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New York Times, Tuesday, August 25, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 315 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,504
Across
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Desert plants. : CACTI
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Possessive pronoun. : HERS
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Duck. : TEAL
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Tree fruit. : ACORN
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Hedonistic cry. : EVOE
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Something trite: Var. : OLDY
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Breadfruit. : RIMAS
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Educational. : PEDAGOGIC
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Experts. : ADEPTS
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Family member. : RELATIVE
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Revokes, as a legacy. : ADEEMS
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One of the Du Ponts. : IRENEE
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Magnificent array. : PANOPLY
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Evening, in Paris. : SOIR
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Within: Prefix. : ENDO
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Shows disapproval. : FROWNS
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Way of doing. : HOW
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In a temper. : ANGRY
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Done ___ turn. : TOA
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Mohammedan nymph. : HOURI
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Constellation. : LEO
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Geometrical figure. : OBLONG
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Mood. : VEIN
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Runner: Var. : SKEE
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Asians. : KOREANS
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Connective tissue: Anat. : FASCIA
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Nautical term. : ASTERN
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Consecrated. : ANOINTED
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___-down. : HANDME
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Admit. : RECOGNIZE
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Homework in 13 Down. : LECON
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Raise ___. : CAIN
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Don Juan's mother, in Byron. : INEZ
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In the near future. : EARLY
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Cupid. : EROS
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"Mary, Mary" author. : KERR
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Pointed: Prefix. : STYLO
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Dear, in Italy. : CARA
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Sharp. : ACID
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What seasons do. : COMEANDGO
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Egress of a sort. : TRAPDOOR
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Part of a foot. : INSTEP
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Wise: Slang. : HEP
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One of a famous baseball trio. : EVERS
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Traveled. : RODE
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Marine mammal. : SEALION
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Horn-blower. : TOOTER
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___ Marbles, in British Museum. : ELGIN
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Take ___. : ADIVE
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French prep school. : LYCEE
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Showy. : GARISH
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Ego. : SELF
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Plant. : MYRTLE
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Ring. : PEAL
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Bancroft. : ANNE
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Acts in a showy manner: Slang. : SWANKS
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Scoreboard trio. : OOO
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Uproar. : HUEANDCRY
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O'Neill character. : ORIN
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Gains. : WINS
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Uniting. : YOKING
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Fastidious. : OVERNEAT
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Dweller in a pad. : BEATNIK
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Teuton. : GOTH
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Descendants. : SCIONS
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Former Spanish coins. : REALES
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Type of play. : FARCE
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Close: Poet. : ANEAR
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One of the ologies. : SOCIO
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Wielder of a certain tool. : ADZER
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German article. : EINE
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Defoe heroine. : MOLL
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Greek goddess of war. : ENYO
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O. T. book: Abbr. : EZR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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