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New York Times, Saturday, March 28, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,354
Across
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Fastener. : HASP
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Dols. and cts. : AMTS
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Broadway name. : ODETS
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Ordinances: Lat. : ACTA
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Wool to a sheep. : COAT
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Prepare en brochette. : BROIL
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Suffixes with favor, labor, etc. : ITES
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Part of a comet. : COMA
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Round: Fr. : RONDE
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Nobleman of detective fiction. : LORDPETERWIMSEY
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Group of nine. : ENNEAD
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"I do not love ___, Dr. Fell . . . " : THEE
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Race. : TEAR
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Complete finality. : ENDALL
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Part of a Dickens title. : ATALE
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Claim. : LIEN
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"I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
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Army man of detective fiction. : COLONELPRIMROSE
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Son of Haakon. : OLAV
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Greek letters. : TAUS
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Dollar ___ man. : AYEAR
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Gawain's brother. : GARETH
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Fuel. : PEAT
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Song. : ARIA
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Celestial phenomenon. : NEBULA
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Policeman of detective fiction. : INSPECTORCRAMER
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Blame: Lat. : CULPA
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Early zoo keeper. : NOAH
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Ananias. : LIAR
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Over 21. : ADULT
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Knowing: Slang. : ONTO
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Contrived. : MADE
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Laws: Lat. : LEGES
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European river. : SAAR
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Game for three. : SKAT
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Part of the title of Ras Taffari. : HAILE
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Obey. : ACTON
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Back. : STERN
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___ Calais. : PASDE
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Agree. : ACCEDE
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Debatable. : MOOT
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Unexciting. : TAME
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Set into action. : START
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Famous Margaret. : OBRIEN
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Fast-running animal. : DROMEDARY
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A thousand ages. : EONS
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Companion of time. : TIDE
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Weaver's reed. : SLEY
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Plate. : PATEN
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"___ was a child . . . " : WHENI
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___ breve. : ALLA
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Tear out. : RIPUP
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African plant. : ALOE
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Part of La Gioconda's name. : LISA
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Give the eye. : LEER
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Slip ___. : ACOG
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Indian weight. : TOLA
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Winged. : ALAR
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Tomato before salad days. : LOVEAPPLE
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Of a moral code. : ETHIC
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Cornelia, for one. : MATER
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Candy and others. : TREATS
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Part of the Marine insignia. : ANCHOR
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Measures of elements: Abbr. : ATNOS
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Aromatic oils. : BALMS
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Kayak, feminine style. : UMIAK
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___ dog's life. : LEADA
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Gendarme's specialty. : ARRET
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Adjective suffix. : ICAL
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Work of art. : NUDE
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Small mollusk. : SLUG
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Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
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Pro ___. : RATA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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