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New York Times, Friday, October 11, 1963

Author:
Manny Miller
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,185

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Across
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Deadlock. : IMPASSE
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Folklore queen. : MAB
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Sine ___ non. : QUA
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Traced from source. : DERIVED
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In the style of. : ALA
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Downs' associate. : UPS
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Session with a polygraph. : LIEDETECTORTEST
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Existence: Lat. : ENS
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Woolly. : LANATE
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Eldest son. : HEIR
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Botheration! : TUT
25
Articles of clothing. : TIES
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Of an Asian country: Prefix. : INDO
27
Part of West Germany. : RHINELAND
30
Peridot. : JEWEL
31
Eastern language. : URDU
32
Shoshonean. : UTE
33
Moslem mystic. : SUFI
34
Part of a weather report: Abbr. : THI
35
Tavern serving. : ALE
36
Metal tooth. : COG
37
July's sign. : LEO
40
Deceive. : GULL
42
Jutting rock. : TOR
43
Quid of tobacco. : CHEW
44
Location. : POINT
46
Sudden occurrence. : BOMBSHELL
48
Great deal: Colloq. : LOTS
49
Entrechat. : LEAP
50
Presidential nickname. : CAL
51
Petals, in botany. : ALAE
52
Stand. : ENDURE
54
Mamma ___. : MIA
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All the same. : NOTWITHSTANDING
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Conceit: Colloq. : EGO
61
Solar deity of Egypt. : SHU
62
Understanding. : ENTENTE
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Scandinavian god of war. : TYR
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Pronoun. : HER
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Term in bridge. : DISCARD
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Not working. : IDLE
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German possessive. : MEIN
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Trickery expert. : PRESTIDIGITATOR
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Washington agency. : AID
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Slender. : SVELTE
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___ precedent. : SETA
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Toothless. : EDENTATE
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Closely tangled. : MATTED
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Bitter drug. : ALOES
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Musical measure. : BAR
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Former ruler. : QUEENWILHELMINA
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___ down. : UPSIDE
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Pseudo science: Abbr. : ASTROL
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Fictional ship. : CAINE
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Artful Dodger, for one. : THIEF
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Burmese statesman. : UNU
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In a ___. : RUT
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Princely title: Abbr. : HRH
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Temporary calm. : LULL
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Container. : JUG
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Tree of apple family. : SORB
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Musical high. : ALT
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Calculated. : COMPUTED
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Conger. : EEL
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Hoot ___. : OWL
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Rip. : UNSEW
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Small animals. : TOADS
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Oriental tea. : CHA
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Pluto. : PLANET
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Study of birds' eggs. : OOLOGY
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Book and screen classic. : BENHUR
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Bloodhounds' specialties. : SCENTS
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River of Hades. : LETHE
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Wife of a ruler. : RANI
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Preface: Abbr. : INTR
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Venerable. : AGED
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Rather: Suffix. : ISH
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Month: Abbr. : DEC

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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