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COMPARATIVELY SPEAKING

New York Times, Sunday, June 6, 1965

Author: Leonard Sussman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F Q V }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,789
Across Down
1. Pilgrimage. : HADJ
5. Wrapped. : DIDUP
10. Cheeses. : EDAMS
15. Coal region. : SAAR
19. Sacred Buddhist peak. : OMEI
20. Maine town. : ORONO
21. Resort lake. : TAHOE
22. Norse verse. : EDDA
23. Quite beautiful. : PRETTYASAPICTURE
26. Social group. : CLAN
27. French philosopher. : SARTRE
28. ___ Pea, Popeye's baby. : SWEE
29. Sun Valley activity: Var. : SKEEING
31. German number. : EINS
33. Water bird. : COOT
34. Public School graduate. : OLDBOY
35. Quite indigent. : POORASACHURCHMOUSE
42. Tripped. : ERRED
43. Threadbare. : TRITE
44. Carotid's relative. : AORTA
45. Bird. : DAW
48. Song in a beer garden. : LIED
49. Seventh son. : SEER
50. Exact. : TRUE
51. Place. : SITE
52. Mauna ___. : LOA
53. Easily heard. : CLEARASABELL
57. Car part. : HOOD
58. Firedogs. : ANDIRONS
60. Adriatic port. : BARI
61. Babe ___. : INARMS
63. Trail bait. : DAP
64. Hyrax. : DAMAN
65. "Like master, like ___." : MAN
66. Cicero essay. : OLDAGE
69. Bouquet. : ODOR
70. Townsmen. : OPPIDANS
75. Jacob's wife. : LEAH
76. Quite sluggish. : SLOWASASNAIL
80. Sally. : MOT
81. Island off Malta. : GOZO
82. Arabian territory. : ADEN
83. Impart. : LEND
84. Mention. : CITE
85. Tool. : AXE
86. Nero, for one. : PETER
88. Man of dialogues. : PLATO
90. Star in Ursa Major. : ALCOR
91. Way up there. : HIGHASTHEMOUNTAINS
94. Arrived at. : CAMETO
97. Outfits. : RIGS
98. On one's ___. : TOES
99. Adaptable. : ELASTIC
101. Events at La Scala. : SOLI
102. Master of English prose. : RUSKIN
106. By ___ of. : DINT
107. Bright. : SHINYASANEWPENNY
112. Regal name. : ANNE
113. Forum garb. : TOGAE
114. Singing syllables. : TRALA
115. Pilaf. : RICE
116. Kind of guard. : REAR
117. Poems. : SONGS
118. Shabby. : SEEDY
119. Law: Abbr. : STAT
1. Vine cones. : HOPS
2. Indian plum. : AMRA
3. Muntjac. : DEER
4. Had the fidgets. : JITTERED
5. Senior members. : DOYENS
6. "Ca ___." : IRA
7. Square-dancing word. : DOS
8. One, in Palermo. : UNA
9. Fails at the plate. : POPSOUT
10. And so forth and so on. : ETCETC
11. Invoice item. : DATE
12. Asian gazelle. : AHU
13. Thanatos. : MORS
14. Look for. : SEEKOUT
15. Withdraw formally. : SECEDE
16. Remark of a sort. : ADLIB
17. Fictional Italian town. : ADANO
18. Tall and lean. : RANGY
24. Chord. : TRIAD
25. "And ___ a red, red rose." : IWORE
30. Wagner role. : ELSA
32. Fabric. : SATEEN
33. Sound of bird or insect. : CHIRR
35. Anc. capital of Macedonia. : PELLA
36. Mythical hunter. : ORION
37. Echo. : OREAD
38. Spanish linens. : CREAS
39. Chinese city. : HARBIN
40. Pout. : MOUE
41. City on the Oka. : OREL
45. Fashion name. : DIOR
46. Particle. : ATOM
47. Joins. : WEDS
49. The Pacific and others. : SLOPES
50. "___ Boom-Der-E." : TARARA
51. Hero of "What Every Woman Knows." : SHAND
53. Sight in the Alps. : CRAG
54. Iranian port. : ABADAN
55. Sporades isle. : SAMOS
56. Free from obscurity. : LIMPID
59. Gem State. : IDAHO
62. Fasten. : NAIL
64. Natural talents. : DOWERS
66. Kafka character. : OLGA
67. Pope, patron of Raphael. : LEOX
68. Bemuse. : DAZE
70. Take a number from ___ ten. : ONETO
71. Succeed: Colloq. : PANOUT
72. Friends: Lat. : AMICI
73. ___ your life. : NOTON
74. Suffix with young or old. : STERS
77. Part of a wall. : LATH
78. Music halls. : ODEA
79. Bridge bids. : SLAMS
84. Sorters. : CLASSERS
86. Character in "Vanity Fair." : PITT
87. Vainglorious ones. : EGOISTS
88. Eastern metropolis: Abbr. : PHILA
89. Bar men. : LEGISTS
90. Consumed. : ATEUP
91. Hawthorne heroine. : HESTER
92. City on the Seine. : TROYES
93. "Song of ___." : NORWAY
94. Wood. : CEDAR
95. Make even. : ALINE
96. Gift from Heaven. : MANNA
100. Depot sound. : CHOO
101. Catch. : SNAG
103. Conjoin. : KNIT
104. Quechuan. : INCA
105. Kremlin refusal. : NYET
108. Car part: Abbr. : IGN
109. Continue. : ARE
110. Scot's refusal. : NAE
111. Old times. : ELD

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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