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New York Times, Saturday, August 8, 1964

50-Down : Baby words.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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E
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D
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G
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E
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D
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B
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A
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H
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N
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A
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M
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A
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H
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L
O
R
N
A
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A
G
E
E
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P
U
L
E
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B
R
E
A
D
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S
A
L
T
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M
I
N
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S
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A
F
A
R
E
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W
E
L
L
T
O
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R
M
S
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T
E
C
O
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O
L
D
R
O
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E
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C
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U
B
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O
O
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H
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D
E
S
I
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A
X
E
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S
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D
O
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T
O
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P
S
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H
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A
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W
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S
O
A
P
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S
W
E
L
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L
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T
I
M
E
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A
R
R
A
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S
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D
X
L
I
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S
M
E
E
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L
O
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G
Y
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Y
E
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T
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A
S
K
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D
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A
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P
P
L
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D
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G
O
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A
L
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A
D
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E
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T
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T
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H
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P
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N
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O
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D
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M
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T
O
R
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P
R
Y
E
R
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A
R
A
N
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E
D
E
R
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L
E
A
V
E
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S
E
N
S
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R
Y
E
S
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E
D
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,487
Across
1
Trenchant. : EDGED
6
Road: Ger. : BAHN
10
Servant, typically Chinese. : AMAH
14
1869 heroine. : LORNA
15
American author. : AGEE
16
Whimper. : PULE
17
Basic food. : BREAD
18
Features of Siberia. : SALTMINES
20
1929 novel. : AFAREWELLTOARMS
22
Mexican native. : TECO
23
Shade of red. : OLDROSE
24
Neophyte of a sort. : CUB
26
___ la la! : OOH
28
Arnaz. : DESI
29
Parts of graphs. : AXES
31
___ a turn. : DOTO
33
Fiddlesticks! : PSHAW
37
Shampoo ingredient. : SOAP
38
Terrific! : SWELL
40
Period. : TIME
41
City near Lille. : ARRAS
43
6th cen. date. : DXLI
44
Barrie role. : SMEE
45
Torpid. : LOGY
47
In addition. : YET
49
Query. : ASK
50
Spotted. : DAPPLED
53
End. : GOAL
55
Work attributed to Beethoven. : ADIEUTOTHEPIANO
60
Place to buy pans, pens, pins, etc. : DIMESTORE
61
Busybody. : PRYER
62
Isle, part of County Donegal. : ARAN
63
River in 13 Down. : EDER
64
Set out. : LEAVE
65
City on the Yonne. : SENS
66
Some gypsies. : RYES
67
Mrs. Stengel and others. : EDNAS
Down
1
Corsica's neighbor. : ELBA
2
Village: Ger. : DORF
3
Constellation. : GREATBEAR
4
Finnish lake. : ENARE
5
Site of Miami, Fla. : DADECO
6
Not precious. : BASE
7
" ... a peculiar sort of ___." : AGAL
8
Popular tune. : HELLODOLLY
9
Prickly plant. : NETTLE
10
Men in the honey game. : APIARISTS
11
Humorist Leaf. : MUNRO
12
Turkish flags. : ALEMS
13
Part of West Germany. : HESSE
19
Present-day orthography: Abbr. : MODSP
21
Thicket. : WOODS
24
Relative of a maison. : CASA
25
Caesar's wife. : UXOR
27
Pioneer TV show. : HOWDYDOODY
30
Irish rascals. : SPALPEENS
32
Nickname for a man from Austin. : TEX
34
Of an Asian region. : HIMALAYAN
35
Midwest college town. : AMES
36
One of 52. : WEEK
39
Faithful. : LIEGE
42
Alone on the stage. : SOLUS
46
Go-___. : GETTER
48
Tumble down. : TOPPLE
50
Baby words. : DADAS
51
C'est ___ (that is to say). : ADIRE
52
Of an Arizonan people. : PIMAN
54
Broadcast. : AIRED
56
Plum or peach. : TREE
57
Pronoun. : HERS
58
River to the Gulf of Finland. : NEVA
59
Assayer's concern. : ORES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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