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New York Times, Monday, August 31, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,510
Across
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Common blight. : SLUM
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Common contagion. : COLD
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Common ___. : SENSE
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Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
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"The ___ Love." : ONEI
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Winged. : ALATE
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___ monde. : HAUT
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Rotterdam's river. : MAAS
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Puzzle: Colloq. : FLOOR
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"Anna and the King ___." : OFSIAM
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Fish. : DACE
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12th cen. date. : MCI
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Strange: Scot. : UNCO
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Sign of a hit. : SRO
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Fish. : PIKE
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Shares. : HASINCOMMON
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___ de sac. : CUL
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Take the prize. : WIN
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Debated. : MOOTED
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Goosefoot. : ALLSEED
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House of Churchill. : COMMONS
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Form of illicit income. : PAYOLA
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The common ___. : MAN
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Court. : WOO
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See 5 Down. : WILLIAMPENN
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Possessive. : HERS
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Common name for a cowboy. : TEX
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Word in a Shaw title. : ARMS
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Grape: Lat. : UVA
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How surprising! : WHAT
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Man with a zax. : ROOFER
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Day after lundi. : MARDI
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Day's end. : DUSK
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Volume. : TOME
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Uncommon example. : IDEAL
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Iroquois. : ERIE
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Graceful trees. : ELMS
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Sports event. : DERBY
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Lease. : RENT
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Game for three. : SKAT
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Old hunting cry. : SOHO
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Piece of sugar. : LOAF
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In an uncommon way. : UNUSUALLY
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Morning service. : MATINS
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Pennsylvania, for one. : COMMONWEALTH
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"Three ___ match." : ONA
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Induces to believe. : LEADSON
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Pacifist's plea. : DISARM
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Baseball term. : SAFE
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House wing. : ELL
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Name meaning "my sweetness." : NAOMI
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Common or preferred. : STOCK
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Uncanny. : EERIE
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Prefix in chemistry. : ACI
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European issue. : COMMONMARKET
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___ Penh. : PNOM
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Dance. : HULA
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Part of Scotland Yard. : CID
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Dutch uncle. : OOM
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Mortarboard. : CAP
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Community members. : TOWNSFOLK
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Biblical place of many springs: Var. : ENON
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Decoration. : DSO
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Plants. : SOWS
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Yale. : ELI
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Aviation org. : CAA
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Hodgepodge. : MIXTURE
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Uncommon man. : LEADER
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Uncommon athlete. : PRO
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Overdramatizes: Colloq. : EMOTES
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Weather word. : HUMID
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Get around. : EVADE
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Less common. : RARER
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Cunning. : WILY
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Mme. Bovary. : EMMA
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Sign in music. : REST
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Touch. : DAB
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Common mistake. : SIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 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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