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New York Times, Tuesday, January 22, 1963

Author:
Lois Hillis
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F Q W X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,933
Across
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Do nothing. : LAZE
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Shelter, from the French. : ABRI
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Beam. : SMILE
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Brick kiln. : OVEN
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Flour, in a Chinese dish. : MEIN
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Track man. : MILER
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Card game. : MONTEBANK
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Glacial ridge. : ESKER
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Firedogs. : ANDIRONS
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Where missals are used. : ALTARS
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Heraldic silver: Abbr. : ARG
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Hound. : BEAGLE
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Swing music. : JIVE
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Symbol of accomplishment. : BADGE
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Cease activity. : REST
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Individual. : ONE
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Cousin of a wheeze. : GAG
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Understanding. : ENTENTE
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Insect stage between moltings. : INSTAR
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Used tricks or evasions. : DODGED
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Assail violently. : SETUPON
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Humble home. : HUT
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Opened. : LED
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Machine for throwing balls, disks, etc. into the air. : TRAP
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O. T. book. : NAHUM
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Nursery rhyme gardener. : MARY
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Young chicken. : PEEPER
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Crib. : BIN
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Importance. : MOMENT
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Haphazardly. : ATRANDOM
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Baltic island. : OLAND
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Illustrious. : SPLENDENT
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Shade of blue. : ALICE
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Be obvious. : SEEM
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In good condition. : TRIG
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Emulated the black sheep. : BAAED
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Whirlpool. : EDDY
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
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Small hill: Sp. : LOMA
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Bristol's river. : AVON
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Zoroastrian scripture. : ZENDAVESTA
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Complete. : ENTIRE
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Large pulpit. : AMBO
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Children's game. : BEANBAG
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Washed out. : RINSED
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India ___. : INK
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Scent. : SMELL
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TV equine program, obviously an oater. : MISTERED
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Each: Scot. : ILKA
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Sinister glance. : LEER
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Acts human. : ERRS
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Work unit. : ERG
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Item on a list. : AGENDUM
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Lifetime. : AGE
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Building timber. : JOIST
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Central. : INNER
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Man of rank. : BARONET
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New ___. : ENGLANDERS
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Manage. : STEER
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Bear of a sort. : TEDDY
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Interval. : GAP
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Kindergartner. : TOT
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Of little value: Colloq. : TUPPENCE
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Downy surface on fabrics. : NAP
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Dashed headlong. : HURTLED
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Accumulated. : HEAPED
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Have half a ___. : MINDTO
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Closed. : ENDED
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Prohibition. : BAN
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Biblical nation. : MOAB
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Spanish kettle. : OLLA
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Loveliest of the Pleiades. : MAIA
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French critic de Gourmont. : REMY
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"With the blue ribbon ___ . . . " : ONIT
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Kind of deed: Abbr. : MTGE
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Compass point. : SSE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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