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New York Times, Tuesday, September 21, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,895
Across
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Stiffly formal. : PRIM
5
New Testament book. : ACTS
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Set up for sound. : WIRED
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French composer. : LALO
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Garment. : SLIP
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Ancient assembly. : AGORA
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Greedy. : AVID
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Greek goddess. : HEBE
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Fillet. : SNOOD
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"If you have ___ . . . " : TEARS
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Sell. : VEND
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Pelion's neighbor. : OSSA
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Pilgrim Father. : ALDEN
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Lady loved in vain by Sir Pelleas. : ETTARRE
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Chief port of Cameroun, West Africa. : DUALA
30
Fabric patterns. : WEAVES
33
Vestment. : ALB
36
Mont ___. : BLANC
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Clumsy. : INEPT
39
Prospero's slave. : CALIBAN
41
Notable newscaster. : HUNTLEY
43
One victim of Betsy. : MIAMI
44
Awe-inspiring. : DREAD
46
State: Abbr. : TEX
47
Dumas hero. : EDMOND
49
Seraglio. : HAREM
51
Chinese soup. : EGGDROP
53
Dinner time. : EIGHT
57
Bundle. : BALE
59
Noun suffix. : TUDE
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Less frequent. : RARER
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Go-between. : AGENT
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Round: Fr. : ROND
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African title. : SIDI
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Stair part. : RISER
67
___ code. : AREA
68
Powerful: Prefix. : MEGA
69
Rural name for a cow. : BOSSY
70
"___ Be Good." : LADY
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Like some wines. : AGED
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Montevideo's river. : PLATA
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French composer. : RAVEL
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Trojan story. : ILIAD
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Kind Arthur's betrayer. : MODRED
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Cinder. : ASH
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Home of the Browns. : CLEVELAND
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Asiatic. : TIBETAN
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Paid out. : SPENT
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"Where ___ I?" : WAS
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In the dark. : IGNORANT
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White House name. : ROOSEVELT
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Son of Aphrodite. : EROS
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French art cult. : DADA
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Scornful treatment. : SNUBBING
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Bird. : DAW
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Dancer and Prancer. : REINDEER
29
___ mode. : ALA
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Fencer's need. : EPEE
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Mythical river. : STYX
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Top. : ACME
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Put down. : LAID
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Innocent. : BLAMELESS
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Lowered in general esteem. : CHEAPENED
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Near namesakes of Gymbeline's daughter. : IMOGENES
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Middle East initials. : UAR
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Pink flowering shrub. : RHODORA
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Insecticide. : DDT
50
Noxious vapor. : MIASMA
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Of the country. : RURAL
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Norwegian composer. : GRIEG
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Equivocate. : HEDGE
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Chord. : TRIAD
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Arrow. : BARB
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Money changing. : AGIO
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Sample. : TRY
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Part of a fortnight. : DAY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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