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New York Times, Wednesday, February 5, 1964

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { G Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,302
Across
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Gambled. : DICED
6
Baked dish. : PIE
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River island. : HOLM
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Senseless. : INANE
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Where Cádiz is. : ANDALUSIA
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Council. : JUNTA
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Sharp weapons. : STILETTOS
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Societies. : ORDERS
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Jar. : OLLA
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Letters. : ENS
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Marshal at Waterloo. : NEY
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Excels. : SHINES
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Speck. : MOTE
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Noun suffixes. : ADES
28
Insect stage. : PUPA
29
Informed: Slang. : HEP
32
Where Malmo is: Abbr. : SWED
33
Place in the headlines. : PANAMA
35
Place in the headlines. : ALABAMA
37
Enumerated. : RECITED
38
Short coats. : TUNICS
39
Emit vapor. : REEK
40
Time units: Abbr. : HRS
41
Irish county. : CORK
42
Authentic. : REAL
43
Granular snow. : FIRN
44
Drowsy one. : NAPPER
46
Brother or sister. : SIB
49
Crete's mountain. : IDA
50
Ballet skirt. : TUTU
51
City on Lake Michigan. : RACINE
53
With exuberance. : RAMPANTLY
56
Delhi's river. : JUMNA
57
Way up. : STAIRCASE
58
Barkley. : ALBEN
59
Touchstone. : TEST
60
Fashionable. : NEW
61
Learns. : HEARS
Down
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Burgundy city. : DIJON
2
Harden. : INURE
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Fudge. : CANDY
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Being: Sp. : ENTE
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Loved ones. : DEARS
6
___ de deux. : PAS
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Sang. : INTONED
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Roman officials. : EDILES
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Humble abode. : HUT
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Therapist. : OSTEOPATH
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Candidate for "What's My Line?" : LIONTAMER
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Billiard stroke. : MASSE
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"___ right with the world!" : ALLS
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Mead. : LEA
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Early oboes. : SHAWMS
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Thought. : IDEA
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Veteran actor. : MUNI
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Stuff. : PACK
29
Busby. : HAT
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Make clear. : ELUCIDATE
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Certain pictures. : PANORAMAS
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Kind of coat. : SACK
33
KP implement. : PEELER
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Newspaper items. : ADS
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Socket for the mouthpiece of a clarinet. : BIRN
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Gather. : REAP
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Rebuff. : REPULSE
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Palm. : RATTAN
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Principal. : FIRST
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Now: Lat. : NUNC
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Potentate. : RAJAH
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Lion. : SIMBA
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Secret. : INNER
48
Baked dish. : BEANS
50
Seaman. : TAR
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Diminutive suffix. : CULE
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Trap. : PIT
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Evergreen tree. : YEW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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