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New York Times, Saturday, August 22, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,501

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Across
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"And so ___." : TOBED
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TV term. : SCAN
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Cleaving tool. : FROE
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Sweetheart: It. : AMATO
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Emporium. : MART
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Biblical king. : REBA
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Rembrandt painting (with "The"). : NIGHTWATCH
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Adjectival suffix. : OTIC
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Chess men: Abbr. : KTS
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Flambeau. : TORCH
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Word used with gold or silver. : SMITH
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Fraction. : TENTH
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Part of the street scene. : BUSES
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Land ___. : OFNOD
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Of a continent: Poet. : AFRIC
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In ___ of. : LIEU
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Where the owl and the pussycat went. : TOSEA
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Frolic. : ROMP
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Learning: Abbr. : EDUC
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Hurried. : RACED
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From a distance. : AFAR
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Ancient Teuton. : GOTH
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Where Leghorn is. : ITALY
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Neophyte. : TIRO
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Power: Ger. : MACHT
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Misbehave. : ACTUP
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Salesman. : CLERK
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Disagree. : CLASH
51
Showy flower. : PEONY
52
Attention-getting sounds. : AHEMS
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Algonquian. : SAC
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Dividing word. : INTO
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Gradually. : INCHBYINCH
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Shape of a pocket. : UCUT
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Arcturus, for one. : STAR
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Highway. : ROUTE
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Sibilant sound. : SISS
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Brinker. : HANS
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Term of endearment. : SUGAR
Down
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Aquarium. : TANK
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Neglect. : OMIT
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Luggage. : BAGS
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Numeral suffix. : ETH
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Kind of line. : DOTTED
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Stylish. : SMART
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By any means. : CATCHASCATCHCAN
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Part of a shoe. : ARCH
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Kind of degree. : NTH
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One way to start in a race. : FROMSCRATCH
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Adjust, as a cravat. : RETIE
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Newspaper term. : OBITS
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Apiece. : EACH
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Triumphed. : WON
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___ generis. : SUI
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Spur-carrying flowers. : TOUCHMENOTS
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Photographer of Lincoln. : BRADY
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Slavic name. : OLEG
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Rover's friend. : FIDO
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Neither masc. or fem. : NEUT
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Experience. : FEEL
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Subterfuge. : TRICK
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Affirmation. : OATH
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"What ___?" : OFIT
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Japanese ship. : MARU
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Stage item. : PROP
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Like: Suffix. : ARY
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Ancient Asians: Abbr. : ASSYRS
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Shelley poem (with "The"). : CENCI
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Flower. : LOTUS
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Annealing ovens. : LEHRS
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Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB
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Vatican name. : PIUS
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Broadway group. : ANTA
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Comfortable. : SNUG
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___ part. : ACTA
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Dear: Fr. : CHER
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Suffix with old or young. : ISH
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Loser's promise. : IOU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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