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New York Times, Thursday, June 18, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,436
Across
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Least. : MEREST
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Forte of Fort Knox. : INGOTS
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Papal name. : MONTINI
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Arctic cetacean, the sea unicorn. : NARWHAL
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Meantime. : INTERIM
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Hairy. : CRINITE
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Vessels: Abbr. : STRS
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Peaches: Fr. : PECHES
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Serbian city. : NIS
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Heavy antiaircraft: Abbr. : HAA
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Treated (to something): Colloq. : BLEW
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Kitchen items. : PANS
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Cuckoo's cousins. : ANIS
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Student. : COED
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"I never hope ___ one ... " : TOSEE
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Continuing view. : PANORAMA
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Take turns. : ROTATE
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"Affluent Society" man. : GALBRAITH
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Shrink back. : RECOIL
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Civil War battle site. : ANTIETAM
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Burr. : AARON
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Frost. : RIME
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Raised. : BRED
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Year in reign of Elizabeth I. : MDCI
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Brioche. : BUN
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Altar: Lat. : ARA
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Several. : DIVERS
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Rue ___ Paix. : DELA
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Kettledrums. : TIMPANI
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Made modern. : UPDATED
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Indians. : ONEIDAS
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Fur seals. : SEACATS
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Lubricate. : GREASE
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Locum ___ (temporary substitute). : TENENS
Down
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Majority leader's state. : MONTANA
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Go aboard. : ENTRAIN
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Road map abbreviations. : RTES
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Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
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Cut. : SNIP
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Infernal device. : TIMEBOMB
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Crept. : INCHED
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River into the Vistula. : NAREW
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Gray: Fr. : GRIS
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Admit. : OWN
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___ rail. : THINASA
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Strong shiny material. : SATINET
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Contretemps. : MISHAP
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Tenant. : LESSEE
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Kind of sale. : CLEARANCE
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Fuss. : POTHER
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Never had it ___. : SOGOOD
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Distinctive cry of a bird. : CALL
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Whole: Prefix. : TOTI
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Often-revived drama. : RAIN
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Baptism, for example. : RITE
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Erosion deterrent. : ANTIRUST
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Clerical collar. : RABATO
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Piece of jewelry. : EARRING
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Part of a tea set. : CREAMER
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Asian. : TIBETAN
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Charms. : AMULETS
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Bacchantes: Var. : MENADS
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"___ and Consent." : ADVISE
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Talking birds. : MINAS
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Former art cult. : DADA
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German admiral, World War I. : SPEE
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Fish akin to the carp. : DACE
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Layer cake of a sort. : PIE
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Son of Jacob. : DAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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