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New York Times, Tuesday, May 12, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,399

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Across
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Carplike fish. : CHUB
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Midwest college town. : AMES
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Bird sounds. : CAWS
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American Indian. : HOPI
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Toasting sound effect. : CLINK
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Adjective suffix. : ICAL
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Eyes: Poet. : ORBS
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Asian language. : HINDUSTANI
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___ shot (hostile exit-line). : PARTHIAN
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Like certain windows. : LEADED
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Calla lilies. : ARUMS
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Card game. : SKAT
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Melodic. : ARIOSE
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Traces. : VESTIGES
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Flagrant. : BAD
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Poisonous snake. : KRAIT
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Drench. : SOUSE
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On the alert. : ATIP
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Besides. : AGAIN
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Greek goddess. : NIKE
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Conclusion. : FINIS
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Relative of spring fever. : ENNUI
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German article. : DER
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Region of new African republic. : TOGOLAND
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Munitions suppliers. : ARMERS
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Noted cartoonist. : NAST
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Mollusk. : SNAIL
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Feel indignation. : RESENT
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Publisher's asset. : BACKLIST
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Of long standing. : INVETERATE
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Prefix with freeze or knock. : ANTI
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Done. : OVER
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Puzzle. : REBUS
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Thereabouts. : NEAR
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Certain puzzle definitions: Abbr. : SYNS
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Shampoo. : SOAP
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
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Slice of meat. : CHOP
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Hour: Lat. : HORA
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Severe scolding. : UPBRAIDING
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Wine shop. : BISTRO
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Another name. : ALIAS
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State: Abbr. : MINN
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Footballer. : END
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Lurks. : SKULKS
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Racehorse, first million-dollar winner. : CITATION
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School: Abbr. : ACAD
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Decrease. : WANE
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Passed quietly. : SLID
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Foolish fancy. : CHIMERA
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Special chairs. : SEATS
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Outside envelope. : HUSK
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Begin. : SETIN
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To the rear of. : ABAFT
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Proportion. : RATIO
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Article of food. : VIAND
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Proofreading aids. : GUIDELINES
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Ridge of gravel, in geology. : ESKER
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Prophets. : SEERS
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Ten-percenter. : AGENT
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The avant-garde. : PIONEERS
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Delicate gradations. : NUANCES
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Bias: Colloq. : SLANT
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Asian kingdom: Var. : IRAK
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Flowering plants. : ASTERS
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Where Teatro alla Scala is. : MILANO
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Was surprised: Colloq. : SATUP
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Ebro and others. : RIOS
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Deadly sin. : ENVY
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Explorer Hedin. : SVEN
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Rum cake. : BABA
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Law: Abbr. : STAT
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Spare. : TIRE
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Early auto. : REO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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