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New York Times, Thursday, February 27, 1964

Author:
Leonard Sussman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,324
Across
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Great deal: Colloq. : HEAP
5
Gambling game. : CRAPS
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Move swiftly. : SCUD
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Gulf of the Ionian Sea. : ARTA
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City near Fez. : RABAT
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Poetic pronoun. : THEE
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Busybody's cousin. : TATTLETALE
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Function. : ROLE
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Hollywood aspirants. : STARLETS
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Run away. : ELOPE
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Rumanian city. : IASI
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Cuts off. : SNIPS
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Flower. : BLOOM
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American wolf. : LOBO
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Much-used article. : THE
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Vaquero's gear. : REATA
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Rule. : CANON
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Oedipus ___. : REX
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Roadside sign. : EATS
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Aboriginal craft. : KAYAK
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Tree trunk. : BOLE
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Pulverized lava. : ASH
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Draw as a conclusion. : INFER
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Petty gambler: Slang. : PIKER
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One of Casey's men. : MET
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Roe or doe. : DEER
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Deputy. : AGENT
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Century plants. : ALOES
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Belgian city. : MONS
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Ancient Scandinavian poet. : SKALD
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Witty sayings. : FACETIAE
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Passable. : FAIR
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Science fiction characters. : EARTHLINGS
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Skin diver's need. : LUNG
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Typewriter type. : ELITE
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Type of review, article, etc.: Abbr. : CRIT
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Jason's ship. : ARGO
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Father. : PATER
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Gambling game. : KENO
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Checked items. : HATS
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Latin verb form. : ERAT
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Hale and others. : PATRIOTS
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Indians. : CREES
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Name of Pius XI. : RATTI
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Buddy. : PAL
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African antelope. : STEENBOK
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Barber's tool. : STROP
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Tennis maneuver. : CHOPSTROKE
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African river. : UELE
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River into Irish Sea. : DEE
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Andean animal. : LLAMA
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Animal associated with March. : LION
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Detection device. : SONAR
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Fresh-water fish. : BREAM
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Legal paper. : LEASE
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Courtroom routine. : OATHTAKING
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Kind of cake. : LAYER
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Character in "The Miracle Worker." : HELEN
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Wield. : EXERT
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Coffeehouses. : CAFES
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Describing a snowfall. : KNEEDEEP
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Symbol of power. : BIGSTICK
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Golden calf. : IDOL
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Piece of wood. : PANEL
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Slow and stately, in music. : LARGO
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Metal refuse. : MATTE
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Pigment. : OCHER
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Lizard: Prefix. : SAUR
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Substance used in glass-making. : FRIT
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Concerning. : INRE
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Definitely not for. : AGIN
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This, in Spain. : ESTO
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State: Abbr. : FLA
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In the manner of. : ALA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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