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New York Times, Saturday, October 5, 1963

Author:
Brice Metcalfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Brice Metcalfe has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,179
Across
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Of the outer regions. : SPATIAL
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Kitchen aid. : SCRAPER
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Angola's neighbor. : KATANGA
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Circus rig. : TRAPEZE
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Son of Jacob. : EPHRAIM
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Sounds in the forest. : RUSTLES
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___ favor (please): Sp. : POR
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Rather deliberate. : SLOWISH
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Man's nickname. : IKE
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Drudgery. : TOIL
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Command. : EDICT
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"B" ___ Boston. : ASIN
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Major religion. : ISLAM
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Ruminant. : ELK
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Resource. : ASSET
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Welsh. : CELTIC
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Acoustic units. : DECIBELS
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Driver. : CLUB
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Decree ___. : NISI
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One of the Virgin Islands. : STTHOMAS
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Participate (in). : ENGAGE
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Iroquois. : ERIES
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Drink. : TEA
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In ancient times. : EARLY
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Master Cratchit et al. : TIMS
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Office staff member. : STENO
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Barrie role. : SMEE
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Educator's degree. : EDB
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In ___ (hale and hearty). : THEPINK
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Shakespearean role. : HAL
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Pertains to. : BEARSON
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Italian name for a French resort. : MENTONE
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Home for a furlough. : ONLEAVE
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Small interstice: Zool. : AREOLET
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Led. : STEERED
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Mason and Nixon. : LAWYERS
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Incredulous one. : SKEPTIC
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Little American. : PAPOOSE
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Excited. : ATHRILL
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Distilled product. : TAR
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Feminine suffixes. : INAS
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Mentally quick. : AGILE
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Pie à ___. : LAMODE
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Deleted (from). : STRICKEN
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Pastry cook's pride. : CRUST
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Adventurous. : RASH
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Pat. : APT
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Fur-trimmed cloak. : PELISSE
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O. T. book. : EZEKIEL
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Feels affronted by. : RESENTS
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Missing the target. : WILD
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Window hardware. : LATCHES
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___ life. : ASBIGAS
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Greek island: Var. : MILOS
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Oise tributary. : AISNE
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___ laude. : CUM
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French co. : CIE
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Boarded up. : BATTENED
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Deity in "The Tempest." : SETEBOS
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Spear. : TRIDENT
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Fish baked in a mold. : TIMBALE
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Vest part. : ARMHOLE
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Field worker. : GLEANER
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Embroidery features. : EYELETS
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Zoo dweller. : ANIMAL
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Thrust. : SHOVE
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Burdens: Lat. : ONERA
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Dictator. : TSAR
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Was aware of. : KNEW
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Indian of the Great Plains. : REE
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Rattle. : TOY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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