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New York Times, Tuesday, January 8, 1963

Author:
Anthony Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Anthony Morse has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Added umlaut to "Brontës" in 61-Down clue.

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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,921
Across
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Conceal. : COVERUP
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In secret: Slang. : ONTHEQT
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Not in the know. : UNAWARE
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Minimize the importance of. : DEVALUE
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Word of surrender in W.W.I. : KAMERAD
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Mr Doolittle's calling. : DUSTMAN
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Telepathy, etc. : ESP
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Of part of the skull. : INIAL
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In its present condition. : ASIS
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"___ was saying ... " : ASI
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Ancient gateway. : PYLON
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Policy of concealment. : HUSHHUSH
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Finishes. : ENDSUP
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Canadian province: Abbr. : ALTA
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Combined. : MERGED
38
Black cuckoo. : ANI
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Social climbers. : SNOBS
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Court. : WOO
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Wear away. : ERODE
44
Pitch. : TAR
45
Crete. : CANDIA
48
Swiss-French author. : ANET
49
Sports centers. : ARENAS
51
Secretly. : INCAMERA
53
Put on one's chapeau. : ENHAT
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Plant of the Oxalis family. : OCA
56
Leningrad's river. : NEVA
59
Coat with alloy. : TERNE
61
Cry of surprise. : AHA
64
Polishes with a certain substance. : EMERIES
67
Mighty. : TITANIC
69
Playwright, circa 150 B.C. : TERENCE
70
Stephen, in France. : ETIENNE
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Concealed. : SUBROSA
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Things concealed. : SECRETS
Down
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Common vegetable: Slang. : CUKE
2
Indigenes of Cape Horn region. : ONAS
3
Part of a shoe. : VAMP
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Wool grower. : EWE
5
Somewhat unusual. : RARISH
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Its atomic number is 92. : URANIUM
7
Foot: Prefix. : PEDI
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In an unusual way. : ODDLY
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Modern: Ger. : NEU
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Certain sets. : TVS
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___ coat. : HATAND
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Shade trees. : ELMS
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___ d'Orsay, French Foreign Office. : QUAI
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Cards. : TENS
21
Mother of Aeneas. : APHRODITE
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Biblical king. : AHAB
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Princess Radziwill. : LEE
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Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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Part of a Spanish farewell. : HASTA
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Of an arm bone. : ULNAR
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Market. : STORE
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Designating certain leatherwork. : SEWN
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River through Burgundy. : SAONE
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Bound by. : UNDER
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Religious figure. : PIETA
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Enter. : GOIN
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Scope of vision. : SCAN
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Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
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Mountain ___. : ASH
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Monkshood. : ACONITE
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First word of Sarah Flower Adams hymn. : NEARER
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Vinegarlike. : ACETIC
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In a fog. : ATSEA
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Circus gear. : NETS
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Ratite bird. : EMEU
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Part of speech. : VERB
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Abbreviations on road maps. : RTES
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One of the Brontës. : ANNE
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Intimation. : HINT
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Cards. : ACES
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Wife of Athamas. : INO
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Prefixes meaning "out of." : ECS
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Atmosphere near the earth: Lat. : AER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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