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New York Times, Friday, March 20, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 393 (avg 2.09)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,346

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Students & seniors
Across
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Jeopardize. : HAZARD
7
Went quickly: Colloq. : ZIPPED
13
Devotee of overacting. : EMOTER
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Chafe. : ABRADE
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Sandy. : ARENOSE
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Of a geologic period. : NEOZOIC
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Lupe ___, former movie star. : VELEZ
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Ruler, in India. : NIZAM
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Leader of the hunt: Abbr. : MFH
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Cornelia's father. : OTIS
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Curtain material. : SCRIM
24
Clock figure. : VIII
25
Ingenuity. : WIT
26
Master, in India. : SAHIB
27
Grand ___. : HOTEL
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Skip. : CAPER
30
Siberian dog. : SAMOYEDE
32
Baltic city. : RIGA
34
Choler. : RAGE
35
Designating weather condition that closes airports. : ZEROZERO
39
Symbol of sharpness. : RAZOR
42
Shade of green. : OLIVE
43
Sign of spring. : ROBIN
45
Stanza: Abbr. : VER
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Labyrinth. : MAZE
48
Slangy sound of disapproval. : BAZOO
49
Game like lotto. : KENO
50
Show ___. : BIZ
51
Schoolboy's slip. : BONER
52
Having aural appendages. : EARED
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Habituating. : INURING
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Makes short sharp turns. : ZIGZAGS
57
Forever: Poet. : ETERNE
58
Flattened at the poles. : OBLATE
59
Metal alloy. : SOLDER
60
Chemical compounds. : IMINES
Down
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Nonconformist. : HERETIC
2
Galli-Curci. : AMELITA
3
Limited areas. : ZONES
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From ___ (completely). : ATOZ
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Legal matter. : RES
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Soak. : DRENCH
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Where most of the world's cloves come from. : ZANZIBAR
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Type of girder. : IBEAM
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Campus festivity. : PROM
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La ___, Bolivia. : PAZ
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Descendant of Esau. : EDOMITE
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Ranked among the gods. : DEIFIED
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Acknowledge. : AVOW
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Where to spend escudos. : CHILE
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Rainbow. : IRIS
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Topkick, for short. : SARGE
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Behold!: Fr. : VOYEZ
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Arrest. : SEIZE
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Famous name in golf. : HOGAN
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Turn out (to be). : PROVE
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Opera role. : MARIO
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Planner. : ARRANGER
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Voodoo deity. : ZOMBI
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Several ladies of legend. : ELAINES
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Famous name in baseball. : RIZZUTO
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Seep through. : OOZE
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Dined too well. : OVERATE
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Breaks one's word. : RENEGES
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Russian wolfhound. : BORZOI
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Staffs. : RODS
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French maid. : BONNE
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Well-known Broadway name. : KAZAN
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Buzzard. : BIRD
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He, in Italy. : EGLI
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Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
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One of the missiles. : IBM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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