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New York Times, Tuesday, April 21, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K X }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,378
Across
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Men in blue. : UMPS
5
Got off. : ALIT
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Keeper of the 50 Down. : SQUAW
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Please. : SUIT
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Cummerbund. : SASH
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___ là? (who goes there?) : QUIVA
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Detect. : ESPY
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Essential. : SINEQUANON
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Fishing gear. : REEL
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Not right. : UNTRUE
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Four-in-hand. : TIE
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Ten: Prefix. : DECA
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Bacchantes. : MAENADS
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Floral decorations. : CORSAGES
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Verb ending. : IZE
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Dread. : AWE
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Small change in Soho. : PENCE
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Adjective ending. : ESQUE
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Bering, for one. : SEA
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Signified (with "to"). : ADDEDUP
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Vase. : URN
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Madison Ave. type. : ADMAN
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Tangle. : SNARL
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Man's name. : IAN
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Famous monogram. : FDR
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Furnish with fortifications. : EMBATTLE
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It gets the contract. : LASTBID
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Certain votes. : AYES
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Choose. : OPT
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Time of day. : ELEVEN
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One of the satellites. : ECHO
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Evermore. : FORALLTIME
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Afterdeck. : POOP
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Birdsong. : TRILL
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Malefic. : EVIL
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Party men. : STAGS
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Depend (on). : RELY
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Sir Anthony. : EDEN
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Consumer. : USER
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One of the Nine. : MUSE
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Vain hope. : PIPEDREAM
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Paris specialty. : STYLES
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Allayed. : ASSUAGED
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Reclined. : LAIN
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Verbal contraction. : ISNT
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Calorie. : THERM
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Baseball stratagem. : SQUEEZEPLAY
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In the capacity of. : QUA
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Utah mountains. : UINTA
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Sidestep. : AVOID
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Decreases. : WANES
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___ d'Orsay. : QUAI
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Feste's outfit. : CAPANDBELLS
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Compass points. : NES
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Spanish dwelling. : CASA
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Was obliged to. : OWED
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Is over. : ENDS
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Play fragment. : SCENE
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Kind of cheese. : EDAM
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Conks out. : QUITSCOLD
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Eurasian range. : URAL
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Nine: Prefix. : ENNE
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Courteously. : URBANELY
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Time of day: Abbr. : AFT
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Runlet. : RILL
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Wickiup. : TEEPEE
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Raises high. : LOFTS
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Left, asea. : APORT
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Threadlike line. : STRIA
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Discourage. : DETER
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French exclamation of acclaim. : VIVE
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Author Ludwig. : EMIL
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The nineteenth, for one. : HOLE
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Candid. : OPEN
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School subject: Abbr. : ALG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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