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New York Times, Wednesday, April 29, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q W }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,386
Across
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Slangy sound of disapproval. : RAZZ
5
Instant. : TRICE
10
Wire nail. : BRAD
14
Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
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Word of endearment. : HONEY
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Novel heroine. : IONE
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Cat’s-paw. : DUPE
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Marquee name. : ALFREDLUNT
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Cockney’s SOS. : ELP
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Zapata’s contemporary. : VILLA
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Famous Horatio. : ALGER
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Leaf orifice. : STOMA
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Philippine island. : SAMAR
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Report card trio. : EEE
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Stein. : MUG
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Awnings. : TILTS
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Warning, old style. : ALARUM
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School subject: Abbr. : ECO
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Samoan port. : APIA
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Containers. : BARRELS
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Lynda and Luci. : SISTERS
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Hip joint. : COXA
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___ Fail, Irish crowning stone. : LIA
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Acts with malice. : SPITES
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Return on investment. : YIELD
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Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
50
Wartime agency. : OSS
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Actor’s remark. : ASIDE
55
Neophytes. : TYROS
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Tremor. : SEISM
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Partner of desist. : CEASE
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Golf teacher. : PRO
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Charlotte’s sister. : ANNEBRONTE
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Argot. : CANT
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Capricorn. : GOAT
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Down ___. : UNDER
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Please. : SUIT
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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Intended. : MEANT
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Besides. : ALSO
Down
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World’s Fair activities. : RIDES
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Over 21. : ADULT
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Theatrical brother. : ZEPPOMARX
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Playwright Akins. : ZOE
5
Asian language. : THAI
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Brioches. : ROLLS
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Expand. : INFLATE
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Art form. : CERAMICS
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Gaze. : EYE
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Theater program. : BILL
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Make-up. : ROUGE
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Year, in France. : ANNEE
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Raison ___. : DETRE
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Missile. : DART
21
Indefinite. : VAGUE
24
___ Hill, N.Y.C. : MURRAY
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Name akin to Louis. : ALOIS
30
Smooth. : SATINY
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TV initials. : ABC
32
Buddhist Siamese. : LAO
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French titles. : MLLES
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Rubens. : PETERPAUL
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Choler. : IRE
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Balaam’s steed. : ASS
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Synthetic resin. : SILICONE
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Flash flood. : SPATE
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Appendix. : ADDENDA
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Metrical foot. : IAMB
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American Indian. : OSAGE
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Title for 21 Across. : SENOR
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Part of Egypt. : SINAI
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Consumed. : EATEN
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Avifauna. : ORNIS
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___ voce. : SOTTO
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Cliques. : SETS
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Spanish painter. : SERT
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Bay ___. : RUM
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Initials of 1861–65. : CSA

Answer summary: 5 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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