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New York Times, Wednesday, September 9, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,519

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Across
1
Highest point. : ACME
5
Wanders about. : GADS
9
Smog ingredient. : SMOKE
14
Phony. : SHAM
15
Stage direction. : EXIT
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Massenet opera. : MANON
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Cattle: Poet. : KINE
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Pulls to pieces. : TEARSAPART
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Tumults. : STORMS
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Olympus figure. : ZEUS
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Weather's opposite. : LEE
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Asian desert. : GOBI
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Gentleman's companion. : SCHOLAR
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Obvious. : OPENANDSHUT
31
Royal title: Abbr. : HSH
32
Land measure. : ACRE
33
Sonar sounds. : PINGS
37
Coaster. : SLED
39
Man's name. : KEITH
42
Fireplace residue. : SOOT
43
That is to say. : TOWIT
45
Proceed rapidly: Colloq. : GOIT
47
Artful. : SLY
48
Routine. : CUTANDDRIED
52
Come into. : INHERIT
55
___-de-boeuf. : OEIL
56
McCone's agency. : CIA
57
Libretto. : BOOK
59
Self-assurance. : APLOMB
63
Present time. : HEREANDNOW
66
Easy's partner. : FREE
67
Immense expanse. : OCEAN
68
Spanish lady. : DONA
69
"Arrest and Trial" role. : EGAN
70
Uncle of fiction. : REMUS
71
Influence. : SWAY
72
Unit of force. : DYNE
Down
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Seeks to know. : ASKS
2
Voucher. : CHIT
3
___ War. : MANO
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Come into view. : EMERGE
5
___ at (retaliates). : GETSBACK
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Tool. : AXE
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Portuguese navigator. : DIAZ
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Wear and tear. : STRESS
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Break to bits. : SMASHUP
10
Navigator's need. : MAP
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___ sides. : ONALL
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Chosen. : KOREA
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Get into. : ENTER
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Aforementioned. : SUCH
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___ Lisa. : MONA
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Concerning. : INRE
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Colonial patriot. : OTIS
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European capital. : OSLO
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Exclamation of relief. : PHEW
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Stoop to. : DEIGN
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Famous initials. : HST
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Aquiline feature. : NOSE
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Shade of yellow. : GOLD
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Piggery. : STY
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Chop finely. : DICE
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Mild uproar. : TODO
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Refuge. : HIDEAWAY
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Headgear. : TURBANS
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Stumble on. : TRIP
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Noun ending. : TION
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Opposed. : ATODDS
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Undernourished. : ILLFED
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Olympian vital fluid. : ICHOR
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Relative. : NIECE
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Odalisk's home. : HAREM
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Recognize. : KNOW
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Revel. : ORGY
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Golden ___. : MEAN
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Nota ___. : BENE
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Vichy product. : EAU
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___ shoestring. : ONA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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