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New York Times, Monday, September 28, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 65, 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. 5,538
Across
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Golden shiner. : CHUB
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Song: Colloq. : VOCAL
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City: Lat. : URBS
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Superior: Colloq. : AONE
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Bombay's waterfront. : ARABIANSEA
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Cut. : SLIT
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Fielder's problems. : LINEDRIVES
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Norse goddess. : HEL
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Sully. : BLOT
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Egyptians. : COPTS
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Cotton cloth. : SATEEN
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Middle point. : MEAN
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Segni's land. : ITALY
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English animal painter, 1802–73. : LANDSEER
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Again. : ANEW
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Thinly spread. : SPARSE
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Dixie univ. : LSU
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Man from Eugene. : MORSE
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Receptacle. : URN
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Transports. : SHIPS
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___ word. : INA
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Hankered (for). : LONGED
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Birds. : OWLS
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Florentine painter. : DELSARTO
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Greeting. : ALOHA
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Vous ___. : ETES
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Pay a visit. : DROPIN
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A thing found. : TROVE
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Dull. : POKY
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Heel part. : TAP
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European waterway. : RIVERRHINE
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Cancel. : UNDO
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Good hunting time. : OPENSEASON
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Noble. : PEER
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Play ___. : PENS
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Copies, in commercial art. : STATS
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Method: Abbr. : SYST
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Carry's partner. : CASH
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Aces. : HOLESINONE
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One-sided. : UNILATERAL
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Parlay. : BET
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Hollows. : VALLEYS
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Constellation. : ORION
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Hypocrisy. : CANT
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Man's nickname. : ABE
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Cover. : LID
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Trade groups. : UNIONS
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Abbreviation from the French. : RSVP
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Shade of red. : BEET
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Stewed fruit: Dial. : SASS
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Galleries. : ARCADES
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___ canto. : BEL
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Marbles. : TAWS
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Epernay's river. : MARNE
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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Musical work. : LARGO
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American inventor. : ELIWHITNEY
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Public walks. : ESPLANADES
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European. : RUSS
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Among. : AMID
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Gridiron plays. : PUNTS
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Click beetles. : ELATERS
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Child's toy. : HOOP
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State: Abbr. : ORE
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Obscures. : DARKENS
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Shoe sizes. : SEVENS
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Myrna of the movies. : LOY
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Start of many a sign. : DONOT
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De ___ (superfluous). : TROP
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Mature. : RIPE
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Cook's concern. : OVEN
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City of Tuscany. : PISA
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Key city. : PORT
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Abode: Abbr. : RES
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Homburg. : HAT
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Increases. : UPS

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