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New York Times, Wednesday, October 30, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,204

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Mosque of ___. : OMAR
5
Science degree. : SCB
8
Bits. : SCRAPS
14
Supporting part. : PEDESTAL
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Michigan college. : OLIVET
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Cosmos. : UNIVERSE
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Flaubert character. : BOVARY
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___ rosa. : SUB
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Pancake day. : TUESDAY
22
Small: Dial. : LIL
23
Conrad hero. : JIM
24
But: Lat. : SED
25
See 47 Across. : MALE
26
Lake of Geneva. : LEMAN
29
Bill of sale: Abbr. : REC
30
Flipper. : FIN
31
Letters. : EXES
32
Housing units. : RESIDENCES
36
White ant. : TERMITE
38
General. : MARSHAL
39
Western. : OCCIDENTAL
41
Mal de ___. : TETE
42
Up: Prefix. : ANA
43
___ Aviv. : TEL
44
Untidy. : MESSY
45
Temple: Poet. : FANE
47
Tom, Dick and Harry. : MEN
48
Term of address. : SIR
49
German composer. : ABT
50
Used car sign. : FORSALE
52
O.T. book: Abbr. : PSA
55
Concord. : UNISON
57
Plant of the aster family. : IRONWEED
59
Goddess who loved Endymion. : SELENE
60
Lacking symmetry. : LOPSIDED
61
Important document. : TREATY
62
Lamb's mother. : EWE
63
City in Thuringia. : GERA
Down
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Work. : OPUS
2
Carte. : MENU
3
Star in Draco. : ADIB
4
Parson: Abbr. : REV
5
Thrum. : STRUM
6
Legal action. : CASE
7
Sanctifies. : BLESSES
8
Not ___. : SOBAD
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Satiate. : CLOY
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The Red or the Black: Abbr. : RIV
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Snowslides. : AVALANCHES
12
"For those in ___ on the sea." : PERIL
13
Variety. : STYLE
15
Begin. : SETIN
21
___ point. : DECIMAL
23
Flowering plant. : JASMINE
25
Monastery church. : MINSTER
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Niobe's enemy. : LETO
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Officer, for short. : EXEC
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Commercial. : MERCANTILE
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Stage direction. : REENTER
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Iron: Fr. : FER
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Relative of hwy. : RTE
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Decaliter: Abbr. : DAL
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Victuals. : EATS
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Weaver's reed. : SLEY
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Peak in Crete. : IDA
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Ductile. : TENSILE
44
Bearings. : MIENS
45
Subject of three operas. : FAUST
46
Leader of Saul's army. : ABNER
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Time, according to Ben Franklin. : MONEY
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Hillside. : SLOPE
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Origin. : FONT
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In a line. : AROW
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Foot: Suffix. : PEDE
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Foreteller. : SEER
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Po tributary. : ADDA
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The Red or the Black. : SEA
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Headgear, modern style. : WIG

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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