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New York Times, Wednesday, September 29, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,901
Across
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Obstruction. : BAR
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Painter Chagall. : MARC
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Suffix with gang or mob. : STER
12
Relative of a tête-à-tête. : SOFA
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Bedouin's head cord. : AGAL
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Biblical mountain. : HOREB
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Issue that is hard to handle. : HOTPOTATO
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Source of King Solomon's gold. : OPHIR
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Slangy "all right." : OKE
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Homes of a sort. : NESTS
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Floor: Fr. : ETAGE
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Form of government: Suffix. : OCRACY
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Straw hats. : LEGHORNS
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Make happy. : ELATE
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Five of trumps, in card games. : PEDRO
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Type of time: Abbr. : DST
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Figuratively, like dishwater. : DULL
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Shipping centers. : HARBORS
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Faultfinder. : BLAMER
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Men of property. : OWNERS
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Aquatic animal of the Pacific. : SEALION
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Serves the purpose. : DOES
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Medal for an RAF man. : DFC
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The ocean (with "the"). : DRINK
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Fodder plant. : VETCH
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Oranges. : FLORIDAS
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Steal, in a way. : PIRATE
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Musical. : LYRIC
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A long way. : MILES
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Join. : TIE
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Scent. : AROMA
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Part of H.E.W. : EDUCATION
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Organic pigment used in dyes. : TONER
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Part of a garment. : NECK
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Time unlimited. : EONS
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Miami's county. : DADE
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Thrice: Prefix. : TRIS
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Important workers. : RNS
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Organization for readers. : BOOKCLUB
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In spite of everything. : AFTERALL
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Knock. : RAP
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Chummy. : MATEY
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Eastern titles. : AGAS
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Snake. : RATTLER
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Something considered finished. : CLOSEDBOOK
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Bootery implement. : SHOEHORN
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From ___ toe. : TOPTO
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Chancellor of Germany. : ERHARD
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Holds sway. : REIGNS
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Drove away. : SHOOED
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French naval station. : BREST
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Formerly. : ONCE
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North African mountain range. : ATLAS
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Adult. : GROWN
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Governing body. : PARLIAMENT
30
Was informed of. : HEARD
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Jewish home service. : SEDER
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Part of Social Security: Colloq. : MEDICARE
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Planting cycle. : ROTATION
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Parts. : SECTIONS
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One in the know. : INSIDER
40
Lustrous surfaces. : SHEENS
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Piano key. : DFLAT
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Sportsman's purchase. : FLYROD
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Cigar. : CORONA
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Passport addendum. : VISA
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Covered with hoarfrost. : RIMED
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Measures. : PECKS
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White House name. : LUCI
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Region: Abbr. : TER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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