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New York Times, Sunday, March 8, 1964

36-Down : Sweet producer.

Author:
Barbara L. Golub
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 36
Barbara L. Golub has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 69-Across was "How jurors get payed." Changed it to "How jurors get paid."

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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,334
Across
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Nonpaying activity. : CRIME
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Lawyers' papers. : BRIEFS
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Accused. : CHARGED
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Catches again. : RENETS
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Most commodious. : ROOMIEST
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Religious exclamation. : HOSANNA
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Thoroughfare. : AVENUE
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Flare-up. : OUTBREAK
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Polished. : ELEGANT
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Deeply stirred, as some jurors. : MOVEDTOTEARS
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Hauled. : TOWED
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Scale abbreviation. : WTS
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Sports accessory. : SKI
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Work in a graphic art. : ETCH
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A wave: Obs. : YTHE
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Controversial matter. : ISSUE
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Degree in education. : EDM
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Desserts. : ICES
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Reed. : OBOE
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Desks. : LECTERNS
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Sets aside for a specific purpose. : EARMARKS
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Set aside. : ANNUL
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Trial. : ORDEAL
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Underwear. : PANTIES
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Without anger. : IRELESS
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Make claim against. : SUE
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Oyez, for one. : CRY
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Viva-___ (oral examinations). : VOCES
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Disgracefully. : IGNOBLY
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Hunter. : SEARCHER
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Sometimes a judge speaks off this. : THERECORD
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Haircut. : BOB
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How jurors get paid. : BYTHEDAY
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Mockeries. : IRONIES
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Beat. : TEMPO
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Trick: Sp. : TRETA
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"___ jolly good fellow." : HESA
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Representation on $1 bill. : USSEAL
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Made uniform. : EVENED
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Red Sea port. : ADEN
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Punishment of a sort. : EXILE
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Of vision. : OPTIC
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Of a certain epic. : ILIADIC
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Formal wear. : BALLGOWN
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___ de plume. : NOM
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Quiz form. : TESTBLANK
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City official. : MAYORESS
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Male equivalent of dower. : CURTESY
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Skull cavity. : SINUS
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Little bit. : FIG
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Three times a day, on prescriptions. : TID
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Show backer of a sort. : SPONSOR
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Junction. : MEETING
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"___ happy family." : ONEBIG
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Europe's blackbirds. : MERLS
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Yearly. : PERANNUM
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Wish again. : REDESIRE
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French writer. : ANET
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Netherlands town. : DORT
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Corsica's neighbor: Abbr. : SAR
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Heaters. : ETNAS
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Land body. : ISLE
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Sideslip. : SKID
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Gulliver's nickname. : LEM
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Chum. : PAL
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Basic units. : ATOMS
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Take too seriously. : OVERESTIMATE
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Put forth leaves. : FOLIATE
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Not so spry. : DECREPIT
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East Indian sailor. : LASCAR
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Harsh, metallic sound. : CLANGOR
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Judas. : ISCARIOT
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Descended from the same mother. : ENATIC
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Professions. : CAREERS
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Ella ___ (herself): It. : STESSA
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A. B. A. and others. : ASSNS
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Packs. : CRAMS
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Abrogate. : REVOKE
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Where some court exhibits are put. : INEVIDENCE
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Aramaic word on the wall. : MENE
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Musical study. : ETUDE
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Relative. : BROTHER
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Hedonistic male. : ROUE
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Bit. : IOTA
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Beginning stage. : EMBRYO
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Action taken by a jury. : FIRSTBALLOT
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Recognize. : SEE
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"Say ___," photographer's request. : CHEESE
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Presides, as a judge. : HOLDSCOURT
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Peer's mother. : ASE
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Sneezers' enemy. : RAGWEED
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Insect. : GNAT
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Austrian river. : ENNS
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Grammatical case: Abbr. : DAT
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Definite hour. : SETTIME
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Fabrics. : SATEENS
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Ring decision. : TKO
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Special events. : OCCASIONS
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Legal document. : WILL
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Sweet producer. : HONEYBEE
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Scene of treaties, 1713-14. : UTRECHT
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Tangibly. : MATERIALLY
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Shallow. : SKINDEEP
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Moved back. : RECEDED
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Describe. : NARRATE
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Foxy. : SLY
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Early or late ___. : RISER
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Hit sign. : SRO
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Naval abbreviation. : USS
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Army man: Abbr. : PVT
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Irish group. : AOH
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Subside. : EBB
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Remark. : SAY
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S.A. monkeys. : GRISONS
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Black keys. : EBONIES
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"Weeping Philosopher" of Greece. : HERACLITUS
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Neck: Fr. : COU
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Penn ___, N. Y. : YAN
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Was in session. : SAT
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11th cen. date. : MVI
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Beat incessantly, as rain. : PELTERED
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Book of the Bible: Abbr. : HEB
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What both lawyers and doctors do. : EXAMINE
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Ensiled. : SILAGED
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A First Family. : LINCOLNS
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Gullible ones: Colloq. : EASYMARKS
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Insecticide. : DDT
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No modest violet. : EGOTIST
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___ law. : COUNSELORAT
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Social dramatist. : IBSEN
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Member of the avant-garde. : ORIGINATOR
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" ... I thee ___." : WED
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Lady of the house. : MRS
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Circus highlights. : ANIMALACTS
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Religieuse. : NUN
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Initials of British order. : KSG
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Compass point. : SSE
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Plaything. : TOP
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Instead (of) : FOR
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Heaps kudos on. : PRAISES
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Give a right to. : ENTITLE
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Straight course. : BEELINE
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Middle: Prefix. : MESO
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Historic stone. : ROSETTA
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Price setters. : RATERS
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Roma's river. : TEVERE
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Engage, as a lawyer. : RETAIN
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Goddess. : DIANA
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Pharmaceutical items: Abbr. : MERCS
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City in Croatia. : POLA
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Having wings. : ALAR
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Year in Luther's time. : MDI
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Architectural finials. : EPIS
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Grande and others. : RIOS
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Post-graduate degrees. : MSAS
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Radio and TV agency. : FCC
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Of ___. : AGE
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Certain courts: Abbr. : CCS

Answer summary: 20 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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