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TIMELY TOPICS

New York Times, Sunday, October 4, 1964

94-Down : ___ with (came across).

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 673 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,544
Across
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Food and drink. : REPAST
7
Game birds. : SCAUPS
13
Some shows. : HITS
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Honey: Lat. : MEL
20
Hebrew prophet. : ELISHA
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Like some roads. : TORNUP
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Wings on seeds. : ALAE
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Unequal: Prefix. : ANIS
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Ocean, figuratively. : FATHERNEPTUNE
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Coupon clipper. : PLUTOCRAT
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Verbal ending. : ETH
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Roads. : DRIVES
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Unite. : ALLY
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A matter of indifference. : ALLONE
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King in Madrid. : REY
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Certain airmen. : ACES
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Snailish. : POKEY
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Pro footballer. : STEELER
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Yukon peak. : LOGAN
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Athlete's foot. : TINEA
42
Man's name, for short. : CHRIS
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Sojourner. : VISITOR
46
Riotously merry. : SATURNALIAN
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See 106 Down. : MAW
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Sharp insight. : ACUMEN
52
Present-day Carthage. : TUNIS
53
Protective covering. : TARP
54
Type of engineer: Abbr. : MECH
55
Golconda and others. : MINES
56
Dismissal. : CONGE
57
Embark (on). : START
59
Spanish cake. : TORTA
60
Scale parts. : PANS
61
Louvre exhibit. : VENUSDEMILO
63
Ill will. : RANCOR
64
Curve of a ship's plank. : SNY
65
Starchy tuber. : SALEP
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Choose. : CULL
67
Shakespearean role. : MACDUFF
68
Steeplechase mishaps. : SPILLS
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Nautical term. : BILGE
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Fuss. : POTHER
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Miss Sloper, in Henry James novel. : HEIRESS
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American author. : DANA
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Extravagant. : FANCY
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Time periods: Abbr. : YRS
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Water spirit. : ONDINE
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Practical. : DOWNTOEARTH
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Ball of yarn. : CLEW
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Genus of grasses. : AVENA
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Birds. : FOWLS
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Confronts boldly. : DARES
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Fruit. : GUAVA
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Mandrake's specialty. : ROOT
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In ___ (in short). : FINE
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Franck. : CESAR
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California resort. : CARMEL
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Château ___, Dantès' prison. : DIF
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Plied two trades. : MOONLIGHTED
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Ecclesiastic vestment. : MANIPLE
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Franciscan missionary in Calif. : SERRA
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Musical compositions. : TRIOS
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Body part. : TORSO
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Elided. : OMITTED
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Living things. : BIOTA
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Get going! : SHOO
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Handful of paper. : WAD
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Expired. : RANOUT
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Fairy tale character. : PUSS
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Swift's lady. : STELLA
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Observatory in the skies. : OGO
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Rodgers-Hart show. : BYJUPITER
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Publication representatives. : SPACESALESMEN
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Cocka-leekie. : SOUP
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___ yellow. : MARS
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Opera of 1844. : ERNANI
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Itinerant. : ERRANT
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Career women: Abbr. : RNS
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Whilom. : ERST
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Brief contests. : SETTOS
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Namesakes of a goddess. : DIANAS
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Have recourse (to). : REFER
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Inspire. : ELATE
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Concise. : PITHY
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Mountain ___. : ASH
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Cast off. : SHED
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Seasoning. : TARRAGON
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Man's name. : STEVEN
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Ceremonial vestments. : COPES
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College subjects. : ARTS
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Burmese statesman. : UNU
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One kind of quip. : PUN
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Radio part. : SPEAKER
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By chance. : HAPLY
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Not well. : ILLY
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Greek letter. : TAU
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Prepare to snare. : SETATRAP
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Twin crystals. : MACLES
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Sign up. : ENROL
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Tropical plant. : LIANE
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Suffix with tap or tip. : STER
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Where the Mosquito Coast is: Abbr. : NICAR
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Liquid part of fat. : OLEIN
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Rawboned. : LEAN
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Commiserated. : PITIED
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Stigma. : ONUS
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Sometime stuffed item. : SHIRT
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Juicy fruits. : LIMES
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Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
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Flavors. : TANGS
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Cigar. : CLARO
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Parts of pumps. : VAMPS
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Practitioner: Suffix. : ICIAN
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On the ___ (younger than). : SUNNYSIDEOF
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Cockcrow. : SUNUP
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In any way. : ATALL
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Lighting device. : MERCURYLAMP
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___ God. : ACTOF
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Dock. : WHARF
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Distinctive styles. : TONES
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People: Fr. : MONDE
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Rooms of a sort. : CELLS
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Complacent. : SMUG
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Floor covering. : TILE
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Swift, in combinations. : TACHY
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Piece of music. : VALSE
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Acclaim. : ECLAT
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Notched bar. : RATCH
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Art city of Italy. : SIENA
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Peaks in Europe. : MONTS
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Type of cloth. : PRINT
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Weep, in a way. : BAWL
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Resort places. : INNS
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Kitchen device. : PARER
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Cache. : HOARD
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Sending: Fr. : ENVOI
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Type of pin. : DOWEL
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Electrical unit. : FARAD
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Make merry. : REVEL
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Lowland. : SWALE
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Italian title. : DONNA
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"___ Nightingale." : ODETOA
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Alleviates. : EASES
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Article of virtu. : CURIO
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Arm of the sea. : FIORD
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Champion boxer, 1901-8. : GANS
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The past. : FORETIME
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Short note. : CHIT
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Warbled. : CAROLLED
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___ with (came across). : METUP
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"___ but a shadow's shadow ... " : ITIS
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Profits. : GROSSES
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Mazuma. : MOOLA
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Tankards, old style. : STOUPS
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Doctoral paper. : THESIS
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Encircles: Poet. : ORBS
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Burgomaster. : MAYOR
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Honest ___. : INJUN
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Eruption. : BURST
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Office aide, for short. : STENO
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Eve. : WOMAN
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Star in Centaurus. : AGENA
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Prohibitions. : DONTS
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Individual: Abbr. : PERS
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See 105 Across. : SCAT
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Flying prefix. : AERI
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Viscous liquid. : TAR
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Superior: Prefix. : PRE
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Insect. : ANT
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Madre's title. : SRA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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