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New York Times, Saturday, December 19, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,620

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Across
1
Give-away. : TIPOFF
7
Siesta. : NAP
10
Sea: Fr. : MER
13
Mountain range of California. : DIABLO
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Suffix with two or three. : SOME
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"Here ___ . . . " : AMI
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Argent. : SILVER
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Whereas. : WHEN
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Card game. : GIN
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Baseball overtime. : EXTRAINNINGS
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Affording entry. : AJAR
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Bridge hand. : WEST
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Spoon, for one. : LURE
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In truth. : FORSOOTH
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Quieted. : CALMED
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Exotic. : ALIEN
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Certain craft. : UBOATS
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Free (of). : RID
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Qualm. : SCRUPLE
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Speck. : DOT
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Group activity. : SEANCE
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Sojourn. : TARRY
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Equivalence. : PARITY
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Submerged to a certain depth. : KNEEDEEP
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Willingly. : LIEF
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Islands: Fr. : ILES
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Kind of novel, old style. : DIME
51
Global area. : ARCTICCIRCLE
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Prefix with light and night. : TWI
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Climb, in a way. : SHIN
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Delay. : HINDER
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Draw off. : TAP
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Chinese dynasty. : MING
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Salad ingredient. : ENDIVE
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Scrutinize. : EYE
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Silver standard: Abbr. : STG
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Zigzags. : WEAVES
Down
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Football scores. : TDS
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Dial numeral. : III
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Chum. : PAL
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Of a coin, "heads." : OBVERSE
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Bend. : FLEX
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"Tea ___." : FORTWO
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Kind of baseball game. : NOHIT
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Hymn ending. : AMEN
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Commonwealth founder. : PENN
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Two-quart bottle. : MAGNUM
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Political refugee. : EMIGRE
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Washed. : RINSED
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Describing heroes of costume novels. : SWASHBUCKLING
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Profit. : RETURN
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Misfortunes. : ILLS
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At a distance. : AFAR
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Pretty: Fr. : JOLI
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Parched. : ARID
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Start. : ONSET
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
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Tête___. : ATETE
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Essential kitchen tool. : OPENER
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Coral reef. : CAY
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See 2 Down. : DREI
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Town in Utah. : OREM
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Pearl, agate, etc. : TYPE
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Examine closely. : SIFT
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Supplements. : ADDENDA
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River in Nebraska. : PLATTE
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Traffic lane of a kind. : AIRWAY
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Prescription. : RECIPE
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Shun. : ESCHEW
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Cake topping. : ICING
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Beliefs. : ISMS
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Memo. : CHIT
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Football term. : LINE
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Sum of money: Abbr. : DIV
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Poetic time. : EVE
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Thing: Lat. : RES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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