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New York Times, Monday, November 16, 1964

47-Across : Important party member.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,587
Across
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Villa d'___, in Tivoli. : ESTE
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Recipe direction. : SCALD
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Biblical nation. : MOAB
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Iota. : ATOM
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City of Tonkin. : HANOI
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"The joke's ___." : ONME
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Eastern ruler. : RANI
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Blurred. : OUTOFFOCUS
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Advance. : PROGRESS
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Coda. : FINALE
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Take for ___. : ARIDE
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Firmly established. : WELLSET
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Sparkling. : LIVELY
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Give the syntax of. : PARSE
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Sankey. : IRA
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Fruit. : LEMONS
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Where Marx lived. : SOHO
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"South Pacific" role. : EMILE
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State: Abbr. : IND
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Good ___. : ASNEW
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Big name in art. : DALI
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Early in the morning. : ATDAWN
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Three in Italy. : TRE
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Veers. : SLUES
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Chops. : HASHES
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Important party member. : HOSTESS
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Suitable position. : NICHE
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Goddess of wisdom. : ATHENA
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Reading and riding. : PASTIMES
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Direct. : POINTBLANK
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Rodent. : VOLE
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Dumas ___. : PERE
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Weapon. : LANCE
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Diablerie. : EVIL
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Nieuport's river. : YSER
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Sharpened. : EDGED
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Indubitable. : REAL
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Wyatt. : EARP
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Planet. : STAR
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Without profit. : TONOAVAIL
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Foreigner of a sort. : EMIGRE
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Bootery beautifier. : SHOEDYE
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Determinant. : CAUSE
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Insects. : ANTS
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Card game. : LOO
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Disagrees. : DIFFERS
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Lacking a certain light. : MOONLESS
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Weights, in Portugal. : ONCAS
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Stubborn as ___. : AMULE
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Surrounded. : BESET
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Dumas ___. : FILS
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Lunar valley. : RILLE
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First name in music. : WANDA
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Paltered. : LIED
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La Douce. : IRMA
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Bodies of water. : PONDS
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Arachnids. : MITES
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Stirring. : ONTHEMOVE
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Ici. : HERE
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Is beholden to. : OWES
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Radio fan. : LISTENER
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Put on ___. : ANACT
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River into Lake Champlain. : AUSABLE
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Brushed. : WHISKED
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Religious period. : LENT
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Chilly feeling. : SHIVER
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Felicitous. : HAPPY
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Indians. : OTOES
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English district. : SHIRE
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Garner's middle name. : NANCE
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Throe. : PANG
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Lamb. : ELIA
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Soft ___. : SELL
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Teen-ager. : LAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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