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New York Times, Tuesday, June 2, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,420
Across
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Bedouin headband. : AGAL
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Luggage. : TRAPS
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Merchantman. : SHIP
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Adriatic port of Italy. : BARI
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Veteran actor of stage and screen. : HALEY
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Ruckus. : TODO
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Ramshackle. : TUMBLEDOWN
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Modern Christiania. : OSLO
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Historic town of the Old West. : LARAMIE
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Water witch. : DOWSER
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Son of Isaac. : ESAU
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Tree. : PINE
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"Not worth ___." : AMITE
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Polo. : MARCO
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Boys' group. : BSA
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Western Communist. : CASTRO
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Bartlett. : PEAR
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Part of L. A. : LOS
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European Communist. : TITO
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Grassland of South Africa. : VELDT
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Bisque. : SOUP
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___ aboard! : ALL
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Andean republic. : PERU
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Sensational revelation. : EXPOSE
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Compass point. : SSE
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___ stew. : IRISH
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Type style. : ROMAN
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Mal de ___. : TETE
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Munich's river. : ISAR
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Historic July date. : FOURTH
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___ night (remain as guest). : STAYTHE
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Tantrum. : RAGE
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Keen interest. : ENTHUSIASM
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___ la! : OHLA
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T square. : RULER
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Asiatic palm. : NIPA
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Runyon characters. : GUYS
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Largest of the Kuriles. : ETORO
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Author of "Three Weeks." : GLYN
Down
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German composer. : ABT
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Frenchman. : GAUL
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First word of the "Aeneid." : ARMA
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Important part of a musical. : LIBRETTO
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Topic: Lat. : THEMA
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Discovery of 1898. : RADIUM
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African lily. : ALOE
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Church bench. : PEW
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Newspaper chain. : SYNDICATE
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Novelist of 100 years ago. : STOWE
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Cayuse. : HOSS
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Pointless. : IDLE
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Inferior. : POOR
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Light device. : LASER
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___ about. : ONOR
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Part of a sentence: Abbr. : PRED
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Perform the functions of. : ACTAS
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Posts. : MAILS
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Cordage fiber. : ISTLE
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Very high grade. : APLUS
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Flower. : BLOOM
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Famous bandmaster. : SOUSA
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Colorado ski resort. : ASPEN
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Memorable patriotic song. : OVERTHERE
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Canal of 1825. : ERIE
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Fair. : SPORTING
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Magpie. : PIET
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Discovery of 1895. : XRAYS
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Nearer. : HITHER
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Officer: Abbr. : TREAS
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Lizard: Prefix. : SAURO
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Ornamental braid loop. : FROG
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Waikiki site. : OAHU
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Ill-favored. : UGLY
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Historic French city. : STLO
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Weather word. : HAIL
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Make out. : ESPY
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Meat of a sort. : NUT
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Exclamation akin to "Boy!" : MAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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