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New York Times, Friday, December 25, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,626
Across
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Indulgence. : FAVOR
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One-horse carriages. : GIGS
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Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
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Vine. : LIANA
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Cut of meat. : LOIN
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Actress Menken. : ADAH
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System. : ORDER
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Compact for a geisha's girdle. : INRO
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Precept. : RULE
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Garden tools. : WEEDERS
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Pardon. : ABSOLVE
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High ridges. : ARETES
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Instruct. : TUTOR
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Oscillation. : SWAY
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Mesdames of Mazatlán. : SENORAS
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Large union. : UAW
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Seasonal song. : JINGLEBELLS
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Island of the Azores. : FLORES
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Persian carpet. : SAROUK
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Seasonal song. : SILENTNIGHT
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Toujours ___. : GAI
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Islands: Lat. : INSULAE
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : DEUT
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Chemical term. : AMINE
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Commercial term. : REBATE
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Pocket gopher. : SANDRAT
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Virtuoso music. : BRAVURA
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Right-hand man. : AIDE
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Abundant. : FULL
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Curve of the ninth degree: Math. : NONIC
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Concerning. : INRE
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Easy's partner. : FREE
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Pilot. : GUIDE
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Limerick man. : LEAR
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MCMLXV. : YEAR
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Fur. : OTTER
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Glide. : FLOW
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Yorkshire river. : AIRE
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Go: Lat. : VADE
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At some unfixed time. : ONEDAY
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Not so dense. : RARER
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Shine. : GLISTEN
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Atomic particle. : ION
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Fire opal. : GIRASOL
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Supercilious one. : SNOB
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Party man of sorts. : CAROUSER
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Of full size and strength. : ADULT
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Burst of applause. : SALVO
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Like some nylons. : SHEER
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Wards off. : RESISTS
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"___ Mater." : STABAT
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Lit course. : ENG
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Parts of words: Abbr. : SUFS
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Turkish governor. : WALI
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Army acronym. : AWOL
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Clip a Cheviot again. : RESHEAR
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Great name in medicine. : JENNER
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Theater section. : LOGE
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Special sort of feast. : LUAU
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Playlet. : SKIT
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Donder or Blitzen. : REINDEER
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Bring up. : NURTURE
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Gallic eyot. : ILE
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Nonstop talker. : GABBLER
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Godly. : DEVOUT
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The Ancient Mariner's cry. : ASAIL
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State. : MAINE
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Hindu god. : INDRA
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Dance. : TANGO
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Betrothed, old style. : AFFY
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A single thing. : UNIT
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Sleigh ___. : RIDE
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Genus of maples. : ACER
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Grassland. : LEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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