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New York Times, Wednesday, May 27, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
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Anything spiral. : WORM
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Tart filled with cheese, fruit, etc. : FLAN
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Fragment of pottery. : SHARD
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Certain bones. : ILIA
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French composer. : LALO
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Deportment: Fr. : TENUE
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Niche. : SLOT
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But: Ger. : ABER
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One of the Shaws. : ARTIE
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Where the toupee goes. : PATE
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Man with a plan. : MASTERMIND
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Nothing, in France. : RIEN
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Cod's cousin. : HAKE
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Embellishes. : TRIMS
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Famous monogram. : HST
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Bazaar. : SALE
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In a pile. : AHEAP
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Election returns. : VOTES
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Water sprite. : NIX
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Luxurious abode. : DUPLEXAPARTMENT
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___ de la Cité. : ILE
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Light: Fr. : LEGER
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Arrives. : COMES
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Units named after an inventor. : BELS
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Unfavorable. : BAD
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Literary light. : BYRON
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Ancient Roman commoner. : PLEB
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TV role. : EARP
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Liberia's neighbor. : IVORYCOAST
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Pilgrimage to Mecca. : HADJ
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Auguste of France. : RODIN
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City in Yugoslavia. : NISH
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River in Spain. : EBRO
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Baltic island. : ALAND
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Dreary: Scot. : DREE
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Author Leon. : URIS
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Role in "The Flying Dutchman." : SENTA
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French city. : SENS
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Uses a straw. : SIPS
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Flimsy piece. : WISP
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Kettle: sp. : OLLA
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Kind of squad. : RIOT
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Cloth. : MATERIAL
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Sweethearts, old style. : FLAMES
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Jacob's uncle. : LABAN
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Pub sign. : ALES
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Guide for mariners. : NORTHSTAR
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Unadorned. : STARK
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Wearer of talaria and petasos. : HERMES
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Counter: Prefix. : ANTI
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Wreck. : RUIN
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Convey legally. : DEED
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Mrs. Sprat, for one. : EATER
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Force. : IMPEL
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Ultima ___. : THULE
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Ward off. : REPEL
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Wished (for). : HOPED
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Wind: Prefix. : ANEMO
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Household need. : LINEN
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Certain phones: Abbr. : EXTS
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Star in Draco. : ADIB
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Landlopers. : VAGABONDS
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Site of French military school. : STCYR
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Corsair's three-masted ship. : XEBEC
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God of dreams. : MORPHEUS
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Short race. : SPRINT
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Takes a shower. : BATHES
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White House name. : LYNDA
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Ruhr city. : ESSEN
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Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
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Meadow mouse. : VOLE
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Norse language: Abbr. : ODAN
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Yorkshire river. : AIRE
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Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
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Kind of coffee. : DRIP
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Chinese idol. : JOSS

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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