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New York Times, Thursday, October 8, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,548
Across
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Memorable nickname. : SLIM
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European. : LAPP
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In a ___ (in an instant). : TRICE
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Carry on. : WAGE
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Bay ___. : AREA
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David of fiction. : HARUM
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O.T. Book. : AMOS
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Iranian coin. : RIAL
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Rounded. : OVATE
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Stick it out. : PERSEVERE
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Congressional addendum. : RIDER
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Epochal. : ERAL
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Features of a landscape. : SCENERY
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Fruit. : ORANGE
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Portico. : STOA
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Fruit. : MANGO
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Energize. : STIMULATE
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British composer. : ARNE
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Pre-TV living room feature. : PIANO
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Sans ___ (matchless): Fr. : EGAL
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Make shifts. : REARRANGE
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Deft and active. : AGILE
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Exhort. : URGE
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Firebird. : ORIOLE
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Card game. : CANASTA
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Skilled. : ADEPT
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Ornamental wood strips. : PANELLING
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German name of Tallinn. : REVAL
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Colorful gem. : OPAL
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Maintain. : AVER
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In reserve. : ONICE
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Received: Fr. : RECU
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Edible root. : TARO
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Independent one: Colloq. : LONER
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"So ___ to you, Fuzzy-Wuzzy . . . " : ERES
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Poetic "enough." : ENOW
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Trade. : SWAP
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Ineffectual. : LAME
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Russian name. : IGOR
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Hermes' task. : MESSENGER
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Caterpillars. : LARVAE
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Asian gazelle. : ARIEL
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Fruit. : PEAR
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Levantine land. : PALESTINE
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Sage of Walden Pond. : THOREAU
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Plunder. : RAVIN
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Decree. : IRADE
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More doll-like. : CUTER
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Abrasive. : EMERY
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Consequently. : ERGO
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City of Italy. : COMO
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Rubaiyat name. : OMAR
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Excellent. : RARE
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One of Mrs. Coolidge's names. : ANNA
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Platform. : STAGE
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Island S of Malay Peninsula. : SINGAPORE
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Enact. : LEGISLATE
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Ease: It. : AGIO
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High-flown: Colloq. : TALL
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Sunder. : PART
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Western bad man. : RUSTLER
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Asian sea. : ARAL
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Reference mark, as a dagger. : OBELUS
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Song. : CAROL
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Of a gland: Prefix. : ADENO
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Popular composer. : NEVIN
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Speedily. : APACE
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Within ___ of (very near to). : ANACE
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Copycat. : APER
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See 3 Down. : IVAN
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Stout's sleuth. : NERO
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Multiply. : GROW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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