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New York Times, Wednesday, July 8, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,456
Across
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Pupil's problem. : MATH
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Convoy. : USHER
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Four-striper: Abbr. : CAPT
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"God have mercy on such ___ . . . " : ASWE
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Short street. : PLACE
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Unruffled. : COOLASACUCUMBER
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Hiking gear. : KNAPSACK
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Works dough. : KNEADS
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Diet essential. : MILK
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Party-giver. : HOST
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Where Banff is. : CANADA
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Refurbished. : DONEOVER
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Marble. : AGATE
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American poet and writer. : BENET
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The Altar. : ARA
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Recently. : LATE
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Subdued. : SOBER
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Power alliance. : BLOC
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Set off. : LIT
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Thunderhead. : CLOUD
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Rear. : RAISE
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Aught. : ANYTHING
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Abut. : BORDER
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Rub off. : WIPE
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Calumny. : SLUR
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Wardrobe items. : APRONS
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Hollywood product. : SCENARIO
52
Vacillates. : BLOWSHOTANDCOLD
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Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
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Perpendicular. : ONEND
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Man with "a little list." : KOKO
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Tractable. : EASY
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Administrative divisions: Abbr. : DEPTS
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Alpha Centauri. : STAR
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Famous name in baseball. : MACK
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"And he shall be to me ___." : ASON
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___-day. : TWOA
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Wife. : HELPMATE
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N.J. college. : UPSALA
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Dull season. : SLACK
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Drudge. : HACK
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Five-franc piece, old style. : ECU
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Calculator. : RECKONER
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Anchored: Naut. : CAMETO
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Goya's duchess. : ALBA
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Mixed up, as type. : PIED
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Sea dogs. : TARS
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Out of the way. : ASIDE
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Dislodge. : UNSET
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Made keen. : HONED
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Kind of lily. : CALLA
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Encore. : AGAIN
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Spruce. : NATTY
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Detect and eliminate errors in: Colloq. : DEBUG
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Cogent. : VALID
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Unevenly notched. : EROSE
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Track competitor. : RACER
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Wilderness Road man. : BOONE
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Generally careless. : SLIPSHOD
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Housing of a sort. : BARRACKS
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Does gymnastics. : CHINS
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Turn of action. : ROUND
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Like some streets. : TWOWAY
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Harmonizes. : BLENDS
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Exiguous. : SCANT
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Qualified. : ABLE
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Petition. : PLEA
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Fishing items. : RODS
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One of a flight. : STEP
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Cheer in sport. : ROOT
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Each: Scot. : ILKA
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Aroma. : ODOR
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All's partner. : ONE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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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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