh. : TEASE
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Pang. : THROE
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Time. : EON
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Rage. : FAD
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Feminine suffixes. : ETTES
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Took a turn at the plate. : BATTED
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Name. : TERM
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Manage. : OVERSEE
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Casa dwellers. : SENORAS
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Blood components. : SERA
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Epistolary Latin abbreviation. : PSS
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Realizes. : SENSES
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Ball or strike. : PITCH
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Old pro. : VET
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Watt's relative: Abbr. : AMP
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Opera. : THAIS
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Masculine name. : EDWIN
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Vegetables. : PEASE
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Before. : PRIOR
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Garden tool. : HOE
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Later. : AFTERWARDS
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Opera. : AIDA
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Learn by ___. : ROTE
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Feminine name. : ADELE
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Narrow opening. : SLIT
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Journey. : TRIP
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Surrenders. : CEDES
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Pnom ___. : PENH
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Pomp. : ECLAT
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One kind of oil. : CRUDE
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From now on. : HEREAFTER
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Be beholden to. : OWE
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See 25 Across. : ACHE
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Wrench. : WREST
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More distant. : FARTHER
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Discovers. : UNEARTHS
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Tennis term. : LET
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Prevalent. : RIFE
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Have ___ to pick. : ABONE
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Opera role. : MARIO
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Make sleek. : PREEN
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Molding. : OGEE
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Ancient people. : MEDES
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Petty tyrant. : SATRAP
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Indians. : OTOES
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Pitted. : STONED
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Genus of cattle. : BOS
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Farewell: Lat. : AVE
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Abyss. : DEPTH
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18 Across, old style. : ERSTWHILE
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Little Rachel. : RAE
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Editorial abbreviation. : MSS
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Prank. : ESCAPADE
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At no time. : NEVER
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Sewed, in a way. : SHIRRED
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Roman road. : ITER
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Isolated. : APART
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"What do you take ___?" : MEFOR
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Grand opera name. : PATTI
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Move crabwise. : SIDLE
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Antiseptic. : IODIN
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Under: Poet. : NEATH
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Suffixes in chemistry. : OSES
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Woman in uniform. : WAC
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Snake. : ASP

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

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