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New York Times, Tuesday, April 14, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,371
Across
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Melodeon. : ORGAN
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Man's name. : ELMO
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Chess term. : MATE
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"Tails" of a coin. : VERSO
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Pretentious. : VAIN
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Señorita's name. : INES
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Unfit. : INAPT
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People of the South Seas. : ISLANDERS
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Oxford VIP. : DON
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First things. : ABCS
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Informed. : AWARE
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Coming out. : DEBUT
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TV gear. : CAMERAS
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Baldwins. : APPLES
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Oils for machinery. : LUBES
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Noted watercolor artist. : MARIN
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Whimper. : PULE
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American missile. : THOR
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"Exodus" hero. : ARI
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Bright star in Pleiades. : ELECTRA
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Eternity. : AGE
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Part of the street scene. : TAXI
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Genus of honeybees. : APIS
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Gamma's place. : THIRD
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___ George. : LLOYD
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Sea south of Celebes Island. : FLORES
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Ingenuous. : ARTLESS
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Enjoys the fruits of. : REAPS
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Europeans. : SERBS
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Scholar's robe. : GOWN
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Farm crop. : HAY
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Crop insurance of a sort. : SCARECROW
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Siberian forest region. : TAIGA
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Recital. : TALE
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Cargo space. : HOLD
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Against the thing: Lat. : INREM
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Plane of 1917. : SPAD
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Current of air. : EDDY
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Building lots. : SITES
Down
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Roman poet. : OVID
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Western city. : RENO
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Longchamp race. : GRANDPRIX
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Ophidian. : ASP
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Observe: Lat. : NOTABENE
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Dispossess. : EVICT
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Girl. : LASS
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Wire measure. : MIL
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___ shoestring. : ONA
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U. S. region. : MIDWEST
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Lend ___. : ANEAR
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Earth. : TERRA
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Letters. : ESSES
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38 Across, for one. : NAME
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See 42 Across. : BUS
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Samuel's mentor. : ELI
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Isms. : CULTS
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But: Ger. : ABER
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Beginner's Latin verb. : AMAT
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Brazilian port. : PARA
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Readily understood. : LUCID
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British diarist. : PEPYS
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Symbol of penitence. : HAIRSHIRT
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Fee-faw-fum. : OGRE
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Maroons. : REDS
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Part of Indo-China. : LAOS
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Plato's mythical land. : ATLANTIS
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Boorish. : ILLBRED
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School dance. : HOP
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Hardly any. : FEW
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Aides: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Used tire. : RECAP
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Tuneful refrain. : TRALA
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Street brawler. : ROWDY
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Wealth. : GOLD
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Askew: Dial. : AGEE
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Southern food. : YAMS
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What?, in Italy. : CHE
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Scepter. : ROD
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Tropical bird. : ANI

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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