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New York Times, Saturday, July 18, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,466
Across
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Fall suddenly. : SLUMP
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Digging tool. : SPUD
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Important science: Abbr. : ASTR
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Red River port. : HANOI
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___ Sound, Fla. : HOBE
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A word to the chickens. : SHOO
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Like an old woman. : ANILE
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Kentucky city. : OWENSBORO
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Something beyond recall. : WATEROVERTHEDAM
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Rests. : LIES
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White House pet. : HER
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Roman bronze. : AES
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Asian language. : TAI
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Designating a verb mood. : OPTATIVE
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Big league ball player. : MET
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Shade of brown. : COFFEE
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Doing business. : OPEN
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Hide away: Slang. : STASH
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Western group. : OAS
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Charm, for one. : ASSET
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Choke back. : GULP
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Laugh. : TITTER
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Wartime group. : OSS
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Rebound. : RICOCHET
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Three score and ten. : AGE
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Scot's negative. : NAE
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Scull. : OAR
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Far-reaching. : VAST
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Newspaper feature. : CROSSWORDPUZZLE
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Neighbor of Texas. : LOUISIANA
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Out. : NOTIN
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Further. : ALSO
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Originate (from). : STEM
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Make ___ of. : ANEND
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Hammer part. : PEEN
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Important science: Abbr. : PHYS
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Garment parts. : NECKS
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Article of clothing. : SHAWL
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Hawaiian island. : LANAI
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Couple. : UNITE
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Interfere with. : MOLEST
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Heavy supporting column. : PIER
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Push. : SHOVE
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Legal item. : POWEROFATTORNEY
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Above: Ger. : UBER
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Toothed. : DENTATE
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Material for a certain curtain. : ASBESTOS
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Sandaled. : SHOD
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Pentateuch. : TORA
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Opportunity. : ROOM
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Butter-yielding tree. : SHEA
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Gov. Rhodes' state. : OHIO
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German cry. : ACH
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Mosquito, for one. : PEST
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___ jure. : IPSO
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Letters. : VEES
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Noun suffixes. : ENTS
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Prelate's title: Abbr. : MSGR
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Needle holder. : ETUI
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Soft mineral. : TALC
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Pâté de ___ gras. : FOIE
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Promise made on behalf of another. : SPONSION
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Chile's neighbor: Abbr. : ARG
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Will-o'-___. : THEWISP
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Wyatt. : EARP
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Buchanan's Secy. of State. : CASS
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Greek infantryman. : EVZONE
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Part of F.P.A. : ADAMS
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Early Mexican. : AZTEC
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Move about sneakingly. : SLINK
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Is inclined. : TENDS
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Sharp blow. : CLAP
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Function. : ROLE
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English river. : OUSE
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___ of office. : OATH
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Agreeing completely: Abbr. : UNAN

Answer summary: 2 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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