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New York Times, Monday, December 21, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,622
Across
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Nickname akin to "Skinny." : SLIM
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Israeli port. : ACRE
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Las Vegas pastime. : FARO
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Go underground. : HIDE
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Lend ___. : ANEAR
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River into Tartary Strait. : AMUR
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Routine police job. : OPENANDSHUTCASE
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Wodehouse character. : WOOSTER
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Dido. : PRANK
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Relative of wax. : WANE
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Carpenter's concern. : STUD
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Hard-grained wheat. : SPELT
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Proverbial attitude of the victimized. : TWICESHY
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Right in conduct. : MORAL
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Trembled. : SHOOK
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Sweet ___. : PEA
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Cooler. : ICER
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Contumely. : SCORN
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Go skyward. : SOAR
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Golf term. : LIE
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Leafy vegetable. : CHARD
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Clipped. : SHORN
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Breed of cattle. : LONGHORN
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Pretense. : FEINT
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Light-hearted. : AIRY
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Off balance. : ALOP
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Morning reception. : LEVEE
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Popular food. : SAUSAGE
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Alec Guinness and others. : LAVENDERHILLMOB
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Asian mountain range. : ALAI
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House of Poe. : USHER
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Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
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Beethoven's birthplace. : BONN
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Worker. : PEON
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___ town. : GOTO
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One kind of business. : SHOW
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Chinese poet. : LIPO
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One of the ologies. : IDEO
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Store specialty. : MENSWEAR
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One of De Gaulle's names. : ANDRE
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French pronoun. : CES
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Cheer. : RAH
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Outburst. : ERUPTION
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Front. : FACADE
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To ___. : AMAN
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Washington name. : RUSK
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Bauxite. : ORE
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Concerning. : ANENT
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In any way. : ATALL
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Barter. : TRUCK
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Warfare, figuratively. : SWORD
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Another of the ologies. : SOCIO
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Dress up. : PREEN
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Cause of annoyance. : THORN
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Fishing lure. : SPOON
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Courage. : HEART
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Fiber. : YARN
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Factory. : MILL
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Fearsome. : SCARY
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Strengthened. : SHOREDUP
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Kind of chronicle. : SHIPSLOG
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Dog, in Paris. : CHIEN
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Asiatic capital. : SEOUL
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Yielded. : GAVEIN
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Talent. : FLAIR
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Pale. : ASHEN
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French composer. : LALO
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Man's name. : EVAN
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Shot and shell. : AMMO
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Capricorn's shape. : GOAT
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River of Spain. : EBRO
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Part of Canada: Abbr. : LAB
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Compass point. : ESE
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Greek letter. : RHO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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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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