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New York Times, Saturday, May 1, 1965

17-Across : Railway: Colloq.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,753
Across
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Accidentally. : BYCHANCE
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Island of Malay Peninsula. : PENANG
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Account. : RELATION
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Laundry machine. : IRONER
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Railway: Colloq. : ELEVATED
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Weed. : NETTLE
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Arctic phenomenon. : FLOE
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Unsuitable. : WRONG
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Cunning. : WILY
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Auricular. : OTIC
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Semicircular recess. : APSE
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Person of importance. : MAGNATE
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Laborious. : TOILFUL
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Poetic heroine. : ELLEN
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White, star-shaped flower. : SANDLILY
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Pub serving. : ALE
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Humor. : INDULGE
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Negative correlative. : NOR
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Certainly. : TOBESURE
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End. : CEASE
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Very hot. : SWELTRY
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Fastens, in a way. : STAPLES
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Punta del ___, Uruguay. : ESTE
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Istanbul section. : PERA
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Adjective suffix. : ATIC
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Salt lake in Iran. : URMIA
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Castle, in chess. : ROOK
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Sir: Colloq. : MISTER
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Feeling anxiety. : INSECURE
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Feeling deep affection. : INLOVE
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In an agitated state. : SEETHING
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Become angry: Colloq. : SEERED
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Pressures. : STRESSES
Down
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Short: Fr. : BREF
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College cheer. : YELL
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Movie queen, for short. : CLEO
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Invitation akin to "be my guest." : HAVEONE
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___ standstill. : ATA
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Simple Simon. : NITWIT
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Compel. : COERCE
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Prefix with carp or derm. : ENDO
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Indoor game. : PINGPONG
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Cockney's "present." : ERE
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"All is ___."—Hamlet. : NOTWELL
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Opposer: Colloq. : ANTI
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One of Mrs. Fiske's roles. : NELL
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Lady Jane. : GREY
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Where Durban is. : NATAL
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Elected heirs of Celtic chiefs. : TANISTS
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Motorcycle attachment. : SIDECAR
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Sign in a supermarket. : MEATS
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Let have. : ALLOW
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Earth: Poet. : GLEBE
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Ultimate. : FINAL
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Tending to: Suffix. : ULOSE
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Relatives of harps. : LYRES
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Court. : SUE
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Educated. : NURTURED
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Beauty salon appliance. : DRYER
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Person at the polls. : ELECTOR
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Greek governors. : EPARCHS
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Small piano. : SPINET
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Annoying thing. : TEASER
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Pierrot and others. : AMIS
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Part of a runcible spoon. : TINE
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Poetic place. : ISLE
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Overlook. : MISS
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Affirmations: Fr. : OUIS
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River of France. : ORNE
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Barrels. : KEGS
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Poetic time. : EVE
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Season in Paris. : ETE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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