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New York Times, Thursday, February 13, 1964

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,310

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Across
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Flaubert's contemporary. : ZOLA
5
Kind of cake. : DEVILSFOOD
15
Oléron and others. : ILES
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New Testament book. : APOCALYPSE
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Type of tide. : NEAP
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Netlike. : RETICULATE
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Rogers-Astaire oldie. : CAREFREE
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"___ Him, down the arches of the years . . . " : IFLED
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Rivers: Sp. : RIOS
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___citato. : LOCO
25
Teeter-totter. : SEESAW
28
Crossed-out passage. : DELETION
32
Piece of music. : OCTET
33
Highland hillside. : BRAE
34
Alone: Prefix. : SOLI
35
Baker's measure: Abbr. : DOZ
36
Fescue. : GRASS
37
Gumshoe. : TEC
38
Sir ___. : ALEC
40
In-law. : AUNT
41
Leg. : SHANK
43
Men's section of Turkish house. : SELAMLIK
45
Banquets. : FEASTS
46
Well: Sp. : BIEN
47
Companion of starts. : FITS
48
Is wearing. : HASON
51
Fair. : PLEASANT
55
Opening phrase of a Gregorian chant. : INTONATION
58
One of 45 Across. : LUAU
59
Similar things, proverbially. : PEASINAPOD
60
Leif's father. : ERIC
61
Public transportation. : STREETCARS
62
Dr. Jonas. : SALK
Down
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Its atomic number is 30. : ZINC
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Genus of trees. : OLEA
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Regan's father. : LEAR
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Slander. : ASPERSE
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Celebrated American lawyer. : DARROW
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Swords. : EPEES
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Write-in item. : VOTE
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Here: Fr. : ICI
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Tree resin. : LAC
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Washing trough. : SLUICE
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Swastikas. : FYLFOTS
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Precious stone. : OPAL
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
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Important paper. : DEED
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Decree. : FIAT
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Slightest. : LEAST
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Shouts from the redondel. : OLES
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Fountain treats. : SODAS
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School: Fr. : ECOLE
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Successor to Siegfried. : ETZEL
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Toasted. : DRANK
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Atoms. : IOTAS
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Fragrant. : OLENT
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Small indentations. : NICKS
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Fairy tale animal. : BRUIN
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Weather word. : GALE
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Part of a train. : CABOOSE
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Silk, in Italy. : SETA
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Squabbles: Slang. : HASSLES
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Famous mouse. : MINNIE
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Devils. : FIENDS
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Place for a show. : FLOOR
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Joints. : HIPS
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French writer. : ANET
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Pentacle. : STAR
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Something to smoke, in Italy. : PIPA
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Atmosphere. : AURA
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Companion of tooth. : NAIL
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The "merry friar." : TUCK
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Homonym of 40 Across. : ANT
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Langley AFB group. : TAC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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