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New York Times, Wednesday, November 20, 1963

1-Down : Income tax grouping.

Author:
Thomas E. Devlin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,225
Across
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Broom. : BESOM
6
Units of illumination. : PHOTS
11
Settled routine. : GROOVE
12
Atomic Number 88. : RADIUM
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Purposeful. : PLANNED
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Prophet, circa 590 B.C. : EZEKIEL
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Sindbad's bird. : ROC
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Like some spinach. : GRITTY
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Sicilian mountain. : ETNA
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Places of refuge. : ARKS
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Go away! : SCAT
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Author Fleming. : IAN
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Exercise. : WIELD
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Horned goddess. : ISIS
29
Contemporary dramatist. : INGE
30
Essence. : NATURE
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Hodgepodges. : MELANGES
34
Certain resins. : SANDARACS
36
Finale figure for a golfer. : EIGHTEEN
39
Prepared, as fruit. : PEELED
43
Aesthetically offensive. : UGLY
44
Sandbank. : SPIT
46
A bagpipe. : DRONE
47
Homme de ___, French lawyer. : LOI
48
Bruin's domicile. : LAIR
50
Slab of peat. : TURF
51
Language associated with 52 Down. : ERSE
53
Theatrical family. : FONDAS
55
More than enough. : TOO
56
Wheel animalcule. : ROTIFER
58
Unprofitable. : INUTILE
60
Cylindrical. : TERETE
61
Way out. : EGRESS
62
What some Reno visitors do. : REWED
63
One of a fighter's measurements. : REACH
Down
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Income tax grouping. : BRACKET
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A thousand ages. : EON
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Partner of dance. : SONG
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Shots beyond the target. : OVERS
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Florentines. : MEDICI
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More pleasing. : PRETTIER
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Less than smoggy. : HAZY
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Pindar's forte. : ODE
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Small child: Var. : TIKE
10
Certain fabric. : SUITING
11
Doxology. : GLORIA
13
Domestic establishment. : MENAGE
14
Shrimplike animal. : PRAWN
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Segments of parkways. : LANES
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Native of Hobart. : TASMANIAN
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Very sloppy underfoot. : SLUSHY
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Mild expletive. : DRAT
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Place summarily and often carelessly. : SLAP
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Supplement. : INSERT
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Hydrocarbon suffixes. : ENES
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Won a tennis point. : ACED
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Expressed regret. : DEPLORED
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Calculus expert, Swiss-born. : EULER
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Indonesian language. : IGOROT
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Sparkle: Poet. : GLISTER
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Like a boor. : LOUTISH
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Accepts as a member. : ENROLS
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Friday's creator. : DEFOE
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More trim. : TIDIER
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Travel through. : RANGE
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Premier Lemass' country. : EIRE
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Gala. : FETE
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Chapter of the Koran. : SURA
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A handful. : FEW
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Plain-clothes man: Slang. : TEC

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

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