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New York Times, Friday, April 24, 1964

36-Across : Snood.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,381
Across
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In back of, at sea. : ABAFT
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Tennis stroke. : CHOP
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Well away from. : AFAR
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Relatively unimportant. : MINOR
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Get news. : HEAR
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Similar. : LIKE
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Political extremist. : ULTRA
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Sworn declaration. : AFFIDAVIT
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Long runner. : SKI
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Preordain. : DESTINE
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Ultimate aim. : END
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Revert to the state, as property. : ESCHEAT
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Heaps. : SCADS
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Sharpness. : EDGE
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Enemy of orthodoxy. : HERETIC
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Attacks. : ASSAILS
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"Una voce ___ fa," from "Barber of Seville." : POCO
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Snood. : HAIRNET
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Carbon compounds like acetone. : KETONES
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Ornamental vessels. : URNS
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Rubbers for writers. : ERASERS
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Street surface. : MACADAM
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Draw straight lines. : RULE
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High roost. : EYRIE
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Run. : OPERATE
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Musical discrimination. : EAR
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Aids and abets. : ASSISTS
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Pore over. : CON
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Superior, for example. : GREATLAKE
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Rainier, for example. : MOUNT
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Sum and substance. : GIST
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Dark: Poet. : EBON
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Starry flower. : ASTER
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Surfeit. : SATE
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Eat formally. : DINE
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Poor. : NEEDY
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Keep from boredom. : AMUSE
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Swindles. : BILKS
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Ludicrous. : ANTIC
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Because. : FOR
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Got new models for old. : TRADEDIN
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Most ascetic. : CHASTEST
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Weightiness. : HEFT
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Clownish. : OAFISH
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Swell fellow. : PRINCE
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___ king. : ALA
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Seventy pounds weight: Eng. : FIVESTONE
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Consanguineous. : AKIN
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Sent back: Abbr. : RETD
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Precious. : DEAR
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Below-par score, in golf. : EAGLE
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Inadmissible evidence. : HEARSAY
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One who testifies. : DEPOSER
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Chiller. : ICER
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One to three miles, in India: Var. : COSS
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Bustling with activity. : AHUM
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Name meaning princess. : SARA
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Most heartfelt. : SINCEREST
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Fuel for jet engines. : KEROSENE
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Blow up. : ERUPT
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Potential member of the jury. : TALESMAN
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Doggone. : DRAT
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Pathed, as a theater. : AISLED
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Iron range of Minnesota. : MESABI
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Keen of mind. : ACUTE
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Muted or shaded. : TONED
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Horse in a race. : ENTRY
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Butter-and-___. : EGGS
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Solo number. : ARIA
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Idol-like image. : IKON
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Gobbled up. : ATE
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Sugar suffix. : OSE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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