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New York Times, Friday, July 3, 1964

18-Across : Flag for Lafitte.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,451
Across
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Smelting by-product. : SLAG
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Term of polite address. : MAAM
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Eastern European. : SLAV
13
American author. : HOWE
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Kind of remark. : ADLIB
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Acquire. : HAVE
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Aid's partner. : ABET
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Flag for Lafitte. : JOLLYROGER
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Like: Colloq. : GOESFOR
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Businessmen of the 18th century. : SLAVERS
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Bring home the bacon. : EARN
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Reluctant. : AVERSE
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Ancient tongue. : COPTIC
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Watch part. : JEWEL
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Work by Horace. : ODE
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Ceylon native. : TAMIL
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Legal agreement. : LEASE
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Gaiety. : MIRTH
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Case in Latin grammar: Abbr. : ABL
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Ladies: Abbr. : MDMES
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Grotesque. : ANTIC
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River into the Meuse. : LESSE
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Table scrap. : ORT
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Educator. : TUTOR
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Meal course. : ENTREE
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Supreme rule. : EMPIRE
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School subject. : MATH
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Automobile hood slits. : LOUVERS
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Greek letter. : EPSILON
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Insurmountable. : IMPASSABLE
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Consider. : RATE
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Diamonds. : SUIT
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Lochinvar's bride. : ELLEN
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In ___. : SITU
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Newspaper editors' group. : ASNE
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Pieces (out). : EKES
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Dog ___. : TROT
Down
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Chase after balls, in batting. : SHAG
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American wolf. : LOBO
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Bide ___. : AWEE
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Starter's phrase. : GETSET
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One of the Balearic Islands. : MAJORCA
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Decorate. : ADORN
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Quite. : ALL
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Coins of Israel. : MILS
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Did some digging. : SHOVELED
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Bock's cousin. : LAGER
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Testifies. : AVERS
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Guest's specialty. : VERSE
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Standing rule. : BYLAW
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Tangles. : RAVELMENTS
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Events at Lourdes. : FAITHCURES
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Astronomy term. : COMA
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Frigga's spouse. : ODIN
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Saucy. : PERT
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Scoffer. : JIBER
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House parts. : ELLS
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St.-___, French town. : MALO
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Love in Barcelona. : AMOR
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Withered. : SERE
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Town near Padua. : ESTE
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Make smart: Colloq. : TITIVATE
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Feather-shaped polyps. : SEAPENS
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Laconic. : TERSE
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Eager desire. : THIRST
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Relative of Beth. : ELISA
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Greek god of mockery. : MOMUS
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Famous physicist. : PUPIN
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Fracas. : MELEE
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Business deal. : SALE
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Hideaway. : LAIR
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Ancient Roman emperor. : OTTO
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Gender: Abbr. : NEUT
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Color: Abbr. : BLK

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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