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A FEW PHRASES

New York Times, Sunday, April 12, 1964

Author:
Mary Grow
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 577 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Mary Grow has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,369
Across
1
Golf stroke. : BAFF
5
Advanced students. : PHDS
9
Lectures. : TALKS
14
Golf shot. : CHIP
18
Emulate a 10 o'clock scholar. : OVERSLEEP
20
James Reston, for one. : BYLINE
21
___ heart. : HASA
22
For both eyes. : BINOCULAR
23
In every instance. : UNIVERSALLY
25
Air group. : SAC
26
Nieuport's river. : YSER
27
Daughter of Louis XII. : RENEE
28
National park. : ESTES
29
Man's name. : NEAL
31
African river. : NIGER
34
Twine around. : ENLACE
36
Hollywood photo. : CLOSEUP
38
Letter. : ESS
39
Kind of soup. : BORSCH
43
Of the leg: Anat. : CRURAL
46
12:00 : NOON
48
Part of Urga's present name. : ULAN
50
In so far as. : QUA
51
Be optimistic despite heavy odds. : HOPEAGAINSTHOPE
55
___ Lane. : DRURY
57
People on the 31 Across. : IBO
58
Fragrant root. : NARD
59
Restaurant check. : TAB
60
Informal parties. : SOCIALS
62
Auxiliary verb. : COULD
64
Storm shelter. : CYCLONECELLAR
68
Dealings: Colloq. : TRUCK
70
Card game. : LOO
71
1861 initials. : CSA
72
Old-fashioned. : DATED
74
Vulnerable spots. : ACHILLESHEELS
78
Reprimanded: Colloq. : SATON
80
Put forth leaves. : FOLIATE
82
River of Kingsley tale. : DEE
83
Cape Cod Air Base. : OTIS
85
Cinnabar. : ORE
86
Sir William of medicine. : OSLER
87
News agency. : ASSOCIATEDPRESS
92
Custom. : USE
93
The "Hairy Ape." : YANK
95
State. : UTAH
96
___ on (flattered): Colloq. : LAIDIT
97
Saves up. : LAYSBY
99
Further. : YET
101
Conversation of a sort. : GABFEST
104
Lofty aims. : IDEALS
106
Daniel, ___, Joel. : HOSEA
107
Overcasts. : SEWS
110
Old coins of Italy. : SCUDI
113
Seam: Bot. : RAPHE
115
Space. : AREA
117
Electrical unit. : OHM
119
Phrase for a slip. : HONESTERROR
121
Dangerous ray. : STINGAREE
123
Turkish title. : EMIR
124
Harsh. : UNKIND
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Texas city. : HENDERSON
126
Ball team. : METS
127
Sew. : BASTE
128
Time spans. : ERAS
129
Pinochle term. : MELD
Down
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Docks. : BOBS
2
Of birds. : AVIAN
3
A haha. : FENCE
4
Out of: Dial. : FRO
5
In addition. : PLUS
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Namesakes of legendary queen. : HELENS
7
Term of affection. : DEARIE
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Occult group. : SPR
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Newcastle's river. : TYNE
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Straightens. : ALINES
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Becomes gay. : LIVENSUP
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Genuflect. : KNEEL
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Two pounds, in India. : SER
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Type of plane. : CHASER
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Military pause. : HALT
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Sark, for example. : ISLE
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Yields. : PAYS
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Between ___. : SCYLLAANDCHARYBDIS
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Scottish sound. : BURR
24
Tourists' concern. : SECONDCLASSPASSAGE
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Land unit. : ACRE
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"Treasure Island" castaway. : GUNN
33
Primitive poetry. : EPOS
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Arab robe. : ABA
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Girl's name. : OLGA
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Intensify. : ENHANCE
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Primly conservative. : SQUARETOED
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Lovelock. : CURL
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Does a farm job. : HAYS
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Stylist's goal. : CHIC
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Automaton. : ROBOT
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Suited to some people's tastes: Slang. : UPOURALLEY
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Bismarck. : OTTO
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Curved path. : ARC
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Type of poem. : IDYLL
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Fleshy. : OBESE
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Lariat. : RIATA
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Wise. : OLD
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Dickens character. : LUCIE
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Certain students. : COEDS
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Fail. : LOSEOUT
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Skullcap. : CALOT
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Partner of caboodle. : KIT
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Of the back: Prefix. : DORSI
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Spare. : LEAN
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A hundred: Prefix. : HECT
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Bernadette, for one: Abbr. : STE
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Chebec's home. : NEST
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Baseball term. : FOUL
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Mountain of legend. : OSSA
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At a standstill. : IDLE
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Frolics. : SKYLARKS
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Opera role. : IAGO
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Exclamations. : AHAS
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Confirmation, for one. : RITE
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Nautical yes. : AYE
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Words used with east or west. : SIDERS
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___ de corps. : ESPRIT
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Kitchen device. : BEATER
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Cereal meal. : FARINA
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Sports place. : ARENA
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Buffalo group. : HERD
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Less well. : WORSE
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Biblical underworld. : SHEOL
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Noah's eldest. : SHEM
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Appear. : COME
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One. : UNIT
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Sharpen. : HONE
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Omegas. : ENDS
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Fix. : MEND
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Water holder. : TUB
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Novel title. : SHE
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Appendage. : ARM

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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