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New York Times, Saturday, October 24, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { B J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,564
Across
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Part of a Broadway title. : FADEIN
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Offend: Colloq. : MIFF
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Calendar abbreviation. : OCT
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Actually existing: Lat. : INESSE
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To the: It. : ALLA
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Old hand. : PRO
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Undulation. : RIPPLE
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Superficial. : SKINDEEP
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New Havenite. : ELI
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Like some television. : EDUCATIONAL
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Student's need: Abbr. : DICT
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Pat-___. : ACAKE
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Ready. : ONTAP
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Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
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Knots. : TIES
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Plaster of Paris. : GESSO
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Secret phrases. : PASSWORDS
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Title in India: Var. : SHRI
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Rip. : TEAR
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Popular type of painting. : TREESCAPE
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Floats. : RAFTS
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Welfare, old style. : WEAL
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West Indian shrub. : ANIL
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Jump. : START
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Old Roman rooms. : ATRIA
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Qua ___ (here and there): It. : ELA
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Girl's nickname. : EDIE
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Something to wear. : DINNERDRESS
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Neighbor of zeta. : ETA
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More muddy. : DREGGIER
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Desert wind. : SIMOOM
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"___ Sylphides." : LES
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Personal: Prefix. : IDIO
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Bring into harmony. : ATTUNE
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Founded: Abbr. : EST
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Alluvium. : SILT
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Prefix for day or year. : YESTER
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Andiron. : FIREDOG
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Type of dye. : ANILINE
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Portrays. : DEPICTS
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Clairvoyance, for short. : ESP
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Royale, for one. : ISLE
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Requires. : NEEDS
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Cosmetic. : MASCARA
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Every, for Robert Burns. : ILKA
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Pass lightly and rapidly. : FLIT
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Girl's name akin to Francis. : FANIA
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Alfresco. : OPENAIR
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Made spooky sounds. : CREAKED
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Like the latest in bathing suits. : TOPLESS
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Degree. : DOCTORATE
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Ideal. : UTOPIAN
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Putting forth inflorescences. : TASSELING
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Cries of contempt. : POHS
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French girl's name. : ESTELLE
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Like: Suffix. : OSE
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Front page topics. : WARS
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Radio City building. : RCA
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Nonsense. : TWADDLE
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Puts out, as a batter. : RETIRES
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Sincere. : EARNEST
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Figure in pantomime. : PIERROT
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See 1 Across. : FADEOUT
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Musical interval. : TRITONE
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Clermont, for one. : STEAMER
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Sponsorship. : AEGIS
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Test. : ASSAY
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"___, Pagliaccio!" : RIDI
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Satan, in Scotland. : DEIL
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Location. : SITE
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Map maker's abbreviation. : MTS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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