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New York Times, Saturday, June 6, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,424
Across
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Room to swing ___. : ACAT
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Running first. : AHEAD
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Trade: Colloq. : SWAP
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Palm tree. : COCO
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Fix hair, bouffant style. : TEASE
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Silvers. : PHIL
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Companion for cocktails. : COMPOTATOR
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Improvise, in jazz. : RIDE
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Excellent. : STELLAR
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Disproved. : REFUTED
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Does a puzzling job. : EDITS
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Cluny. : LACE
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Black and shiny. : RAVEN
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Buyer's field day. : PRICEWAR
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Chemin ___. : DEFER
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Instant. : TRICE
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___ française. : ALA
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Ill. : EVIL
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Dress of a sort. : SHIFT
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Kind of party. : STAG
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Gumshoe. : TEC
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Archaeological find. : RUINS
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Age group. : TEENS
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Err: Colloq. : SLIPACOG
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Get on. : BOARD
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Theater section: Abbr. : ORCH
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Lays eyes on. : SPOTS
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Webster and others. : DANIELS
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Puerto Rican seaport. : ARECIBO
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Norse name. : OLAV
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Goes from place to place. : ITINERATES
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Customary usage. : MODE
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Headline name, 1950. : KOREA
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Vegetables. : PEAS
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Name for a Dalmatian. : SPOT
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Lee's lieutenant. : EWELL
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Austen novel. : EMMA
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Bookkeeper's abbreviation. : ACCS
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Water bird. : COOT
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Peak. : ACME
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Summit. : TOPLEVEL
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Come to. : ATTAIN
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Inmost thoughts and feelings. : HEART
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Consume. : EAT
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Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
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Remiss. : DERELICT
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Dapper. : SPRUCE
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Challenge to a canoeist. : WHITEWATER
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Helper. : AIDE
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Argued (a case). : PLED
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Concomitant of wiser? : OLDER
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Meet squarely. : FACE
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Car parts. : SPRINGS
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Make merry. : REVEL
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Devotee. : AFICIONADO
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Berbers. : RIFS
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"There is ___ of pure delight . . . " : ALAND
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Prelude to riches. : RAGS
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Army groups: Abbr. : DETS
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Sulfur: Prefix. : THIO
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Of the same kind: Colloq. : SUCHLIKE
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Winslow Homer specialty. : SEASCAPE
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Dash. : RACE
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Man with a load. : TOTER
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Hedge plant. : PRIVET
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Northern. : BOREAL
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Answer group. : PANEL
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Brazilian gentlemen. : DOMS
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Uneven. : ALOP
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Pack away. : STOW
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Particular. : ITEM
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Timber. : BEAM
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Greek mountain. : OSSA
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Anger. : IRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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