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New York Times, Monday, March 30, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,356
Across
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Lights: Slang. : GLIMS
6
Minstrel. : BARD
10
Goldilocks' specialty. : HAIR
14
Bird. : ROBIN
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Anne Nichols' hero. : ABIE
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___ facto. : IPSO
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Fragrant seed. : ANISE
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Flowers. : DAFFODILS
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Agrees to. : YESSES
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Numerical suffix. : TEEN
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Born. : NEE
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Blue pigment. : AZURE
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State: Abbr. : NEV
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Noun suffix. : IST
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"___ Garden." : INA
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Befriends. : ASSISTS
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Subject of many a song. : SPRINGTIME
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___ à fait. : TOUT
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Chinese personality. : SOONG
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Kind of 13 Down. : TEA
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Flower. : CALLA
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Asian mongoose. : URVA
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Flower. : EASTERLILY
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Relative. : STEPSON
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Turkish weight. : OKA
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___ Moines. : DES
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
51
Crack. : CLEFT
53
Newspaper items. : ADS
56
Kind of bean. : LIMA
58
Hot applications. : STUPES
62
Whittler's equipment. : JACKKNIFE
65
___ France. : ILEDE
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Jai ___. : ALAI
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Plan of action. : IDEA
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Faithful. : LIEGE
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Skin. : RIND
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Ancient box. : CIST
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Belgian locale. : YPRES
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Dusty miller shade. : GRAY
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Single : LONE
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Wading bird. : IBIS
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___ Solemnis. : MISSA
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Common symptom. : SNEEZING
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Inadequate : BAD
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Lessen. : ABATE
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Plentiful. : RIFE
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Cabinet post. : DEFENSE
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Kept secret. : HID
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"See ___ . . . " : APIN
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Avalon, for one. : ISLE
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Flower. : ROSE
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Little ___ . : ONES
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Vocalized. : SUNG
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Cane. : RATTAN
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Necessary. : VITAL
28
Battle scene, 333 B.C. : ISSUS
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Diversion. : SPORT
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Treasure ___. : TROVE
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Explosive. : AMATOL
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Complete. : SOLID
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Netting. : TULLE
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Girdle, old style. : STAYS
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Not suitable. : INAPT
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Diminutive suffixes. : IES
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Slyly. : CRAFTILY
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Containing a red dye. : EOSINIC
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Supplements ( with "out" ). : EKES
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Corn tassel. : SILK
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Eating places. : CAFES
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Flower. : TULIP
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Open. : AJAR
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Contemporary artist. : DALI
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Scope of vision : SCAN
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Part of France. : MIDI
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Nobleman. : PEER
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Border. : EDGE
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Receives. : SEES
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Youngster. : KID
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Lunch. : EAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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