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THE GOOD OLD DAYS

New York Times, Sunday, March 7, 1965

Author:
Roberta H. Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 101, Avg Word Len: 5.04, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 662 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,698
Across
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Garden pest. : APHIS
6
Kind of school. : PREP
10
Bar. : ESTOP
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"Nobody loves ___ man." : AFAT
19
Lazybones. : DRONE
20
Hair: Prefix. : CRINI
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"I will ___ evil . . . " : FEARNO
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Two apiece: Lat. : BINI
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Verb forms. : MOODS
24
Statue of sorts. : WOODENINDIAN
26
Sermon subject. : EVIL
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Tropical fruit trees. : SAPOTAS
29
Seasonable. : TIMELY
30
Strongholds. : CITADELS
32
Rialto signs. : SROS
33
Roads: Lat. : VIAE
34
Tire town. : AKRON
35
Centuries ago. : CII
36
Toll road. : PIKE
38
Ancestor of airmail. : PONYEXPRESS
43
Guilty, old style. : NOCENT
45
Geisha garb. : OBI
46
Arikara. : REE
47
Skates. : RAYS
49
Particle. : ION
50
Cheer (with "up). : PERK
52
Custard tart. : FLAN
53
Sign. : TOKEN
56
11th cen. king of England. : CANUTE
59
Foreign. : EXTERIOR
61
Like an evergreen. : PINIC
62
Shields. : PROTECTS
64
Pond. : TARN
65
One kind of caravan. : WAGONTRAIN
67
Note: Colloq. : IOU
68
City on the Vistula: Ger. sp. : THORN
70
Sewing term. : SHIRR
71
Bien ___. : AIME
72
Oriental fire god. : AGNI
73
Liable (to). : PRONE
74
Foot: Suffix. : PEDE
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Neat as ___. : APIN
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Families. : CLANS
78
Ancient history, etc. : LORE
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Man's name. : EMIL
81
Goose. : BRANT
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Devon. : SHIRE
83
Roman Rhea. : OPS
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Famed dining-out place. : DELMONICOS
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Unsuccessful. : VAIN
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Rhubarb. : PIEPLANT
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City on the Warta. : POSEN
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Notions. : CONCEPTS
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Rebounds. : CAROMS
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Were. : LIVED
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Frans of art. : HALS
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Kind of salad. : SLAW
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Pen point. : NIB
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Anti: Colloq. : AGIN
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Noun suffix. : IST
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA
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"Ruggles of ___." : REDGAP
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1858 poem (with "The"). : ONEHOSSSHAY
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Pannier: Abbr. : BSKT
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Jujube tree. : ELB
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Palate. : TASTE
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Egg on. : ABET
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Hebrew letter. : ALEF
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Wine. : SAUTERNE
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Soft and smooth. : CREAMY
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In love. : AMOROUS
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Buster Brown's dog. : TIGE
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1923 movie (with "The"). : COVEREDWAGON
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Rawboned. : GAUNT
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Scientific degree. : ENGD
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Alpine features. : ARETES
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Part of a bird's wing. : ALULA
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Rooms of yore. : ATRIA
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Old titles in Tunis. : DEYS
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Laboratory equipment. : ETNAS
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Adjective of direction. : YOND
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Soft spots. : NESTS
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Fleet men: Abbr. : ADMS
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Outrigger. : PROA
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Relic of crinoline days. : HOOPSKIRT
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Former state in India. : INDORE
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Sixth: It. : SESTO
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Quid ___ quo. : PRO
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Brawl. : RIOT
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Kind of chicory. : ENDIVE
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Help of a pastry cook. : PIEMIX
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Counting-out word. : EENY
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Cheerless. : SAD
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Playful. : TRICKSY
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Walking ___. : ONAIR
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A float: Army term. : PONTON
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Not up. : ABED
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Subject of Marshall remark, 1917. : FIVECENTCIGAR
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Dye. : ANILIN
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City on the Memel. : TILSIT
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Radio waves: Abbr. : CWS
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Clerk. : FILER
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Tide. : NEAP
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Uraeus. : ASP
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Oil. : ANOINT
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Wise ___ owl. : ASAN
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Poet of 18th cen. : POPE
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Goat. : IBEX
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Material. : ORLON
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Close. : NEAR
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Ginza money. : YEN
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Upright. : ERECT
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French figure of the 1920's. : COUE
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Curtain material. : SCRIM
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Chemical compound. : KETONE
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Field of snow. : FIRN
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Clemenceau (with "Le"). : TIGRE
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___ about. : ONOR
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One's folks. : KIN
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Tops. : AONE
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Astonished: Fr. : ETONNE
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Steak order. : RARE
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Was profitable. : PAID
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Rouge. : PAINT
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"J'y ___, j'y reste." : SUIS
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Engulf. : WHELM
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Showers. : RAINS
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Capricorn. : TROPIC
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Old-fashioned. : HORSEANDBUGGY
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Kind of milk. : SPILT
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Trues up. : ALINES
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Plunk. : PLOP
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Curved. : ARCED
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Peacock blue. : PAON
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Smart. : CHIC
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Dutch town. : EDAM
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Altar table. : MENSA
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Wind from the Alps. : BISE
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___ Souci. : SANS
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Think. : OPINE
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Indian summer time: Abbr. : NOV
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Turn: Mus. : VOLTA
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Pedant. : PRIG
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Rounded. : LOBATE
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Bills. : CASH
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Old golf togs. : PLUSFOURS
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Lecture. : TALK
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Pakistan province. : SWAT
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Boundary. : LINE
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Pronoun. : HIS
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Was quits. : GOTEVEN
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Sat. : RESTED
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Arthurian name. : ELAINE
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Roman fates. : PARCAE
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Runs swiftly. : HARES
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Son of Boaz and Ruth. : OBED
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Marine route. : SEAWAY
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Brittany port. : STMALO
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Potato. : YAM
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Rebuke. : BERATE
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Stall sound. : SNORT
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Yukon peak. : LOGAN
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Spreads, as new-mown grass. : TEDS
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Direction in music: Abbr. : CRES
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Antisubmarine weapon. : YGUN
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Miscellanea. : ANA
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___ rule. : UNIT
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Depots: Abbr. : STAS
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Venerable. : OLD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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