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New York Times, Friday, May 1, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,388
Across
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Soothing substance. : BALM
5
Couple. : PAIR
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Alpine region. : URI
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Bulgaria's capital. : SOFIA
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Literary collections. : OMNIBUSES
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"___ New York." : INOLD
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Hobart native. : TASMANIAN
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See 5 Across. : DUO
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Something "for news." : ANOSE
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Make suitable changes. : ADAPT
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Panama. : ISTHMUS
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Condition. : CASE
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Sophocles subject. : OEDIPUS
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River bank. : RIPA
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Testify. : DEPONE
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Skillfully depicted. : ARTISTIC
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Costume designer Head. : EDITH
38
French co. : CIE
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14 pounds. : STONE
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Run into by chance. : COMEUPON
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Irritable. : CRANKY
43
To ___. : AMAN
44
Implore. : ENTREAT
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At the drop of ___. : AHAT
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Revoked a grant. : ADEEMED
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European capital. : BERNE
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Part of a spur. : ROWEL
57
Ab ___ (from the beginning): Lat. : OVO
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Formerly. : ATONETIME
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Part of a book. : INDEX
62
Sweethearts. : LADYLOVES
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Small: Colloq. : TEENY
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___ de France. : ILE
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Departed. : WENT
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Global region. : EAST
Down
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Payment of a sort. : BONUS
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In progress. : AFOOT
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See 63 Across. : LIL
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Name in the news. : MADAMENHU
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High-up city of Bolivia. : POTOSI
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You love: Lat. : AMAS
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Describing a dropout's future. : INSECURE
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Edge. : RIM
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Govt. agency. : USIA
10
Harvest. : REAP
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"Say it ___ so." : ISNT
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African title. : SIDI
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Cote sounds. : BAAS
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Describe with deliberate restraint. : UNDERSTATE
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Art subject. : NUDE
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Musical get-together. : HOOTENANNY
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Noun-forming suffix. : AST
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Make-up. : PAINT
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Take ___ the chin. : ITON
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Garden flower. : PINK
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___-deucey. : ACEY
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Numerical prefix. : DECA
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Idumea. : EDOM
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Arizona Indian. : PIMA
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Descendant of Jacob. : ISRAELITE
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Form plans. : CONTRIVE
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Chick ___. : PEA
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Give up. : CEDE
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Least trained. : RAWEST
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Spike, for one. : HEEL
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Fashions. : MODES
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Occurrence. : EVENT
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Creed or ism. : DOXY
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Sunda island. : BALI
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Relative of etc. : ETAL
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Was transported. : RODE
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Warning sign. : OMEN
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T-bar device. : TOW
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Teachers' group. : NEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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