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New York Times, Wednesday, June 17, 1964

8-Down : ___ rule.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,435
Across
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Leyte's neighbor. : SAMAR
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Living ___. : WAGE
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Existing. : REAL
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Cloth. : TOILE
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Cupid. : AMOR
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Unerring. : INFALLIBLE
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Biblical land, in Ethiopia. : SEBA
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Abstained. : REFRAINED
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Actors. : MIMES
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Certain legislators. : MPS
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Fragrant. : REDOLENT
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NCO. : SGT
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Farm enclosure. : STY
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Out. : NOTIN
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Cheese. : PARMESAN
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Room at ___. : THETOP
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Turkestan mountain. : ALAI
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Coral islet. : KEY
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Nothing, in Spain. : NADA
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Leather worker. : TANNER
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TV performer of sorts. : WRESTLER
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Bred. : SIRED
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Texas campus. : SMU
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Feminine title. : SRA
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Askew. : LOPSIDED
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London network. : BBC
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Typewriter type. : ELITE
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Shameful. : MISERABLE
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Slush. : MIRE
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Kept within bounds. : CONTROLLED
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Partner of above. : OVER
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Willow. : ITEA
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Body of water. : SOUND
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Suffix with sad and glad. : NESS
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Come or go, for example. : VERB
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Marshal. : ARRAY
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Commotion. : STIR
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Tops. : AONE
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Vex: Colloq. : MIFF
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Clock part. : ALARM
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Backslide. : RELAPSE
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Cart, old style. : WAIN
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Color. : AMBER
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___ rule. : GOLDEN
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Before: Poet. : ERE
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Buoyant. : RESILIENT
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Rudiments. : ELEMENTALS
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Barkley. : ALBEN
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Minimum. : LEAST
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Itemizes. : LISTS
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Luna ___. : MOTH
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Period. : DOT
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Young oyster. : SPAT
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Festival. : GALA
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Becomes known by degrees. : TRANSPIRES
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Beast of burden. : YAK
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Diplomats. : MINISTERS
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Fresh. : NEW
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Kind of rubber. : PARA
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Times: Abbr. : YRS
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Indian. : ERIE
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Coral. : RED
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Glowing coal. : EMBER
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Confidentially. : SUBROSA
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Lower. : DEMOTE
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Shade of yellow. : LEMON
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Shade of green. : OLIVE
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R.R. car. : DINER
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Heat: Lat. : CALOR
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Try: Colloq. : STAB
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Become hazy. : BLUR
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Siberian river. : LENA
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Whirlpool. : EDDY
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Early Roman date. : CIV

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

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