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New York Times, Friday, August 28, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 50, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 10, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,507

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Across
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It falls every fall. : LEAF
5
Yeast. : BARM
9
"___ a boy!" : ITS
12
Esparto grass. : ALFA
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Namesakes of the youth goddess. : HEBES
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Brake power: Abbr. : SHP
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"Funny ___." : GIRL
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"All ___ day." : ONASUMMER
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Winter or summer time. : SOLSTICE
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Seated: Fr. : ASSIS
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Ending for super or poster. : IOR
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Ballad. : LAY
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Last Spanish queen. : ENA
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"___ Seasons." : AMANFORALL
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Seasonal symbol. : MAGI
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Musical flourishes. : ROULADES
33
Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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The opposition. : ANTIS
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Summer time. : DST
38
___ Janeiro. : RIODE
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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Released from confinement. : UNPENNED
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Lacking zest. : TAME
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Kind of syllable. : UNSTRESSED
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Barley beard. : AWN
50
Nice season. : ETE
51
Mental telepathy, for short. : ESP
52
Bird songs. : NOTES
54
Part of a Steinbeck title. : WINTEROF
59
Time for Shakespeare. : MIDSUMMER
61
"___ corny as Kansas in August . . . " : IMAS
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Pierrot (with 27 Down). : AMI
64
Give the syntax of. : PARSE
65
Lopez theme tune. : NOLA
66
Business term. : NET
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French writer. : ANET
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Autumn color. : GOLD
Down
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Seasonal slowdown. : LAG
2
Ivy Leaguers. : ELIS
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Word form for a continent. : AFRO
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Comply as directed. : FALLINLINE
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River in Bolivia. : BENI
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Counting device: Var. : ABAC
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Do business, in a way. : RESELL
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Home of the Spartans. : MSU
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Beliefs. : ISMS
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Work by Haydn. : THESEASONS
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Fount. : SPRING
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Vehicle of sorts. : HOTROD
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Spring time. : MAY
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Not ___! : SOFAST
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Capuchin monkey. : SAI
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State: Abbr. : ALA
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Parrot. : ARA
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See 63 Across. : MON
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When Indian summer comes. : AUTUMNTIME
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See 68 Across. : RED
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Ancient port near Troas. : ASSUS
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Principal motive. : MAINSPRING
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Samuel Finley ___ Morse. : BREESE
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Explosive. : TNT
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Letter. : DEE
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Educator's degree. : EDD
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Baseball term. : OUT
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Minister: Fr. : PRETRE
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Summer shade. : TAN
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"___ is a sometime thing . . . " : AWOMAN
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Famous English cardinal. : NEWMAN
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Letter. : ESS
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Blue-pencil. : EDIT
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Hungarian name. : IMRE
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What birds do in spring. : NEST
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Sequel to "Typee." : OMOO
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Camus topic. : FALL
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___ tree. : UPA
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Downcast. : SAD

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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