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New York Times, Friday, February 28, 1964

Author:
Barbara Golub
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.65, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,325

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Across
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Fingerboard area of stringed instruments. : NECK
5
Face side of stringed instruments. : BELLY
10
Part of a violin bow. : HAIR
14
Folklore figure. : OGRE
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Geographic prefix. : ITALO
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___ cost. : ATNO
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Harmonica. : MOUTHORGAN
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___ allegro (rather fast). : POCO
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The boards. : STAGE
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G. P.'s. : MDS
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Opera's home. : MET
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Austrian composer. : MAHLER
26
Hymns of joy. : PAEANS
28
Hurt. : ACHE
29
Away: Scot. : AWA
31
"___ Rita." : RIO
32
Goddess: Lat. : DEA
33
Turns. : SPINS
35
British philosopher. : LOCKE
39
___ case. : ATTACHE
41
Calling forth. : EVOKING
43
Rapid: Mus. : MOSSO
44
Negative answer. : NOSIR
46
Coda's relative. : TAG
47
Cadmus' daughter. : INO
49
Eban's country: Abbr. : ISR
50
Not "canned." : LIVE
51
Straighten. : UNCURL
53
Lightly touched in passing. : GRAZED
55
Peak. : ALP
57
World War II abbreviation. : ETO
58
Insect. : MIDGE
59
Curved sides of stringed instruments. : RIBS
61
Ambrosian chants. : PLAINSONGS
65
Weight system. : TROY
66
Extreme. : ULTRA
67
Spoken. : ORAL
68
Gape. : YAWN
69
All. : TOTAL
70
Former postal address of Manhattanites. : NYNY
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___ de guerre. : NOM
2
Self. : EGO
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Opera headgear. : CRUSHHATS
4
Kind of drum. : KETTLE
5
Early movie projector. : BIOGRAPH
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To be: Fr. : ETRE
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Hang back. : LAG
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Vicuña's cousin. : LLAMA
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Over there. : YONDER
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Chance, old style. : HAP
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Particles. : ATOMS
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Early movie name. : INCE
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Plant part. : ROOT
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Have: Scot. : HAE
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Hornpipe dancer. : SAILOR
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Feminine title. : MADAM
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Chemical prefix. : ACETO
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Player of pipes. : PAN
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Cranny's partner. : NOOK
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Vienna: Ger. : WIEN
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Wall bracket. : SCONCE
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Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
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Populace. : CITIZENRY
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Scoundrel. : KNAVE
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Urged (on). : EGGED
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Hindu month. : ASIN
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Small spinet. : VIRGINAL
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Painting. : OIL
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Production. : OUTPUT
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Body of water. : LAGOON
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The mark "v" in string music. : UPBOW
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Man's name. : ROLLO
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Aves. : RDS
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Chichi. : ARTY
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Hurdy-gurdy, Italian style. : LIRA
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Star in Cetus. : MIRA
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Alike in meaning: Abbr. : SYN
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Barrister: Abbr. : ATT
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Started: Poet. : GAN
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Tricky. : SLY

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

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