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New York Times, Wednesday, February 24, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,687
Across
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Sheer fabric. : MULL
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American author. : STOWE
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Kind of dog. : CHOW
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Migrant worker: Colloq. : OKIE
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Fabric. : ORLON
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Half: Prefix. : HEMI
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Is partial. : TAKESSIDES
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Blue flag. : IRIS
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Direction. : ESE
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Part of a shoe. : TOE
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Branching like a fork. : FURCATE
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Lend's partner. : LEASE
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Sharp, shrill sound. : SQUEAK
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Ingenious. : ARTFUL
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Witticisms. : JESTS
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Unquestionable. : REAL
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Weeding tool. : HOE
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Panza. : SANCHO
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Leave. : EXIT
40
Break out. : ERUPT
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Goat-horned deity. : FAUN
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Yea. : VERILY
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Time. : ERA
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Denouements. : ENDS
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Part of an act. : SCENE
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Shakespearean carpenter. : QUINCE
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Costumes. : GETUPS
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Call one's own. : ADOPT
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Outlandish. : BIZARRE
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Color. : TAN
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By means of. : PER
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Over again. : ANEW
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At last. : ULTIMATELY
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Little Margaret. : RITA
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Slope: Prefix. : CLINO
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Liberal ___. : ARTS
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Nautical rope. : STAY
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Letters. : ESSES
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By. : PAST
Down
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Highway sign. : MOTEL
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Official decree. : UKASE
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Know ___ book. : LIKEA
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Nautical term. : LEE
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Average. : SOSO
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Endeavors to attain. : TRIESFOR
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Outworn. : OLD
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Sad. : WOEFUL
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Result. : ENSUE
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Money of sorts. : CHICKENFEED
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Mother of Ares. : HERA
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Overlook. : OMIT
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Overworked suffix. : WISE
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Noun suffix. : STER
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Eastern noble. : RAJA
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Saving: Colloq. : SALTINGAWAY
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Get in line. : QUEUEUP
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People generally. : THEY
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Read quickly. : SCAN
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Dull sound. : THUD
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Progeny. : SONS
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Part of rpm. : REVS
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Person named in a will: Abbr. : EXEC
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Yorkshire river. : AIRE
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Musial. : STAN
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Unsullied. : PRISTINE
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Evil look. : LEER
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Allays. : QUELLS
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Ancient town of Galilee. : CANA
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Ceasefire. : TRUCE
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Rossini's forte. : OPERA
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Furrier's concern. : PELTS
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Boy meets girl. : TRYST
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Pubs. : BARS
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Monogram letter: Abbr. : INIT
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Fraternity letter. : ZETA
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Hebrew prophet. : AMOS
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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Kind of dance. : TAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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