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New York Times, Monday, January 6, 1964

38-Across : Musical groups.

Author:
Thomas P. Byrne
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Thomas P. Byrne has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,272
Across
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Fish. : SHAD
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A lot: Colloq. : RAFT
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The street, in Paris. : LARUE
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Cattle: Poet. : KINE
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Prefix for a country. : INDO
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Useful bit of Latin. : IDEST
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Cheese. : EDAM
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Emblem of abundance. : CORNUCOPIA
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Clothing sizes for short women. : PETITES
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Comes to a halt near. : STOPSAT
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Peninsula in S. Greece. : MOREA
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N.Y.C. subway. : IRT
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Spanish title. : SENORA
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Nut of a Philippine tree. : PILI
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___ rule. : ASA
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North African port. : ORAN
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State Department specialties. : TOPSECRETS
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Musical groups. : BANDS
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Swiss canton. : URI
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The southeast wind. : EURUS
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Discipline of mind and body. : ASCETICISM
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Greek goddess. : NIKE
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Pasha, in Tunis. : DEY
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German exclamations. : ACHS
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___ as a pin. : ASNEAT
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Ordinal suffix. : ETH
51
Literary work. : ESSAY
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Newspaper heading. : CAPTION
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Democritus was one, circa 400 B.C. : ATOMIST
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Determine in advance. : PREARRANGE
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She: Sp. : ELLA
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Iowa community. : AMANA
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Time. : YEAR
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Graph: Abbr. : DIAG
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Dining halls: Sp. : SALAS
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Family members. : SONS
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Dines. : EATS
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Beehive made of twisted straw. : SKEP
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Shoe leather. : HIDE
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College course: Abbr. : ANAT
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World of women of doubtful reputation. : DEMIMONDE
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Rodent of southeastern states. : RICERAT
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Win by ___. : ANOSE
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Historic initials. : FDR
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Large amounts: Colloq. : TONS
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Candy flavoring. : LICORICE
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Vote to accept. : ADOPT
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Fabrics. : REPS
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Government group. : USIA
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Practical. : UTILE
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High, craggy hill. : TOR
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Inform. : APPRISE
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Not ___. : SOBAD
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Clean the board. : ERASE
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City of France. : NANCY
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Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
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Nest. : AERIE
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German plane of W. W. II. : STUKA
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Honesty, for one. : ASSET
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Exclamation of pain. : OUCH
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Where Magna Carta was sealed. : RUNNYMEDE
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Wife of Darius III and others. : STATIRAS
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Ethereal fluid of the gods. : ICHOR
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American poet. : MASTERS
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___ Miguel, Azores island. : SAO
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Hero of Babylonian myth. : ETANA
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French author. : SAGAN
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Auditors. : CPAS
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First word of the Aeneid. : ARMA
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Resound. : PEAL
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Negatives. : NAYS
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Dorsal bones. : ILIA
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Piece of wood. : SLAT
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Locks of hair. : TAGS
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___-platonism. : NEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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