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New York Times, Wednesday, February 12, 1964

Author:
Threba Johnson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Threba Johnson has 31 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,309
Across
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Author Capote. : TRUMAN
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Dam in the Black Canyon. : HOOVER
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Literary culture. : HUMANISM
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Greek goddess. : ATHENE
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Baltic country: Var. : ESTHONIA
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Ch'ing-ling and Mei-ling. : SOONGS
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Full of: Suffix. : OSE
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Authoritative order. : MANDATE
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___ gratia. : DEI
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Poverty stricken. : NEEDY
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Two-wheeled carriage. : GIG
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Lift of a wave. : SCEND
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Anglo-Saxon slave. : ESNE
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City of Iraq. : BASRA
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French river into the Mediterranean. : AUDE
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Hero of boys' books. : ROLLO
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Big name in Cairo. : NASSER
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Manhattan's pride. : LINCOLNCENTER
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Footpath: It. : SEMITA
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More timid. : SHYER
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"The best is yet ___ ... " : TOBE
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Kind of hat. : TOQUE
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Church officials: Abbr. : ABPS
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Works of a sort. : OPERA
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Penguin's look-alike. : AUK
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First name of Red Cross founder. : CLARA
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Kind of shoe. : PAC
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Peak in the Alaska Range, 17,000 feet. : FORAKER
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Belt: Prefix. : ZON
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Voodoo charm. : GRIGRI
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Pertinent. : RELEVANT
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Stevenson and others. : ADLAIS
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Shoot forth, as light. : ERADIATE
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Stab. : PIERCE
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Louisiana city. : MONROE
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"___ that got away." : THEONE
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Slavic peoples. : RUSSES
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Indefinitely numerous: Slang var. : UMTEEN
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___ jongg. : MAH
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State of being without law and order. : ANOMY
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Nikita's wife. : NINA
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Archaic verb form. : HAST
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Indians. : OTOES
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Exclamation. : OHO
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Saleswoman, in Paris. : VENDEUSE
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Propagate. : ENGENDER
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Occupant. : RESIDER
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Desdemona's song, "___ a green willow ... " : SINGALL
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Garden of fame. : MADISONSQUARE
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Farmer's concern: Abbr. : AGR
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Latest: Fr. : DERNIER
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Pertaining to a camp. : CASTRAL
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Puff up. : BLOAT
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Keep ___ on (look after). : ANEYE
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Month: Abbr. : OCT
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Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
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Italian poet of 19th century. : LEOPARDI
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Markedly foolish. : IMBECILE
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Part of a polo match. : CHUKKER
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Makeshift. : STOPGAP
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Row. : OAR
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Fair. : BAZAAR
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At once: Slang. : PRONTO
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River of South Carolina. : SANTEE
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Poetic name for a continent. : AFRIC
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I believe: Lat. : CREDO
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Seine tributary. : OISE
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Its capital was Susa. : ELAM
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Needlefish. : GAR
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Product of France. : VIN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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