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New York Times, Monday, May 18, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J X }, Scrabble score: 331 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,405
Across
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___ table. : DRUM
5
Novel by Edna Ferber. : SOBIG
10
Key way. : SLOT
14
Kansas city. : IOLA
15
Betel palm. : ARECA
16
Nimbus. : HALO
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House style. : SPLITLEVEL
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One-tenth of an ephah. : OMER
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One of the White House beagles. : HER
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Plastic earth. : CLAY
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Chest of drawers. : LOWBOY
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Booted. : SHOD
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Tributary. : RIVER
26
Exotic fruit. : PAWPAW
29
Certain interior decorators. : PAPERERS
32
Like college walls. : IVIED
33
Soap: Fr. : SAVON
34
On the ___ vive. : QUI
35
Wood. : PINE
36
Proofreader's mark. : CARET
37
Perfume base. : MUSK
38
New nation: Abbr. : ALG
39
Fairy-tale bear. : BRUIN
40
Idaho's capital. : BOISE
41
Varnishes. : LACQUERS
43
Bechsteins. : PIANOS
44
___-gurdy. : HURDY
45
Loud talk. : RANT
46
Eau ___, Wisconsin. : CLAIRE
48
Star in Cetus. : MIRA
49
City in Peru. : ICA
52
Quarter. : COIN
53
Kind of ice cream. : NEAPOLITAN
56
Round: Abbr. : CIRC
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Relating to an area. : ZONAL
58
In case. : LEST
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Part of 29 Down. : ISSY
60
Win by ___. : ANOSE
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N. Z. parrot. : KAKA
Down
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Platter. : DISH
2
Hawser. : ROPE
3
Stepson of Thor. : ULLR
4
Relative of Juin. : MAI
5
Yellowish. : SALLOW
6
Nymph. : OREAD
7
Flock of quail. : BEVY
8
Dessert. : ICE
9
Small earthen jar. : GALLIPOT
10
Party with gifts. : SHOWER
11
Decorative drapery : LAMBREQUIN
12
Butterine. : OLEO
13
Conservative. : TORY
18
African republic: Fr. sp. : TCHAD
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Part of a range. : OVEN
24
Graf ___. : SPEE
25
Black and glossy. : RAVEN
26
Fig tree of India. : PIPAL
27
City in Old Castile. : AVILA
28
Living room items. : WINGCHAIRS
29
Tourists' mecca. : PARIS
30
Geographical combining form. : RUSSO
31
Dickens character. : SIKES
33
Beaked sea fish. : SAURY
36
Buffet. : CREDENZA
37
Ditch. : MOAT
39
Seedcase. : BURR
40
Twofold. : BINAL
42
Presidential middle name. : QUINCY
43
Word of honor. : PAROLE
45
River banks. : RIPAS
46
4th cen. date. : CCCI
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Girl's name. : LOIS
48
___War. : MANO
49
Willow genus. : ITEA
50
Container. : CASK
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Square column in a corner. : ANTA
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A thousand ages. : EON
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Kind. : ILK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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