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New York Times, Monday, February 8, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,671
Across
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Holbein. : HANS
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Serves (for). : ACTS
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Type size. : AGATE
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See 25 Across. : EPIC
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Japanese ship. : MARU
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Twangy. : NASAL
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Greek letter. : BETA
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Washington group. : TMEN
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Boxing crown. : TITLE
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Apotheosize. : EXALT
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Wainscot piece. : PANEL
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Sindbad's bird. : ROC
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Classic of 1667. : PARADISELOST
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Hindu title. : SRI
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Comet's train. : TAIL
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Academic ball. : PROM
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Tend to one point. : CONVERGE
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Slangy affirmative. : YEAH
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Sacred book. : ALCORAN
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Turner. : ROTATOR
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Houri's cousin. : PERI
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Aromatic. : REDOLENT
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Besides. : ELSE
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Church designation: Abbr. : EPIS
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In medias ___. : RES
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Home of 62 Down. : INDEPENDENCE
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"Après ___ le déluge." : MOI
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Turgenev heroine. : ELENA
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Shoelace tip. : AGLET
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Lope. : AMBLE
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Teuton. : GOTH
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Korean river. : YALU
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Icy. : GELID
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Employs. : USES
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Fold: Fr. : PLIE
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"It was ___ the village clock . . . " : ONEBY
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Spanish muralist. : SERT
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Buffet. : TOSS
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Youth goddess. : HEBE
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Summit. : APEX
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Girl of song. : NITA
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Overprice, as tickets. : SCALP
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Aggregate: Abbr. : AMT
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1964 phenomenon. : CAMPAIGN
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Lever device. : TREADLE
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Orthodox Moslem. : SUNNI
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Horn. : ANTLER
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Merry: Fr. : GAI
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Instrument for stargazers. : ASTROMETER
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Legendary man of brass. : TALOS
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Prefer (to). : ELECT
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Vegetable: Dial. : TATER
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Psychological phenomenon. : ESP
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___ avis. : RARA
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True blue. : LOYAL
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W. W. II title. : SCAP
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Characterization. : ROLE
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Beyond belief. : INCREDIBLE
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Fabric. : VOILE
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Top-notch. : AONE
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A suit at cards: Abbr. : HRTS
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Type of firearm. : REPEATER
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Balder's father. : ODIN
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Scarpia's slayer. : TOSCA
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Rudolph characteristic. : REDNOSE
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Prompt. : SPEEDY
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Lamprey. : EEL
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Adult insect. : IMAGO
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Name: Lat. : NOMEN
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Ethiopian title. : NEGUS
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"I am dying, ___, dying." : EGYPT
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French composer. : LALO
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Ancient Greek city. : ELIS
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Shrove time: Abbr. : TUES
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Ad ___. : LIB
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Presidential initials. : HST

Answer summary: 5 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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