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New York Times, Monday, July 26, 1965

9-Down : Write certain poems.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,839
Across
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New U.S. supersonic plane. : FIII
5
Aircraft. : PLANE
10
Jet engine packages. : PODS
14
On. : UPON
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Calyx part. : SEPAL
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Land mass. : ASIA
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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Fry. : SAUTE
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Pigeonhole. : SLOT
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Rich soils. : LOAMS
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One kind of "cowboy." : DRUGSTORE
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Unclose: Poet. : OPE
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Heath plant. : ERICA
27
Hymn tunes. : CHORALS
31
Units of weight: Abbr. : OZS
32
Title: Abbr. : LDP
35
Type of viewing equipment. : RADARSCOPE
37
Scoff at. : JEER
38
Nitrogen. : AZOTE
39
Govt. utility agency. : REA
40
___-Croatian. : SERBO
41
Gunner's sight setting. : ZERO
42
Sinister. : PORTENTOUS
44
Double curve. : ESS
45
1/1000 inch. : MIL
46
Colorless variety of opal. : HYALITE
47
Type of lily. : CALLA
49
On: Prefix. : EPI
50
Effectiveness of a weapon. : FIREPOWER
54
Equine sound. : SNORT
58
Heavy weight. : LOAD
59
Whole. : TOTAL
61
At all. : EVER
62
Pavlova. : ANNA
63
Sgt. Bilko. : ERNIE
64
Nobelist in physics, 1944. : RABI
65
Brace. : PAIR
66
Old Norse poet. : SKALD
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Abruptly: Colloq. : SLAP
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Kerosene. : FUEL
2
Itself: Lat. : IPSO
3
Very small quantity. : IOTA
4
Lover. : INAMORATO
5
Items on letters. : PSS
6
Front place. : LEAD
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Orinoco tributary. : APURE
8
Herb doctor. : NATUROPATH
9
Write certain poems. : ELEGIZE
10
Italian food. : PASTA
11
Site of Nobel Institute. : OSLO
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Fashion name. : DIOR
13
Glut. : SATE
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Extra part. : SPARE
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Courses of study: Abbr. : SCS
25
Outmoded transportation. : ELS
27
Fad. : CRAZE
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Harass, in a way. : HAZES
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Aromas. : ODORS
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Ornamental designs. : SCROLLWORK
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Vive ___! : LEROI
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Beginning. : DEBUT
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Some writing. : PROSE
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Finished: Poet. : OER
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Modern passenger craft. : JETLINERS
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Cookies. : SNAPS
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Flyers for France. : PILOTES
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Site of mote or beam. : EYE
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Chart. : MAP
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Evergreen. : CEDAR
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Sicilian sight. : AETNA
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Aileron. : FLAP
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Island off Scotland. : IONA
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Rajah's lady. : RANI
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Fence. : RAIL
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Rounded. : OVAL
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Midianite king. : REBA
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Jaunt. : TRIP
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Piloted. : LED

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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