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New York Times, Thursday, January 24, 1963

Author:
Leonard Sussman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Leonard Sussman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,935
Across
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Rich cake. : BABA
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Family member: Abbr. : BRO
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Military group. : CADRE
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Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
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Shampoo. : SOAP
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Archangel. : URIEL
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Candy flavoring. : LIME
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Noun suffix. : TUDE
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Historic fountain in Rome. : TREVI
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Kind of tide. : EBB
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Persian elf. : PERI
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Twelve dozen. : GROSS
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Members of the family. : SISTERSINLAW
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Greek princess. : IRENE
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Too large. : OUTSIZE
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Mechanical contrivance. : ENGINE
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Season. : TIME
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Sine qua ___. : NON
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London section. : SOHO
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Calendar abbreviation. : MAR
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Look through hastily. : SCAN
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Self: Prefix. : AUT
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Fighter of 1899–1902. : BOER
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Huge ones. : TITANS
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Defeats the incumbent. : UNSEATS
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Enthusiasm. : ARDOR
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Bookkeeping maneuver. : TRIALBALANCE
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Insect larvae. : GRUBS
51
Unite (with). : ALLY
52
Swiss river. : AAR
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Indian of British Columbia. : HAIDA
54
Highland hillside. : BRAE
55
Quicken. : STIR
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Pigment. : UMBER
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Carpenter's tool. : ADZE
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Untidy. : MESSY
60
Caustic stuff. : LYE
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Frankfort's river. : ODER
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Cargo on Mississippi boats. : BALES
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Excuse. : ALIBI
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Instruments on B-29's. : BOMBSIGHTS
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Anthropoid. : APE
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Stock exchange of Paris. : BOURSE
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Spokes. : RADII
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Poetic "unclose." : OPE
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Kind of store. : CUTRATE
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Quiver contents. : ARROWS
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Day: Lat. : DIES
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Speed (up), as a motor. : REVS
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Man's name meaning "the highest." : ELI
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18th century novelist. : STERNE
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Wedge-shaped head of a hammer. : PEEN
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Morose. : GLUM
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Musical group. : TRIO
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Cafe ___. : NOIR
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Invested with human form. : INCARNATED
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Biblical name of Tanis, Egypt. : ZOAN
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Austrian river. : ENNS
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Biblical herdsman. : ESAU
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Word. : NOUN
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Product of shale. : TAR
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Butte's cousin. : MESA
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Covered walk. : STOA
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Moslem region in North Africa. : BARBARY
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Revolutionary patriot. : OTIS
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County seat of County Kerry. : TRALEE
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Indolently. : IDLY
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Musical works. : ETUDES
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Burning. : ABLAZE
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Tending to become fat. : LARDY
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Famous fictional ship. : CAINE
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Infielder's bugaboo. : ERROR
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Ready: Colloq. : GAME
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Umbrella parts. : RIBS
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Sound of activity. : HUM
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___ Tabarin. : BAL
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Rialto sign. : SRO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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