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New York Times, Thursday, September 10, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,520
Across
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Certain Moslems. : FAKIRS
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Airplane speaking tube. : GOSPORT
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Inflexible. : ADAMANT
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Trojan in "Troilus and Cressida." : ANTENOR
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Dominguin, for example. : MATADOR
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Space Needle city. : SEATTLE
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Word of assent. : AYE
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___ setter. : IRISH
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Fur piece. : STOLE
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Transvaal's neighbor. : NATAL
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Greek letter. : PHI
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Basque cap. : BERET
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White House name. : LUCI
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Froth. : FOAM
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Vestment worn with the alb. : AMICE
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Highway sign. : GAS
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Border, in heraldry. : ORLE
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Rumor. : HEARSAY
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Resort in Kent. : MARGATE
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Look ___. : INTO
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Stripling. : LAD
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Shoelace tag. : AGLET
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Role in "As You Like It." : ADAM
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"Beowulf," for instance. : EPIC
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Shifts. : VEERS
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Viper. : ASP
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Abalone. : ORMER
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En ___ (forward): Fr. : AVANT
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Candidate defeated by McKinley. : BRYAN
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Maxilla. : JAW
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Solution used in making rayon. : VISCOSE
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Musical form. : PRELUDE
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Declares. : ASSERTS
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Philippics. : TIRADES
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Army's sunset signal. : RETREAT
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Acclivity. : ASCENT
Down
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Rumor personified. : FAMA
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Call it ___. : ADAY
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Musical heroine. : KATE
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"___ man of propertee . . . " : IMA
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Shines. : RADIATES
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Equine sound. : SNORT
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Cut. : GASH
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United. : ONE
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Stow (away). : STASH
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Picayune lawyer. : PETTIFOGGER
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"___ victory!" : ONTO
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Rock's partner. : ROLL
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Sandalwood. : TREE
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Source of annoyance. : TRIAL
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Small mollusk. : SLUG
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Cagliostro, for one. : NECROMANCER
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City on the Arno. : PISA
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Brazilian port. : BAHIA
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Correct, as manuscript. : EMEND
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Gaucho's rope. : RIATA
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Projection on a wheel. : CAM
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Papal cape. : ORALE
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Change. : ALTER
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More than ___ the eye. : MEETS
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Syrian city. : ALEP
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One of the Caroline Islands. : YAP
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Plunderers. : RAVENERS
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Paris house of fashion. : DIOR
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Underground vault. : CRYPT
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Delicatessen. : STORE
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Actress Schell. : MARIA
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Language of the Caucasus. : AVAR
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Tool shop item. : VISE
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Aid: Abbr. : ASST
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Optimum. : BEST
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Hardy hero. : JUDE
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Arabian port. : ADEN
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New World. : WEST
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Kind of resin. : LAC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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