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WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, October 11, 1964

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 58, Avg Word Len: 5.80, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 527 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 159, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,551
Across
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Examination, at Cambridge. : TRIPOS
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Stunning English girl. : SMASHER
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The boastful barber. : FIGARO
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Formula of a sort. : RECIPE
21
Fabric. : TEXTILE
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Spanish region. : ARAGON
23
Egg transformation. : OMELET
24
Explain. : CLEARUP
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Lock again. : REBOLT
26
Apple or pear. : POME
27
Alone: Lat. : SOLA
29
Shattering uproars. : BEDLAMS
31
Diminutive plural suffix. : ULI
32
Man's name. : IRA
33
Caribbean city. : HAVANA
35
Ocean phenomena. : DEEPS
36
Particle. : ATOM
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Big-Sea-Water boat. : CANOE
39
Norse men. : ERICS
41
One type of boundary. : STATELINE
43
Southwestern ravines. : BARRANCAS
46
Set up. : ERECT
47
Skipjacks. : BONITOS
50
Moslem student. : SOFTA
52
Foot wings for Mercury. : TALARIA
56
Colorless cordial. : ANISETTE
58
Signified. : MEANT
60
Challengers. : DARERS
61
Call ___ day. : ITA
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Document. : DEED
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Zoo favorites. : PANDAS
65
Ultimate aim or goal. : TELOS
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Straggles. : LAGS
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Like new. : SPICANDSPAN
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Dairyman of Europe. : DANE
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In a dudgeon. : IRATE
74
Lapps' neighbors: Abbr. : SCANDS
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Greenland outpost. : ETAH
77
Can coating. : TIN
78
Kiln operators. : FIRERS
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Popular dance. : TWIST
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Most wonderful. : DIVINEST
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Frothing better. : FOAMIER
85
Dries up. : SEARS
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Vacation places. : RESORTS
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Plein-air painter. : MANET
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Most derisive. : SNEERIEST
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Symptoms of a mad, mad world. : DEMENTIAS
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Overhangs. : EAVES
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Hair-raising. : EERIE
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Allege as a fact: Law. : AVER
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Near to a center. : INNER
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Tried out. : TESTED
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Branch. : ARM
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Nothing. : NIL
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Settled warm and snug. : NESTLED
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Speculation calculation. : RISK
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Plug up. : STOP
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Man of Madras. : INDIAN
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Forestalled. : AVERTED
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Queued up. : INLINE
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Picturesque. : SCENIC
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Publicity item. : RELEASE
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Type of word, in grammar. : NEUTER
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Part of a loom. : HEDDLE
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Says firmly. : ASSERTS
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Wanting everything. : GREEDY
Down
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Equatorial. : TROPIC
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Fish that clings to sharks. : REMORA
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He cometh no more. : ICEMAN
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Fortune: Slang. : PILE
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Unclose: Poet. : OPE
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___ precedent. : SETSA
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Copenhagen's largest monastery. : STCLARA
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Dark skin pigments. : MELANINS
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Wood chopper. : AXE
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Sudden pang. : STAB
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Engaged. : HIRED
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Baffles. : ELUDES
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Plentifully supplied. : REPLETE
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Home on the grange. : FARMSTEAD
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Moves to wrath. : IRES
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An Irish gift. : GAB
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Grizzly rodent. : AGOUTI
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"___, thou deep and dark blue Ocean."—Byron. : ROLLON
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Punctual. : ONTIME
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Goes too far. : OVERSTEPS
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To pieces. : APART
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Not dispassionate. : HEATED
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Goes with. : ACCOMPANIES
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Having a shrine. : ALTARED
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Kimono sashes. : OBIS
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"A ___ Fourth." : SAFEANDSANE
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Brilliance of effect. : ECLAT
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Fixed courses. : ROTES
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Pays the tab. : STANDSTREAT
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Court officer. : BAILIFF
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Lake to the Thousand Islands. : ONTARIO
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Variety of green grape. : NIAGARA
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Ampersands. : ANDS
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Narrator. : RELATER
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A mordant wit. : IRONIST
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Agrees. : ASSENTS
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Fiat. : EDICT
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Recorded. : TAPED
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Critical wits. : SATIRISTS
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Device for removing fruit parts. : STEMMER
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Bird sounds. : CAWS
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Sir Joseph Porter's domain. : NAVEE
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Of a Great Lake. : ERIAN
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Let off steam. : HISSED
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Capacity for feeling. : SENTIENCE
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Importance. : NOTE
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Control. : REINS
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Most rigorous. : SEVEREST
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Musical effect. : TANTARA
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Dwells. : RESIDES
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Pastry order. : DANISH
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Indicate. : EVINCE
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Made a play, at cards. : MELDED
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Individuals. : SELVES
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Bird like an ostrich. : RATITE
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Used a mangle. : IRONED
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Absolute dominion. : EMPERY
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Fun in old Virginia. : REELS
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Adding to a meager income. : EKING
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Spike. : NAIL
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Grief: Scot. : DREE
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Turn around a pivot. : SLUE
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Hindustan: Poet. : IND
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Roof sealer. : TAR
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Abner's father. : NER

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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