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New York Times, Monday, October 28, 1963

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jean Reed has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,202
Across
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Tent dweller. : ARAB
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"If I ___ Million." : HADA
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15th century explorer. : CABOT
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Certainly: Colloq. : SURE
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Polyunsaturated fat. : OLEO
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___ citato. : OPERE
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Trifles. : SMALLBEER
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Coward and others. : NOELS
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Sash. : OBI
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Free of germs. : ASEPTIC
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___ gestae. : RES
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Tranquilizes. : CALMS
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Facilitators. : EASERS
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Quivering. : ASPEN
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Algerian cavalryman: Var. : SPAHEE
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Diplomats: Abbr. : AMBS
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The nurses. : RNS
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Voices. : UTTERS
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___ event. : BLESSED
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Put out of action. : DISABLE
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Shoe parts. : CLEATS
43
Element. : TIN
44
Heavyweight champ, 1934. : BAER
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Rachmaninoff. : SERGEI
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Philosopher. : HEGEL
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Court messenger. : BEADLE
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Predicates. : VERBS
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I love: Lat. : AMO
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Legendary Irish princess. : DEIRDRE
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Poulard. : HEN
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Moslem Messiah. : MAHDI
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Composer. : MEYERBEER
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White House name. : MAMIE
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"Thy joys when shall ___?" : ISEE
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Livorno coin. : LIRA
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See 1 Down. : ASSNS
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Stint. : TASK
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Ships' planks. : SNYS
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Society: Abbr. : ASSOC
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Dance. : RUMBA
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Thin as ___. : ARAIL
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___ canto. : BEL
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Quoits pegs. : HOBS
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Sheltered. : ALEE
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Darkens, as a color. : DEEPENS
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Artery. : AORTA
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Ideas. : CONCEPTS
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Mail call address. : APO
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City farthest from Dan. : BEERSHEBA
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Border, in heraldry. : ORLE
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Novel heroine. : TESS
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Bairn. : LASS
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Publishing. : ISSUING
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Rubdown. : MASSAGE
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Subject to taxation. : RATABLE
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Chair. : PRESIDE
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Goal. : END
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A Gardner. : ERLE
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Danish weights. : ESER
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Elements. : ABCS
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Amie's title. : MLLE
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Sir Max and others. : BEERBOHMS
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Today's sweethearts. : STEADIES
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German article. : DIE
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"___ long, long trail . . . " : THERESA
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At any time. : EVER
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Last straw (with "the"). : LIMIT
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Lorelei's river. : RHEIN
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Great name in movies. : BEERY
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Lisbon ladies: Abbr. : SNRAS
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Abbess. : AMMA
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Dutch river. : MAAS
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Indigo and carmine. : DYES
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Strong odor. : REEK
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Noise. : DIN
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Containers: Abbr. : BLS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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