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New York Times, Saturday, January 11, 1964

Author:
Diana R. Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,277
Across
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Relieved. : EASED
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Turkish title. : AGA
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Fur trader and financier. : ASTOR
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Talking continuously. : RUNNINGON
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Diving apparatus. : SCUBA
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Perplexed. : STAGGERED
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Tanks, etc. : ARMOR
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Academic gown. : TOGA
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Vice ___. : VERSA
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Busy as ___. : ABEE
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Joy. : GLEE
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Stadium. : BOWL
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Frillier. : LACIER
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Tots' garments. : CRAWLERS
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"All ___ Is You." : IWANT
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Yahoo. : BRUTE
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Wherefore. : WHY
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Chanted. : SANG
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Ganders. : GEESE
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"Meet ___ St. Louis." : MEIN
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Shaft. : PIT
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Follow. : CHASE
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Exceedingly: Colloq. : NOEND
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Engages in the social round. : STEPSOUT
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Musical compositions. : RONDOS
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Balderdash! : RATS
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European country: Abbr. : BELG
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Sacristan's concern. : ALBS
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Subject matter. : TOPIC
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Table spread. : OLEO
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Newsboy's concern. : ROUTE
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Evasion of a sort. : RUNAROUND
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Kitchen gadget. : CORER
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Yield place. : STEPASIDE
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Author's concern. : STYLE
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Baseball great. : OTT
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Mexican dollars. : PESOS
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Whilom. : ERST
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Garage man's concern. : AUTO
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Unexpected obstacle. : SNAG
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Attractive. : ENGAGING
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Study laboriously: Colloq. : DIG
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Harmonize. : AGREE
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Departing guest. : GOER
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Conjunctions. : ANDS
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Cross ___ bear. : ASA
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Write hastily. : SCRAWL
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Prairie plant. : TUMBLEWEED
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Shawm's relative. : OBOE
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Excellent. : RARE
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Not in any degree. : NEVER
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Diminish. : ABATE
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Tennis term. : LET
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Be beholden to. : OWE
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Speaks in a certain way. : LISPS
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Expect. : AWAIT
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Historic cathedral city. : CANTERBURY
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Top. : CREST
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Red herring. : RUSE
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Pachyderm, for short. : RHINO
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Newspaper chains: Abbr. : SYNDS
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Dandy. : BEAU
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"Hamlet" role. : GHOST
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi. : MONGOOSE
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Time zone. : CST
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___ pros. : NOL
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Pale color. : PASTEL
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Concise summary. : RECAP
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French psychologist. : BINET
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Trajectories. : ARCS
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Plunder. : LOOT
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A dozen ___. : ORSO
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Golf stroke. : PUTT
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San ___ Obispo. : LUIS
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Within: Prefix. : ENDO
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Keats' forte. : ODES
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Cockney's "present." : ERE
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Least bit: Colloq. : RAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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