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New York Times, Wednesday, September 8, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,883

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Across
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Catchall abbreviation. : MISC
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Sharpen. : STROP
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King in Norse myth. : ATLI
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Nurse of a kind. : AMAH
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Vine. : LIANA
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English trolley. : TRAM
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Homonym of 44 Down. : MALE
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Wrath. : ANGER
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Cut of beef. : RUMP
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Alienate. : ESTRANGE
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Eton's river. : THAMES
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Ceremony. : RITE
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Dowdy one. : FRUMP
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Companionway. : STAIR
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Burlesque features. : STRIPPERS
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Cartoon character. : POPEYE
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Hot ___. : RODS
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Pacific porgy. : TAI
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God of love. : EROS
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Famed football coach. : STAGG
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Go: Poet. : WEND
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French lily. : LIS
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Surveyor's nail. : SPAD
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Come into view. : EMERGE
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Alcott book. : LITTLEMEN
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Quadrupeds. : ASSES
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Erects. : REARS
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Came to rest. : ALIT
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Microscopic animal. : AMOEBA
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Fulcrum for an oar. : THOLEPIN
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Immersed: Poet. : DIPT
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Defense system, for short. : NORAD
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Fixed charge. : RATE
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Word with head or back. : ACHE
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Astrological aspect. : TRINE
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Times of day. : EVES
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Sea: Ger. : MEER
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Kilns. : OASTS
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Party members: Abbr. : DEMS
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Famed Auntie. : MAME
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"___ restless as a willow in a windstorm ... " : IMAS
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Kitchen staple. : SALT
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Fruit for pies. : CHERRIES
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Incline. : SLANT
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Slight colorations. : TINGES
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Storm. : RAGE
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Unity. : ONE
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Game bird. : PARTRIDGE
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"The Lady Is ___." : ATRAMP
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Musicians. : TRUMPETERS
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Rich fabric. : LAME
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Demons. : IMPS
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Light. : AIRY
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Words used to urge on horses. : HUPS
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Mowgli's epithet. : FROG
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Charm. : SPELL
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Shinto gateway. : TORII
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Punctuation mark. : APOSTROPHE
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Purpose of the Common Market. : TRADE
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Mountain chain. : RANGE
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Heads or tails. : SIDES
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Artificial language. : ESPERANTO
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Caps. : TAMS
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Turned in a certain direction. : WESTERED
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Thick piece. : SLAB
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Letters. : MAIL
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Seesaw. : TEETER
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Resort near Boston. : NAHANT
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Miners' finds. : LODES
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Bede. : ADAM
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Cartoon characters. : MICE
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Mr. Speaker. : TRIS
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Prepare (the way). : PAVE
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Entry. : ITEM
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TV character. : NESS
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Pray: Lat. : ORA

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

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