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New York Times, Wednesday, July 22, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,470

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Across
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Lump of earth. : CLOD
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Drench. : SOAK
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___ tout (not at all): Fr. : PASDU
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Where Connemara is. : EIRE
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Diminutive suffix. : CULE
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"Bombs bursting ___ . . . " : INAIR
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T. R.'s favorite word. : DELIGHTED
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Draw out. : EDUCE
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Have ___ at. : AGO
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Card game. : LOO
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Talk too much. : GAB
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San Luis ___. : REY
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Censure. : REPROOF
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Muse. : ERATO
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University buildings. : HALLS
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Glide away. : ELAPSE
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Go quickly. : SCOOT
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Fluctuating. : UPANDDOWN
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Rebound. : HOP
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Bouquet. : SCENT
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Palestine city. : DAN
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Comes upon. : OVERTAKES
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Outbursts, as of laughter. : GUSTS
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Abnegation. : DENIAL
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Tarry. : DWELL
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Divide. : HALVE
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Frees from some obligation. : EXEMPTS
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"It is a far, far better thing that ___ . . . " : IDO
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Parrot. : KEA
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Grate. : RUB
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Saeculum. : ERA
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Madrilene and others. : SOUPS
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Arachnid's milieu. : SPIDERWEB
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Part of a double boiler. : INSET
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One: Ger. : EINE
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Tree. : PEAR
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Narrow: Prefix. : STENO
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Supports. : LEGS
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Ancient Asian. : MEDE
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Deodar. : CEDAR
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Loyal. : LIEGE
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Ship's deck. : ORLOP
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___ gratia. : DEI
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Train. : SCHOOL
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Unfortunate. : OUTOFLUCK
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Brew. : ALE
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Anchor. : KEDGE
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Horse. : PIEBALD
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___ how! : AND
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Extinct animals. : SAUROPODS
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Parcheesi items. : DICE
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Nobelist in chemistry. : UREY
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Gaze with avarice. : GLOAT
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Verbal contraction. : ARENT
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Greek letter. : RHO
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Urchin. : TAD
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Celerity. : SPEED
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Sultan of ___. : SWAT
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Austrian river. : ENNS
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Blacksmith's term. : SHOD
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Snug harbor. : COVE
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Occasion for hospitality. : OPENHOUSE
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On kind of service. : ANSWERING
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Balm. : SALVE
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Creek. : RIA
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Converses with. : TALKSTO
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Soil: Poet. : GLEBE
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Danube city. : ULM
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Gives off. : EXUDES
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Display rack. : EASEL
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Phoebe. : PEWEE
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Stair part. : TREAD
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"___ Dance." : SABRE
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Goddess of "the veil." : ISIS
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Prohibition. : DONT
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Ink's partner. : PEN
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Baked dish. : PIE
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Automotive abbreviation. : RPM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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