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HAIR RAISING

New York Times, Sunday, October 31, 1965

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
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,923
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1. Hair accessory. : NET
4. Huge one. : GIANT
9. Charity. : ALMS
13. Headpiece. : CAP
16. Full of: Suffix. : OSE
17. Annul. : REPEAL
19. Make pigtails. : PLAIT
20. White poplar. : ABELE
23. 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
67. The Mounties. : RCMP
68. Dry, in a way. : BLOT
69. Quint name. : DIONNE
71. Drowse. : NOD
72. Pacifier. : SOP
73. Neck: Fr. : COU
74. Rent sign: Abbr. : RMS
77. Amaranth plants. : COCKSCOMBS
80. Part of a hair line. : WIDOWSPEAK
83. Blonde shade. : ASH
84. Child. : TOT
85. Tennis stroke. : LOB
87. Present. : NOW
88. Hearth goddess. : HESTIA
90. Playing card. : TREY
92. Decidedly not! : NONO
93. Architectural features. : ELLS
95. Flower. : ASTER
96. Unstressed vowel sounds. : SCHWAS
99. Full of reports. : NEWSY
100. Crack. : SLIT
101. Cryptic. : TERSE
102. Characteristic. : TRAIT
103. Fine hair. : DOWN
104. Suppositions. : IFS
106. Wheel part. : CAM
108. Connery. : SEAN
109. Chignons. : BUNS
110. Hairdo line. : PART
111. N. Z., for one. : ISL
112. Ornamental boss. : KNOP
114. Spanish title. : SRA
115. Bug killer. : DDT
116. Run ___. : INTO
117. Piglet. : SHOAT
120. Like some hair. : COARSE
122. Crone in Scott novel. : ELSPETH
124. Snake. : ABOMA
125. Hence. : ERGO
126. "Raven" author. : POE
127. Infuriation. : IRE
128. Name for a brunette with mantilla. : DOLORES
130. Choose. : ELECT
134. Slander. : LIBEL
136. Good-luck piece. : SCARAB
138. Blonde shade. : STRAWBERRY
142. Blue shade. : SLATE
143. Turkish standards. : ALEMS
144. Earthquake: Prefix. : SEISMO
145. Talk: Abbr. : SER
146. Hair shade. : RED
147. Tendril. : WISP
148. Not smooth. : ROCKY
149. Twain. : TWO
1. Heads: Slang. : NOBS
2. Isaac's hairy son. : ESAU
3. Period. : TERM
4. ___ rose, shade of red. : GRECIAN
5. Comparative suffix. : IER
6. Named: Abbr. : APP
7. Recent: Prefix. : NEO
8. Wig powder. : TALCUM
9. Louisa May's parents. : ALCOTTS
10. Commend. : LAUD
11. Relative of a knot. : MILE
12. Depot: Abbr. : STA
13. Blue shade. : CAPRI
14. Desert coat. : ABA
15. Beauty parlor specialty. : PERMANENT
18. Sierra ___. : LEONE
19. Hair styles worn since Louis XV. : POMPADOURS
21. A rake. : LOTHARIO
22. Letter. : ESS
24. English spa. : BATH
26. Nautical term. : REEFED
30. Fruit. : MANGO
32. Brews. : ALES
35. Section. : AREA
36. Swords: It. : SPADAS
38. Kind of farm. : DAIRY
39. White orchids. : LADYSTRESSES
40. Picasso's famous mural. : GUERNICA
41. Beauty parlor routines. : SHAMPOOS
43. Avian sound. : CHIRP
45. Audibly. : ALOUD
47. Part of a hair style. : TOPKNOT
51. 12th cen. date. : MCL
53. Ornamental coils of hair. : FRENCHTWISTS
55. Like the flapper's bob. : WINDBLOWN
56. Feature of some roads. : BUMPINESS
57. Union initials. : CIO
59. Morose: Slang. : SUNK
61. Trial town of France, 1943. : RIOM
63. Barge. : SCOW
64. Quite fancy. : PLUSH
68. Hair adornment. : BOW
70. ___ Park. : ESTES
73. Tonsorial problem. : COWLICK
75. Thick hair: Slang. : MATTRESS
76. "And the ___ not cloudy all day." : SKIESARE
78. Flirty. : COY
79. Long-haired members of families. : SONS
81. Nora Helmer, for one. : DOLL
82. Fuel. : PEAT
86. Hair styles dating from the 1920's. : BOYISHBOBS
89. Sports place. : ARENA
91. Coiffure aid, old style. : RAT
92. Unfamiliar with. : NEWTO
94. Posture. : STANCE
96. Theological degree. : STB
97. Petroleum. : CRUDEOIL
98. Mustache style. : HANDLEBAR
99. Direction. : NORTH
103. Dumas hero. : DANTES
105. Story. : FLOOR
107. Heath. : MOOR
110. Buttress. : PIER
111. "Thy word ___ unto my feet." : ISALAMP
113. Hair style from the English. : PAGEBOY
118. In ___ (tousled). : AMESS
119. Tea expert. : TASTER
121. Part. : ROLE
123. Heaped (up). : PILED
126. Certain nouns: Abbr. : PLS
128. Owner of a famous mustache. : DALI
129. Pyrites, etc. : ORES
131. Whilom. : ERST
132. ___ cut. : CREW
133. Neophyte. : TYRO
135. Summer: Fr. : ETE
137. Avian sound. : CAW
139. ___ Grande. : RIO
140. Military group. : ASC
141. 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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