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New York Times, Saturday, October 12, 1963

Author:
Brice Metcalfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Brice Metcalfe has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,186
Across
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Boxing program. : CARD
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Queen turned to stone. : NIOBE
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" . . . ___ fat hen." : ABIG
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Afghan title. : AMIR
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Against a thing: Lat. : INREM
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Star in Cygnus. : SADR
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Unfeeling. : NUMB
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Loud passage, in music: Abbr. : CRESC
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Locust. : TREE
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Where Chine is. : ASIE
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Informal party of these days. : HOOTENANNY
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N. Y. C. landmark. : PENNSTA
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Charge. : FEE
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Opposite of "hiver." : ETE
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Order. : EDICT
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British decoration. : DSO
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Prefixes meaning "sacred." : HAGIS
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Traveler's aid. : AAA
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Third quarter score. : OOO
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Float. : WAFT
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Milestone of Sept. 24, 1963. : TESTBANTREATY
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Without: Geer. : OHNE
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Exclamation. : CRY
43
Wintry sound effect. : BRR
44
Color again. : REDYE
46
Game. : TAG
48
Throws off. : EMITS
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Pronoun. : ANY
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6th century date. : DVI
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Alert. : ATIPTOE
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"Faster! Faster!" said ___. : TOMSWIFTLY
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Big Five member. : UCLA
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Amazon porpoise. : INIA
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Where Innsbruck is. : TIROL
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Loving: Prefix. : PHIL
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Saluters of 67 Across. : NCOS
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Without ___ in the world. : ACARE
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Canine, for short. : PEKE
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Pentagon personnel: Abbr. : GENS
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Crowbar. : LEVER
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Belgian river. : YSER
Down
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Party tray item. : CANAPE
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Tickled. : AMUSED
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Adriatic port. : RIMINI
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Well-known resident. : DRBENCASEY
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___ wahr? : NICHT
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Encroachment. : INROAD
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Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
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What to put forward. : BESTFOOT
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Man of many introductions. : EMCEE
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Famous terrier. : ASTA
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New Jersey bay. : BARNEGAT
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Call by name. : IDENTIFY
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Most dismal, British style. : GREYEST
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Book after Ezr. : NEH
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Photographic copy. : STAT
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Sophy, in Moscow. : SONYA
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Happiness, according to Charles Schulz. : AWARMPUPPY
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TV monogram. : ABC
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Sphere. : ORB
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For ___ (temporarily). : THENONCE
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Poem by Keats. : ENDYMION
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Trick. : ARTIFICE
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"___ learn love, I'll practice to obey." : EREI
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Holding forth. : ORATING
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Windsor: Abbr. : EDW
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Plentifully. : GALORE
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Longs. : ITCHES
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" . . . getting ___ you . . . " : TOLIKE
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Undercoat, used by painters. : SEALER
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Requisite. : VITAL
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U. S. president. : TYLER
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Impertinence. : SASS
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___. agcy. : TRAV

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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