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New York Times, Saturday, February 20, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
David Steinberg notes:

In 31-Across, "Sylvia" is usually spelled "Silvia."

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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,683

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Across
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Anagram of "drive." : VERDI
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Roman Stoic philosopher. : CATO
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Prefix with arm and band. : DIS
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Mental accomplishments. : IDEAS
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Terse saying. : APOTHEGM
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Prey. : VICTIM
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Mexican pancake. : TORTILLA
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Lunched. : ATE
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Adds. : TOTALS
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Well-known designer. : DIOR
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Ore vein. : LODE
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Greeting. : HELLO
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Important science: Abbr. : BOT
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Worthless bit. : DREG
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Put next to each other. : APPOSE
30
Suffix with host and lion. : ESS
31
"Who ___?" : ISSYLVIA
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Paper rebates: Abbr. : CRS
35
Like the Piper. : PIED
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Land measure. : ACRE
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Material: Abbr. : MTL
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Anagram of "butchers." : SCHUBERT
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One in charge: Abbr. : MGR
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Poet of 2500 years ago. : SAPPHO
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Latin wife. : UXOR
49
"___ Poetica." : ARS
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Grow over, as a plant. : CREEP
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Ballet skirt. : TUTU
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Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
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Honest. : CANDID
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Very faulty item: Colloq. : DUD
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Relatives of pince-nez. : LORGNONS
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Edge of a stair tread. : NOSING
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Fade away. : EVANESCE
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Tout le ___. : MONDE
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Nonactive: Abbr. : RET
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Wing: Prefix. : PTER
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Anagram of "large." : ELGAR
Down
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"The Seasons" composer. : VIVALDI
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Newspaper directors. : EDITORS
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Withdraws. : RECEDES
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Grammatic case: Abbr. : DAT
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"From where ___ . . . " : ISIT
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Flowering tree. : CATALPA
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Diana's twin. : APOLLO
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Statue sections. : TORSOS
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Baseball's Mel. : OTT
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Anagram of "edibles." : DELIBES
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Arctic homes. : IGLOOS
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Acts as an irritant on. : SMARTS
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Put out of sight. : HID
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Colorado river Indian. : MOHAVE
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Lukewarm. : TEPID
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Land of the Pharaohs. : EGYPT
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Linen color. : ECRU
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Namesakes of a diamond-bedecked heroine. : LILS
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Attack in a debate. : REBUT
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Yearned. : ACHED
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Anagram of "phonic." : CHOPIN
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Nursery rhyme character. : MRSPRAT
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English poet. : SPENSER
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Displaying a feeling. : EXUDING
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Room of a domed building. : ROTUNDA
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Weary walker. : TRUDGER
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Anagram of "Harlem." : MAHLER
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Rut. : GROOVE
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Approach and speak to. : ACCOST
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Swagger. : PRANCE
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Car part: Abbr. : IGN
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Architectural structure. : DOME
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Knot in cotton fiber. : NEP
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Musical syllable. : SOL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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