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New York Times, Monday, February 10, 1964

48-Down : Blonde's need.

Author:
Macon Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,307
Across
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Acres. : TRACT
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Cigarettes: Slang. : FAGS
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Relatives of "rahs." : OLES
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Candidate. : BARRY
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Mademoiselle from Armentières. : AMIE
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Overwhelming vote. : CLEANSWEEP
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Fencing leap. : VOLT
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State: Abbr. : KEN
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Detached: Prefix. : APH
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Biblical prophetess. : DEBORAH
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Aye, aye. : YESES
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Physicist Rabi. : ISIDOR
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___ over. : LORDIT
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Candidate? : NIXON
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November 3. : DATE
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Pullet. : HEN
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Different: Prefix. : HETERO
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Alias Dylan. : ALEC
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Doge's medal, in old Venice. : OSELA
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Biblical village. : ENAM
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Dumas hero. : DANTES
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___ Nippon. : DAI
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One and only. : SOLE
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Up and doing. : ASTIR
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Bookish prefix. : BIBLIO
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Horseman of a sort. : OSTLER
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Boojum. : SNARK
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Sandal feature. : OPENTOE
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Irish group. : AOH
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Meadow. : LEA
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What Johnny can't do. : READ
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Important politician. : WARDHEELER
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Mother of a President. : SARA
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___ parle français. : ICION
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Nine, in Rome. : NOVE
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Paris airport. : ORLY
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Comprehensive: Var. : THORO
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Girl's nickname. : GWEN
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Candidate. : ROCKY
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Drive, in France. : ALLEE
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Young years. : TEENS
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Fresh ___ daisy. : ASA
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Measure: Abbr. : TBSP
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Cowboys' whips. : RAWHIDES
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Exist. : ARE
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Kind of card. : CREDIT
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Given similar roles. : TYPED
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Candidate. : FAVORITESON
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Cupid. : AMOR
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River into the Colorado. : GILA
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Adamite. : SETH
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Part of Ovid's name. : NASO
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Symbol of dryness. : BONE
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Time of decision. : ELECTIONDAY
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How Congress adjourns. : SINEDIE
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Greek letters. : RHOS
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Stranger: Prefix. : XENO
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Cape on Seward Peninsula. : NOME
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Bit of baby talk. : DADA
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Cry of dismay. : ALAS
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Temporary home. : TENT
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Farewell's precursor. : HAIL
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Northeastern peninsula. : LABRADOR
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Formerly: Poet. : ERST
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Blonde's need. : BLEACH
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"A mighty man ___." : ISHE
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Namely. : TOWIT
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Let. : ALLOW
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Steward. : REEVE
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Isak Dinesen's real first name. : KAREN
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" ... walked on a mile ___." : ORSO
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Fruit. : PEAR
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Warren. : EARL
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Cry of dismay. : OHNO
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Ebro, for one. : RIO
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New ___. : ENG

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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