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New York Times, Wednesday, November 13, 1963

Author:
Alda F. Zimpel
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Alda F. Zimpel has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,218
Across
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Banker's concern: Abbr. : ACCS
5
Zodiac sign. : CRAB
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American novelist. : OHARA
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Cotton pod. : BOLL
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Lhasa monk. : LAMA
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Nut trees. : COLAS
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Lily plant. : ALOE
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Double exclamation. : AHAH
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Famous island. : ELLIS
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Child's name for a pet. : BOWWOW
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Lanai dweller. : HAWAIIAN
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Boleyn and others. : ANNES
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Thackeray hero. : ESMOND
26
Clock part. : DIAL
28
Daughter of Minos. : ARIADNE
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Greek god. : PAN
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Stage. : STEP
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Moslem title. : SAYYID
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The same. : IDEM
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Comb parts. : TEETH
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Mortar ingredient. : SAND
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Aegean island. : EVVOIA
45
Pronoun. : THIS
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Mowgli's python. : KAA
48
Containing tin. : STANNIC
50
Primitive poem. : EPOS
52
Adjective in its substantive use. : ADNOUN
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Pit: Anat. : FOSSA
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Idolaters. : BAALITES
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Empty space. : VACUUM
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Course regularly pursued. : ORBIT
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Uncivil. : RUDE
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Navy man: Abbr. : COMM
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American poet. : REESE
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Garment. : CAPE
68
Novel title. : EMMA
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Air Defense group. : NORAD
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House wings. : ELLS
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Estuaries: Sp. : RIAS
Down
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Addis ___. : ABABA
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Punctuation mark. : COLON
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Funny fellow. : CLOWN
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Twisted. : SLEWED
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Lobster part. : CLAW
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Huzza. : RAH
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Indian nurses. : AMAHS
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Island group SE of Florida. : BAHAMA
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Pacific islands. : OCEANIA
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Thanksgiving and others. : HOLIDAYS
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"___ Want Is You." : ALLI
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Non-Moslem, as in Turkey. : RAIA
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P.T.A., for one. : ASSN
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State: Suffix. : OSIS
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Venerate. : WORSHIP
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Robert ___. : ELEE
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Condemn: Law. : ATTAINT
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Borneo native. : DYAK
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1492 ship. : NINA
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Icelandic poems. : EDDA
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Desserts. : PIES
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Paid notice: Abbr. : ADVT
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Russian river. : NEVA
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Favorite. : PET
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Famed work of art. : MONALISA
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At that time. : THEN
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Put in writing. : INDITED
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Chesterfield. : SOFA
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Force. : COERCE
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Game. : SOCCER
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Customary. : USUAL
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Finland, to the Finns. : SUOMI
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___ cum laude. : SUMMA
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Abbesses. : AMMAS
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By nature. : BORN
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Of Mars: Prefix. : AREO
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But: Ger. : ABER
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Letters. : VEES
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Student's goal: Abbr. : DPL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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