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New York Times, Thursday, August 27, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 335 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,506

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Across
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Eastern title. : RAJA
5
Continually. : EVER
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Fungi. : MOLDS
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Macmillan's predecessor. : EDEN
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Assistant. : AIDE
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Burmese. : ASIAN
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Village green structure. : BANDSTAND
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Attain. : GETTO
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Irritates. : SMARTS
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Not stuffy. : AIRY
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Alas!: Lat. : HEU
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Apiece. : EACH
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Most direct. : NEAREST
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Molybdenum and others. : JAWBREAKERS
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Actress Francis. : KAY
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Description. : SORT
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Namesakes of explorer Hedin. : SVENS
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Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
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Ligneous. : WOODY
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Beach toy. : PAIL
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Early Mexican. : AZTEC
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Temple. : NAOS
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Firmament. : SKY
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Glide about, in a way. : ROLLERSKATE
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Wales. : CAMBRIA
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Maintain. : KEEP
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___ carte. : ALA
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East Indian palm. : NIPA
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Environment. : MILIEU
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Burn. : SINGE
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Certain spring and fall events. : EQUINOXES
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Become a member. : ENTER
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Famous stage name. : LUNT
69
Eight furlongs. : MILE
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Strata. : SEAMS
71
Behalf. : SAKE
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Certain horses. : BAYS
Down
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Insurgents, for short. : REBS
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Orlando's loyal servant. : ADAM
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Napoleonic battle. : JENA
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English prince. : ANDREW
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Humbles oneself. : EATSCROW
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Roman way. : VIA
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Miss Millay. : EDNA
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Bookkeeper's need. : REDINK
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Hungarians. : MAGYARS
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Full of: Suffix. : OSE
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Pliant. : LITHE
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Sees socially. : DATES
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Shakespeare's tinker. : SNOUT
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Tries: Colloq. : STABS
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Ruff's mate. : REE
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A man. : HERO
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Abbreviation on certain cards. : RSVP
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America's music. : JAZZ
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___ St. Lawrence, home of G. B. S. : AYOT
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In accord. : ATONE
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Python, in Kipling tale. : KAA
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Atlantic coast. : EAST
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Goddess of victory. : NIKE
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Roguish. : SLY
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Predicate. : VERB
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Unlit. : DARK
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National Park. : YOSEMITE
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Monopolizes. : CORNERS
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Quantity of material. : SKEIN
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1st cen. date. : LII
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Tailor's specialty. : LAPELS
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Assurance. : APLOMB
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Instances. : CASES
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Set in order. : ALINE
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Devilfish. : MANTA
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Popular color. : AQUA
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S. African plant. : IXIA
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Slippery. : EELY
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Functions. : USES
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Bijou. : GEM
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Not discovered: Abbr. : UNK

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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