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New York Times, Thursday, October 24, 1963

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,198
Across
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First word of O'Neill title. : DESIRE
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Weather prediction. : COOLER
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Aggressive. : MILITANT
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Chavez ___. : RAVINE
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Liqueur. : ANISETTE
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Candy flavor. : ORANGE
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Beverage with eggs, rum, etc. : NOG
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Decorative altar screen. : REREDOS
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Nothing. : NIL
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Mark-down sale buying condition. : ASIS
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Candy flavor. : LEMON
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Unaspirated consonant. : LENE
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Type of shoe. : SABOT
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Nullified. : NEGATED
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Tarnish. : SULLY
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Biblical peak. : ARARAT
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Regional. : AREAL
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Stake. : BET
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Distributed (with "out"). : METED
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Dwell. : RESIDE
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Goddess of peace. : IRENE
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Sought to attain (with "to"). : ASPIRED
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Lloyd of the stage. : NOLAN
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Hartebeest. : TORA
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Describing some letters. : NEWSY
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Captain of fiction. : NEMO
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Oil: Suffix. : OLE
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Fundamental. : RADICAL
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Old hand. : VET
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Good luck symbol. : MASCOT
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Frivolous. : VOLATILE
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Completely. : INTOTO
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Filled with lively interest: Colloq. : ENTHUSED
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One of the astronauts. : COOPER
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Worked for. : EARNED
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Feature in the Natural History Museum. : DINOSAUR
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Worthy of choice. : ELIGIBLE
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Little lady. : SIS
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Roman road. : ITER
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Honey badger. : RATEL
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Between: Fr. : ENTRE
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Pop singer. : CROONER
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Gear for the crew. : OARS
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Eggs: Biol. : OVA
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Songbird. : LINNET
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Machine. : ENGINE
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Told fluently (with "off"). : REELED
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Jack Dempsey's Colorado birthplace. : MANASSA
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Rain in torrents. : TEEM
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Contribute. : DONATE
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Hospital areas. : SOLARIA
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Not now. : LATERON
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City ESE of Dallas. : TYLER
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Urchin. : GAMIN
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___ by (remained true to). : ABIDED
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Fiery. : RED
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Send out the picture. : TELEVISE
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Painted. : ENAMELED
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Signified. : DENOTED
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Holland or Jordan. : SENATOR
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Word for our age. : ATOMIC
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Hot Mediterranean wind. : SOLANO
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Quickly. : PRESTO
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"I've Come to ___ It Wealthily in Padua." : WIVE
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A must with high tea. : SCONE
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Historic city on the Black Sea. : YALTA
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By ___. : ROTE
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Veteran actor. : LAHR
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Man in blue. : COP
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Large cask. : TUN

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