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New York Times, Monday, January 27, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,293
Across
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Eastern title. : RAJA
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___ Flow, Orkney Islands channel. : SCAPA
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Famous dress designer. : FATH
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Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
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Raptorial feature. : TALON
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River in Spain. : EBRO
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Reference book: Abbr. : DICT
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Submarine. : UBOAT
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Wolf: Fr. : LOUP
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Literary pseudonym. : SAKI
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___ jour. : BON
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Prevail on. : INDUCE
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Surprised. : FLABBERGASTED
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Ungraceful posture. : SPRAWL
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The Himalayas (with "the"). : HUMP
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Delibes. : LEO
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Historic waterway. : REDSEA
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Not up. : ABED
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Bold. : UNSHY
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Debt symbol. : IOU
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Well done! : BRAVO
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___, Brute! : ETTU
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Kind of crackers. : ANIMAL
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Not G.I. : CIV
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More or less. : SOME
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Shellfish. : COCKLE
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Tattletales. : BLABBERMOUTHS
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Betake oneself. : REPAIR
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Former office-holder. : OUT
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Detail. : ITEM
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Kind of curtain. : IRON
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Working. : INUSE
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A bit of baby talk. : DADA
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Twine. : CORD
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Pries into. : NOSES
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Like floating island. : EGGY
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Outfits. : KITS
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Was resident. : DWELT
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Grasps. : SEES
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Brilliant hues. : REDS
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Diva's forte. : ARIA
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Original quick-freeze. : JACKFROST
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Hun king. : ATTILA
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Beard of a sort. : STUBBLE
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Type of meat cube. : CABOB
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Unaccompanied. : ALONE
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Kentucky bluegrass. : POA
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Guatemala city. : ANTIGUA
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Crystalline mineral. : FELDSPAR
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Everywhere in. : ABOUT
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Armistice. : TRUCE
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Looked for the silver lining. : HOPED
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Business group: Abbr. : NAM
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Not straight. : AWRY
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Catarrh. : RHEUM
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Twist or veer. : SLUE
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Kind of house. : PENT
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Railroad car. : DINER
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___-disant. : SOI
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Behind the scenes. : BACKSTAGE
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Malefic. : EVIL
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Irenic symbol. : DOVE
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Manages economically. : HUSBANDS
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Inkstain. : BLOT
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New World aborigine. : AMERIND
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Most critical. : ACUTEST
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Oriental sash. : OBI
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Reproves. : CHIDES
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Construction material. : BRICK
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Vive ___! : LEROI
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Leftward, asea. : APORT
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One of a nursery rhyme trio. : MOUSE
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European blackbird. : OUSEL
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On ___. : EDGE
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Baseball name. : MAYS
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Forthwith. : NOW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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