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New York Times, Thursday, May 14, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,401
Across
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Brittle. : CRISP
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Bird sounds. : COOS
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Hat decorations. : BOWS
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Signal system. : RADAR
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Like a beehive. : AHUM
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Subway sign. : EXIT
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Molding. : OVOLO
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Fern of P.I. : NITO
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Partner of lease. : LEND
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Moneyed. : WELLTODO
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Believes. : THINKS
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Spree. : ORGY
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Exclamation of surprise. : WHAT
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Before 1939. : PREWAR
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Protects. : SHELTERS
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Companion of "veritas." : LUX
34
Hub. : CENTER
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Stead. : LIEU
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Choose and follow. : ADOPT
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Poetic contraction. : OER
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Tree. : CEDAR
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Large genus of shrubs, the mallows. : SIDA
42
___ life. : COMETO
44
Postwar agency. : ECA
45
Unmindful. : HEEDLESS
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Card game. : HEARTS
49
Voir ___, juror's oath. : DIRE
50
Move suddenly. : DART
51
Extreme limit. : UTMOST
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Humbug. : BUNCOMBE
58
Stylish. : CHIC
59
Eden name. : ADAM
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Skull bulge. : INION
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Chain part. : LINK
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Jot. : IOTA
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Pacific. : OCEAN
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Insects. : ANTS
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Suffix with dark and light. : NESS
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Wasps' homes. : NESTS
Down
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Boast. : CROW
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Type of review. : RAVE
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Cynosure of a sort. : IDOL
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Pale. : SALLOW
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Draw out. : PROTRACT
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One kind of bar. : CANDY
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Louisville's river. : OHIO
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In society. : OUT
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Cover over. : SMOTHER
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Disparage. : BELITTLE
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Farmer's team. : OXEN
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Instant. : WINK
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Churchmen's degrees. : STDS
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Giant of sorts. : OGRE
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English king. : HAL
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Which place. : WHERE
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Fountain sound. : PLASH
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Man's nickname. : RUDIE
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Comic afterpiece in anc. theater. : EXODE
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Originates (from). : STEMS
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Duck. : EIDER
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Do a double take. : REACT
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Koran chapters. : SURAS
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Loop. : NOOSE
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Stable yards. : PADDOCKS
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Duress. : COERCION
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Positive. : CERTAIN
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Comparative word. : THAN
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Fleur-de-___. : LIS
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Immediately. : ATONCE
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French novelist. : DUMAS
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College: Abbr. : UCLA
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Spare. : THIN
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Coin. : MINT
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The "woodpile." : BATS
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Famous architect. : MIES
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Ketch. : BOAT
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Austrian river. : ENNS
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Bambi's mother. : DOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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