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New York Times, Friday, June 26, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,444
Across
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Feasts akin to buffets. : SPREADS
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Small root. : RADICEL
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Alaskan Indians. : TLINGIT
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Near East realm. : EMIRATE
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Result. : OUTCOME
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Certain murals. : RIVERAS
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Consumed. : ATE
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Father ___. : NEPTUNE
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Literary monogram. : RLS
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Mix, as salad. : TOSS
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Combined action. : SYNERGY
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Off the bottom, as an anchor. : ATRIP
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Large number: Colloq. : RAFT
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Popular singer. : PATBOONE
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___ Polaris. : STELLA
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Under control. : INHAND
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Medicine man. : HEALER
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Cherry red. : CERISE
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Sophisticates. : SMARTSET
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"___ brillig . . . " : TWAS
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Clemenceau's epithet. : TIGRE
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Suburb of Paris. : STCLOUD
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Part of the U. S. : NENG
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Residue. : ASH
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Monotonous. : HUMDRUM
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Gap between mountain peaks. : COL
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Shingles, slate, etc. : ROOFAGE
61
"___ Secret." : IVEGOTA
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Police car. : CRUISER
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Schoolmasters' rods. : FERULES
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Sellers of stetsons. : HATTERS
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Hesitates. : FALTERS
Down
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Ermine. : STOAT
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Planet discovered in 1930. : PLUTO
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Ceremonials. : RITES
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Business letter abbreviation. : ENC
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Dramatic conflict. : AGON
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Tip, old style. : DIME
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Intervenes. : STEPSIN
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TV summer standby. : RERUN
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Chemical compound. : AMINE
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Skin ___. : DIVER
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Rage. : IRE
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Beach bags. : CARRYALLS
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And others. : ETAL
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Not so much as. : LESS
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Classify. : TYPE
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Worshiper of the stars. : SABAIST
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Enlarge. : GREATEN
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Displacement units. : TONS
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"___ the six hundred." : RODE
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Escape. : FLEE
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Dessert. : TART
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Ancient Briton. : PICT
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Again. : ANEW
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Discuss thoroughly. : THRASHOUT
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Dance step of the 1930's. : SHAG
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Oregon's status, 1848: Abbr. : TERR
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Button of a sort. : STUD
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Part of the torso. : MIDRIFF
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Chief Justice of 100 years ago. : CHASE
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Pistol. : LUGER
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Ancient Hebrew measures. : OMERS
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Relative of a lycée. : ECOLE
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Observer. : NOTER
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Tumbler. : GLASS
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Crafty. : ARCH
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Rail bird. : SORA
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Part of the eye. : UVEA
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Blackbird: Poet. : MERL
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Proper. : FIT
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Racket strings. : GUT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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