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New York Times, Monday, March 9, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { G J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,335
Across
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Conifer. : PINE
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False god. : BAAL
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Proofreader's notation. : ITAL
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Put to flight. : ROUT
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Figure of speech. : TROPE
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No one: Lat. : NEMO
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Free. : ONTHEHOUSE
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Hebrew letter. : ALEF
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Profane. : DESECRATE
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That is (to say): Lat. : IDEST
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Regretted. : RUED
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Bit. : SNIP
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Common suffixes. : ERS
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Observed. : SEEN
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Besides, old style. : WITHAL
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Servings of butter. : PATS
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Out. : NOTATHOME
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Relative of a rood. : ACRE
36
Former dictator. : PERON
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Fair lady of Camelot. : ENID
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Party fare. : CHEESEDIP
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Destroy, as a letter. : TEARUP
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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"Dombey and ___." : SON
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Grouper of warm seas. : MERO
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Lackaday! : ALAS
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Unfounded. : FALSE
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Complete, as a fixed term. : FINISHOUT
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Spring bloom. : IRIS
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Absolutely impossible! : NOTACHANCE
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One of the Brontës. : ANNE
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Greek princess. : IRENE
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Pinochle term. : MELD
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Certain digits. : TOES
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User of a prayer wheel. : LAMA
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Historic dates. : ERAS
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Urge. : PROD
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Novel heroine, 1834. : IONE
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McAuliffe's famous retort. : NUTS
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The clear sky. : ETHER
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Expanded. : BROADENED
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August in Paris. : AOUT
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Church recess. : APSE
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One of the F.F.V.'s. : LEE
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Jittery. : INADITHER
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Household appurtenances. : TELEPHONES
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Iowa city. : AMES
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Golf stroke. : LOFT
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Age of innocence. : THREE
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Old coins of France. : ECUS
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Put one's foot ___. : INIT
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Water bird. : SWAN
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Excess of solar year over lunar year. : EPACT
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Revenge: Ger. : RACHE
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Design for speed. : STREAMLINE
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Water wheel. : NORIA
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Type of acid. : AMINO
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Lured. : LEDON
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Crystal-gazers. : SEERESSES
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The "big wheel." : TOPBANANA
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Gourd fruit. : PEPO
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Certainly: Colloq. : SURE
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Name of a blue. : ALICE
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Window frame. : SASH
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Something outrageous. : SHAME
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Sanction. : FIAT
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American cartoonist. : ARNO
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___ song. : FORA
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Paragraph. : ITEM
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Something unique: Brit. : ONER
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Western campus. : UCLA
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Spreads hay. : TEDS
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Nothing. : NIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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