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New York Times, Tuesday, December 15, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,616
Across
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___ bien! : TRES
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Shirt part. : TAIL
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Receptions. : TEAS
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Uppityness. : CHEEK
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Log hut of Siberia. : ISBA
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Well-known street. : WALL
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Something for better understanding. : HEARINGAID
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Thessalian peak. : OSSA
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Group organized in 1881. : AFL
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Hide ___ hair. : NOR
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Indication. : SYMPTOM
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Boyfriends. : STEADIES
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___ Fail, Coronation Stone. : LIA
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Suffix with pun or game. : STER
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Much-copied item. : ORIGINAL
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City of the Rockies. : BUTTE
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Aleutian isle. : ADAK
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Monte ___, Alpine peak. : ROSA
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Wartime agency. : OPA
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National Leaguers. : PIRATES
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Of: Suffix. : IST
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See 2 Down. : LOTS
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Negative of sorts. : NOPE
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Feature of a crash-program. : HASTE
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A few. : ONEORTWO
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Carol. : TUNE
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Luau item. : UKE
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Loyal politician. : PARTYMAN
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House part. : CARPORT
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Word in U. S. National Motto. : GOD
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M.D.'s group. : AMA
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Faculty member, for short. : PROF
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Welfare man. : CASEWORKER
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Against. : ANTI
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Accessible. : OPEN
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Exceptionally small: Colloq. : WEENY
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Undergone. : SEEN
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Food. : MEAT
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Kind of ointment. : NARD
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Crime. : THEFT
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Classified category. : REALESTATE
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Till the end of time. : EER
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Shallow. : SKINDEEP
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Clemenceau's epithet. : TIGRE
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___ rule. : ASA
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Bird. : IBIS
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Well-bred. : LADYLIKE
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Something to bet on. : TWOPAIR
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Geographical section. : EAST
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And. : ALSO
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Bang. : SLAM
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Man's nickname. : CHAS
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Dark: Fr. : NOIR
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Marble. : MIG
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Beverage. : SODAPOP
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Evaluate. : RATE
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Item for a lively party. : NOISEMAKER
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Aide: Abbr. : ASST
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One kind of show. : LATE
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Machete. : BOLO
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Hep to. : UPON
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In alignment. : AROW
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Office stepsaver. : INTERCOM
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Close. : SHUTDOWN
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Shark. : SOUPFIN
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"Knock on ___ Door." : ANY
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Show biz initials. : RKO
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Think, old style. : TROW
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Broadway VIP. : AGENT
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Alter. : AMEND
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Not one. : NARY
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Men of figures. : CPAS
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English composer. : ARNE
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Mechanical repetition. : ROTE
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Kind of recording. : TAPE
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Rough water. : SEA
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Public power group. : REA

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

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