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New York Times, Saturday, September 19, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,529
Across
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Craving. : THIRST
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King-size. : LARGEST
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Empty talk: Slang. : HOTAIR
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Machine worker. : OPERATOR
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Color. : ORANGE
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Desire. : APPETITE
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___ du pays (homesickness): Fr. : MAL
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Johanna Spyri heroine. : HEIDI
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Strips of leather. : WELTS
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Sour substances. : ACIDS
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Coin of Iran. : RIAL
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Turnip: Dial. : NEEP
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Office employe: Abbr. : SECY
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Poem. : SONNET
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Numerical prefix. : TRI
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Winning a point, at tennis. : ACING
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Head of the household. : MASTER
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Outer coverings. : JACKETS
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Negative pole. : CATHODE
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Beguiles. : AMUSES
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Error of sorts. : BONER
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
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Hindu guitars. : SITARS
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Declines. : EBBS
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Beginning: Abbr. : ORIG
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Norse name. : NILS
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Of dark complexion: Poet. : SWART
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Deadly poisons. : BANES
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Batter's specialty. : CLOUT
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Govt. agency. : REA
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Aleutian island. : UNALASKA
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More lenient. : SOFTER
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Furrowed. : STRIATED
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Nap. : SNOOZE
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Chemical water mixture. : HYDRATE
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Explorer. : SEEKER
Down
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Doubting apostle. : THOMAS
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Roman poet. : HORACE
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Style of type. : ITALIC
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Flowed. : RAN
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Laments. : SIGHS
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Eucalyptus. : TREE
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Longshoreman's job. : LOADING
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___ Way, ancient road. : APPIAN
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Commonwealth: Abbr. : REP
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Sprouted. : GREW
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Corroded. : EATEN
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Dagger. : STILETTO
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Shook. : TOTTERED
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Inhale and exhale. : RESPIRE
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Golf clubs. : IRONS
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Borneo tribesmen. : DYAKS
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French city of auto races. : LEMANS
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Participates (with "on"). : SITSIN
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Art gallery in London. : TATE
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Letters. : CEES
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Termagant. : SHREW
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Old English gold piece. : JACOBUS
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Never-fading flower: Poet. : AMARANTH
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Used in cooking. : CULINARY
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Avenue in Rome. : CORSO
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French poem. : BALLADE
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List of candidates. : TICKET
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Hungarian composer. : BARTOK
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Zephyr. : BREEZE
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Curious one. : STARER
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Very cold. : GELID
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Precious gem. : STONE
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River of France and Germany. : SAAR
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Sea-going initials. : USSS
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Not moving: Abbr. : STA
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Antagonist. : FOE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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