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New York Times, Tuesday, May 19, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,406
Across
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Precipitous rock. : SCAR
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Voyageur's craft. : CANOE
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Theology degrees. : STBS
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Harp: It. : ARPA
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The chosen. : ELECT
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Apple or peach. : TREE
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Anc. Egyptian. : COPT
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Diamond area. : RIGHTFIELD
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Feline's shipmate. : OWL
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Sly dig. : GIBE
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African stork. : ARGALA
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Baffling. : ELUSIVE
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German seaport. : EMDEN
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British royal court. : STJAMES
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Jaeger gull. : SKUA
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Sonnet by Lizette Reese. : TEARS
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Cornwall promontory. : LANDSEND
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Dolphin whale. : ORC
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Member of B.S A. : SCOUT
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New Guinea port. : LAE
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Fulbright's home. : ARKANSAS
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Urbane. : SUAVE
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Man of the veldt. : BOER
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School book. : SPELLER
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Shine. : GLEAM
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Rio de ___. : LAPLATA
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Pompeii's neighbor. : NAPLES
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Fertile soil. : LOAM
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Degrees. : MAS
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Minority political party. : OPPOSITION
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Villein. : SERF
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Chow ___. : MEIN
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Thank you: Ger. : DANKE
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Terza ___, Dante's verse form. : RIMA
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Latin phrase. : IDEST
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Cameo stone. : ONYX
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City in Maine. : SACO
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Indian of the Great Plains. : CROW
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Beverage. : APPLEJACK
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Coiffure pad. : RAT
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Cherry red. : CERISE
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Legal pleas. : ALIBIS
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Desert region in Israel. : NEGEV
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Gaelic "alas!" : OCH
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Girl's nickname. : ETTA
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Marks of infamy. : STIGMAS
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Tire part. : TREAD
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Fair lady. : BELLE
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Car. : SEDAN
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Founder of psychoanalysis. : FREUD
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Chicle and others. : GUMS
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Malay gibbon. : LAR
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Biblical hunter. : ESAU
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Ancient promenade. : STOA
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Hawaii, once: Abbr. : TERR
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Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
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Spanish article. : LOS
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Historic Egyptian town. : ELALAMEIN
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Hub of a wheel. : NAVE
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Whitetail. : DEER
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Compass point. : SSE
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Sen. Curtis. : CARL
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Fisherman's Wharf specialty. : ABALONE
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Greek provinces. : NOMES
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Junction : SEAM
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In the last (month): Abbr. : ULT
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House-haunters. : SPOOKS
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Earth. : PLANET
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Brownie's cousin. : GNOME
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Coat part. : LAPEL
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Silas Marner's foster child. : EPPIE
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Get ___ on. : ALINE
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African title. : SIDI
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Part of U.S.A. : ARMY
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Tunisian port. : SFAX
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Lincoln's son. : TAD
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Rialto sign. : SRO

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

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