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New York Times, Friday, February 5, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,668
Across
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Color. : UMBER
6
Ban the ___. : BOMB
10
Elan. : DASH
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European blackbird. : MERLE
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___ ben Adhem. : ABOU
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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Legal papers. : PROMISSORYNOTES
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Rachel Carson's subject. : SEA
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Knots of wool. : NOILS
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Harangue. : ORATE
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___ Cup. : DAVIS
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Biblical land. : EDOM
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Fruit seller, in England. : COSTER
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Chayefsky's forte. : SCENARIO
33
Famous penologist. : LAWES
34
Musical instrument. : VIOL
35
Pavilion. : TENT
36
Japanese premier of the 1890's. : ITO
37
Gibble-gabble. : TWADDLE
40
Sault ___ Marie. : STE
41
Solve, for example. : VERB
43
Part of an archipelago. : ISLE
44
Copperhead. : VIPER
46
Name on 17 Across. : ENDORSEE
48
Spanish dance. : BOLERO
49
Chinese money. : TAEL
50
Ailment. : COLIC
51
Teacher of Stradivari. : AMATI
54
Former Turkish VIP. : INONU
56
Fort Worth school. : TCU
59
The best of friends. : DAMONANDPYTHIAS
62
Metal container. : DRUM
63
Driver's ___. : SEAT
64
House part. : EAVES
65
Put on ___. : AIRS
66
Invites. : ASKS
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British guns. : STENS
Down
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Men in blue. : UMPS
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Nothing more than. : MERE
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Medieval weapon. : BROADSWORD
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Tree. : ELM
5
Plow back the profits. : REINVEST
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Grounds. : BASIS
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Agora coin. : OBOL
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Part of Boy Scout lore. : MORSECODE
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Order to a broker. : BUY
10
Symbol of meekness. : DOORMAT
11
Theater group. : ANTA
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Instruction on a proof. : STET
13
Nylons. : HOSE
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Bon ___. : SOIR
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Time of day. : NOON
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Lunched. : ATE
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Farmer's place, in song. : DELL
27
18th cen. British statesman. : CLIVE
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Of a certain cereal. : OATEN
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Move stealthily. : SIDLE
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Particular. : RESPECTIVE
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___ alia. : INTER
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Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
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Petroleum products. : VASELINES
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Partner of healthy and wealthy. : WISE
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Geometric curves. : EVOLUTES
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___ up! : BOTTOMS
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800-mile river of Asia. : ILI
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Story of Sadie Thompson. : RAIN
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Like some fish. : BONY
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Ancient Egyptians. : COPTS
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Po tributary. : ADDA
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Husband: Fr. : MARI
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2,900-mile river of Asia. : AMUR
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Where Fargo is. : NDAK
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Normandy city. : CAEN
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Sea-going initials. : USSS
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___ rule. : ASA
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Porkpie. : HAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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