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New York Times, Saturday, August 1, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,480
Across
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How surprising! : WHAT
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Become stronger. : RISE
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Vessels: Abbr. : STRS
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Apiece. : EACH
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Sufficient: Poet. : ENOW
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Sharpens. : WHETS
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Money in 45 Down. : LIRE
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Rational. : SANE
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Man's name. : ERROL
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French and Italian items. : DRESSINGS
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Go back to a campus gathering. : REUNE
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Prophet of Jeroboam's reign. : HOSEA
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Placed in perfect balance. : EVENED
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Forsake home cooking. : EATOUT
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Not in a million years. : NEVER
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Way of talking. : DRAWL
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Between jobs. : IDLE
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Chilled. : ICED
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Judge. : DEEM
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Men ___ women. : ANDOR
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Slangy negative. : NOPE
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Asian river. : YALU
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Girl's nickname. : FRAN
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Get along. : AGREE
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Lustrous surface. : SHEEN
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Petty quarreling. : BICKER
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Beam. : RAFTER
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Darling: Fr. : CHERI
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Last in a series. : OMEGA
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Where pilots are briefed. : READYROOM
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Teen-ager. : MINOR
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Surrounded by. : AMID
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Sharp. : CUTE
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Neckwear. : ASCOT
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Mountain gap. : GATE
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Information group. : USIA
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Guardians of nest eggs. : HENS
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Lady of Arthurian legend. : ENID
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Following. : SECT
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Unite closely. : WELD
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Precise degree. : HAIR
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Israeli port. : ACRE
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Trouper's credo. : THESHOWMUSTGOON
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Work against. : RESIST
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Vacant. : INANE
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Broadway phenomenon. : SONGANDDANCEMAN
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Certain Cotswolds. : EWES
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Turn aside. : SWERVE
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Confused spectacle: Colloq. : THREERINGCIRCUS
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Film of a sort. : RERUN
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Boundary mark. : STONE
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Coaster. : SLED
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Moving spirit. : SOUL
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Incessantly. : EVER
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Contrary current. : EDDY
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Region. : AREA
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Liang. : TAEL
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Biblical judge. : ELON
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Concerning. : INRE
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Irish county. : CORK
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Athos' or Aramis' sword. : EPEE
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Sambar. : DEER
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Southwest wind. : AFER
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Vivacious. : AIRY
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Card game. : HEARTS
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Formed in a layer. : BEDDED
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Where the Via Veneto is. : ROMA
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See 63 Across. : AMISH
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Avoid giving a direct reply. : FENCE
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Part of Hispaniola. : HAITI
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Vogue. : RAGE
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River of Sussex. : OUSE
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Of the ear. : OTIC
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Hash ingredient. : MEAT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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