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New York Times, Saturday, January 4, 1964

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jean Reed has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,270

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Across
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Hero, heroine, etc. : CAST
5
Alike. : SAME
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Honest ___. : INJUN
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Verily. : AMEN
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Snare. : NOOSE
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Big name in U. S. business. : HENRYFORD
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Pale. : ASHEN
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Former Gov't. agcy. : OPA
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Candidates for sheepskins. : SENIORS
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Former Gov't. agcy. : NRA
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Peevish sound. : WHINE
26
Sudden, quick pull. : TWITCH
28
One of the Shaws. : ARTIE
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Wind from north of the border. : BOREAS
34
Large number: Colloq. : RAFT
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Word used with dead or the. : END
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Hollywood name. : BRANDO
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Spoke hoarsely. : CROAKED
41
Men south of the border. : HOMBRES
42
Magician. : MERLIN
43
French possessive. : MON
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___ means. : BYNO
45
Sheen. : PATINA
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Bridal path. : AISLE
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Steeplechase hazards. : HEDGES
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Change as needed. : ADAPT
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Annoys. : NETTLES
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And not. : NOR
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Type of writing. : RONDE
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Paganism. : HEATHENRY
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Paris visitor of fiction. : ARRIS
65
Hence. : ERGO
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Acronym in the news. : NATO
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Certain works of art. : GOYAS
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French name of French city. : LYON
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Nice place for a picnic. : GLEN
Down
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Almost extinct bird of Bermuda. : CAHOW
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Letter used in 3 Down. : ALEPH
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Middle East region. : SINAI
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Road surface. : TAR
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Companion of sound. : SAFE
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Egyptian sun god. : AMON
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Earned. : MERITED
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Provide with income. : ENDOW
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"Any port ___." : INASTORM
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1, 2, 3 etc.: Abbr. : NOS
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Big name in U. S. folklore. : JOHNHENRY
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Employer. : USER
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Very young señorita. : NENA
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European river. : YSER
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Horse show awards. : RIBBONS
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Name for a Christmas child. : NATALIE
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Ill-tempered. : CRABBED
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Of a time for fun and frolic. : TEENAGE
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State: Abbr. : IND
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Middle East region. : ADEN
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Tolerable. : SOSO
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Men north of the border: Abbr. : RCMP
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Space. : AREA
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Scene of 1862 battle. : FORTHENRY
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Generosity. : KINDNESS
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___ polloi. : HOI
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Control. : MASTERY
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Tie with rope. : LASH
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Miss Waters. : ETHEL
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Record of a year. : ANNAL
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___-cochere. : PORTE
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Test the fit of. : TRYON
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Limp as ___. : ARAG
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Filipino. : MORO
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Lake, in Italy. : LAGO
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Town on the Thames. : ETON
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Day, in Madrid. : DIA
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Language: Abbr. : ENG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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