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New York Times, Sunday, February 7, 1965

Author:
Natalie Hankemeyer
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 625 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,670
Across
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Would-be gentleman. : UPSTART
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Superintend. : OVERSEE
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Offshore. : SEAWARD
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Make up for. : RECOVER
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Changeable. : VARIANT
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Church: Sp. : IGLESIA
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Cliché's cousin. : BROMIDE
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Maddening one. : ENRAGER
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Do a decorating job. : REPAPER
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Height: Abbr. : ALT
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Take care of: Colloq. : DOFOR
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Even one. : ANY
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Consumer. : USER
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Hollywood and ___. : VINE
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Dickens character. : NELL
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Incline. : SLANT
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Serpents. : ASPS
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But: Lat. : SED
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Lateen. : SAIL
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Agreeable. : BLAND
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Whale. : ORCA
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Lively. : CRISP
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Direction. : NNE
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Lets. : RENTS
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Spanish city. : GRANADA
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Pou ___ (a place to stand on), from Archimedes. : STO
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Small warblers. : SEDGEBIRDS
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Girl's nickname. : FRAN
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Gives. : DONATES
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In strata. : LAYERED
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Ill-wishers. : FOES
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British coin: Slang. : SOV
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Family ___. : TREE
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Pray: Lat. : ORA
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Reclaimers. : SALVAGERS
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Advantage. : UPPERHAND
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To be: Fr. : ETRE
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Ruled. : REIGNED
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Cornered. : UPATREE
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Scent. : ODOR
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Science: Abbr. : ANAT
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Affirm. : AVER
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Ampersands. : ANDS
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Head ornament. : CORONET
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Kind of shoe. : OPENTOE
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Unwholesome. : SICK
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Prefaces. : FOREWORDS
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Playful exclamation to a child. : UPSADAISY
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Govt. agency of 1933. : NRA
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Look ___ (visit). : INON
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German pronoun. : UNS
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Asian. : LAOTIAN
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Press agent's handout. : RELEASE
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Malayan dagger. : KRIS
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Sound effects from a crowd. : MURMURINGS
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Coin in Callao. : SOL
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Inhuman. : BESTIAL
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Abundance: Lat. : COPIA
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Container. : KEG
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Menu item. : TRIPE
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Prefix with cede and date. : ANTE
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Straighten. : ALIGN
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Fastener. : SNAP
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Trap. : NET
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Queenly name. : CLEO
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In ___ (in full): Lat. : PLENO
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Abruptly: Colloq. : SLAP
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Advantage. : EDGE
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European. : BALT
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U.N. agency. : ILO
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Mehitabel's pal. : ARCHY
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Dernier ___. : CRI
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Censuring. : REPROOF
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Guarantor. : INSURER
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Virginia river. : ROANOKE
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Receiver of property. : ALIENEE
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Metallic element. : CALCIUM
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Everywhere. : ALLOVER
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Small boats. : TENDERS
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Searchers. : SEEKERS
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Receptionists. : MEETERS
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Pope of 1088–99. : URBAN
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Capsules. : PERLES
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London landmark. : SCOTLANDYARD
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One of the Joneses. : TOM
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Zestful. : AVID
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Redecorate. : REDO
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Not kosher. : TREF
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One way to travel. : OVERLAND
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Forefront. : VAN
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Commissions. : ERRANDS
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Laughing: Fr. : RIANT
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Seasoned with an herb. : SAGY
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Direction. : ENE
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Ancient Italian. : ETRUSCAN
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Fathers. : SIRES
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River into the Elbe. : EGER
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Swiss peak. : ALP
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Arachne, for example. : WEAVER
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Plant. : ASPIDISTRA
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Be fearless. : DARE
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Famous name in medicine. : OSLER
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Bridge. : SPAN
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Linen: Fr. : LINGE
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Entomologist's concern. : ANTS
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Wall hanging. : ARRAS
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Look over. : SCAN
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Sly glances. : LEERS
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Become angry. : BRIDLE
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Polyphemus and others. : OGRES
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Dutch painter. : STEEN
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Sat. : POSED
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Vote to accept. : ADOPT
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State capital. : DOVER
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Blackthorn. : SLOE
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Give ___ (listen). : EARTO
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Winnie-the-Pooh. : BEAR
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Crossing. : FORD
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Constantine's city. : ATHENS
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Measures. : FEET
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Greek city-state. : SPARTA
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Food. : VIANDS
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Saint of January 21. : AGNES
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Mosquito's cousin. : GNAT
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Invert. : UPEND
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Govt. agency. : REA
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Geologic age. : EOCENE
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Eye part. : UVEA
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Quarrel. : ROW
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Architectural structure. : APSE
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Kitchen adjunct. : DININGALCOVE
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Scrawny one. : SCRAG
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Awake. : ROUSE
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Village near Verdun. : ORNES
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Chooses. : OPTS
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Texas millionaire. : OILMAN
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Jacob's brother. : ESAU
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State: Abbr. : KANS
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Principal. : FIRST
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___ two. : ONEOR
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Cook's tool. : ROLLINGPIN
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Useful. : UTILE
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County of England. : YORKS
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Muse. : ERATO
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Gallic exclamation. : TIENS
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Incite. : ABET
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Science of motion. : KINETICS
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Breakwater. : MOLE
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Defiant. : UPINARMS
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Stiffness. : RIGOR
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Lofty. : TALL
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Unit for dieticians. : CALORIE
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Stared. : PEERED
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Lucky motorist. : PARKER
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Eating places. : CAFES
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Courage. : PLUCK
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Buttresses. : PIERS
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Was: Lat. : ERAT
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Cross out. : DELE
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Fighter of 1899. : BOER
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Wight or Man. : ISLE
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Stuff. : CRAM
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One of eighteen. : HOLE
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Famous Elihu. : YALE
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Unit. : ONE
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Scot's "no." : NAE
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Continent: Abbr. : EUR
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___ bad. : NOT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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