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New York Times, Monday, September 20, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B C J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,894
Across
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Marionette showman. : SARG
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I am present: Lat. : ADSUM
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Did a model's job. : SAT
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The southwest wind. : AFER
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French possessive. : NOTRE
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Entrance. : DOOR
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California city. : NAPA
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Concert instrument. : GRANDPIANO
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Noblemen. : GRANDEES
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Like some gowns. : DRAPED
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The Beatles, Supremes, et al. : IDOLS
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Design. : PLAN
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Parsonages. : MANSES
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Foretells. : PRESAGES
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Choir section. : ALTOS
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Very cold: Poet. : FRORE
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Cheer. : RAH
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Choice cut of meat. : LOIN
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Bride's attendants. : MAIDS
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___ Morgana. : FATA
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Massachusetts cape. : ANN
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Hauls: Colloq. : TOTES
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Entertained, in a way. : DINED
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Observed. : REGARDED
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Multifarious. : SUNDRY
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Dregs. : LEES
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Rustle. : STEAL
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Paved areas of airfields. : APRONS
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Radiating from a center. : STELLATE
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National park. : GRANDTETON
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Mosque priest. : IMAM
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Group. : RING
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Grassy plain. : LLANO
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Hindu garment. : SARI
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Eastern title. : AGA
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County in Finger Lakes region. : YATES
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Dictator. : TSAR
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Warbled. : SANG
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At a distance. : AFAR
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Tenant's problem. : REPAINTING
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Family member. : GRANDSON
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Play backers. : ANGELS
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Works of famous French illustrator. : DORES
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Depots: Abbr. : STAS
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Jardiniere. : URN
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Busybodies. : MEDDLERS
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Castile. : SOAP
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Top-notch. : AONE
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Walked. : TROD
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Roman goddess. : DIANA
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Variety of quartz. : PRASE
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Accomplishes. : DOES
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Urges on. : PRODS
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Cheekbone. : MALAR
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Singly. : ALONE
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Looked inquisitively. : PRIED
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Historic personages of Asia. : GRANDLAMAS
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Jack Horner, for one. : EATER
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Screened from the sun. : SHADY
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Mythical trio. : FATES
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Without ostentation. : MODESTLY
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Contestant of a kind. : FINALIST
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General course. : TREND
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Pistols for two. : DUEL
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Lengthwise. : ALONG
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Office workers: Colloq. : STENOS
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Building material. : STONE
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City of India. : AGRA
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Prudish one. : PRIG
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Genus of frogs. : RANA
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
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Scarlett's plantation. : TARA
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Eastern ruler. : EMIR
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Guidonian note. : ELA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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