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New York Times, Wednesday, May 13, 1964

4-Down : Neural "recording," basis of memory.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,400
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___ apart (of opposite opinions). : POLES
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Upolu port. : APIA
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Gender: Abbr. : MASC
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"___ care ... " : IDONT
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Shore bird. : SANDPIPER
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"___ merry madrigal." : SINGA
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Come between. : INTERVENE
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In bad humor. : ANGRY
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Luxurious: Slang. : TONY
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Gypsy man. : ROM
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Degrees. : BAS
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Douglas ___. : FIR
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Ancient metropolis. : TYRE
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Watch part. : STEM
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Fanfare. : TANTARA
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Word of triumph. : AHA
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Nautical rope. : VANG
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Muss. : TOUSLE
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Sailor's concern. : TACKING
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Stored away: Slang. : STASHED
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Moral philosophy. : ETHICS
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Glide. : SKIM
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Missile of sorts. : EGG
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Astringent. : STYPTIC
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Rustic sounds. : BAAS
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Paul Newman role. : HUD
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Israeli coin. : MIL
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Plant part. : AWN
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Willing. : GLAD
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Seaweed. : ALGAE
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Swimming pools. : NATATORIA
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Painter of Washington. : PEALE
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Flotsam. : DRIFTWOOD
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Monkey's cousin. : LEMUR
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Denomination. : SECT
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In ___. : ESSE
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Opposition. : ENEMY
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City on the Arno. : PISA
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Thor's father. : ODIN
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City S of L. A. : LONGBEACH
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Neural "recording," basis of memory. : ENGRAM
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Shirt stiffeners. : STAYS
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"___ was saying ... " : ASI
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Out of breath. : PANTING
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Twist inward. : INTORT
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Arabian gulf. : ADEN
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More than 900 years ago. : MIV
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Pantomime. : APERY
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Man's title. : SENOR
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Liqueur: Fr. : CREME
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Paul ___. : PRY
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Tooth. : FANG
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Greek letters. : TAUS
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Cloy. : SATE
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Demonstrative. : THAT
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Medicinal herb. : TANSY
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Loft. : ATTIC
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Eighth word of "Home, Sweet Home." : ROAM
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Of 19th century style: Abbr. : VICT
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Thimblerig. : SHELLGAME
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Appendages. : LEGS
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Brink. : EDGE
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Piece of candy. : KISS
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Runner, as on landing gear. : SKID
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Certain workshops. : STUDIOS
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Lighthouse. : PHAROS
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Ruth McKenney character. : EILEEN
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Musical groups. : BANDS
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Informed. : AWARE
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Caper. : ANTIC
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Source of sugar. : MAPLE
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Pharmacist's "drops": Abbr. : GTT
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Actor Edmund. : LOWE
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Baking powder ingredient. : ALUM
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Uncanny. : EERY
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Day time: Abbr. : AFT
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American humorist. : ADE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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