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New York Times, Saturday, August 15, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,494
Across
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Engrossed. : RAPT
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The Georgia Peach. : COBB
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Roster. : ROTA
13
Foil's cousin. : EPEE
14
At most: It. : ALPIU
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Harmful consequence. : EVIL
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New Year's Eve figure. : CELEBRATOR
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Generation: Suffix. : GENY
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Rosalind's beloved: Abbr. : ORL
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Bell town. : ATRI
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Campaign name. : BARRY
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Fountain items. : ICECREAMSODAS
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Recent Broadway play. : LUTHER
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Inquisition ceremony. : AUTODAFE
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Astray. : AFIELD
32
Gilrs' names akin to Louisa. : LULAS
33
Dignitaries' lounge: Colloq. : VIPROOM
36
Close-fitting dresses. : SHEATHS
38
Torpor: Prefix. : NARCO
39
Biblical verb. : MAYEST
41
More snobbish: Colloq. : SNOOTIER
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Of the nature of: Suffix. : ACEOUS
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Expanse in Colorado. : PAINTEDDESERT
49
Market town in Lancashire. : COLNE
50
Algerian city. : ORAN
51
Scot's negative. : NAE
52
"___ fan tutte." : COSI
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Fibula. : SPLINTBONE
56
Presage. : OMEN
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___ so. : SOAND
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To join: Fr. : UNIR
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Ice mass. : BERG
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Sea of Azov port. : EISK
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Social functions. : TEAS
Down
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Shrink from. : RECOIL
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Insight: Fr. : APERCU
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Small lead shot. : PELLET
4
Football holder. : TEE
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Miss Bow. : CLARA
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Most favorable. : OPTIMAL
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Life story, for short. : BIO
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Fresh-water fish. : BURBOT
9
Marks again with degrees. : REGRADUATES
10
Season to excess. : OVERSALT
11
Minute. : TINY
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___ Khan. : ALY
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Combining form in medical terms. : ARTERIO
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"___ the Park." : BAREFOOTIN
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Teen-ager. : ADOLESCENT
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Sketching, in a certain way. : CHARCOALING
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Foamy. : SUDSY
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Type of thermometer: Abbr. : FAH
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Letter. : ESS
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Ant. : EMMET
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Certain musical instruments: Abbr. : VNS
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Writer Fleming. : IAN
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Marriage-seeker. : PROPOSER
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___ shoulders above. : HEADAND
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Interstices. : AREOLAS
42
In existence: Lat. : INESSE
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Wife of Paris. : OENONE
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One of the Muses. : URANIA
46
Range animals. : STEERS
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Join in a toast. : DRINK
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Arrive. : COME
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Male swan. : COB
54
Luau delicacy. : POI
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On the contrary. : BUT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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