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New York Times, Thursday, January 17, 1963

Author:
John Byrne
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { H J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
John F. Byrne has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,929
Across
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Population center. : ASIA
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Singer. : COLORATURA
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Faults. : SINS
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Native. : ABORIGINAL
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Knapsack. : PACK
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Indicate. : DENOMINATE
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Varsity letters in Dallas. : SMU
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Spanish kings. : REYES
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Drain pipes. : TILES
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___ foot oil. : NEATS
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Scottish "go." : GAE
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Walks woodenly. : STALKS
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Dissimilitude as shown by juxtaposition. : CONTRAST
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Gaming board. : TABLE
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Subject of a portrait in a certain gallery. : ROGUE
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French coin. : SOU
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Water: Sp. : AGUA
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Snare or trap. : TOILS
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Whirled. : SPUN
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Actor Brynner. : YUL
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Color for madame. : ROUGE
40
Poker player's verb. : RAISE
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Today's heros. : SPACEMEN
43
Cast with a matrix. : MOLDED
44
Sports standout. : ACE
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Raccoon's cousin. : COATI
46
Fatuous. : INANE
49
Bedeck. : ADORN
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Roguish. : SLY
54
Needful things. : DESIDERATA
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Plains Indian. : OTOE
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Free from blame. : EXONERATES
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Ex-tadpole. : FROG
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Unaccented. : STRESSLESS
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Serpent's tooth. : FANG
Down
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"Worms of the Nile." : ASPS
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King Mongkut's realm. : SIAM
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Books printed before 1500 A.D. : INCUNABULA
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Solicit. : ASK
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Students at Colorado Springs. : CADETS
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Complies. : OBEYS
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By oneself. : LONE
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Gold ornaments of Spain. : OROS
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Margin. : RIM
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Discompose. : AGITATE
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More minute. : TINIER
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Single. : UNAL
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Unit charge. : RATE
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Pub pints. : ALES
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Scratch. : RAKE
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She, in Italy. : ELLA
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Wildebeests. : GNUS
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Sojourns at. : STAYS
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Touch a base before running after a fly ball is caught. : TAGUP
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Vantage point. : COIGN
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Flirt. : OGLE
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The cast-iron plant. : ASPIDISTRA
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Drench. : SOUSE
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Adapted in pitch. : TUNED
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Philanderer. : ROUE
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Big book. : TOME
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Food or keep, in various phrases. : SALT
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Ebbs. : RECEDES
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Relative of a sorrel. : ROAN
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Boxer, for one. : CANINE
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Bog. : MORASS
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Pigeon sheds. : COTES
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Date for Julius. : IDES
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Contiguous. : NEXT
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Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
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Asian sea having no outlet. : ARAL
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Desert fruit. : DATE
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Lake bird. : LOON
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Cracksman. : YEGG
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King of "uhs." : ERS
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Aside. : OFF

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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