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New York Times, Sunday, December 6, 1964

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 515 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,607
Across
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Semblance. : IMAGE
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Take down ___. : APEG
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Freighter in "Ship of Fools." : VERA
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Breathy sound. : GASP
18
City near 112 Down. : NIMES
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P. I. Moslem. : MORO
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Verily. : AMEN
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Carib Indian. : ARARA
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First warship of British Navy. : GREATHARRY
25
"David and ___." : LISA
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" . . . ___ die to make men free." : LETUS
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Signal lights. : LANTERNS
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Wm. Lloyd Garrison, for one. : ABOLITIONIST
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Lands ___. : END
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English statesman. : EDEN
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Archetype: Abbr. : ORIG
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Scanty. : SPARSE
36
Refuse. : DENY
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Negative ion. : ANION
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Yearbooks: Abbr. : ANNS
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Country where Esau dwelt. : SEIR
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F. P. A. : ADAMS
46
Greeting. : ALOHA
48
Chowder. : SOUP
50
___ Marino. : SAN
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Sent back: Abbr. : RETD
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Fern seed. : SPORE
55
Genealogist's abbreviation. : DESC
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Circumspect. : DISCREET
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Be propitious. : SMILE
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Perplexes. : STUMPS
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Italian wine. : ASTI
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Colloidal substance. : AGAR
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Notes. : MEMOS
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Commissary. : STORE
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Early autos. : REOS
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Mysterious derelict of 1872. : MARYCELESTE
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Passage: Abbr. : TRAN
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Worn away. : EROSE
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Word with East or West. : SIDER
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Historic French town. : RIOM
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Urges: Slang. : YENS
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Since: Fr. : DEPUIS
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Virtue. : MERIT
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Junior. : NAMESAKE
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___ bunting. : SNOW
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12-Meter yacht. : RACER
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Bye-bye. : TATA
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Admiral, for one. : VIP
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Gracile. : SLIM
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Mathematical principle: Abbr. : THEOR
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Natives of Cagliari. : SARDS
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Asian river. : AMUR
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Borodin hero. : IGOR
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Plus value. : ASSET
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Card game. : SKAT
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Big advertising display. : SPREAD
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Intimate. : NEAR
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French saint. : YVES
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Slangy affirmative. : YEP
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Has charge of. : SUPERINTENDS
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Shakespeare, for one. : IMMORTAL
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Christmas Island. : ATOLL
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Bridge-builder of 19th cen. : EADS
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"Treasure Island" ship. : HISPANIOLA
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Cattail of India. : REREE
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American novelist. : AGEE
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River of the Ukraine. : OREL
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Jinn. : GENII
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Criteria: Abbr. : STDS
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What Alaska was: Abbr. : TERR
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Ford. : WADE
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Baltic island. : OLAND
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Scot's fireplace. : INGLE
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Shakespearean role. : MIRANDA
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Rectified. : AMENDED
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Norseman of Beowulf's day. : GEAT
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Tivoli name. : ESTE
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Smollett character. : AMANDA
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Lars ___. : PORSENA
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Transgress. : ERR
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Great painter. : GOYA
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Bravery. : VALOR
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Part of Italy. : EMILIA
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Steps down. : RESIGNS
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Science: Abbr. : ANAT
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Lively dance. : GALOP
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Punta ___, Chilean port. : ARENAS
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Certain writings. : SATIRES
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Former German state. : PRUSSIA
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Abaft. : ASTERN
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Otto I's domain: Abbr. : HRE
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Man-of-war of 1779. : BONHOMMERICHARD
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Outcomes. : ISSUES
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Swedish man's name. : NILS
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Ship in Conrad title. : NARCISSUS
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Norse giant. : YMER
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Slangy exclamation. : OOPS
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Grow careless. : NOD
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___ roller. : STEAM
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See 2 Down. : ARIEL
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Sibilant sounds. : PSTS
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Edgar of art. : DEGAS
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Gantry. : ELMER
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Last of the great clipper ships. : CUTTYSARK
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Ventured. : DARED
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Grenoble's river. : ISERE
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Small porch. : STOOP
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Sinkiang river. : TARIM
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Dye. : EOSIN
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Peloponnesus. : MOREA
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Trick. : PRANK
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Meaning. : SENSE
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Golf's ___ Cup. : RYDER
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Ermine. : STOAT
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Horn: Prefix. : CERAT
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Namesakes of 1816 heroine. : EMMAS
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One: Ger. : EINS
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Gold coins of anc. Rome. : SOLIDI
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English river. : TEES
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Greek 8's. : ETAS
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Scold: Brit. : WIG
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Optimistic. : ROSY
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College. : VASSAR
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Ascribes. : IMPUTES
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Gist. : PURPORT
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Composite picture. : MONTAGE
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Checked over. : REVISED
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Florida beach. : DAYTONA
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Enter surreptitiously. : STEALIN
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Whirled. : REELED
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Thatcher. : REEDER
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Pagoda. : TEMPLE
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City on the Rhone. : ARLES
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Goose genus. : ANSER
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Wee. : SMA
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Scot's shoulder garb. : PLAID
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Shipshape. : NEAT
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Kind of boat. : SHOW
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Progress. : ONGO
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100 sen in Cambodia. : RIEL
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Anger: Lat. : IRA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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