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New York Times, Friday, February 19, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,682
Across
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Certain annual awards. : OSCARS
7
Out of line. : AMISS
12
Prejudiced. : NARROW
13
Distribute. : ALLOCATE
16
Fateful symbol from 400 B.C. : SWORDOFDAMOCLES
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___ Hassan, in the "Arabian Nights." : ABU
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Wandered. : STRAYED
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Duct: Anat. : VAS
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Stringed instrument. : LUTE
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Story of heroic deeds. : SAGA
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Velvety surface. : PILE
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___ des Beaux-Arts. : ECOLE
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Trees. : YEWS
29
Balderdash! : RATS
30
Worshiped. : KNELT
32
Large sharklike ray. : SAWFISH
34
Opinion. : VIEW
36
Shade of blue. : YALE
37
Clipped. : SHEARED
40
Squalls. : GUSTS
43
Talk, in a way. : CHIN
44
Aperture. : SLOT
46
Character of a people. : ETHOS
48
Feast of ___. : LOTS
49
Uncles in Spain. : TIOS
51
Biblical country. : SEBA
52
Away from: Prefix. : APH
53
Slender rod. : SPINDLE
56
Dwelling: Abbr. : RES
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Talking with intent to hurt. : SPEAKINGDAGGERS
60
Alewives' cousins. : HERRINGS
61
Dishevel: Colloq. : TOUSLE
62
Unhesitant. : READY
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E. B. White's forte. : ESSAYS
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At marked-down prices. : ONSALE
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Piece of folding money. : SAWBUCK
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Small piece of toasted bread. : CROUTON
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Classified: Abbr. : ARR
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Sticks. : RODS
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Hits hard: Var. : SWOTS
7
Egyptian dancing girl. : ALME
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Particular state of mind. : MOOD
9
Govt. group. : ICC
10
Flowering plants. : SALVIAS
11
Clandestine action. : STEALTH
13
Proverbs. : ADAGES
14
A popular buying plan. : LAYAWAY
15
Letters. : ESSES
17
Skirmish. : FRAY
22
Numbers. : ELEVENS
24
Men of the cloth. : PRIESTS
26
Famous pen name. : ELIA
28
Booty. : SWAG
31
Subdivisions of a country: Abbr. : TERS
33
Pipe of a sort. : FLUE
35
Quilted edging. : WELTING
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Department store employe. : SHOPPER
38
Colloquial greeting. : HITHERE
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Events. : DOINGS
41
"Where ___ will . . . " : THERESA
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Seriously. : SOBERLY
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Fail to harmonize. : CLASH
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Actor Duncan. : TODD
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Is impudent to: Dial. : SASSES
50
Shade of blue. : SLATE
53
Sideslip. : SKID
54
Having a woodsy fragrance. : PINY
55
Selves. : EGOS
58
Constellation. : ARA
59
Man's nickname. : GUS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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