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New York Times, Saturday, October 17, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,557
Across
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White: Fr. : BLANCHE
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Contemporary playwright. : MILLER
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Of the side. : LATERAL
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Character in Arthurian legend. : ELAINE
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Secondary school. : ACADEMY
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Alcoholic liquor. : SLOEGIN
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Sawyer. : TOM
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Grave. : SERIOUS
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United. : ONE
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Science course: Abbr. : ANAT
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Separates. : SIFTS
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Violinist's bow, in Italy. : ARCO
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Latin name for Nineveh. : NINUS
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Appearance : AIR
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"Well ___ is half done." : BEGUN
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Pendant ornament. : TASSEL
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Poker term. : OPENERS
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Ketch of the Levant. : SAIC
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No part. : NONE
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Substance used in dyes. : COALTAR
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Caledonian. : SCOTCH
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Mountain chain. : ANDES
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"First the blade, and then the ___ ... " : EAR
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Accelerate. : HURRY
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Plummet. : LEAD
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Island group of the Carolines. : PALAU
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Grass ___. : SEED
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Principally: Abbr. : ESP
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Child. : BAMBINO
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Patriotic group. : SAR
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Famous Negro educator. : BETHUNE
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Concluding passage, in music. : STRETTA
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Dawdle. : LOITER
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Phantom. : EIDOLON
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With ease. : FREELY
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Menu item. : DESSERT
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Noisy. : BLATANT
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Ancient country. : LACONIA
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Cossack chiefs. : ATAMANS
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Man's nickname. : NED
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Musical abbreviation. : CRES
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Harness parts. : HAMES
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City in Ohio. : ELYRIA
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Cosmic ray particle. : MESOTRON
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Type of drawing: Abbr. : ILLUS
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Thailand's neighbor. : LAOS
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Position of a golf ball. : LIE
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Swallow greedily. : ENGORGE
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Bring upon oneself again. : REINCUR
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Signs of the times. : NEONS
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" ___ loved you ... " : IFI
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Struggled. : TUSSLED
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Like brass in color and luster. : AENEOUS
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Spaces for spectators. : SEATS
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Remove from a game. : BENCH
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___ Fail, Irish crowning stone. : LIA
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Type of photograph: Abbr. : POS
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Part of a dairy. : CREAMERY
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Biblical spy. : CALEB
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Pronoun. : ONESELF
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Converting device. : ADAPTOR
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Wooden horse. : TRESTLE
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Producer. : CREATOR
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Part of the street scene. : HYDRANT
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Churchly robe. : ALB
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Built. : RAISED
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Jury. : PANEL
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Free. : UNTIE
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One of the Crawleys, in "Vanity Fair." : BUTE
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Military commands: Abbr. : ORDS
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Hasten. : HIE
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Greek Aurora. : EOS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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