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New York Times, Friday, February 14, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,311
Across
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Plaudits of a sort. : RAHS
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Some Alaskans: Abbr. : ESKS
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Ratifies. : SEALS
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Son of Eve. : ABEL
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Mounted lancer: Var. : ULAN
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Spartan serf. : HELOT
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Of ___. : YORE
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Lake in N. Italy. : COMO
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Quick to note or feel. : ALIVE
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Roses of a kind. : SWEETHEARTS
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Fresh. : NEW
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Move strongly. : STIR
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Staggers. : TOTTERS
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"Somebody Stole My ___." : GAL
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Feat. : DEED
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Kansas river. : KAW
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Love, in Hawaii. : ALOHA
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Farm tool. : RAKE
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Opera role. : IAGO
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Popular festival. : STVALENTINESDAY
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Lyric. : POEM
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Dance. : REEL
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Corn meal mush. : ATOLE
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City in Burma. : AVA
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Fly high. : SOAR
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La ___. : PAZ
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Compare carefully, as texts. : COLLATE
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Insect. : GNAT
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___ tree. : UPA
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Blue-flowered European plant. : LOVEINAMIST
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Treadle. : PEDAL
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Former opera soprano. : ALDA
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Pro ___ publico. : BONO
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Girl of song. : IRENE
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Assembly. : DIET
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___ much as. : INAS
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To whom "my heart belongs." : DADDY
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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Cook's measures. : TSPS
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Beams. : RAYS
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Take ___. : ABOW
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Current musical. : HERESLOVE
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February forecast. : SLEET
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Card game. : EUCHRE
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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River into the Volga. : KAMA
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Nasal sound. : SNORT
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Daisy. : SHASTA
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Nine-eyes. : EEL
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Bring into agreement. : ALINE
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Term of endearment. : LOVER
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Cooks. : STEWS
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Rising and falling. : TIDAL
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Symbol. : TOKEN
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Dance. : TWIST
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Breathy sound. : GASP
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Voice. : ALTO
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Bird of the sea. : ERNE
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Trysts, American style. : DATES
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Porter, in the Orient. : HAMAL
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Measure. : KILO
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Espousals. : ADOPTIONS
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Fiesta. : GALA
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Court cry. : OYEZ
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Muse of love poetry. : ERATO
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___ living. : EARNA
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Stretch of low land. : VALLEY
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Akin. : AGNATE
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Boy with a bow. : CUPID
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"Romeo and Juliet." : OPERA
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Put on cargo. : LADED
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Elude. : EVADE
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Circuit. : AMBIT
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Ivy Leaguers. : ELIS
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March time. : IDES
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Cooky. : SNAP
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Fling. : TOSS
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___ how! : AND

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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