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New York Times, Friday, December 18, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,619
Across
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Man of South Pacific. : FIJI
5
Himalayan goats. : TAHRS
10
Relative of Ham. : SHEM
14
Furniture style. : ADAM
15
___ propre. : AMOUR
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Blood: Prefix. : HEMO
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Office item. : CLIP
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Relative of gobbledygook. : MUMBOJUMBO
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Slippery fellow. : EEL
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Farewell: Lat. : VALE
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Fabric. : SATEEN
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Certain containers. : BOILERS
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Joins together. : BINDS
27
Finch. : LINNET
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Religious work of art. : ICON
30
Vegetable dish. : PUREE
31
Knitting term. : CASTSOFF
35
German connective. : UND
36
Boxing maneuver. : FEINT
38
French ruler. : ROI
39
Church building. : BASILICA
42
Cognizant. : AWARE
44
Close by. : NIGH
45
Very wise one. : SAVANT
47
Praises highly. : LAUDS
50
Broadway event. : OPENING
52
Early job for Julius Caesar. : AEDILE
54
Colonial patriot. : OTIS
55
Raises. : UPS
58
Salesman's appurtenances. : PRICELISTS
60
Minute quantity. : ATOM
61
Measure used in 30 Down. : PINT
62
Short title of Rousseau novel. : EMILE
63
Sound. : SANE
64
Understands. : SEES
65
Wins at chess. : MATES
66
Understood. : KNEW
Down
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Look toward. : FACE
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Frivolous. : IDLE
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Cell dwellers. : JAILBIRDS
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Gremlin. : IMP
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Highly seasoned dish. : TAMALE
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Charm. : AMULET
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Winslow of art. : HOMER
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Burnish. : RUB
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Rialto signs. : SROS
10
Some invalids. : SHUTINS
11
Western stars. : HEMEN
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Plant firmly. : EMBED
13
Wanders about listlessly. : MOONS
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Ruffle. : JABOT
21
Honeysuckle. : VINE
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Individual. : ONE
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Chinese city. : SIAN
27
Silver, in alchemy. : LUNA
29
Timetable abbreviation. : CST
30
Where to buy a mild-and-bitter. : PUB
31
U. S. agency. : CIA
32
Simian. : ORANGUTAN
33
Knox, for one. : FORT
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Archaic exclamation. : FIE
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Fruit. : FIG
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Satellite. : ECHO
40
Accuses. : INDICTS
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Kind of fabric. : LISLE
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Rara ___. : AVIS
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Ill-looking. : WAN
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Decide. : SETTLE
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Herbaceous plants. : ANISES
47
Northern Europeans. : LAPPS
48
Nest. : AERIE
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City NE of Venice. : UDINE
51
Assume as a fact. : POSIT
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Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Corn bread. : PONE
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Saw-billed duck. : SMEW
59
Honshu town. : IMA
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Invite. : ASK

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