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New York Times, Tuesday, February 4, 1964

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,301
Across
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One of the Lincolns. : TAD
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Vacation spot. : SPA
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Merchantmen. : SHIPS
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Having trouble. : INASPOT
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Poisonous plant. : ACONITE
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Include. : CONTAIN
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Painter in the South Seas. : GAUGUIN
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Chancel table. : ALTAR
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Ph.D. exams. : ORALS
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Campus group: Abbr. : SRS
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Gladly, in phrases. : LIEF
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Good bridge card. : STOPPER
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Strawberry: Fr. : FRAISE
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En ___! : GARDE
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Give ___ whirl. : ITA
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Defense forces. : ARMY
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Arrow poison. : CURARE
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Hodgepodge. : MELANGE
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Full of fun. : GLEEFUL
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Rainier's title. : PRINCE
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Son of Zeus. : ARES
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Cookbook abbreviation. : TBS
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Alfred Emanuel. : SMITH
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Chaplet. : WREATH
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Member of a fraternal order. : SHRINER
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Moons. : ORBS
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U. N. agency. : FAO
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One of the Burrs. : AARON
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Muzzle. : SNOUT
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Progress. : ADVANCE
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Base. : IGNOBLE
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Paying guest. : BOARDER
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Kenya metropolis. : NAIROBI
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Building material. : GLASS
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Swindle: Colloq. : GYP
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Tawny. : TAN
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Old Thai coin. : TICAL
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American chameleon. : ANOLI
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One of the Rossettis. : DANTE
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Yard. : SPAR
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Food at a luau. : POI
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Not ever. : ATNOTIME
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Broadway term. : SCALP
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Visitor. : HOUSEGUEST
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Common suffix. : ING
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Papal name. : PIUS
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Flurry. : STIR
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Office personnel. : STAFF
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Showing surprise, wonder, etc. : AGAPE
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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Optimistic. : ROSY
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"Top kick." : SARGE
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Infrequent. : RARE
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Cowboys. : RANCHHANDS
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Catamaran. : RAFT
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Defeat soundly. : DRUB
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Congers. : EELS
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Devilkins. : IMPS
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Word or expression. : TERM
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Et ___. : ALII
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Weather forecast. : CLEAR
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Industrious creatures. : ANTS
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Kind of apple. : GREENING
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Florence's river. : ARNO
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Electrician. : WIRER
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Distinction. : HONOR
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Hambletonians. : RACES
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Mechanical being. : ROBOT
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"Taras ___," novel by Gogol. : BULBA
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Tankard. : STEIN
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Made: Abbr. : FAB
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"I've got to see a man about ___." : ADOG
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Racetrack. : OVAL
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Fragment. : SNIP
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Brazilian parrot. : ARA
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Rollicking. : GAY

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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