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New York Times, Thursday, November 12, 1964

40-Down : Bouquet.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,583
Across
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Prickly pear. : NOPAL
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Parking places. : LOTS
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Feline sound. : MEOW
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Shade of blue. : ALICE
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Early king of Sweden. : ERIC
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___ mater. : ALMA
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Cooper's Leatherstocking. : PATHFINDER
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Group. : CLAN
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One or another. : ANY
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Small musical combo. : TRIO
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U.N. leader. : UTHANT
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Cut of meat. : LOIN
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Graf ___. : SPEE
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Coed's milieu. : CAMPUS
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Fish story. : TALLTALE
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Shelley or Keats. : ODIST
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Oxford. : SHOE
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Sir Anthony. : EDEN
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Mountain pass. : COL
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Certain years. : TEENS
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Stubborn: Dial. : SOT
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Tourist resort of Scotland. : OBAN
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Deserve. : RATE
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Whirring sound made by a beetle. : CHURR
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Duenna's charge. : SENORITA
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Queen of ___. : THEMAY
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Fair to middling. : SOSO
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Legislative body in Eire. : DAIL
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Broadway. : STREET
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City on the Aar. : BERN
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Pub potation. : ALE
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Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
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Penthouse feature. : ROOFGARDEN
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Flighty exclamation. : LALA
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Island group off New Guinea. : ARROE
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Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
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A Peggotty. : EMLY
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French painter. : MANET
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Group of girls. : BEVY
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California wine city. : NAPA
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Pearl Buck heroine. : OLAN
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Sympathy. : PITY
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German exclamation. : ACH
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Omitted. : LEFTOUT
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Red Square name. : LENIN
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Church calendar. : ORDO
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Ascot. : TIE
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Misgivings. : SCRUPLES
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Jungle knife. : MACHETE
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She: Sp. : ELLA
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Part of Arabia. : OMAN
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Long for. : WANT
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Mascagni opera. : IRIS
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Bell invention: Abbr. : TEL
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Some records. : LPS
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River through Burgundy. : SAONE
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Island off Costa Rica. : COCOS
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Sun-dried brick. : ADOBE
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Italian city. : MILAN
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Greek letter. : THETA
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I am present: Lat. : ADSUM
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Sinclair Lewis heroine. : LEORA
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Vestibule. : ENTRY
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Pacific pact. : SEATO
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Shandy. : TRISTRAM
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Bouquet. : NOSEGAY
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Lowestoft ware. : CHINA
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Loki's daughter. : HEL
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Deer. : ROE
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Object of attack. : TARGET
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Creator of Man Friday. : DEFOE
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Fish dish. : SOLE
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Trolley. : TRAM
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Brooklet. : RILL
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By nature. : BORN
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Tool. : ADZE
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Byzantine emperor, 813-20. : LEOV
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Selfish emotion. : ENVY
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___ et labora. : ORA
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Ancient Jewish title. : RAB

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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