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New York Times, Wednesday, August 25, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,869
Across
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Unsophisticated one: Slang. : SQUARE
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La Gioconda. : MONALISA
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South wind: Poet. : AUSTER
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Amounted to. : AVERAGED
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Traveler to Oz. : TINMAN
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Sold, in a way. : RETAILED
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Mme. de ___. : STAEL
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Encircled. : GIRT
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Spiral. : COIL
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Loud-voiced one. : STENTOR
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Native of: Suffix. : OTE
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Straw beehive. : SKEP
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Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
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Siesta. : NAP
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Come into being. : ENGENDER
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Of an area. : ZONAL
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Withdrawal. : REGRESS
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According to share. : PRORATA
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Proving ground activities. : TESTS
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Relative of a latch. : DOORKNOB
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Altitudes: Abbr. : HTS
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Wholly. : ALL
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Snappish barks. : YAPS
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Month: Abbr. : MAR
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Movie maiden. : STARLET
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Slangy suffix. : EROO
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Places of shelter. : ARKS
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Red, in Italy. : ROSSO
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Comic verse. : DOGGEREL
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Fruit. : PAWPAW
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French menu specialty. : OMELETTE
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Glacial epoch. : ICEAGE
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Touched lightly. : CARESSED
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Group of five. : PENTAD
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Performance times: Abbr. : SATS
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Leave. : QUIT
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Annapolis. : USNA
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Look ___! : ATME
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Pieces of eight. : REALS
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Bird. : ERN
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"Ancient" one of poetry. : MARINER
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Public. : OVERT
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2,000 pounds. : NETTON
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Altar constellation. : ARA
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Nonprofessional. : LAIC
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Dome-shaped dwelling. : IGLOO
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___ through (persevere). : SEEIT
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Confuse. : ADDLE
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Heredity factors. : GENES
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Kindergartners. : TADS
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Type of blade. : RAZOR
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Spanish painter. : SERT
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Joint. : KNEE
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Ham's partner. : EGGS
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City in Scotland. : PERTH
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Pogo character. : PORKY
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Snug retreats. : NESTS
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The Darlings' dog. : NANA
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Over. : ATOP
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Workshops, for short. : LABS
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November meccas. : POLLS
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Assumed part. : ROLE
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Became clouded. : DARKLED
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Beginnings. : STARTS
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Red wine. : MEDOC
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Bouquet. : AROMA
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Jolly ___. : ROGER
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Relative of a hogback. : ARETE
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Harness part. : TRACE
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Look. : OGLE
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Famous Welshman. : OWEN
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Small quarrel. : SPAT
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Norse tale. : SAGA
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Had an obligation to. : OWED
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Suffixes with boot or coat. : EES
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Dickens hero. : PIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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