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New York Times, Wednesday, September 30, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 336 (avg 1.78)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,540

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Across
1
Rural walk. : HIKE
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Strives violently. : WARS
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Fun's partner. : GAMES
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Bovine animals. : OXEN
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Case for small articles. : ETUI
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Greenish-yellow. : OLIVE
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German song. : LIED
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American poet. : LONGFELLOW
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Barks sharply. : YAPS
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___ paper. : LITMUS
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Also, old style. : EKE
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Have done with. : QUIT
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Made over. : ALTERED
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Small amounts. : SOUPCONS
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Cape Kennedy fuel. : LOX
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___ polloi. : HOI
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Blue-pencils. : EDITS
35
Adult. : WOMAN
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Verb ending. : IZE
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Source of wealth: Colloq. : BONANZA
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Medical group. : AMA
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Blue ___, signal flag. : PETER
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Zodiac sign. : ARIES
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Low island. : KEY
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Hack. : HEW
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Falls in a shower. : SPATTERS
51
Yuletide bowl. : WASSAIL
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Dregs. : LEES
56
Compass point. : ENE
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___ oneself (be discreet). : KEEPTO
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Island city of China. : AMOY
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Initially. : ATTHESTART
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French cleric. : CURE
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Continental quart. : LITER
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Consumer. : USER
68
Bruins' Alma Mater. : UCLA
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Wallace's men. : SCOTS
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Flower. : POSY
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Member of 42 Across: Abbr. : PHYS
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Hallowed. : HOLY
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Iris genus. : IXIA
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Be discreet. : KEEPQUIET
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Terminates. : ENDSUP
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Prosperous. : WELLTODO
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Thine: Fr. : ATOI
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Shorty. : RUNT
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Fraternity letter. : SIGMA
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Is unused. : GOESTOWASTE
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Quite. : ALL
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Jim Beatty, for example. : MILER
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Summon forth. : EVOKE
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Mended. : SEWED
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Occupied. : FULL
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Party gimmicks, in a way. : ICEBREAKERS
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Outside: Prefix. : EXO
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See 29 Down. : SHIP
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Escape slowly. : OOZE
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Pinta's companion. : NINA
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Is featured. : STARS
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Cut short. : SNIP
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Fusses over (with "of"). : MAKESMUCH
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Our country: Abbr. : AMER
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Dissents. : NAYS
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Fanatical devotion. : ZEALOTRY
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Querying sounds. : EHS
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Letters. : WIES
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Saucer's companion. : TEACUP
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Ridges on the skin. : WEALS
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Dido. : ANTIC
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Imbroglio. : SETTO
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Diminution. : LETUP
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El ___. : PASO
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Three: Sp. : TRES
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Paris airfield. : ORLY
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See 38 Down. : YEAS
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___ up (excited). : HET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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