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New York Times, Tuesday, July 21, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,469
Across
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Slough. : MARSH
6
Czerny work. : ETUDE
11
Spanish coin. : PESETA
12
Sherwood, for one. : FOREST
14
South African aborigines. : BUSHMEN
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Fragrant yellow flower. : FREESIA
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Systematic study: Abbr. : RES
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London theater. : OLDVIC
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Letters. : DEES
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Wading bird. : IBIS
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Dismount. : ALIGHT
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Legal officers: Abbr. : NPS
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Faint light. : GLEAM
28
One of the Leagues. : IVY
29
Poisonous protein. : RICIN
31
World-famous university. : SORBONNE
33
Dress goods. : LINENS
34
Of great duration. : LONGLIVED
36
Planet. : SPHERE
39
Cardinal's title. : EMINENCE
43
Hesitation. : PAUSE
44
Phonograph part. : ARM
45
Trained performers of a kind. : SEALS
46
Wayside, for one. : INN
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Bar. : SALOON
50
Daily fare. : DIET
51
Petruchio's wife. : KATE
53
Helix. : SPIRAL
55
___ victis (woe to the conquered). : VAE
56
Retired educators. : EMERITI
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Frontier merchants. : TRADERS
60
Sprung (from). : ARISEN
61
Medieval helmets. : ARMETS
62
Deadfall. : SNARE
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Small error. : LAPSE
Down
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More untidy. : MESSIER
2
Hardwood. : ASH
3
San ___, Italian resort. : REMO
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Ancient pillarlike monument. : STELA
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Management. : HANDLING
6
Crude representation of a hated person. : EFFIGY
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Feature of the Statue of Liberty. : TORCH
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Yorkshire river. : URE
9
Feat of skill. : DEED
10
Perfume. : ESSENCE
11
City in Colorado. : PUEBLO
13
Accessory for a well-dressed man. : TIEPIN
14
Sailing vessels. : BRIGS
16
N.A.A.C.P. and others. : ASSNS
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One-time French acclamation. : VIVELEROI
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Furs. : SABLES
24
Old Roman coin. : TRIENS
27
Marianne and others. : MOORES
30
To be sure. : INDEED
32
Compass reading. : NNE
33
Year in Nero's reign. : LVI
35
Man of undying fame. : IMMORTAL
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Long flower cluster. : SPIKE
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Colombia's neighbor. : PANAMA
38
Sportsmen. : HUNTERS
40
Simplicity. : NAIVETE
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Exonerates. : CLEARS
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___ Park. : ESTES
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Growing in high altitudes. : ALPINE
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Michaelmas daisy. : ASTER
49
Asian hardwood tree. : NARRA
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Innisfail. : ERIN
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Headlight. : LAMP
57
Old Testament book: Abbr. : ISA
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Jardin ___ Plantes. : DES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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