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New York Times, Monday, August 24, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,503
Across
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Ceremonial headgear. : TOPHAT
7
Service unit. : WAC
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Minerva's symbol. : OWLS
14
Babe Ruth, in 1914. : ORIOLE
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American engineer. : REA
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Ground. : SOIL
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Home on a height. : EAGLESNEST
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Prince Philip's game. : POLO
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Double-ripper. : SLED
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Cask. : TUN
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Hole in one under par. : BIRDIE
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Utah canyon. : OGDEN
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Queue. : LINE
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French painter. : RENOIR
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Popular dessert. : BERRYPIE
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Character of a people. : ETHOS
34
Spanish museum. : PRADO
35
Branch. : ARM
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Slippered. : SHOD
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Fourth estate. : PRESS
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Snatch. : GRAB
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___ Aviv. : TEL
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Stop. : CEASE
41
Smelting product. : MATTE
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Jumbo. : ELEPHANT
44
Excluded. : BARRED
45
Display device. : RACK
46
Nobel prize physicist, 1938. : FERMI
47
Gully. : ARROYO
50
One kind of lark. : MUD
51
Norse literary work. : EDDA
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Enlarge (a hole). : REAM
55
Professor in Doyle novels. : CHALLENGER
58
Dix, for one. : CAMP
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Relatives. : KIN
60
Bear witness. : ATTEST
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Small quarrel. : SPAT
62
Pen. : STY
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Veteran actor. : MASSEY
Down
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Three-___, the golden plover. : TOES
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Shelve. : PIGEONHOLE
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Remain valid. : HOLDGOOD
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Beverage. : ALE
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Bed canopy. : TESTER
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Famed architect. : WREN
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Roman bronze. : AES
9
Feathered mimics. : CATBIRDS
10
Feather for a hat. : OSPREY
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___ ibis. : WOOD
12
Leslie Caron role. : LILI
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Pigeon. : NUN
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Oriental case. : INRO
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Prefix with obey or order. : DIS
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Rent. : LEASE
27
Remainder: Fr. : RESTE
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One of "The Royal Family." : ETHEL
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French port. : BREST
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Ruffed grouse. : PARTRIDGES
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Angry. : IRATE
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Plant family. : EMBED
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Dido. : PRANK
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Juno's symbols. : PEACOCKS
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Raiment. : GARMENTS
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E. I. plant yielding red dye. : CHAY
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Spoil. : MAR
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On time. : PROMPT
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Uproar. : BEDLAM
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Suffix with joy or sorrow. : FUL
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Curves. : ARCS
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Garner. : REAP
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Hindu god. : RAMA
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Numerous. : MANY
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From himself: Lat. : DESE
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Bohemian. : ARTY
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"Bye-Bye Birdie." : HIT
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Airline abbreviation. : ETA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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