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HAIR RAISING

New York Times, Sunday, October 31, 1965

122-Across : Crone in Scott novel.

Author:
Barbara L. Golub
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 111, Avg Word Len: 4.86, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 666 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 26, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Barbara L. Golub has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,923
Across
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Hair accessory. : NET
4
Huge one. : GIANT
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Charity. : ALMS
13
Headpiece. : CAP
16
Full of: Suffix. : OSE
17
Annul. : REPEAL
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Make pigtails. : PLAIT
20
White poplar. : ABELE
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Part of the street scene. : BARBERPOLE
25
Of the eye. : OCULAR
27
Cyclades island. : PAROS
28
Squawbush. : SUMAC
29
Headdress popular about 1700. : COMMODE
31
Place for a ringlet. : EAR
33
High places: Abbr. : MTS
34
Dueñas, perhaps. : TIAS
37
Not likely. : UNAPT
38
Samson's nemesis. : DELILAH
40
Sound like A flat. : GSHARP
42
"___ work." : MENAT
43
One kind of society. : CAFE
44
Santa ___. : ANA
45
Exclamation akin to ugh. : AUH
46
Trim. : NEAT
48
Wares: Abbr. : GDS
49
Goes quickly. : HIES
50
Skin: Prefix. : DERM
52
Plant growth. : LEAF
54
Pother. : ADO
55
Court. : WOO
56
Curlew. : BIRD
57
Disbeliever. : CYNIC
58
Mr. and/___. : ORMRS
60
All Fools' Day: Abbr. : APRI
62
Greedy money transactions. : USURY
64
Nell Quickly's spouse. : PISTOL
65
A little: Fr. : UNPEU
66
Fleece. : SKIN
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The Mounties. : RCMP
68
Dry, in a way. : BLOT
69
Quint name. : DIONNE
71
Drowse. : NOD
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Pacifier. : SOP
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Neck: Fr. : COU
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Rent sign: Abbr. : RMS
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Amaranth plants. : COCKSCOMBS
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Part of a hair line. : WIDOWSPEAK
83
Blonde shade. : ASH
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Child. : TOT
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Tennis stroke. : LOB
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Present. : NOW
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Hearth goddess. : HESTIA
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Playing card. : TREY
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Decidedly not! : NONO
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Architectural features. : ELLS
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Flower. : ASTER
96
Unstressed vowel sounds. : SCHWAS
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Full of reports. : NEWSY
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Crack. : SLIT
101
Cryptic. : TERSE
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Characteristic. : TRAIT
103
Fine hair. : DOWN
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Suppositions. : IFS
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Wheel part. : CAM
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Connery. : SEAN
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Chignons. : BUNS
110
Hairdo line. : PART
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N. Z., for one. : ISL
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Ornamental boss. : KNOP
114
Spanish title. : SRA
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Bug killer. : DDT
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Run ___. : INTO
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Piglet. : SHOAT
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Like some hair. : COARSE
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Crone in Scott novel. : ELSPETH
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Snake. : ABOMA
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Hence. : ERGO
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"Raven" author. : POE
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Infuriation. : IRE
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Name for a brunette with mantilla. : DOLORES
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Choose. : ELECT
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Slander. : LIBEL
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Good-luck piece. : SCARAB
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Blonde shade. : STRAWBERRY
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Blue shade. : SLATE
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Turkish standards. : ALEMS
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Earthquake: Prefix. : SEISMO
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Talk: Abbr. : SER
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Hair shade. : RED
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Tendril. : WISP
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Not smooth. : ROCKY
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Twain. : TWO
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Heads: Slang. : NOBS
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Isaac's hairy son. : ESAU
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Period. : TERM
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___ rose, shade of red. : GRECIAN
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Comparative suffix. : IER
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Named: Abbr. : APP
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Recent: Prefix. : NEO
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Wig powder. : TALCUM
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Louisa May's parents. : ALCOTTS
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Commend. : LAUD
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Relative of a knot. : MILE
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Blue shade. : CAPRI
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Desert coat. : ABA
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Beauty parlor specialty. : PERMANENT
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Sierra ___. : LEONE
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Hair styles worn since Louis XV. : POMPADOURS
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A rake. : LOTHARIO
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Letter. : ESS
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English spa. : BATH
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Nautical term. : REEFED
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Fruit. : MANGO
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Brews. : ALES
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Section. : AREA
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Swords: It. : SPADAS
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Kind of farm. : DAIRY
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White orchids. : LADYSTRESSES
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Picasso's famous mural. : GUERNICA
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Beauty parlor routines. : SHAMPOOS
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Avian sound. : CHIRP
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Audibly. : ALOUD
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Part of a hair style. : TOPKNOT
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12th cen. date. : MCL
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Ornamental coils of hair. : FRENCHTWISTS
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Like the flapper's bob. : WINDBLOWN
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Feature of some roads. : BUMPINESS
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Union initials. : CIO
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Morose: Slang. : SUNK
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Trial town of France, 1943. : RIOM
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Barge. : SCOW
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Quite fancy. : PLUSH
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Hair adornment. : BOW
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___ Park. : ESTES
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Tonsorial problem. : COWLICK
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Thick hair: Slang. : MATTRESS
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"And the ___ not cloudy all day." : SKIESARE
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Flirty. : COY
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Long-haired members of families. : SONS
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Nora Helmer, for one. : DOLL
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Fuel. : PEAT
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Hair styles dating from the 1920's. : BOYISHBOBS
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Sports place. : ARENA
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Coiffure aid, old style. : RAT
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Unfamiliar with. : NEWTO
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Posture. : STANCE
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Theological degree. : STB
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Petroleum. : CRUDEOIL
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Mustache style. : HANDLEBAR
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Direction. : NORTH
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Dumas hero. : DANTES
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Story. : FLOOR
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Heath. : MOOR
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Buttress. : PIER
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"Thy word ___ unto my feet." : ISALAMP
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Hair style from the English. : PAGEBOY
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In ___ (tousled). : AMESS
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Tea expert. : TASTER
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Part. : ROLE
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Heaped (up). : PILED
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Certain nouns: Abbr. : PLS
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Owner of a famous mustache. : DALI
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Pyrites, etc. : ORES
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Whilom. : ERST
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___ cut. : CREW
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Neophyte. : TYRO
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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Avian sound. : CAW
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___ Grande. : RIO
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Military group. : ASC
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Papermaker's design: Abbr. : WMK

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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