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New York Times, Saturday, December 12, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,613

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Across
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Crowd. : PACK
5
Small weight. : GRAM
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Parsonage. : MANSE
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Prevail. : RULE
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Run. : LOPE
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Seething. : ABOIL
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Man of the woods. : ORANGUTAN
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Philippine Island tree. : NARRA
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Man's name. : SAM
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Elevator man. : OTIS
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Miners. : PITMEN
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Wit: Fr. : ESPRIT
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Quench. : SLAKE
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Erelong. : ANON
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Beards of grain. : ARISTAE
33
___ man, akin to the Cro-Magnon. : AURIGNACIAN
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Italian article. : UNA
38
One of the Scotts. : DRED
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Kind of word: Abbr. : VAR
40
Kohler's post. : USSR
41
"___ said before." : ASI
42
Site of discovery of primitive man. : NEANDERTHAL
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Masculine. : MANNISH
48
Twist round. : SLUE
49
Welles. : ORSON
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Perceive. : DESCRY
55
Turn aside. : SWERVE
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Retired. : ABED
60
___ polloi. : HOI
61
City of the Baleric Islands. : PALMA
62
Bogeyman. : SCAREBABE
64
N.Y.C. type of Homo sapiens. : ADMAN
65
Eurasian border river. : URAL
66
Man's name. : BILL
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Apollo's twin. : DIANA
68
Wriggly. : EELY
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Well ___. : BRED
Down
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Type of writing. : PROSE
2
Subtle essences of nature. : AURAS
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Holding tool. : CLAMP
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Man's nickname. : KEN
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Trencherman. : GLUTTON
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French menu entry. : ROTI
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Make ___ at. : APASS
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Subject of this puzzle. : MEN
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Dwarf. : MANIKIN
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Soft-pedals, in a way. : ABATES
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Pattern for a group. : NORM
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Man of the house. : SIRE
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Verve. : ELAN
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In operation. : GOING
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Arm of the Amazon. : PARA
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Policeman's activity. : RAID
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Men of Glengarry. : LAIRDS
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American Indian. : NAVAHO
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Exclamation of disgust. : TUSH
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Nobleman. : EARL
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Early man. : ADAM
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Celestial bear. : URSA
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Harness part. : REIN
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Be able to. : CAN
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Cousins of 28 Down. : UTES
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Eternal peace, in Buddhism. : NIRVANA
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Being: Lat. : ESSE
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Like senior citizens. : ELDERLY
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___ la Paix. : RUEDE
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William of 1066. : NORMAN
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Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
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Kind of man, with gravel. : CHAIR
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California oak. : ROBLE
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Product. : YIELD
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Plane of 1917. : SPAD
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Watercourse. : WADI
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Girl's name. : ELMA
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False god. : BAAL
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Plead. : SUE
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Size of shot. : BBB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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