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New York Times, Tuesday, March 31, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,357
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Fictional elephant. : BABAR
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Student, for short. : SOPH
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Indigo. : ANIL
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"Only ___ ." : AROSE
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Hawaiian thrush. : OMAO
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In ___ parentis. : LOCO
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Kill-joy. : SPOILSPORT
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Taunt. : TWIT
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Courage. : HARDIHOOD
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Goose. : BRANT
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Repeatedly. : EVER
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Hotel room. : LOUNGE
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Initials of 1933. : CCC
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Read copy. : EDIT
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Waterless. : ARID
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Mirthful sound. : HAHA
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Capricious. : FANTASTIC
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"He ___ Englishman!" : ISAN
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Girl of song. : DINAH
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God with a magic hammer. : THOR
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Memento of the trolley age. : CARTRACKS
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Silk, in Rome. : SETA
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Row. : TIER
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Literary abbreviation. : SHAK
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Seize. : NAB
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Magic conveyance. : CARPET
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___ Cong. : VIET
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Of a region. : AREAL
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Manufacturer's concern. : FAIRTRADE
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French pronoun. : NOUS
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Heavy burdens. : MILLSTONES
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Pioneer cartoonist. : NAST
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Of a certain shape. : OVAL
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Flower. : LOTUS
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Word element meaning "of Mars." : AREO
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Part of N. B. : BENE
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Amazed: Fr. : EPATE
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A good time: Brit. slang. : BASH
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Harp: It. : ARPA
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Social liability. : BOOR
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Out of the way. : ASIDE
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Experience again. : RELIVE
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Somniferous. : SOPORIFIC
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Sequel to "Typee." : OMOO
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Leopard: Poet. : PARD
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Excitable. : HOT
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Philanthropists. : ALTRUISTS
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Occasionally. : NOWANDTHEN
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Sugary substance. : ICING
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Soprano Lehmann. : LOTTE
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Lean-to. : SHED
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Cold Adriatic wind. : BORA
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Strip of wood. : LATH
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Modish. : CHIC
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___ Rosada, in Buenos Aires : CASA
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Pale, yellowish green. : CHARTREUSE
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Guppies' homes. : TANKS
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Appetite whetter. : ANTIPASTO
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Where Vanderbilt University is. : NASHVILLE
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Zodiacal sign. : CRAB
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Short arrow. : DART
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Dance. : REEL
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Tunes. : AIRS
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Type of drum. : KETTLE
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Tropical plant. : CANNA
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Booming. : AROAR
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Scout group. : TROOP
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Rush hour. : FIVE
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Actor Bunce. : ALAN
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Theatrical group. : ANTA
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : DEUT
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In ___ . : ESSE
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Movie group. : MOB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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