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New York Times, Tuesday, January 26, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,658

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Across
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Not quite closed. : AJAR
5
Fiber plant. : HEMP
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Lord's demesne. : MANOR
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Nevada shrub. : SAGE
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Plant of the iris family. : IXIA
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Desert plant. : AGAVE
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Verily. : AMEN
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Humphrey's home: Abbr. : MINN
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Liturgies. : RITES
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African tongue. : BANTU
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Ceylon crop. : TEA
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Largest river in France. : LOIRE
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Ducks. : EIDERS
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Wee. : SMA
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Experienced. : OLD
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Old French coin. : ECU
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Peak of the Himalayas. : API
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Connecticut city. : ANSONIA
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Pleasantness. : AMENITY
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Coarse red seaweeds. : DULSES
39
Instructions on a shampoo bottle. : RINSEWELL
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Kid's toy. : POPGUN
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Knitted capes with ends fastened at back. : SONTAGS
47
Crew. : OARSMEN
49
Room, Turkish style. : ODA
50
Bone. : RIB
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Fixed: Abbr. : STA
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Part of a wheel. : RIM
55
Common symptom. : SNEEZE
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___ facias, legal writ. : SCIRE
60
Initials in the news. : GOP
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Work hard: Colloq. : SWEAT
63
Lets up. : EASES
64
Bay of Hawaii. : HILO
66
Vestments. : ALBS
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Form of trapshooting. : SKEET
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Imagine, old style. : TROW
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Bank (on). : RELY
70
Toilers of 1066. : SERFS
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Like some book bindings. : SEWN
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Nautical ropes. : TYES
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Busy ___. : ASABEE
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Island south of Cuba. : JAMAICA
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Something to be done. : AGENDUM
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Income in France. : RENTE
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Pronoun. : HIM
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Way out. : EXIT
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Salt ___. : MINES
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Scene of recent election. : PANAMA
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Earth: Poet. : MARL
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Ad ___ (at ease): It. : AGIO
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Gabon, Mali, Togo, etc. : NATIONS
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Rest upon. : OVERLIE
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Greenish-yellows. : RESEDAS
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Valuable element. : URANIUM
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Fishing accessory. : SPINNER
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Odds ___. : ANDENDS
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Possessive pronoun. : ITS
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Rulers. : SULTANS
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Spanish-American pot. : OLLA
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Units of work. : ERGS
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"It is so." : YES
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Court. : WOO
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To have and to hold. : POSSESS
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Something to eat. : OATCAKE
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Applauder. : PRAISER
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The "Go West" man. : GREELEY
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Of considerable proportion. : SIZABLE
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Day times, in a way. : NIGHTS
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Namesakes of actress Palmer. : BETSYS
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Silk fabric. : MOIRE
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Gladstone's middle name. : EWART
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Vein or lode. : REEF
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Superlative suffixes. : ESTS
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Do a farmer's job. : PLOW
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See 41 Down. : OWN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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