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New York Times, Thursday, January 3, 1963

Author:
Jan and Mike Dubin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jan and Mike Dubin have 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,917
Across
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Headgear for girls. : BOWS
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Partner of starts. : FITS
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Pan's musicmakers. : PIPES
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Spoils. : LOOT
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Dies ___. : IRAE
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Negative verbal form. : ARENT
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Everybody. : ONEANDALL
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Epithet for Willie. : WEARY
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Coddled. : BABIED
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Hebrew month. : ELUL
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Mountain gap. : COL
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Boards a jet. : ENPLANES
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River of the Congo. : UELE
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Throws: Colloq. : PEGS
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Pray with urgency. : ENTREAT
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Spanish gold. : ORO
32
Attention-getting sounds. : PSTS
33
Fin de ___. : SIECLE
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Streaked. : LINEATE
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Adore. : WORSHIP
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Insect's eyes. : OCELLI
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Kitchen utensils. : PANS
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Prayer. : AVE
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Professor's forte. : LECTURE
45
Graf ___. : SPEE
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Ornamental container. : VASE
49
Memento. : KEEPSAKE
51
A Benjamite, in I Chronicles. : IRI
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Munich's river. : ISAR
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Not ___ (forbid). : HEAROF
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"It's ___!" : ADEAL
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Anniversary, for one. : MILESTONE
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French possessive. : NOTRE
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Biblical patriarch. : ENID
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Sheath. : DRESS
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Obligation. : NEED
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Hideouts. : DENS
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Globule. : BLOB
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A Chaplin. : OONA
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Sad. : WOEBEGONE
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Tints. : STAINS
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Nonsense! : FIDDLESTICKS
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Anger, in Italy. : IRA
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Natural gifts. : TALENTS
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Merchant. : SELLER
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Sliding bolt in a machine. : PAWL
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See 6 Down. : IRE
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"___ on earth . . . " : PEACE
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Register. : ENROL
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Empire, for one. : STYLE
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Cotton knot. : NEP
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Thinks. : USESONESHEAD
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Foes of the Pueblos. : UTES
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Sport. : POLO
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Relative of Richard. : ERIC
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Poseur's specialty. : AIRS
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Whiten. : PALE
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One role for mother. : CHAPERONE
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Designating certain TV programs. : LIVE
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Sword. : EPEE
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Twist. : WARP
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Childish. : PUERILE
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Dealer in a certain import. : TEAMAN
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Went on ice. : SKATED
46
Article of food. : VIAND
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Warmth of feeling. : ARDOR
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Seven, in Spain. : SIETE
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Roman bronze. : AES
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Oleron and others. : ILES
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"Come ___." : ONIN
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Government agents: Slang. : FEDS
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Suffixes of agency. : ARS
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Golf term. : LIE

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

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