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New York Times, Wednesday, April 1, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,358

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Across
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Impress. : ESTAMP
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First-born. : ELDEST
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Gentleman's companion. : SCHOLAR
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Land, as a fish. : REELIN
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Standards. : CRITERIA
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Demand. : INSIST
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Part of a cheer. : HIP
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Kind of paper. : FOOLSCAP
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Pack away. : STOW
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Escutcheon border: Her. : ORLE
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Mohammedan month. : SAFAR
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Young animal. : FAWN
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Govt. agency. : FCC
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City in Kansas. : IOLA
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Faux pas. : GAFFE
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Never-failing: Colloq. : FOOLPROOF
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Exclamation. : OHO
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Bunk. : BALONEY
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Wartime vessel. : LST
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Iron or copper pyrites. : FOOLSGOLD
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Deteriorates through disuse. : RUSTS
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___ Tage (every day) : Ger. : ALLE
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Military storehouse: Abbr. : ARS
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More than a little. : SOME
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Cut again. : RESAW
50
Wife of Esau. : ADAH
52
Part of a sentence: Abbr. : PRED
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Spend on trifles. : FOOLAWAY
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Skate. : RAY
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Have ___ . : AHEART
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Honshu port. : YOKOHAMA
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Commit theft: Colloq. : BURGLE
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Did a tailoring job. : RELINED
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Horses. : STEEDS
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Fears. : DREADS
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Written: Fr. : ECRIT
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1963 best seller. : SHIPOFFOOLS
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Little one. : TOT
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Hebrew letter. : ALEF
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Shade of red. : MAROON
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Earlier. : PRIOR
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A king of Sweden. : ERIC
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Namesakes of Helen. : LENAS
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Loss of hope. : DESPAIR
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Man's name. : ELI
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Family member. : SIS
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Explosive. : TNT
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Places of learning: Abbr. : SCHS
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Ancient custom. : ALLFOOLSDAY
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Place, in horse racing. : SECOND
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Woman in uniform. : WAF
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Profitless undertaking. : FOOLSERRAND
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Willa Cather's "___ Lady." : ALOST
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Floats. : RAFTS
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Meshes. : WEBS
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Diminutive suffix. : CLE
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Achieve success. : GOFAR
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Burn ___ in one's pocket. : AHOLE
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Like certain scents. : FLORAL
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Fire: Prefix. : PYRO
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Turkish title. : AGA
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Foliage. : LEAFAGE
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Diamond man. : UMP
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Device for mixing. : SHAKER
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People in general. : WORLD
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In ___ (briefly). : AWORD
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Former dive. : EAMES
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Half of a tetrad. : DYAD
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Natives of: suffix. : OTES
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Sailboat of Shetland Islands. : YOLE
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Not in class: Abbr. : ABS
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Small cabin. : HUT
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Before. : ERE
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Hawk parrot. : HIA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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