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New York Times, Tuesday, February 9, 1965

26-Across : Foolish affection.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,672
Across
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Levantine city. : GAZA
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Decree. : FIAT
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Master strokes. : COUPS
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Subject of Spanish love song. : AMOR
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Baseless. : IDLE
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Beginning. : ONSET
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What Oliver Twist asked for. : MORE
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Get as a recompense. : REAP
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Practical: Obs. : UTILE
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Soon. : ANON
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Simpler. : EASIER
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Fresh. : NEW
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Science group: Abbr. : AAAS
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Foolish affection. : DOTAGE
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Fogy. : MOSSBACK
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Jesuits: Abbr. : SJS
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Pass the ___. : HAT
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Foreign. : ALIEN
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Iron: Ger. : EISEN
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Full of: Suffix. : OSE
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Certain weights. : NETTONS
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Refrain word. : TRA
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Cremona product, for short. : STRAD
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Brilliancy. : ECLAT
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Skate. : RAY
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Slangy exclamation. : BOY
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Beneficiaries of the Poverty Bill. : HAVENOTS
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Got as a recompense. : EARNED
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Power. : IRON
56
Beaver. : FUR
57
Automobile part. : SPRING
60
Operatic prince. : IGOR
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Port of Israel. : ELATH
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There is: Fr. : ILYA
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Parlor: Sp. : SALA
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Vive ___! : LEROI
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Magpie. : PIET
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Colleen's land. : ERIN
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First word of Civil War song. : TRAMP
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Satiate. : SATE
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Air of sorts. : SMOG
Down
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Vasco da ___. : GAMA
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Egyptian deity. : AMON
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Persian religious leader. : ZOROASTER
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Amphitheatres. : ARENAS
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Retailing maneuver. : FIRESALE
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Plan of action. : IDEA
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Word of rue. : ALAS
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Halfhearted. : TEPID
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Comedian, old style. : COURTJESTER
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Canadian province: Abbr. : ONT
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Consuming. : USING
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Volcano of Martinique. : PELEE
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Dither. : STEW
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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Naval command. : ABANDONSHIP
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"Just ___ am ... " : ASI
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Electrical units. : MHOS
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Kiln. : OAST
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Quote. : CITE
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Sailing craft. : KETCH
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Felix Arndt piece. : NOLA
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Using physical force: Colloq. : STRONGARM
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Word in Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Certain votes. : NAYS
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Use a sextant. : NAVIGATE
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Shortened: Abbr. : ABR
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Affirmative, country style. : YEP
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Bangs. : NOISES
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Swiss scientist. : EULER
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Kind of bird. : ARARA
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Rainy day sounds. : DRIPS
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Hat. : FELT
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Dorsal bones. : ILIA
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Familiar negative. : NYET
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Potpourri. : OLIO
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Tolled. : RANG
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Jerry's pal. : TOM

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