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New York Times, Thursday, March 4, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,695
Across
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Presidential title: Abbr. : CINC
5
Ill will. : SPITE
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Stint. : TASK
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Widespread fear. : PANIC
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Thief. : PICKPOCKET
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Commotion. : STIR
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Kind of "double" in bridge. : TAKEOUT
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State of being twisted. : TORSION
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Bring to bear. : PUT
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Agony. : THROES
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Aircraft tracker. : RADAR
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See 54 Down. : MAE
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Composer Ernest. : BLOCH
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Bald ___ egg. : ASAN
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Tiny fly. : PUNKIE
35
Bird sound. : COO
36
Hero of certain adventure tales. : SPY
37
Coins of Thailand. : SATANGS
38
Gambler's concern. : IOU
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One kind of money. : PIN
40
Region of Spain. : ARAGON
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Bugle signal. : TAPS
42
Racing boat. : SCULL
44
Bouncing ___, flowering plant. : BET
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Dance, in France. : VALSE
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Au ___. : REVOIR
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Nickname for a princess. : MEG
49
Relate erroneously. : MISTELL
51
Cutting tool. : BANDSAW
55
Olympian god. : ARES
56
Lover of the fine arts. : DILETTANTE
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Clothing. : GARB
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At an angle. : ATILT
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Beasts of Asia. : YAKS
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Hebrides isle. : SKYE
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Irish poet. : SYNGE
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Little quarrel. : SPAT
Down
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Navy man: Abbr. : CAPT
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Dorsal bones. : ILIA
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Small notch. : NICK
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Kitchen utensil. : CAKEPAN
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Part of a teapot. : SPOUT
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Agreement. : PACT
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Artist's medium. : INK
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Get married. : TIETHEKNOT
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King Arthur's foster father. : ECTOR
10
Pendant decoration. : TASSEL
11
Unfriendly. : ANTISOCIAL
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I know: Lat. : SCIO
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Popular composer. : KERN
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Serve at tea. : POUR
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Cassocks. : ROBES
24
Bird. : TANAGER
25
Speaks gratingly. : RASPS
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Term in cookery. : ASPIC
27
Mother's concern. : DAYNURSERY
28
Quality of being prone to change. : MUTABILITY
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Birds' homes. : COOPS
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Washington group. : HOUSE
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Golf term. : PAR
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Car part: Abbr. : IGN
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Soothing substance. : SALVE
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Times for charity collections. : TAGDAYS
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Refrains from bothering. : LETSBE
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Air duct. : VENT
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___ Methuselah. : OLDAS
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Dull finish. : MATTE
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Slicks or pulps. : MAGS
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Where Basra is: Var. : IRAK
51
Native of Ghent: Abbr. : BELG
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Break off. : SNAP
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Aleutian isle. : ATKA
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With 28 Across, a life jacket. : WEST
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___ Yutang, Chinese author. : LIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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