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New York Times, Saturday, March 27, 1965

42-Down : Fixed routine.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,718
Across
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Last word of "Sweet and Low." : SLEEPS
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Mythical first mortal woman. : PANDORA
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Canton in N. Switzerland. : AARGAU
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Only 1/6th of a drachma. : ONEOBOL
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Objective, from Presidential address. : THEGREATSOCIETY
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Social affairs in Paris. : BALS
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Beginning of anything. : DAWN
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Aberdeen's river. : DEE
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Gone by. : AGO
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Treats maliciously. : SPITES
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Time period. : ERA
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Procrastinator. : CUNCTATOR
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Pursue a course. : STEER
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Bowlers. : KEGLERS
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The stage. : BOARDS
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Mineral salt in soils: Abbr. : ALK
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Monarch: Abbr. : EMP
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Steeples. : SPIRES
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___ a pikestaff. : PLAINAS
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Flying objects. : KITES
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Impure kind of sodium chloride. : GREENSALT
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Wrath. : IRE
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Soft and smooth. : CREAMY
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Shooting match: Fr. : TIR
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Viscous liquid. : TAR
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Garden grubber. : HOER
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___ wide swath (appear important). : CUTA
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Objective of recent plot. : STATUEOFLIBERTY
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Country surrounded by another country. : ENCLAVE
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Place. : LOCALE
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Puzzled completely. : STUMPED
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Left port. : SAILED
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Lounged. : SATBACK
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Cape of NW France, near Cherbourg. : LAHAGUE
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Soon: Poet. : ERELONG
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Missiles, at times. : EGGS
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Nominal value. : PAR
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Girl of song. : SUE
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Great Scot, for one. : POTATO
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Reply. : ANSWER
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Store signs. : NEONS
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Term of informal address. : DOC
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Broad sash. : OBI
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Cervine animal. : ROEDEER
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Changed. : ALTERED
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Colliery entrances. : ADITS
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A long time. : YEARS
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Pillars of stone. : STELES
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Recreation places. : PARKS
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County in Ireland. : CLARE
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In ___ words. : SOMANY
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Carpet. : TAPIS
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Seaport of Brazil. : BELEM
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Vaudeville acts. : SKITS
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Men of Penzance. : PIRATES
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Repeating. : ITERANT
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Singer Bailey. : PEARL
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Pianoforte key. : NATURAL
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Quite ___ (more than a meager supply of). : ALITTLE
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Rambled. : STRAYED
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Fixed routine. : GROOVE
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Reduced sail. : REEFED
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Of little account. : CHEAP
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This: Fr. : CECI
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Texas campus. : TCU
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City on the Danube. : ULM
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French pronoun. : ILS
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Type of neckwear. : BOA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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