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New York Times, Saturday, January 5, 1963

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 329 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,919
Across
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What "whom" is, often. : MISUSED
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Drink measure. : JIGGER
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Soporific drone. : MONOTONE
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Fly. : AVIATE
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Beneath one's dignity. : INFRADIG
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Shape of a snake fence. : ZIGZAG
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Magnetic center. : NORTH
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Touch lightly in passing. : GRAZE
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Uncle: Scot. : EME
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Gray: Fr. : GRIS
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To ___ (without exception). : AMAN
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Add voices to film. : DUBIN
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Wool, in combinations. : LAN
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Chaplet of flowers. : ANADEM
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Ils ___ (they are): Fr. : SONT
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Number for Phileas Fogg. : EIGHTY
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Arden. : ENOCH
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Spade and Marlowe. : SLEUTHS
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Adriatic seaport. : TRIESTE
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Peasants of India. : RYOTS
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Scatters. : STREWS
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Sail support. : SPAR
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Flinches. : WINCES
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Card stakes. : POT
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Peak in E Africa. : KENYA
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Fold spirally. : FURL
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Feed for the computer. : DATA
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Nonparty voter, for short. : IND
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Social blunder. : GAFFE
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Praiseworthy quality. : MERIT
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Soft complaint. : MURMUR
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Tom, Dick or Harry, of course. : FORENAME
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Disarming word. : PLEASE
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Natives of a Biblical kingdom. : ELAMITES
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Sets out. : STARTS
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Took one's ease. : REPOSED
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Feature of the Seattle Fair. : MONORAIL
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Trespass (upon). : INFRINGE
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What not to be out of. : SORTS
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Brigham's haven. : UTAH
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Grassy ground. : SOD
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Inscrutable one. : ENIGMA
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Drag in the dust. : DEGRADE
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U. S. cultural export. : JAZZ
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Creepered with green. : IVIED
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Relative of a buggy. : GIG
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Summerhouse. : GAZEBO
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Star in Draco, the Dragon constellation. : ETAMIN
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King's substitute. : REGENT
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Joins the crowd. : MINGLES
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As regards. : ANENT
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At all events. : ANYHOW
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Show in or out. : USHER
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Legal abbreviation. : ATTY
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Tasty bite. : MORSEL
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Rush-rush. : HURRY
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Townsmen, for short. : CITS
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Not at ease. : STIFF
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Disperse. : SEPARATE
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Double-crossed. : TWOTIMED
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Totals of assets. : ESTATES
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Candle extinguisher. : SNUFFER
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Uses too little. : SKIMPS
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Next to the last. : PENULT
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"___ Chenier," Giordano opera. : ANDREA
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A la ___ (with tomatoes, onions and peppers). : CREOLE
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Bast fiber of India. : AGUST
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France's patron saint. : DENIS
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Olympian warmonger. : ARES
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Note. : MEMO
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Blemish. : MAR
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Strike smartly. : RAP

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

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