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New York Times, Saturday, February 6, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,669

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Across
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Obstruction. : STOPPAGE
9
Compulsion. : DURESS
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"___ on a Horse." : THREEMEN
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Time allowed for payment of a bill of exchange. : USANCE
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Publicizing anew. : REAIRING
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Throughout, in music. : SEMPRE
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Curve. : ARC
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Lines of planking on ships. : STRAKES
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Roman household god. : LAR
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Indian weight. : TOLA
25
Berra. : YOGI
26
Article of clothing. : CAPE
27
"___ for Adano." : ABELL
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Man's name meaning "appointed." : SETH
31
Certain bills. : ONES
32
Landlord. : LESSOR
34
N.F.L. aggregation. : STEELERS
36
Action suffix. : OSIS
38
Deal in. : SELL
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Come upon suddenly. : OVERTAKE
43
Flatfish. : PLAICE
47
Relative. : PAPA
48
Song. : LILT
50
Crude tartar. : ARGOL
51
Chief: Abbr. : PRIN
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20 quires. : REAM
54
Russian parliament of 1905. : DUMA
55
Equip. : RIG
56
Sports contests. : MATCHES
59
Electrical abbreviation. : AMP
60
Winter cap piece. : EARLAP
62
Mythical prince changed into a grasshopper. : TITHONUS
64
Companionways. : STAIRS
65
Blanch, in botany. : ETIOLATE
66
Daughter of Cadmus. : SEMELE
67
Common cold and others. : DISEASES
Down
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Of layers of material. : STRATAL
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Best seller of 1943. : THEROBE
3
Persons of great knowledge. : ORACLES
4
Noted architect. : PEI
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Iranian: Abbr. : PERS
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Friendship. : AMITY
7
Elder statesman of Japan. : GENROS
8
Draws into. : ENGAGES
9
Great name in theater lore. : DUSE
10
Practices. : USES
11
Stuff. : RAM
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Board a jet. : ENPLANE
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Paperhanger's tool. : SCRAPER
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Reader of the future. : SEERESS
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Saint ___, Leeward island. : KITTS
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Defeated one. : ALSORAN
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Kind of kale. : COLLARD
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On the wrong track. : LOST
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Dickens character. : HEEP
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Relative of a pahlevi. : RIAL
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She, in Spain. : ELLA
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Article of clothing. : SKIRT
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Lie heavily upon. : OPPRESS
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Diversify. : VARIATE
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Saying. : EPIGRAM
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Put in office. : ELECTED
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Lizards. : IGUANAS
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Catch the 7:59. : COMMUTE
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Slips by. : ELAPSES
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"Mutiny on the Bounty" locale. : TAHITI
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First wife of Zeus. : METIS
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Earthy deposit. : MARL
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Relative of a transept. : APSE
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Curved part of a brake. : SHOE
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Misstatement. : LIE
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Palm leaf. : OLA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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