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New York Times, Friday, December 4, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,605

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Across
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Dessert. : CAKE
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Faddish group. : CULT
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Life of the party. : CUTUP
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Welshman's name. : OWEN
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Home of nearly two billion. : ASIA
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Generous. : LARGE
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Weather forecast. : COLDSPELL
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Knowing. : AWARE
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Initials. : OKS
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Publicizes. : HERALDS
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Party with problems. : GOP
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Ancient Greek dialect. : AEOLIC
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Fastener. : STAPLE
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Name meaning man. : ENOS
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Person accepted by a group. : INSIDER
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___ around. : SECONDTIME
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Flier of a kind. : KITE
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Lack of phonetic stress. : ATONY
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Sun or moon. : ORB
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Loved ones. : DEARS
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Indic language. : PALI
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Colonial woman's sunshade. : POKEBONNET
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Last. : STANDUP
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Function. : ROLE
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Not quite. : NEARLY
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N. J. port. : NEWARK
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Son of Jacob. : GAD
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Fine-print items. : CLAUSES
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___ gratia. : DEI
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"___ you calling me . . . " : IHEAR
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Parade specialty. : BRASSBAND
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Stockholm's famous "export." : GARBO
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A Joad, for one. : OKIE
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Ripened. : AGED
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Influential writer of 19th cen. : IBSEN
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Speak, in a way. : RANT
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Moist. : DEWY
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Beverage. : COCOA
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Came to life. : AWOKE
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Turf phenomenon. : KELSO
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___ table. : END
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Kind of cottage. : CAPECOD
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Customer. : USER
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French purple. : LILAS
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Backwoods. : TALLTIMBER
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Pieces of jewelry. : CLASPS
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Reuther's union. : UAW
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Actor. : TRAGEDIAN
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Word element with Aryan or Finnic. : UGRO
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Chirp. : PEEP
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Climb: Colloq. : SHINNY
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Hamlet. : DANE
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Like a certain beast. : LEONINE
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Showing little wear. : LIKENEW
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Work such as bean picking. : STOOPLABOR
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To be: Fr. : ETRE
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Take a break. : REST
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Devitalizes. : SAPS
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Kitchen necessities. : COLANDERS
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Vex. : IRK
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Lacking energy or ambition: Dial. : DOLESS
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Eddy. : PURL
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Folk medicine herb. : BONESET
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Synthetic yarn. : DACRON
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Actress Blanche. : YURKA
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Earthy saying. : ADAGE
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Extend. : RENEW
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Child: Colloq. : KIDDY
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Colette heroine. : GIGI
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Captain of fiction. : AHAB
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Healthy: Fr. : SAIN
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Famous American, for short. : ABE
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Faulty. : BAD

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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