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New York Times, Friday, October 9, 1964

8-Down : Ugly customer.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,549
Across
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Some G.I.'s. : PFCS
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Applicator. : SWAB
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Throw for ___. : ALOSS
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Noble. : EARL
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Merry sound. : HAHA
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Flambeau. : TORCH
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Jealous. : GREENEYED
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Discommode. : ANNOY
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Salty one. : SEADOG
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Convey. : MEAN
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Hooter. : OWL
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Nursery sounds. : GOOS
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Much. : GREATLY
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Mischief: Colloq. : SHENANIGANS
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Firm member: Abbr. : BRO
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U.K. public school. : ETON
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Entrench oneself. : DIGIN
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Type of payment. : TOLL
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Overwhelm. : SWAMP
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Advanced. : FORE
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Make good ___. : USEOF
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Sheet. : LEAF
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Show ___. : BIZ
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Baseball rally-killers. : DOUBLEPLAYS
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White wine. : MADEIRA
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___ up (cooperate). : TEAM
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Rubber tree. : ULE
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Market optimist. : BULL
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Irreverent. : RIBALD
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Making all stops. : LOCAL
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Subject of Rimsky-Korsakov piece. : BUMBLEBEE
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Rub against. : CHAFE
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Mélange. : OLIO
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Trick. : RUSE
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Leaves off. : HALTS
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Confederate. : ALLY
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Suffix with pun, fun, etc. : STER
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Throws: Colloq. : PEGS
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Token. : FARE
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Linen fabric of Spain. : CREA
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Heavy hammer. : SLEDGE
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Nannies. : SHEGOATS
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Route. : WAY
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Attention-getter. : AHEM
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Ugly customer. : BADEGG
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Over. : ATANEND
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Man's nickname. : LON
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Whether ___. : ORNOT
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Lower. : SCOWL
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With reserve. : SHYLY
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Not anybody. : NOONE
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Constellation. : ARA
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___ under. : SNOW
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What "quasi" means. : ASIF
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Theater signs. : SROS
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Putt's destination. : HOLE
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All ___. : INALL
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Heat unit, for short. : BTU
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Run-around. : GOBY
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Rainbow. : IRIS
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___ Percé Indians. : NEZ
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Prospector's goal. : LODE
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Comply with. : MEET
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Provider of important service. : PAPERBOY
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Peccadillos. : FOIBLES
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Thresh. : FLAIL
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S. Am. country: Abbr. : URU
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Pacific's discoverer. : BALBOA
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Caution lights. : AMBERS
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Shrubbery protection. : MULCH
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Honolulu salutation. : ALOHA
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Picture of a sort. : DECAL
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Soothe. : LULL
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Be contiguous. : ABUT
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Bambi. : DEER
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Time of day: Abbr. : AFT
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Israeli coin. : MIL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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