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Herb L. Risteen
Herb L. Risteen

New York Times, Tuesday, October 22, 1963

10-Down : One of the strings.

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,196
Across
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American inventor. : BELL
5
Prairie metropolis. : OMAHA
10
Movie star, old style. : VAMP
14
Jai ___. : ALAI
15
Schoolroom need. : RULER
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Dorsal bones. : ILIA
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Reckon with. : TAKEINTOACCOUNT
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Rectified. : EMENDATED
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Few: Prefix. : OLIGO
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Noun suffixes. : ETS
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Hindu title. : SRI
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Luggage item. : VALISE
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Took up food. : SPOONED
32
___ marché (cheap): Fr. : ABON
33
Noted violinist. : STERN
34
Rialto sign. : SRO
36
Forsakes. : TURNSONESBACKON
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Vessel: Abbr. : STR
41
Conform. : ADAPT
42
Cookbook item. : MENU
43
Ocean voyage boon. : SEALEGS
45
Dorset and others. : SHIRES
47
Patriotic group. : SAR
48
Dessert. : ICE
49
Conspirator against Caesar. : CASCA
52
Toilsome. : LABORIOUS
58
Utterly. : INCOMMENSURABLE
60
___ ensemble. : TOUT
61
Type of rubber stamp. : DATER
62
Of the Isle of Man. : MANX
63
Concludes. : ENDS
64
Whirls. : SPINS
65
Call it ___. : ADAY
Down
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Diminish. : BATE
2
Ancient Asian kingdom. : ELAM
3
Crimson ___. : LAKE
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Legal paper. : LIEN
5
Decorated. : ORNATE
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Namesakes of comic character. : MUTTS
7
Century plant. : ALOE
8
Source. : HEAD
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Spark stream. : ARC
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One of the strings. : VIOLIN
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His: Fr. : ALUI
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Chinese dynasty. : MING
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Duck: Sp. : PATO
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Roman time. : IDES
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Long cigar. : CORONA
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Tree of the apple family. : SORB
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Casks. : VATS
25
Touches on. : ABUTS
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Hollywood name. : LORRE
27
Dewdrop ___. : INN
28
Degrees. : STEPS
29
Troublemaker. : PEST
30
Glacial ridge. : ESKER
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Speak monotonously. : DRONE
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Tear, as in cloth. : SNAG
35
Burden. : ONUS
37
Respectful greeting. : SALAAM
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Breslau's river. : ODER
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10th cen. date. : CMI
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Scarves. : ASCOTS
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Makes clean and bright. : SCOURS
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Masculine title. : HERR
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Noted dramatist. : IBSEN
49
Mention. : CITE
50
Presently. : ANON
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Move swiftly. : SCUD
52
Spring. : LEAP
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Hostile to: Prefix. : ANTI
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"___ man of destiny." : IAMA
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O.T. book: Abbr. : OBAD
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Bone. : ULNA
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Like some fiction. : SEXY
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Harley Street tenants. : MDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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