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THE BELLS ARE RINGING

New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 1964

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 91, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 640 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Anthony Morse has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,432
Across
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Form of Mr. : HERR
5
Anc. measure. : OMER
9
Great work of art. : PIETA
14
Bridge bids. : SLAMS
19
Unicorn fish. : UNIE
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Famous Walter. : BRUNO
21
Cove. : INLET
22
Fly. : AVIATE
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Relative of a rasher. : SLAB
25
Sign on the billboards, circa 1900. : RINGLINGBROSCIRCUS
28
Egyptian goddess. : SATI
29
"___ Love Call." : INDIAN
30
This one's ___ . : ONME
31
Birds of the briny. : ERNS
32
Mite. : ACARID
34
O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
35
Exclamations. : AWS
36
New York's main channel. : AMBROSE
39
Held back. : RESTRAINED
41
State: Abbr. : WIS
42
Namesakes of a queen. : CLEOS
43
Handel's birthplace. : HALLE
44
Solved. : DID
45
Injures. : MAIMS
46
All the same. : THO
49
Dodsworth. : SAM
52
Of: Suffix. : IVE
53
Surrounded by. : AMID
55
Mogul. : NABOB
56
Slangy suffix. : EROO
57
Term in cookery. : CREOLE
59
Musical of the Gay Nineties. : CHINESEHONEYMOON
62
Lilts. : AIRS
63
Theatrical lizard. : IGUANA
65
Piece of wood. : SLAT
66
Relay of horses: Sp. : REMUDA
67
Gymnasium equipment. : PARALLELBAR
69
House part. : ELL
70
Plants yielding pith. : SOLAS
71
Some. : ANY
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"Nobody loves ___ man." : AFAT
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Combustible: Abbr. : INFL
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Decline. : SAG
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She. : WOMAN
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Army man. : PFC
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Hard cover of a fruit. : WALNUTSHELL
86
First. : PRIMAL
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To the: Ital. : ALLA
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"Anchors ___." : AWEIGH
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Comedy of 1594. : LOVESLABOURSLOST
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Follows. : ENSUES
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Frank. : OPEN
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Playground favorite. : SLIDE
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Leather strip. : WELT
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Respect. : AWE
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Elders: Abbr. : SRS
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Agreeable word. : YES
102
Lab items. : ACIDS
103
Bridesmaid, perhaps. : SIS
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Fear. : DREAD
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Sweetheart: Slang. : FLAME
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Family VIP. : MOM
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Legal restriction. : SPEEDLIMIT
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___ France. : LABELLE
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Athlete's group. : AAU
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Contented sound. : PURR
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Tens. : DECADS
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Fathers, in the East. : ABUS
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Mariner's direction. : NWBN
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Spanish pianist. : ITURBI
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Nesting place. : TREE
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Subject of annual speech. : THESTATEOFTHEUNION
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Artist's study: Abbr. : ANAT
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Genuine. : HONEST
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Screen material. : SMOKE
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Misplay: Colloq. : RENIG
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Wires: Abbr. : TELS
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Bouquet blooms. : ROSES
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Old card. : TAROT
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Components of a joule. : ERGS
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Cavalryman. : HUSSAR
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Wind about. : ENLACE
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Lariats. : RIATAS
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Renaissance. : REBIRTH
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O'Neill's Orestes. : ORIN
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Worldly. : MUNDANE
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Prime mover. : ENGINE
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French hero. : ROLAND
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Alley target. : PIN
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Verb ending. : ING
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Joints. : ELBOWS
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Sea birds. : TERNS
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Particle. : ATOM
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Fliers' group. : SAC
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1st cen. date. : LVI
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Clothes lines. : AIRERS
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Long: Prefix. : MACRO
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Dazes. : STUNS
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Site of a sight in the Far West. : BRIDALVEILFALLSCAL
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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___ sense. : INA
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Seal. : SEALION
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Type of steel beam. : IRAIL
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Foreign ___. : AID
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Novel of 1946. : MEMBEROFTHEWEDDING
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Cattle genus. : BOS
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___ de France. : ILE
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Extensive. : WIDE
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Boston name. : CABOT
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Persian coin. : DINAR
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Agra building. : MAHAL
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Special wardrobes. : TROUSSEAUS
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Headdress. : HOOD
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Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
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___ Flow. : SCAPA
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Believer: Suffix. : ARIAN
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Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page. : MERRYWIVES
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Biblical king. : AHAB
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Talking bird. : MINA
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Mrs. Farley's friend. : NELL
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Mrs. Knightly. : EMMA
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She bear: Sp. : OSA
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System of worship. : CULT
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Compass point. : SSE
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Cheers. : YELLS
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Heart cherry. : GEAN
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Buddhist monks. : LAMAS
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Cozy. : SNUG
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Embroidery item: Abbr. : INIT
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Make over. : ALTER
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Tableware. : GLASS
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Indication. : OMEN
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Goes slowly. : PLODS
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Pipe. : FLUE
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Getaway vehicle. : CAR
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Where Swansea is. : WALES
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Military term. : AWOL
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In case. : LEST
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Times: Abbr. : HRS
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Tactic : PLOY
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String of pearls. : ROPE
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Sojourn. : ABIDE
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Food. : ALIMENT
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In the ___. : SWIM
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19th century hymnist. : NEALE
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Remain. : ARE
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Without exception. : ALL
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Small coin. : SOU
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___-do. : DERRING
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Command. : DICTATE
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Heraldic bands. : FESSES
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"Every ___ himself." : MANFOR
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Seam. : SUTURE
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Gardener. : PRUNER
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George Eliot hero. : MARNER
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High standards. : IDEALS
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Insect. : TSETSE
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Piece of wood. : LATH
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Hate. : ABHOR
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Good: Sp. : BUENO
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Constrictor. : ABOMA
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Dessert. : PIE
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Direction. : WEST
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Wood: Fr. : BOIS
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Lao-___. : TSE
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Army group. : ATS
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Boxing term. : TKO
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All ___ up. : HET

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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