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New York Times, Monday, May 4, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,391
Across
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Kind of sandwich. : CLUB
5
Playground favorite. : SLIDE
10
Numerical prefix. : OCTA
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Yorkshire river. : AIRE
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Ciphers. : CODES
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Foray. : RAID
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Large cabinet. : BREAKFRONT
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Indolent. : INERT
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Lowest point. : NADIR
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Undine's home. : SEA
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Wisconsin city. : BELOIT
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California product. : LEMONS
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Coal dust, British style. : COOM
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Equipment for Dobbin. : NOSEBAG
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Cloth for toweling. : HUCK
36
Burden. : LOAD
38
Parts of combs. : TEETH
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Address abbreviation. : APO
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Toady. : FLUNKEY
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Pub serving. : ALE
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Part of a sonata. : RONDO
45
Activity. : STIR
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Friend: Fr. : AMIE
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Compel. : ENFORCE
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Pickle flavor. : DILL
51
Ants, old style. : EMMETS
53
Yield. : SUBMIT
57
Major Grissom. : GUS
59
Wall hanging. : ARRAS
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French girl's name. : DIANE
62
Very greedy. : INSATIABLE
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Invalid. : NULL
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Barge. : SCOW
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Animal trail. : SPOOR
68
Rounded. : OVAL
69
Signal device. : HORN
70
Chemical compound. : ESTER
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Makes tucks. : SEWS
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Indian. : CARIB
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Climbing plant. : LIANE
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Milton's "regent of the sun." : URIEL
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Solid foundation. : BEDROCK
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Science degree. : SCB
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Forsaken: Poet. : LORN
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Archetypical. : IDEAL
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Slum urchin. : DEADENDKID
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Labrador native. : ESKIMO
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Sweep. : OAR
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Girder. : CROSSBEAM
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Prong. : TINE
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One of Lady Bird's names. : ALTA
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Cold. : FROSTY
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Uncle: Sp. : TIO
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Service charge. : TOLL
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Born. : NEE
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Household devices. : MOUSETRAPS
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Gudrun's husband. : ATLI
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Butter of India. : GHEE
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Logomorph. : HARE
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Come ___. : UPON
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Priest. : CONFESSOR
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Arthropod. : ANT
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General make-up. : FORMAT
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Nyx's daughter. : ERIS
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Benedictine's title. : DOM
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White mice, for example. : ALBINOS
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Bright color. : CERISE
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Legendary English king. : LUD
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Dutch shoe. : SABOT
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Color. : MAUVE
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Family member. : INLAW
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Enumerates. : TELLS
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Name in Broadway lore. : GISH
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Strange: Scot. : UNCO
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Plum. : SLOE
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Barley beard. : AWN
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Miscount. : ERR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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