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TRAFFIC SOLUTIONS

New York Times, Sunday, August 9, 1964

Author:
Natalie Hankemeyer
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 672 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,488
Across
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Impetuous. : HASTY
6
Relative of dos-à-dos. : SOFA
10
N. Y. lake. : OTSEGO
16
Lo!: Lat. : ECCE
20
Ancient port. : OSTIA
21
Christian and others. : ERAS
22
Mineral. : NATRON
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Fiacre riders. : GAULS
25
One's own legs. : SHANKSMARE
27
Storybook transport. : FLYINGCARPET
29
Beginner. : TYRO
30
___ one's stride. : HIT
31
Bikini and others. : ATOLLS
33
Former. : OLDTIME
34
Actress Luise. : RAINER
37
Town near Amiens. : ROYE
38
Day: Lat. : DIE
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Take ___. : ADIP
40
City SE of Naples. : SALERNO
43
School course: Abbr. : ARITH
45
Where George Town is. : PENANG
47
Sleeper. : TIE
48
Character in "GWTW." : MELANIE
50
Sorrowed unduly. : OVERGRIEVED
55
Astronomer-poet. : OMAR
57
Diamond. : REDCARD
59
Mounted. : ARISEN
60
At all: Scot. : AVA
61
Film of a sort. : RERUN
63
Tunisian measure. : SAH
64
Sped. : RACED
66
Las Vegas employe. : DEALER
68
Vital figures. : KEYMEN
70
Sky show. : METEOR
73
See 125 Across. : SEN
75
Moved furtively. : SLUNK
76
Itinerary. : PLAN
78
Land of the troika. : RUSSIA
80
Connecting ___. : ROD
82
Sense. : FEEL
83
No gentleman. : CAD
86
Camel. : SHIPOFTHEDESERT
90
Anhydrous. : DRY
91
Bear: Fr. : OURS
93
Santa ___. : ANA
94
Alice B. : TOKLAS
95
Move suddenly. : DART
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Small porch. : STOOP
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Carney, for one. : ART
101
Nell Quickly's spouse. : PISTOL
103
Certain bicyclists. : YOUTHS
107
Type of plane. : COMBAT
109
Ballet movement. : BRISE
111
Transport for three. : TUB
113
Kind of boat or land. : DREAM
114
Word of assent. : OUI
115
The evening: Fr. : LESOIR
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Cocktail. : SIDECAR
121
Atropos. : FATE
122
Witches' transport. : BROOMSTICKS
125
GOP leader. : DIRKSEN
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Overcast. : SEW
128
Femme ___. : FATALE
129
Asian people. : IRANI
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Some movie stars. : EMOTERS
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Where Hué is. : ANAM
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Incumbents. : INS
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Dale. : GLEN
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Woman of Habana. : CUBANA
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"Matthew, Mark, ___ . . . " : LUKEAND
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Sports figures. : GREATS
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Law: Fr. : LOI
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Traffic ___. : COPS
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Device that gets you nowhere. : MERRYGOROUND
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Subway transport. : ESCALATORS
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To have: Fr. : AVOIR
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Groom-to-be. : FIANCE
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Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
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City in North Dakota. : MINOT
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Pay (up). : ANTE
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Encourage. : FOSTER
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Enrich. : LARD
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Saurels. : SCADS
Down
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Myriad. : HOST
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Very pale. : ASHY
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Symbol of rank. : STAR
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Cassiterite. : TINORE
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Tibetan transport. : YAK
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Relatives of the Creeks. : SEMINOLES
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Declaim. : ORATE
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Wide's partner. : FAR
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On the deep. : ASEA
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See 25 Across. : ONFOOT
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Coach. : TALLYHO
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Elegance. : STYLE
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Ares' sister. : ERIS
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Suffix with tri, tetra, etc. : GON
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Proceedings. : ONGOINGS
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Old oath. : EGAD
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Forerunner of trucking. : CARTAGE
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Winged figure. : CUPID
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Plastic resin. : ELEMI
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Short distance. : STEP
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Little fish. : SHINER
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Leaped over. : CLEARED
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City on the Moselle. : TRIER
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Air ___. : ARM
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Cattleman. : RANCHERO
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Scoffers. : DERIDERS
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Baby's transport. : STORK
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Girl's name. : AIMEE
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Wary: Colloq. : LEARY
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Inlet. : RIA
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Dumas and others. : PERES
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Teams. : NINES
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He used 25 Across. : ADAM
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Briton's holiday. : VAC
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Treasured. : VALUED
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Doubletree. : EVENER
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Mysteriously. : DARKLY
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Cut of meat. : RUMP
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Old-time Moscow transport. : DROSHKIES
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Man's name. : NELS
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Arabian gazelles. : ARIELS
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Campaign name, 1936. : ALF
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Okinawa's capital. : NAHA
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Cluster. : TUFT
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Bars. : ESTOPS
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Vetoed. : NOED
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1492 transport. : NINA
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Malay law. : ADAT
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Precursor of a truck. : DRAY
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Connecticut town. : COSCOB
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Around: Fr. : AUTOUR
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Shakespearean twin. : DROMIO
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Cooks. : PARBOILS
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Abstruse. : ESOTERIC
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Walked. : TROD
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Weep. : SOB
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Horse racing. : TURF
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Majorca's capital. : PALMA
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Twinkling. : TRICE
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Success. : LUCK
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Provoke. : TEASE
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Misanthrope. : HATER
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Ducks. : SMEWS
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Checking. : TESTING
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Annoy. : IRK
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Wall molding. : BASEBOARD
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Repel. : STANDOFF
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Chromosome: Biol. : IDANT
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Kipling hero. : DIN
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Forward. : REMAIL
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Order ___. : OFMERIT
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Library sign. : SILENCE
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Sine qua ___. : NON
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Schoolbook. : READER
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Plan. : TACTIC
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City in Michigan. : ALMA
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News: Sp. : NUEVA
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Ohio city. : AKRON
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Salt-water fish. : GRUNT
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Prevalent ailment. : ULCER
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Point on the Isle of Man. : AYRE
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Tibetan antelopes. : GOAS
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Aquatic animal. : SEAL
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Mrs. Chaplin. : OONA
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Stir up. : PROD
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Sibilant sounds. : SSTS
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Cruise port. : RIO
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Tiny: Scot. : SMA
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Times of day: Abbr. : AMS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 11 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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