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New York Times, Wednesday, October 21, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,561

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Across
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Tackle's partner. : BLOCK
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Relative pronoun. : THAT
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Complain: Colloq. : KICK
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Steal. : RIFLE
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Yorkshire river. : OUSE
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Look ___ (visit). : INON
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Deductions. : INFERENCES
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Fabric ridge. : WALE
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Noun-forming suffixes. : EES
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Docile. : MEEK
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___ threat man. : TRIPLE
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Plant fiber. : SISAL
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Polite request: Abbr. : PTO
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Adjective suffix. : IAL
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German port. : EMDEN
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Bears. : SHOULDERS
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Certain years. : TEENS
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Slight curve. : CAMBER
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Greek goddesses. : HORAE
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Eighth son of Jacob, in King James Version. : ASER
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Blew a horn. : TOOTED
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Snouted animals. : SWINE
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___ out. : TAKESTIME
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Obscure. : MUDDY
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Cuckoo. : ANI
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Big name in baseball. : LOPEZ
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Overlook. : IGNORE
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Glance. : PEEK
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Card game. : LOO
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Napoleonic victory site. : LODI
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Doing without. : ABSTAINING
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Smeltery substances. : ORES
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Poetic verb form. : DOST
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Forty-___. : NINER
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Excellent. : RARE
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Glut. : SATE
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Migrating birds. : GEESE
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Cheese. : BRIE
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Tennis officials. : LINESMEN
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Causes of penalties in games. : OFFSIDES
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Diminutive suffix. : CLE
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Certain rugs. : KERMANS
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Dial ___. : TONE
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Twain character. : HUCK
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Ibsen character. : ASE
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Lab apparatus. : TESTTUBE
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Tailless bird. : KIWI
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"Baked ___." : INAPIE
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Neckwear. : COLLAR
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Genuflects. : KNEELS
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Lamprey. : EEL
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Part. : ROLE
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Capital group. : SENATE
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Perfumed ointment. : POMADE
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Nova ___. : SCOTIA
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Part of Mohammedan house. : HAREM
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Arrange in order. : DRAWUP
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Impetuous ones. : HOTHEADS
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Type of business. : SIDELINE
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Gridiron areas. : ENDZONES
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Spanish king. : REY
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Eskers. : OSAR
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Controversial subject. : SMOKING
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___-made. : TAILOR
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Kind of yarn. : ANGORA
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German children. : KINDER
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Mead. : LEA
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Department of France. : OISE
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Attention-getting sound. : PSST
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Blunderbore. : OGRE
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Ophidian. : BOA
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Never: Ger. : NIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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