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New York Times, Friday, February 26, 1965

26-Across : Quality arousing compassion.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 334 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,689
Across
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Hasty pudding. : MUSH
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___ Flow, in the Orkneys. : SCAPA
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Challenge: Fr. : DEFI
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Killer whale. : ORCA
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Shipping clerk, for example. : CASER
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Plodding beasts. : OXEN
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What "vidi" means. : ISAW
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Extreme. : ULTRA
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Trappist. : MONK
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Declined. : SANK
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Lethal spouses. : BLUEBEARDS
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Not volatile. : STAID
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Old ___. : VIC
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Quality arousing compassion. : PATHOS
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Native of Mocha. : YEMENITE
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Go on ___ (carouse). : ATEAR
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Type of performer. : MIME
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Discrete whole. : SUM
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Mystery story, 1860. : THEWOMANINWHITE
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Very controversial. : HOT
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Squall. : GUST
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French annuity. : RENTE
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Abstruse. : ESOTERIC
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Wall Street "wedding." : MERGER
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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Put ___ to. : ANEND
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Special kind of vehicle. : BLACKMARIA
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Nobelist in literature, 1925. : SHAW
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People. : FOLK
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One of the Dulleses. : ALLEN
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Goya lady. : MAJA
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Tasman. : ABEL
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Kitchen need. : SIEVE
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Muezzin's call. : AZAN
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Resentful: Colloq. : SORE
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Check "artist." : KITER
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Proximate. : NEXT
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Mars et avril. : MOIS
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She-bear: Lat. : URSA
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Closely examine. : SCAN
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Detective from 1863 play. : HAWKSHAW
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Divers' gear. : SCUBAS
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Beautiful: Prefix. : CALLI
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Manuscript sold for £25, in 1889. : ASTUDYINSCARLET
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___ Marquette. : PERE
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Fatima, for one. : ARAB
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Field of control. : DOMAIN
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Driving out evil spirits. : EXORCISING
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Ward (off). : FEND
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The red and the black. : INKS
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First lady. : EVE
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Matador's adversary. : TORO
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Motion-picture pioneer. : PATHE
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Comte de la Fère's nom de guerre. : ATHOS
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Abstemious one. : TEETOTALER
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Utter. : EMIT
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People. : MEN
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"Cosi fan ___." : TUTTE
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Grandee in Mocha. : EMEER
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Hawaiian isle. : MAUI
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Executive: Abbr. : MGR
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Birdie. : WREN
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Vaquero. : HERDSMAN
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Amuse greatly. : TICKLE
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River of Scotland. : ESK
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More penurious. : MEANER
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Snow, in Spain. : NIEVE
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College degrees. : BFAS
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Timber wolf. : LOBO
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Domino. : MASK
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Et ___. : ALII
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Vapor. : HAZE
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Iliadic hero. : AJAX
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Long for. : WANT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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