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New York Times, Wednesday, October 16, 1963

Author:
Michael Dubin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Michael Dubin has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,190

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Across
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Aloof. : COOL
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Excited: Slang. : HETUP
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Spring phenomenon. : THAW
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Oriental title. : ABBA
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Ring ___. : ABELL
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City in Latium. : ROMA
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Heath. : MOOR
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Way. : ROUTE
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"See ___ . . . " : APIN
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Attractive. : PLEASANT
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Like. : ADMIRE
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Numerous. : MANY
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Originate. : STEM
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Carrying: Colloq. : TOTING
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Menu items. : DESSERTS
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Out of the ordinary. : IRREGULAR
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Relative of a belaying pin. : CLEAT
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Farmyard sound. : BAA
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Type of movie. : FEATURE
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___ Juana. : TIA
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Rice. : ELMER
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Exacting. : DEMANDING
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Censured. : REPROVED
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Imagine. : IDEATE
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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McCarthy. : CLEM
49
Foodstuffs. : BREADS
52
Least fashionable. : DOWDIEST
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Bombast. : RANT
57
American bandmaster. : SOUSA
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Den. : LAIR
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"The Moon ___." : ANDI
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Worthless. : EMPTY
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Clair de ___. : LUNE
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State: Abbr. : WISC
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Fertile soil. : LOESS
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Letters. : EXES
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Army life. : CAMP
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Agora coin. : OBOL
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Reed instrument. : OBOE
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City in Wyoming. : LARAMIE
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Declaim. : HARANGUE
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Wood. : EBONY
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German: Abbr. : TEUT
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In the last (month): Abbr. : ULT
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Accordion ___. : PLEATS
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Fishing net of three layers. : TRAMMEL
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Indian. : HOPI
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Kabul title. : AMIR
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Diminish. : WANE
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Composure. : SANGFROID
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Fell. : DESCENDED
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Laboratory liquid. : SERUM
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River of 16 Across. : TIBER
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Papal veil. : ORALE
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Hike. : TRAMP
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Old-fashioned. : DATED
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Networks in anatomy. : RETIA
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Spoil. : TAINT
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Phase. : STAGE
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Burdened. : LADEN
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Transportation systems. : RAILWAYS
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See 33 Across. : ERRATIC
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Famous name in movies. : DEMILLE
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Ship. : VESSEL
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Overhead items. : COSTS
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Excellent: Scot. : BRAW
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Oriental title. : RANI
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Objects. : ENDS
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Exact copy, in printer's slang. : DUPE
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Vichy and others: Fr. : EAUX
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Without: Lat. : SINE
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___ beaucoup. : TRES
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Shoulder: Prefix. : OMO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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