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New York Times, Wednesday, July 15, 1964

10-Down : Benny's forte.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,463
Across
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Potato chips, in England. : CRISPS
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Annoyed: Colloq. : PEEVED
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Walks in a certain way. : TOESOUT
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Never having been equaled: Colloq. : ALLTIME
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Legendary queen of Lydia. : OMPHALE
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Delegates to Vatican II. : BISHOPS
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Pronoun. : HER
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Digestive substance. : PEPTONE
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Edge. : LIP
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Norse god. : ODIN
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Not fashionable. : DOWDY
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Spanish painter. : MIRO
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The color Brazil red. : ROSET
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Never: Ger. : NIE
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Pioneer in I.Q. testing. : BINET
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Does a courtroom job. : SWEARSIN
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Grow. : WAX
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Being: Lat. : ENS
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High in pitch. : ALT
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Suitably. : PAT
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Family members. : MAS
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Girl of song. : AMY
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Carouser. : BACCHANT
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Shinplaster. : SCRIP
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Lace, for short. : VAL
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Courageous. : HARDY
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Dull sound. : THUD
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Great physicist. : FERMI
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Commotion. : STIR
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Globe. : ORB
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1897 drama. : CANDIDA
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Wrath. : IRE
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Bridge. : VIADUCT
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Franco-Belgian mystery writer. : SIMENON
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Properties. : ESTATES
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Hydrocarbon. : TOLUENE
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Stag party. : SMOKER
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Stings. : SMARTS
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Land. : COMEDOWN
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Musical repetitions. : REPRISES
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Verging on: Suffix. : ISH
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___ flakes. : SOAP
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Whined. : PULED
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Hurry: Colloq. : STEPONIT
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Roman writer. : PLINY
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Poetic verb ending. : ETH
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Benny's forte. : VIOLIN
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Name for New York. : EMPIRE
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Autocrat. : DESPOT
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Mount! : TOHORSE
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Dwelling. : ABODE
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Remus, for one. : TWIN
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Educators' group. : NEA
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Cake-maker's purchase. : MIX
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Kind of steamer. : TRAMP
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Lot. : BATCH
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Underhanded. : SLY
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Army member. : WAC
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Fortunetellers. : PALMISTS
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Strict disciplinarian. : MARTINET
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Firedogs. : ANDIRONS
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Plastic. : STYRENE
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Washington agency. : AID
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Celtic singer. : BARD
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Experiences. : HAS
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Kitchen gear. : STOVES
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Holy oil. : CHRISM
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Fluctuating in tempo: Mus. : RUBATO
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Outlets. : VENTS
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Sudden difficulty: Colloq. : FACER
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Language peculiarity. : IDIOM
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Good-looking: Colloq. : CUTE
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E. I. tree. : AMLA
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Mail, in India. : DAK
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Land mass: Abbr. : EUR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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