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New York Times, Thursday, August 26, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B J Q }, Scrabble score: 352 (avg 1.90)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,870
Across
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Sharp reminder. : PROD
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Concerning. : INRE
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Magnitudes. : SIZES
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Descartes. : RENE
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Nuts: Fr. : NOIX
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European. : CZECH
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Unelected ones. : OUTS
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With authority. : EXCATHEDRA
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Inscrutable one. : SPHINX
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Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Math problem. : SUM
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Story of a sort. : SERIAL
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Sports group. : TEAM
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Small change, in England. : PENCE
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Lazy ones. : SLOTHS
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Sea dog. : TAR
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States: Fr. : ETATS
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Slangy interjection. : ZOWIE
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___ smasher. : ATOM
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Sidekick. : PAL
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Chesterfield. : SOFA
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Single. : UNWED
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Inundate. : SWAMP
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Kind of well. : OIL
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Mayan contemporary. : TOLTEC
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Heroism. : VALOR
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Name for a Dalmatian. : SPOT
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Portly ones. : STOUTS
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Degrees. : MAS
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"God ha' mercy on such ___ ... " : ASWE
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Beer of ancient times. : ZYTHUM
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Symphonic movement. : INTERMEZZO
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___ virumque cano. : ARMA
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Attention-getting feat. : STUNT
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Civil disorder. : RIOT
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Approach. : NEAR
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Waxes lyrical. : SINGS
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Bah! : POOH
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Place to promenade. : DECK
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Experts. : PROS
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Signs on again: Army slang. : REUPS
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Moving about: Colloq. : ONTHEPROWL
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Long for. : DESIRE
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Not precise. : INEXACT
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Goddess of night. : NOX
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Cereal grass. : RICE
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Aggrandize. : EXALT
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Sentimentalism: Slang. : SCHMALZ
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Verbal ending. : IZE
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Letters. : ZEDS
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Beige. : ECRU
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Pseudo. : SHAM
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River in England. : TEES
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Ball club. : NINE
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Partner of bounds. : LEAPS
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Bucolic sounds. : MOOS
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A few. : TWOORTHREE
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Music lover's must. : HIFI
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Authentication. : SEAL
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Tightly drawn. : TAUT
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Physics abbreviation. : ATNO
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Marble. : TAW
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Europeans. : SLAVS
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Stengel's pride. : METS
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Quits. : DEPARTS
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Unleavened bread. : MATZOTH
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Gambit. : PLOY
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World: Prefix : COSM
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___-out. : OUTAND
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Insignificant fellow: Slang. : TWERP
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Plant with red fruit. : SUMAC
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Unwed one. : MISS
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Against. : ANTI
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Benumb. : STUN
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Name of Broadway fame. : EZIO
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Grade. : MARK
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Profession: Abbr. : ENG
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Park place. : ZOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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