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New York Times, Thursday, January 30, 1964

5-Down : Phrase calling for action.

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,296
Across
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Hubbub. : BABEL
6
Grasping. : AVID
10
Typewriter type. : PICA
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Be of one mind. : AGREE
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Course. : RACE
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Single. : UNAL
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Cut of meat. : ROAST
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Part of North America. : GREENLAND
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Darning ___. : EGG
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Type of photograph. : STILL
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Medleys. : OLIOS
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Maguey. : AGAVE
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Member of a French family. : FRERE
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The "Little Women." : MEGJOBETHAMY
30
Concert selection. : ARIA
31
Chapter of the Koran. : SURA
32
Have ___ at. : AGO
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Taking bribes. : CORRUPT
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Attack verbally. : BELABOR
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Presidential initials. : HST
42
Entre ___. : NOUS
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The Bounty, for one. : BRIG
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Liechtenstein or Monaco. : PRINCIPALITY
49
Tiny openings. : PORES
51
Like an old woman. : ANILE
52
Secret society. : MAFIA
53
Point of view: Colloq. : SLANT
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Grab. : NAB
57
Flooded. : INUNDATED
59
Summon forth. : EVOKE
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Relative of a poker face. : MASK
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Hungarian name for the Danube. : DUNA
63
Prey. : RAVIN
64
Potato buds. : EYES
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Be guided by. : OBEY
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Place for a witness. : STAND
Down
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Empty. : BARE
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On pins and needles. : AGOG
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Swagger. : BRAG
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Suffixes with coat or goat. : EES
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Phrase calling for action. : LETSGO
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Greek of Argos. : ARGIVE
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Scoundrels, old style. : VARLETS
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Neighbor of 18 Across: Abbr. : ICEL
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River of Scotland. : DEE
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Small wheel. : PULLEY
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"Bombs bursting ___ ... " : INAIR
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Pleasure craft. : CANOE
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City officials: Abbr. : ALDS
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Standard. : NORMAL
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Pick up the ___. : TAB
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Not in harmony. : AJAR
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Man in a cab. : FARE
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Number representing speed-sound ratio. : MACH
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Greek god. : EROS
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Encircled. : GIRT
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Part of a wheel. : HUB
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Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
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Proceed at a furious pace. : GOIT
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Carousal. : ORGY
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What the fine print often is. : UNREAD
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French vegetable. : POIS
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African land: Abbr. : TUN
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Talented. : ABLE
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Kind of triangle. : SCALENE
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Fusses over one's appearance. : PRINKS
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"Rome was not built ___." : INADAY
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Piece of jewelry. : PIN
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Does a tailor's job. : ALTERS
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Where Iloilo is. : PANAY
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Serviceable. : OFUSE
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Type of performer. : MIME
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Counterfoil. : STUB
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___ Scotia. : NOVA
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Related. : AKIN
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Crook. : BEND
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"Much ___ ... " : ADO
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Large vessel. : VAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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