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New York Times, Wednesday, February 3, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,666
Across
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Opportunity. : SCOPE
6
Arranged. : MADE
10
Side of an opening. : JAMB
14
Argentinian exile. : PERON
15
Church corner. : AMEN
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Musical rendition. : ARIA
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Heavy-faced type. : IONIC
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Draw together. : CONSTRICT
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Emergency. : CRISIS
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Like some cream. : SOUR
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___ Plaines. : DES
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Lamedh and lambda. : ELS
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Race a motor: Colloq. : REV
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Social event. : TEA
28
Copier of manuscripts. : SCRIBE
30
Much-enameled items. : NAILS
35
Lose, for the nonce. : MISPLACE
38
"___ in the wind." : ASTRAW
39
Something to eat. : APPLEPIEALAMODE
41
"It's a sin and ___." : ASHAME
42
Once-fashionable kind of shoes. : BUTTONED
43
Seven, in Italy. : SETTE
44
Corolla parts. : PETALS
45
Housing agency. : NHA
47
___ pro nobis. : ORA
48
Army abbreviation. : SGT
51
Siamese. : CAT
54
Japanese premier, 1941. : TOJO
56
Rifleman. : SNIPER
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Opposed to. : RESISTANT
61
French critic Hippolyte. : TAINE
62
Galway Bay island. : ARAN
63
Chinese mountain. : OMEI
64
180-mile river to the Rhone. : ISERE
65
Right to ___. : WORK
66
Grate. : RASP
67
Suffixes with homi-, regi-, etc. : CIDES
Down
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Piquancy. : SPICE
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Villein. : CEORL
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Bird life of a region. : ORNIS
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French vegetable. : POIS
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Certain military tactics. : ENCIRCLEMENTS
6
Element in many names. : MAC
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F. F. Gosden role. : AMOS
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Mark. : DENOTE
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Come as a consequence. : ENSUE
10
Be at variance. : JAR
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Lacking in interest. : ARID
12
Well-known trio of song. : MICE
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Winks the eye: Colloq. : BATS
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Designating some flights. : TRANSATLANTIC
21
Garment of a sort. : SERAPE
26
One of Caesar's trio. : VICI
28
Chair back. : SPLAT
29
American naturalist. : BEEBE
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Greek word for steam. : ATMOS
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Branding tool. : IRON
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Bail. : LADE
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Part of Europe: Abbr. : SWED
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Flemish river. : MAAS
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___ dixit. : IPSE
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Laboratory ratio: Abbr. : SPHT
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Chancel features. : ALTARS
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Prefix with mat or mobile. : AUTO
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Kind of "Game" of Broadway fame. : PAJAMA
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___ cold. : HOTOR
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What Ashendon did. : SPIED
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Type. : GENRE
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Kilmer's best-known work. : TREES
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Stomach of a kind. : CRAW
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Flying term. : AERO
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Ruler. : TSAR
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"Snake eyes." : ONES
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City in Moldavia. : IASI
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Kind of well. : INK
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Slant. : TIP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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