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New York Times, Saturday, August 7, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,851
Across
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Species: Abbr. : SPP
4
Not fem. : MASC
8
Persona ___. : GRATA
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Person. : SOUL
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___ Minor. : URSA
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Measure. : LITER
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Scandinavian relatives of 2 Down. : OMBUDSMEN
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Horse opera. : OATER
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___ Paese. : BEL
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Type of book: Abbr. : REF
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Sibilant sound. : TST
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Egg: Prefix. : OVI
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Corrects. : EDITS
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Monitor lizard. : URAN
28
Canadian Indian. : CREE
29
Contest. : RACE
30
Silver: Sp. : PLATA
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Great expert: Slang. : ONER
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One of the Chaplins. : SYDNEY
34
Orientals. : JAPANESE
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Embrace: Var. : ENARM
38
Wander off. : STRAY
39
Put off. : DEFERRED
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___ the balance. : HANGIN
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Affirm. : AVER
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Terre ___. : HAUTE
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___’clock. : TENO
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Mind: Lat. : MENS
50
Cooler. : ICER
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Good ___. : ASNEW
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Experienced. : OLD
53
Southwestern institution. : TCU
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Egyptian symbol. : ASP
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Son of Gad. : ERI
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Venetian red. : SIENA
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Popular settings on TV. : LAWCOURTS
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Matriculate. : ENROL
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___ Alto. : PALO
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Store sign. : SALE
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Catch, in a way. : LASSO
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Part of Europe: Abbr. : AUST
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Crafty. : SLY
Down
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In the indefinite future. : SOMEDAY
2
Protectors of people’s rights. : PUBLICDEFENDERS
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Not sing. : PLU
4
Clio. : MUSE
5
Burden of a kind. : ARMFUL
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Compass point. : SSE
7
Works by Bach, Handel, etc. : CANTATAS
8
Language: Suffix. : GLOT
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Arm of the sea. : RIA
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Cabinet post. : ATTORNEYGENERAL
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Modern transmission receivers. : TEEVEES
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___ pensée. : ARRIERE
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Becomes serious. : SOBERS
17
Kildare and Casey. : DRS
22
___ whip. : SNAPTHE
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Sawbucks. : TENNERS
27
Rule, in the East. : RAJ
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Family of a former Harvard president. : CONANTS
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___ victory. : PYRRHIC
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Listen, à la Cockney. : EAR
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Altar: Lat. : ARA
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My fault. : MEACULPA
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Pre-Victorian maiden. : DAMOSEL
40
Fanny Burney novel, 1778. : EVELINA
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Fitting. : DUE
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Passively. : INERTLY
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Not at all. : NOWISE
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Dragnets. : TRAWLS
51
Philippine mountain. : APO
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Ankle: Prefix. : TALO
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Highlander. : SCOT
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Digits: Abbr. : NOS
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Sports group. : AAU
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Washington group. : USS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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