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New York Times, Friday, September 17, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 57, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,892

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Across
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Brace. : TWO
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Faultless. : IDEAL
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African gully. : WADI
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Climb, in a way. : SHIN
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March king. : SOUSA
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Apple of one's eye. : IDOL
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German philosopher. : KANT
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Exhibits serendipity. : STRIKESOIL
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In position: Lat. : INSITU
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Laboratory routine. : RETEST
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City on the Somme. : AMIENS
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Decline in intensity. : SAG
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Melville novel. : TYPEE
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Of sport: Abbr. : ATH
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Dress decor. : TUCKS
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Away from: Prefix. : APO
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Turmoil. : UPROAR
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Wassail time. : YULE
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Eastern title. : SRI
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Evaded. : PARRIED
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Standoff. : TIE
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Watch. : TEND
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Social affair. : SOIREE
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Implant. : SET
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___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
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Join together. : WED
50
Insect stage. : IMAGO
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Grammatical case: Abbr. : VOC
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Cunning tricks. : DODGES
56
Furor: Colloq. : HOOPLA
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With reservations. : INAWAY
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Succeed: Colloq. : HITTHEMARK
65
Carp's cousin. : DACE
66
Der ___. : ALTE
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One's strong point. : FORTE
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Natives: Suffix. : OTES
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Kind of gin. : SLOE
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Famous newspaper. : TIMES
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Interrogative. : WHY
Down
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Conjunction. : THAN
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Scores. : WINSAPOINT
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Prompt. : ONTIME
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Progeny. : ISSUE
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Stipple. : DOT
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Continent: Abbr. : EUR
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Part of Arabia. : ASIR
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Inland waters. : LAKES
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Know-it-all. : WISEGUY
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Dos-___. : ADOS
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___ yourself. : DOIT
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Untoward. : ILL
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Kind of boot. : SKI
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Gallic state. : ETAT
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Link. : TIEUP
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Restrict. : NARROW
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Celebrated. : STORIED
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Smack. : TASTE
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City in Belgium. : YPRES
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Beauty shop offering. : HAIRDO
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Appears important. : CUTSASWATH
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Kind of light. : KLIEG
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Take care of. : SEETO
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N'est-ce ___? : PAS
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Arikara. : REE
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Condescend. : DEIGN
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Aficionado. : DEVOTEE
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Undergrad. : SOPH
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Grassland. : MEADOW
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Divided. : CLEFT
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Levees. : DIKES
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Eminence. : HILL
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Eight: It. : OTTO
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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___-deucey. : ACEY
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Assent. : YES
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Receives. : HAS
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Equip. : ARM
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Highway: Abbr. : RTE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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