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New York Times, Wednesday, September 2, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,512
Across
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Stockholm name. : NOBEL
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Jabberwocky word. : WABE
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Part of America: Abbr. : SPAM
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Belgian Congo tribe. : AMADI
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Woollcott. : ALEX
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Prefix with port. : HELI
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Tough: Colloq. : HARDBOILED
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Unwritten. : ORAL
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Region of the penguins. : ANTARCTIC
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First: It. : PRIMA
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Egyptian goddess. : SATI
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Sandy's exclamation. : HOOTMON
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Away's partner. : FAR
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Indian prince. : RANA
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Leader: It. : DUCE
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___ column. : AGONY
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Automobile accessory. : GENERATOR
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Jules Verne character. : NEMO
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Excitement. : FUROR
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Game. : KENO
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Source of road-building material. : GRAVELPIT
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Whey of milk. : SERUM
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River in Italy. : NERA
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Biblical hunter. : ESAU
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Compass point. : SSE
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Patti of opera. : ADELINA
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Globes. : ORBS
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Herdsman's concern. : GOATS
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Smoke under fire. : CIGARETTE
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Colette novel. : GIGI
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Travel. : LOCOMOTION
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"Winnie ___ Pooh." : ILLE
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Melville novel. : OMOO
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Be a member of. : SITON
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"Mine ___ have seen the glory . . . " : EYES
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Divining rod. : WAND
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Writer Loos. : ANITA
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Okinawa port. : NAHA
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Part of Arabia. : OMAN
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Title, for short. : BART
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Norse works. : EDDAS
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Kennedy memorial. : LIBRARY
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Parents' indoor sport. : WAITINGUP
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"Monarch of ___ survey." : ALLI
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Tree. : BEECH
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Inspected: Abbr. : EXD
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Dessert with fruit. : SHORTCAKE
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Outward boundaries. : PERIMETERS
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Cottonwood. : ALAMO
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Where to see "The Last Supper." : MILAN
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Eight: Prefix. : OCTA
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Decant. : POUR
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Breslau's river. : ODER
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Magistrate in "Oliver Twist." : FANG
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Ripening additive. : AGER
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Standard of Caesar. : ROMANEAGLE
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Nest. : AERIE
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Toys, gadgets, etc. : NOVELTIES
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Worse. : NOTSOGOOD
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Burden. : ONUS
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Setting of "The Marble Faun." : ROME
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Custard tart. : FLAN
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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Confidentially. : SUBROSA
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Ancient Syria. : ARAM
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Student, as at Ithaca. : AGGIE
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Mat. : DOILY
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Pueblo village near Albuquerque. : ACOMA
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Flow towards the shore. : SETIN
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Holy picture. : ICON
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Small monkey. : TITI
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Blow. : TOOT
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Province in Sicily. : ENNA
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Not over the plate. : LOW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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