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New York Times, Wednesday, August 4, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,848
Across
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Sizes for the romper set. : TWOS
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Sound of impact. : SPLAT
10
Part of the old block. : CHIP
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“It ___ Necessarily So.” : AINT
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Barton or Bow. : CLARA
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Mining term. : LODE
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Adam Smith, notably. : FREETRADER
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A Gardner. : ERLE
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___ cotta. : TERRA
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Orienta1 currency. : YEN
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Light device. : LASER
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“___ said!” : NUFF
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Conjecture, country style. : OPINE
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Quick. : APT
30
Where to hitch a wagon. : TOASTAR
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1 1/3 drams: Abbr. : TSP
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Bitterly derisive. : SARDONIC
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Honor. : LAUREL
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Old dog of song. : TRAY
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Constellation. : DRACO
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___ Alto. : PALO
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Trial. : ORDEAL
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11th Century book. : DOMESDAY
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Ham on ___. : RYE
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Cat or carpet. : PERSIAN
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Questioning sounds. : EHS
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Pronoun. : WHOSE
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Shard: Abbr. : FRAG
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Musical groups. : TRIOS
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Opposite of pref. : SUF
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Part of a lobster. : CORAL
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“___ soit . . . ” : HONI
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Part of a stairway. : BALUSTRADE
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Chances. : ODDS
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Loud sound. : BLARE
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Was, in ancient Rome. : ERAT
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Stop working. : REST
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U.S. literary family. : BENET
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Verne character. : NEMO
Down
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GOP name. : TAFT
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Chicken ___. : WIRE
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Heavy blow: Slang. : ONER
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Inexorable. : STERN
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Hollywood concern: Abbr. : SCR
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Conform to the rules of the game. : PLAYFAIR
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Bail. : LADE
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“Things___ what they seem.” : ARENOT
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Road surface. : TAR
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Come ___. : CLEAN
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David Harum’s specialty. : HORSETRADE
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Turn gently, as a motor. : IDLE
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Equal. : PEER
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Same: Prefix. : TAUTO
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100 centesimi. : LIRA
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Pets. : FONDLES
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Place for a stargazer. : PALOMAR
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Famous furrier. : ASTOR
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Fencing term. : PARRY
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Hawaii’s “air conditioning.” : TRADEWINDS
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Oodles. : SCADS
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Word in Psalms. : SELAH
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Tactics. : PLOYS
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Beautician’s forte. : DYE
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Suffixes with cut and mock. : UPS
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Hairdo. : COIFFURE
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Military ZIP numbers. : APOS
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Represent. : ENACT
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Business transaction. : RESALE
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Boost. : HOIST
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Bridge expert. : GOREN
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U.S. missile. : THOR
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What the six hundred did. : RODE
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___ Bator. : ULAN
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Excellent. : RARE
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Style of architecture. : ADAM
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Latona. : LETO
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Shot size. : BBB
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See 41 Down. : SET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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