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New York Times, Thursday, February 25, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,688
Across
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Show of affection. : CARESS
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Tropical tree. : BETEL
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Ridge east of Jerusalem. : OLIVET
13
Planes in. : ARRIVES
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Famous muralist. : RIVERA
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Diffuse. : PERMEATE
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Wood sorrel. : OCA
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Greatly excited. : AFIRE
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Done. : ENDED
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Norse name. : NELS
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Stiffened. : FROZE
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Chanted. : SUNG
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Balance sheet item. : ASSET
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Concerning. : ANENT
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School group. : PTA
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Biggers' detective. : CHAN
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Schweitzer. : DOCTOR
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Nobelist in physics, 1909. : MARCONI
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Very ugly things: Colloq. : HORRORS
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Melodious. : ARIOSO
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"Vissi d'___," Puccini aria. : ARTE
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Playing marble. : MIG
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Annotates. : EDITS
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The "Forsyte" and others. : SAGAS
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Cat call. : MEOW
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Melodramatize: Colloq. : EMOTE
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St. ___, town of NW France. : MALO
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Raised off the bottom, as an anchor. : ATRIP
57
Wolf in "The Jungle Book." : AKELA
59
Labor group. : ILO
60
Period of prehistory. : STONEAGE
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Friend of Alphonse. : GASTON
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Kind of sale. : AUCTION
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"What's My Line?" name. : ARLENE
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Small structures. : SHEDS
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More rosy. : REDDER
Down
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Cigar. : CORONA
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Namesakes of a Roosevelt. : ALICES
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Sheridan play (with "The"). : RIVALS
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Poetic time. : EVE
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Evening, in Italy. : SERA
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Assistants. : STAFF
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Blow gently. : BREEZE
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Get the wrong answer. : ERR
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Father ___. : TIME
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Levels off. : EVENS
11
Prepare the way for. : LEADUPTO
13
Airport section. : APRON
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Herald of the Iliad. : STENTOR
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Mystery writers' awards. : EDGARS
20
Asian. : IRANI
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Painting done on dry plaster. : SECCO
25
Home of a Biblical witch. : ENDOR
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Pronoun. : THOSE
30
Lawyer's concern. : TORTS
33
Battery part. : ANODE
35
Decorator's color. : CREAM
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Important members of 31 Across. : MAMMAS
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Operatic solo. : ARIETTA
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Harsh. : RIGOROUS
39
"Marry in ___ . . . " : HASTE
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Adult insects. : IMAGOS
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Carfare. : TOKEN
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Like some horses. : GAITED
48
"It's ___ to me." : ALLONE
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Oklahoman. : SOONER
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Windlass. : WINCH
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English composer. : ELGAR
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Seeger, for one. : PETE
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Swiss river. : AARE
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Washington agency. : AID
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Left port: Abbr. : SLD

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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