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New York Times, Thursday, January 2, 1964

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,268
Across
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Agreements. : PACTS
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Famous name in North Carolina. : ASHE
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And others: Lat. abbr. : ETAL
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Traffic sign. : ARROW
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Food and drink. : MEAL
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A little: It. : POCO
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Ireland, personified. : IRENA
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Fancy dress affair, French style. : BALMASQUE
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Tennis trophy. : DAVISCUP
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Puts to flight. : ROUTS
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Former Secretary of State. : ACHESON
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Pintail ducks. : SMEES
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___ Alamos. : LOS
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Sovereignty. : THRONE
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Pyromania. : ARSON
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Large wooden platter. : TRENCHER
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One of the Borgias. : CAESARE
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Yardstick. : MEASURE
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Fabulous gold mine. : ELDORADO
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Important science. : LOGIC
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Young aquatic bird. : CYGNET
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River into the Severn. : USK
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Civilian clothes. : MUFTI
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___ ceteris (and so of the rest): Lat. : ETSICDE
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Tribe of Sioux. : OTOES
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Grecian. : HELLENIC
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Circus VIP. : LIONTAMER
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Unescorted. : ALONE
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Der ___. : ALTE
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Christmas figures. : MAGI
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Pontifical headdress. : MITER
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Abide. : REST
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Blessing. : BOON
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Obsolete. : PASSE
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Made (a visit, call, etc.). : PAID
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Irish exclamation. : ARRA
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Having deep fissures. : CREVASSED
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Bracing. : TONIC
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Swagger. : SWASH
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Waylay. : AMBUSH
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City or a sort. : SEAPORT
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Henry. : HAL
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Hackberry tree. : ELM
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English Derby town. : EPSOM
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Hat. : TOQUE
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Poignant. : ACUTE
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Yellowish-brown loam. : LOESS
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Ordnance depot. : ARSENAL
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That: Fr. : CET
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Average. : NORM
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Chantilly. : LACE
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Type of test. : ORAL
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Born. : NEE
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Peak in the Colorado Rockies. : OSO
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Vain person. : NARCIST
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High-ranking army man: Abbr. : CSO
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Protestants of 17th Cen. France. : HUGUENOTS
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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Take heed (of), old style. : RECK
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Skate. : RAY
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Fringe. : EDGE
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Busily engaged: Colloq. : ONTHEGO
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Alkaloid used in eye drops. : ESERIN
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Sesame plant. : TIL
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Grinder. : MOLAR
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Practical. : UTILE
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Pays, as a bill: Colloq. : FOOTS
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Principle. : TENET
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Vise. : CLAMP
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Another name for Artemis. : DELIA
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Señorita's name. : INES
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Wax: Obs. : CERE
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Stevenson's title: Abbr. : AMB
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Chinese name. : MAO

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

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