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New York Times, Friday, July 31, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,479

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Alms box. : ARCA
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"Ornery" fellow. : CUSS
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Wait near at hand. : HOVER
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Make fast. : SEAL
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Formerly. : ONCE
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Town near Bangor. : ORONO
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Italian islander. : SARDINIAN
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Zones. : BELTS
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Companion piece to "L'Allegro." : ILPENSEROSO
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Choler. : IRE
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Antonym of feed. : STARVE
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Church title. : FRA
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Copy desk work. : STET
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Knob: Prefix. : TYL
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Fort near Monterey. : ORD
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Town on the 49 Down. : DINANT
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Young congers. : ELVERS
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For the ___. : NONCE
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Paradise. : HEAVENONEARTH
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Honi soit qui mal y ___. : PENSE
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Wall bracket. : SCONCE
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Evaluate. : ASSESS
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Wink (the eyes). : BAT
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Surpass. : CAP
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Moves at full speed: Colloq. : RIPS
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Danube city. : ULM
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Region for the birds. : MIDAIR
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Panay native. : ATI
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Zest. : JOIEDEVIVRE
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Swedish ski-town. : SARNA
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Chief residence of Napoleon I. : TUILERIES
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Leisure: Lat. : OTIUM
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Verb suffix. : ESCE
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Depot in Paris. : GARE
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Natives of Riga. : LETTS
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Plant. : REED
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Whilom. : ERST
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Befriend. : ASSIST
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Houses and lots. : REALTY
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Of the wrist. : CARPAL
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Birchlike tree. : ALDER
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Antonym of waste. : CONSERVE
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Unicorn fish. : UNIE
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Tippet. : SCARF
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Masculine title. : SENOR
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Relative of a landloper. : HOBO
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Cinnabar. : ORE
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Able to fly. : VOLITANT
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Firmly implant. : ENTRENCH
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Imitation flower. : ROSETTE
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Makes intricate. : INVOLVES
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Dejected. : SAD
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Sound by night. : SNORE
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Caves. : DENS
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Torpid. : INACTIVE
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Moderates. : EASES
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Legendary bird. : ROC
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Uppish one. : SNOB
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Demur. : HESITATE
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Hearten. : ENSPIRIT
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Glossily coated. : ENAMELED
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Sunshade. : PARASOL
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___ loco (in its proper place). : SUO
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Menu specialty. : CAVIAR
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Drying frames. : AIRERS
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Use a special control device. : PRESET
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Metric unit. : LITER
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Belgian-Dutch border river. : MEUSE
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Lament. : DIRGE
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Fruit decoctions. : JAMS
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Small cubes. : DICE
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Kernel. : NUT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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