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New York Times, Thursday, October 10, 1963

Author:
William A. Lewis, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,184
Across
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Jaunts. : TRIPS
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Bird's cry. : CALL
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Men in blue. : UMPS
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TV's sound. : AUDIO
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Arkie's neighbor. : OKIE
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Put out to sea. : SAIL
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Shell out. : SPEND
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Part of a golf course. : FRONTNINE
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Light collation. : TEA
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Name of many Spanish kings. : ALFONSO
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Just out. : NEW
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War whoop. : YELL
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Notwithstanding: Poet. : EEN
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Notion: Dial. : IDEE
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Splinter. : SLIVER
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Type of performance. : SISTERACT
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Jules Verne character. : NEMO
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Former. : OTHER
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At this moment. : NOW
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Dog: Lat. : CANIS
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Inferior. : POOR
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Famous American flyer. : DOOLITTLE
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Furtive rascals. : SNEAKS
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Saline drop. : TEAR
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Assigned place or position. : SLOT
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Kept secret. : HID
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Fundamentals. : ABCS
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To the ___ degree. : NTH
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Site of Cal Tech's large telescope. : PALOMAR
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Reuther's union. : UAW
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Big Ten team. : OHIOSTATE
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Have words. : ARGUE
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Word of caution. : DONT
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Stepson of Thor. : ULLR
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Life beat. : PULSE
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Pudding ingredient. : SUET
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Recipes. : SAYS
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Like Matterhorn. : STEEP
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Flavorsome. : TASTY
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Money in Bombay. : RUPEE
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Perfectly favorable. : IDEAL
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Trifle. : PIN
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Beverage. : SODA
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Refreshments: Slang. : COFFEEAND
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City SE of Cleveland. : AKRON
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Simba. : LION
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Camera equipment. : LENSES
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Nautical monogram. : USN
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Boxing feature. : MAINEVENT
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Knotty ___. : PINE
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Lot: Colloq. : SLEW
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Thruway charge. : TOLL
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Villainous look. : LEER
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To the letter. : LITERAL
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Popular vocalist. : SINATRA
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German article. : DER
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Biographer Ludwig. : EMIL
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Rambler. : ROSE
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Bribes. : SOPS
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Put ___ (exaggerate): Slang. : ITON
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Something for the man in the street. : SHOESHINE
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Bird sound. : COO
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Double-crossers. : TWOTIMERS
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Washington initials. : CIA
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Mother of Helen. : LEDA
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Hills, in South Africa. : KOPS
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Position. : STATUS
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In angry fashion. : HOTLY
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Hunting horn. : BUGLE
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Reason why. : CAUSE
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Clean ___. : SWEEP
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Gives tacit approval. : NODS
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"Holier than ___." : THOU
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Singing syllables. : LALA
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Criticizes: Colloq. : RAPS
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Famous N. Y. Giant. : OTT
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Confining routine. : RUT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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