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New York Times, Thursday, September 24, 1964

20-Across : Designating ready-made clothes.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,534
Across
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King of Canute's time. : OLAF
5
Fragment. : SHARD
10
Blossom. : BLOW
14
Pinocchio's feature. : NOSE
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Go paddling. : CANOE
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Moon goddess. : LUNA
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Kinkajou's feature. : TAIL
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Attention-getting sounds. : HISTS
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Adjective-forming suffix. : ICAL
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Designating ready-made clothes. : OFFTHERACK
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Memphis' river. : NILE
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Laurie's girl. : AMY
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Treadles. : PEDALS
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Bread dough. : SPONGE
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Hidden supply. : HOARD
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Goes paddling. : WADES
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Of first importance. : TOPDRAWER
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Confess. : AVOW
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Once ___ blue moon. : INA
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American poet. : TATE
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Employes. : PERSONNEL
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In itself: Lat. : PERSE
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Dull and tedious. : PROSY
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Dominant part of a mountain ridge. : MASSIF
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Certain nestlings. : SQUABS
49
Concealed danger. : PIT
50
Water raiser. : PUMP
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Considerate. : THOUGHTFUL
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Garment. : ROBE
59
Abrasive. : ROUGH
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___ Major. : URSA
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Roman road. : ITER
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Defeat of a sort. : UPSET
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Occupied. : BUSY
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Pikelike fishes. : GARS
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Thurber character. : MITTY
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Indian city. : AGRA
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Aware of. : ONTO
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Lounge about. : LOAF
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In case (that). : ASIF
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Hat. : FELT
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Project. : SCHEME
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Hirsute. : HAIRY
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Military group. : ROTC
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Writing surface. : DESKPAD
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Engagements of a sort. : BLINDDATES
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Opera role. : LUCIA
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___ fours. : ONALL
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Where Swansea is. : WALES
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Witches. : HAGS
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Miscalculate. : ERR
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Trade. : SWAP
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Lay asphalt. : PAVE
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Repute, good or bad. : ODOR
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Certain media. : NEWSPAPERS
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Word of endearment. : HONEY
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Stone. : OPAL
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Containers. : TINS
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Front page news. : WARS
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And yet: Lat. : ETSI
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Nautical term. : REEF
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Sun or moon. : ORB
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Quack medicine. : NOSTRUM
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Course taken. : PATH
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Great. : MIGHTY
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Little twig. : SPRIG
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Allotment. : QUOTA
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Earth pigment. : UMBER
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___ Sound. : PUGET
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Shoshone. : HOPI
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Throw out. : OUST
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Saxhorn. : TUBA
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Popular dance. : FRUG
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U.N. member. : USSR
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___ course (proceed without tacking): Naut. : LAYA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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