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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
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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
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
Down
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Vine cones. : HOPS
2
Indian plum. : AMRA
3
Muntjac. : DEER
4
Had the fidgets. : JITTERED
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Senior members. : DOYENS
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"Ca ___." : IRA
7
Square-dancing word. : DOS
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One, in Palermo. : UNA
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Fails at the plate. : POPSOUT
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And so forth and so on. : ETCETC
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Invoice item. : DATE
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Asian gazelle. : AHU
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Thanatos. : MORS
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Look for. : SEEKOUT
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Withdraw formally. : SECEDE
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Remark of a sort. : ADLIB
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Fictional Italian town. : ADANO
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Tall and lean. : RANGY
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Chord. : TRIAD
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"And ___ a red, red rose." : IWORE
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Wagner role. : ELSA
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Fabric. : SATEEN
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Sound of bird or insect. : CHIRR
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Anc. capital of Macedonia. : PELLA
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Mythical hunter. : ORION
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Echo. : OREAD
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Spanish linens. : CREAS
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Chinese city. : HARBIN
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Pout. : MOUE
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City on the Oka. : OREL
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Fashion name. : DIOR
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Particle. : ATOM
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Joins. : WEDS
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The Pacific and others. : SLOPES
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"___ Boom-Der-E." : TARARA
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Hero of "What Every Woman Knows." : SHAND
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Sight in the Alps. : CRAG
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Iranian port. : ABADAN
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Sporades isle. : SAMOS
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Free from obscurity. : LIMPID
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Gem State. : IDAHO
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Fasten. : NAIL
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Natural talents. : DOWERS
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Kafka character. : OLGA
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Pope, patron of Raphael. : LEOX
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Bemuse. : DAZE
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Take a number from ___ ten. : ONETO
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Succeed: Colloq. : PANOUT
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Friends: Lat. : AMICI
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___ your life. : NOTON
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Suffix with young or old. : STERS
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Part of a wall. : LATH
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Music halls. : ODEA
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Bridge bids. : SLAMS
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Sorters. : CLASSERS
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Character in "Vanity Fair." : PITT
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Vainglorious ones. : EGOISTS
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Eastern metropolis: Abbr. : PHILA
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Bar men. : LEGISTS
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Consumed. : ATEUP
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Hawthorne heroine. : HESTER
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City on the Seine. : TROYES
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"Song of ___." : NORWAY
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Wood. : CEDAR
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Make even. : ALINE
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Gift from Heaven. : MANNA
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Depot sound. : CHOO
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Catch. : SNAG
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Conjoin. : KNIT
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Quechuan. : INCA
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Kremlin refusal. : NYET
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Car part: Abbr. : IGN
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Continue. : ARE
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Scot's refusal. : NAE
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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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