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New York Times, Wednesday, March 18, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,344
Across
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Witticism. : JEST
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Bogus coins. : SLUGS
10
Señorita's cloak. : CAPA
14
Scheming: Colloq. : UPTO
15
Picture of a sort. : PINUP
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Luise Rainier's Oscar-winning role. : OLAN
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Contiguous. : NEAR
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Natives of Muscat. : OMANI
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Maritime abbreviation. : NAUT
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Ruling principle. : KEYNOTE
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Short, vivid biography. : PROFILE
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Cross: Colloq. : UGLY
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Anc. name of Greek mountain range. : OETE
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Kind of perfume. : CHYPRE
29
Hakenkreuz. : SWASTIKA
33
Zodiac sign. : LEO
34
Ancient chariot. : ESSED
36
Speak. : UTTER
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B.P.O.E. : ELKS
39
Momentum. : SPEED
41
"___, thou art thou . . . " : IAMI
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Liquid. : FLUID
44
Rooms: Lat. : ATRIA
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Stripling. : LAD
47
Caballero's hat. : SOMBRERO
49
Term in cookery. : CREOLE
51
German article. : EINE
52
Pachyderm's forte. : SKIN
53
Mantle's "weapon." : BALLBAT
56
Police weapon. : TEARGAS
60
Mine: Fr. : AMOI
61
Teen-ager. : MINOR
63
Mythical ship. : ARGO
64
Admirer. : BEAU
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Rousseau romance. : EMILE
66
Part of a full house. : PAIR
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Football players. : ENDS
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Biblical outcast. : LEPER
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Newcastle's river. : TYNE
Down
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Ship of the Yellow Sea. : JUNK
2
Fencer's blade. : EPEE
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Postponement. : STAY
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Ripped apart. : TORNUP
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Without blemish. : SPOTLESS
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Sailor: Brit. slang. : LIMEY
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Spenser's "Truth." : UNA
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Green tea. : GUNPOWDER
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Bridal wreath. : SPIREA
10
Colorful fallout at weddings. : CONFETTI
11
Mountain range of Turkestan. : ALAI
12
Pontiff of Rome. : PAUL
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Part of A.M. : ANTE
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Creature of folklore. : OGRE
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Honshu city. : OTSU
26
Musical symbols. : CLEFS
27
"___ Dolly!" : HELLO
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Dogpatch name. : YOKUM
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Look after. : SEETO
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Geographical word element. : ITALO
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___ Ataturk. : KEMAL
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Take for ___. : ARIDE
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Scarce commodity for mothers. : SPARETIME
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Finnish composer. : SIBELIUS
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Petty trader. : DICKERER
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Droplet: Colloq. : DRIB
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Diva's forte. : ARIA
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Lacquer. : ENAMEL
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Captivated. : ENRAPT
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Tippet's cousin. : STOLE
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Naive person. : BABE
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Verily. : AMEN
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Armful. : LOAD
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Uniform color of 1861. : GRAY
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Anti: Dial. : AGIN
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Resentful: Colloq. : SORE
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Cut short. : NIP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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