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New York Times, Monday, February 22, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J M Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,685
Across
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Calced. : SHOD
5
Skipper: Abbr. : CAPT
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Sacks or bags. : POKES
14
Muchacho. : NINO
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Decoy. : LURE
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Tours' river. : LOIRE
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Catches up with. : OVERTAKES
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Musical heroine. : ANNIE
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North African. : BERBER
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Dwell. : STAY
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Washington in 1775: Abbr. : GEN
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Part of a group. : UNIT
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Mellows. : AGES
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Meager. : EXIGUOUS
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Prayer. : ORISON
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Corral. : PEN
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Turn at bat. : INNING
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French composer. : LALO
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River through Kashmir. : INDUS
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Semele's sister. : INO
43
Hedge shrubs, as at Mount Vernon. : BOXES
44
Business: Abbr. : CORP
45
Find at fault. : ACCUSE
47
United. : ONE
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Small portion. : SNATCH
50
Fills with delight. : ENCHANTS
52
Voiced. : ORAL
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Strip of wood. : SLAT
55
Air Force member. : WAF
58
Be guided by. : OBEY
60
Declare. : ALLEGE
64
Shining. : AGLOW
66
In profile. : HALFFACED
68
Thoughtful look. : FROWN
69
Hebrew letter. : ALEF
70
Bushy mass. : SHAG
71
Lexington and Concord. : TOWNS
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Carrot and others. : REDS
73
Loyalist. : TORY
Down
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Haughty one. : SNOB
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Busy place. : HIVE
3
Heavy blow: Slang. : ONER
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June beetle. : DORBUG
5
Loud and clear. : CLARION
6
Relative of the puffin. : AUK
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Washington, in 1789: Abbr. : PRES
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Seed covering. : TESTA
9
Golfer Gary. : PLAYER
10
Suffix with cart, drag, etc. : OON
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Title declined by Washington, 1782. : KING
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City SW of Buffalo. : ERIE
13
Witnessed. : SEEN
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Thin: Lat. : TENUIS
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Excited. : AGOG
25
Garment. : TUNIC
27
Place for fodder. : SILO
28
Great works. : EPICS
29
Inert gas. : XENON
30
Hindu deity. : INDRA
31
Before now. : SINCE
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Combatant at Hastings, 1066. : SAXON
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Scented, old style. : OLENT
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Items often counted. : NOSES
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Common and proper items. : NOUNS
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___ scratch. : UPTO
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In ___ of (for). : BEHALF
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Fictional captain. : AHAB
46
Golf strokes of a sort. : SCLAFFS
49
Summits. : CROWNS
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Finally. : ATLAST
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Franz of music. : LEHAR
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Float in air. : WAFT
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Field: Prefix. : AGRO
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Stream. : FLOW
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School name, 1718. : YALE
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Reply. : ECHO
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Tackle. : GEAR
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Peevish. : EDGY
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Rejoice in. : OWN
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Piloted. : LED

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