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New York Times, Monday, October 21, 1963

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,195
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Victoria or George. : LAKE
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"Comedy of Errors," for example. : FARCE
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Immense. : VAST
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Swan genus. : OLOR
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New York city. : OLEAN
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Advance at a slow rate. : INCH
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Deep-dyed villain, à la Moscow. : CAPITALIST
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Indian. : OTOE
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Phrase for the state of the world. : INFERMENT
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Roster of candidates. : SLATE
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Nostradamus. : SEER
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Deep draft: Colloq. : SWIG
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Fighting men: Abbr. : INF
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Sidle. : EDGE
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Lesser. : MINOR
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Setting of a popular musical. : SIAM
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Lit: Poet. : ILLUMINED
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Valuable possession. : ASSET
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Farmer's concern. : SILO
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Tending to face facts. : REALISTIC
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Ruler. : TSAR
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Move clumsily through water, mud, etc. : SLOSH
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Greenland settlement. : ETAH
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Yard-hoisting rope. : TYE
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Aimlessly. : IDLY
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Where Provo is. : UTAH
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Count of music. : BASIE
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Certain South Americans. : PERONISTS
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College courses. : ARTS
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Every baby's due. : LOVINGCARE
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Night crawlers. : BAIT
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Jet. : PLANE
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Fort ___. : KNOX
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First grade subject. : ABCS
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Mitch's specialty. : SONGS
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Calendar abbreviation. : SEPT
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Places. : LOCI
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Presidential middle name. : ALAN
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Head: Ger. : KOPF
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Enemies of the Iroquois. : ERIES
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Bubbled. : FOAMED
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Specialist of a sort. : ALLERGIST
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Check. : REIN
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Playbill list. : CAST
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Suffix of agency. : ENT
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Jack Benny. : VIOLINIST
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Antonym of ally. : ANTAGONIST
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Kiltie. : SCOT
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Poetic pronoun. : THEE
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Butternut. : TREE
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In the ___. : SWIM
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Soot. : SMUT
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River through Munich. : ISAR
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Dressed to the ___. : NINES
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Accepting the inevitable. : FATALISTIC
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Juvenile character. : ELSIE
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Communications satellite. : RELAY
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Song writers. : MELODISTS
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Professor's forte. : LECTURING
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French illustrator. : DORE
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Very pale. : ASHY
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Wight or Man. : ISLE
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___ wits' end. : ATONES
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Suspend. : HANG
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Hayseeds. : HICKS
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Rum cake. : BABA
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Desert steed. : ARAB
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Prince Philip's game. : POLO
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Man's name. : EVAN
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Partner of safe. : SANE
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Too much: Fr. : TROP
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Canonical hour. : SEXT
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Popular records. : LPS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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