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New York Times, Thursday, April 29, 1965

40-Down : Substitute for glass, wood, etc.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,751
Across
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Middle East bishop. : ABBA
5
Lobster pot. : TRAP
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Important cities. : PORTS
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Twist's partner. : TURN
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"___ Pagliacci." : RIDI
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Window. : ORIEL
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Beverage. : ORANGEADE
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Wife of Balder. : NANNA
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Cloister. : PRIORY
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What 17 Across should be. : ICED
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Statesman: Abbr. : GOV
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Youth agency, 1935. : NYA
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Dock man. : STEVEDORE
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Katzenbach's concern. : LAWS
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Smile: Fr. : SOURIRE
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___ loss. : ATA
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Send abroad. : SHIP
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Gardener's tool. : DIBBLE
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Heed. : GIVEEAR
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Girl of pre-dial days. : CENTRAL
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Entertainment in Milan. : OPERAS
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Hollow ringing sound. : PONG
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Abbreviation in music. : OBB
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Arthurian town. : ASTOLAT
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___-dos. : DOSA
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Concerned with dress. : SARTORIAL
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Houseboat's relative. : ARK
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Company in France: Abbr. : CIE
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Norse name. : NILS
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Grandson of Esau. : AMALEK
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Cremona's pride. : AMATI
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Haile Selassie. : ETHIOPIAN
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Give access to. : LETIN
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100 dinars. : RIAL
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Inner: Prefix. : ENDO
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"___ nach Osten." : DRANG
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Degrees. : SCDS
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Pool player's bridge. : REST
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Over. : ATOP
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Jefferson's rival, 1800. : BURR
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Inspiration: Colloq. : BRAINWAVE
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Bothers. : ANNOYS
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Card. : TREY
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Creek. : RIA
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Do that sum. : ADDITUP
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Worker at patchwork. : PIECER
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In a thoughtful mood. : PONDERING
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___ et labora. : ORA
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Big Beatle. : RINGO
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Drift. : TENOR
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Toil. : SLAVE
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Sweetheart, Irish style. : GRA
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Patent. : EVIDENT
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Evening, in Paris. : SOIR
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Obligation. : DEBT
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Lake, in Italy. : LAGO
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Take ___ from me. : ATIP
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Indian leader. : SHASTRI
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Chervil or garlic. : SEASONING
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Town near Boston. : BROOKLINE
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Research rooms, for short. : LABS
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Mediterranean island. : ELBA
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Part of "esse." : ERAT
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Commodity. : COAL
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Substitute for glass, wood, etc. : PLASTIC
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Garage men. : OILERS
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Dry goods dealer. : DRAPER
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Norse poet. : SCALD
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To love: Fr. : AIMER
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Gaucho gear. : REATA
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Part of "amare." : AMO
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Troubles. : AILS
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Inventor of the diving bell. : EADS
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Granny or half hitch. : KNOT
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Element. : TIN
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Took. : HAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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