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New York Times, Friday, March 13, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,339
Across
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Exhausts. : SAPS
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Somewhat, in music. : POCO
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Jesting talk. : CHAFF
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Lined up. : AROW
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Retired. : ABED
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Book of the Bible. : HOSEA
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Eight furlongs. : MILE
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Listens. : LENDSANEAR
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Hotel help. : BELLBOYS
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Invent. : CREATE
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Shelter. : ASYLUM
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Departures. : EXITS
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Analyze. : ASSAY
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Speaker's place. : ROSTRUM
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___ Arbor. : ANN
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Heavy shoe. : BROGAN
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Strong emotion. : LOVE
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Term of endearment. : HONEY
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Opener. : KEY
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Play by Sidney Michaels. : DYLAN
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Greek underground group. : ELAS
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Girl's name. : HELENE
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English money: Abbr. : LSD
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Mediterranean wind. : MISTRAL
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Metropolis in India. : DELHI
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English composer, Gustav ___. : HOLST
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Is a candidate. : STANDS
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Recess. : ALCOVE
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Zeroed in. : ONTARGET
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Fled. : TURNEDTAIL
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Port of Guam. : APRA
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Walk ___. : ONAIR
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Not busy. : IDLE
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Musical gathering. : SING
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Nursery sounds. : MAMAS
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Watches. : EYES
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Hitch. : SNAG
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Brazilian dance. : SAMBA
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Zodiacal sign. : ARIES
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Optimistic ones. : POLLYANNAS
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Fashionable ones: Slang. : SWELLS
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Home of a 200-inch telescope. : PALOMAR
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Mind. : OBEY
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Perfume, as with a thurible. : CENSE
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Singular. : ODD
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Tables of data. : CHARTS
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Really. : HONESTLY
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On the briny. : ASEA
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Act of skill. : FEAT
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Get along. : FARE
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Descendant. : SCION
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Hussar's headdress. : BUSBY
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Photographed in a certain way. : XRAYED
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Rustic ones. : YOKELS
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Baker's item. : ROLLINGPIN
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Pulpy fruits, as grapes. : UVAS
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Set right. : MEND
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Pause-filling interjection. : AHEM
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___ me tangere. : NOLI
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Solidify. : GEL
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Where Tallinn is. : ESTHONIA
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Fraternity letter. : DELTA
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Pulled with force. : HALED
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Lies sheltered. : NESTLES
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Restless ones. : ROVERS
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Badger. : HARASS
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Hanger-on. : TOADY
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Libyan port. : DERNA
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Alonzo, of football. : STAGG
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Particle. : ATOM
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The moon. : LUNA
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Pack carelessly. : CRAM
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Yellow green. : NILE
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Even score. : TIE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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