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New York Times, Saturday, June 27, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,445
Across
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Greek letter. : OMEGA
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Long-nosed shark. : MAKO
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Cat. : PUMA
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Subjects of Frederick IX. : DANES
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"There ought to be ___!" : ALAW
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Miss March. : IRIS
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Cant. : ARGOT
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Globetrotter, 1890. : NELLIEBLY
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Globetrotter, 1580. : SIRFRANCISDRAKE
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Antonym of close. : AFAR
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Man's name. : ERNST
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Antonym of dark. : FAIR
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Antonym of curb. : RELEASE
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Caen's river. : ORNE
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Utopian. : IDEAL
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Son of Ham. : CUSH
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___-deucy : ACEY
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Old Roman fillet. : VITTA
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___ account. : ONNO
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Connelly. : MARC
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Miseries. : ACHES
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Greek letters. : RHOS
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Garments of a sort. : HALTERS
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Gists: Colloq. : NUBS
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All in a jumble. : AHEAP
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Pastry maker. : ICER
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Lake Country poet. : SAMUELCOLERIDGE
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Beget. : PROCREATE
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Poe's godfather. : ALLAN
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Suffix on certain girls' names. : ETTE
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Brief autobiographical sketch. : VITA
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Headliner of 1962. : GLENN
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
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Get ___ the ground floor. : INON
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Grasslike plant. : SEDGE
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Seraglio rooms. : ODAS
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Husband: Fr. : MARI
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Worker on certain wood surfaces. : ENGRAINER
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Precursor of Shakespeare. : GEOFFREYCHAUCER
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Ad ___ (to the stars). : ASTRA
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Famous educator. : MANN
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One of the Waughs. : ALEC
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Evil spirit in Hinduism. : KALI
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Birds. : OWLS
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Contemporary of Racine. : PIERRECORNEILLE
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Papal name. : URBAN
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Does a farm job. : MILKS
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Up to now. : ASYET
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March time. : IDES
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Coming. : ARRIVAL
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The sea: Poet. : FOAM
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Church box. : ARCA
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Ordinance. : EDICT
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Arm of the Styx. : LETHE
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Trencherman. : EATER
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"I Love ___." : ALASSIE
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Still to be surmounted. : UNHURDLED
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Uppish one. : SNOB
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Cayuse. : HOSS
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Mimic. : APER
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Colorado ski-town. : ASPEN
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Twain's contemporary. : HARTE
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Overact: Colloq. : EMOTE
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Alpine features. : CRAGS
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Jacob's third-born. : LEVI
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World's first-born. : CAIN
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Von Bismarck. : OTTO
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Spare. : LEAN
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Group of workers. : GANG
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Nine: Prefix. : ENNE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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