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New York Times, Thursday, November 21, 1963

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,226
Across
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Profound silence. : HUSH
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Millers. : MOTHS
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Excursion. : TRIP
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Broadway theater. : ANTA
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Arabian gazelle. : ARIEL
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Site of a large German dam. : EDER
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"___ passeront pas!" war cry of 1916. : ILSNE
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Where Los Alamos is: Abbr. : NMEX
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Horse. : COWPONY
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Member of a mob. : RIOTER
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Befriends. : AIDS
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Lilliputian. : PYGMY
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Ranger. : FORESTER
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Zoo animals. : HIPPOS
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Schoolboys. : LADS
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Outlet. : EXIT
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Pester. : TEASE
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Exploit. : USE
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Crushes. : SMASHES
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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Aleutian isle. : KISKA
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Mournful sound. : MOAN
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___-mutton. : LEGO
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Works of Elia. : ESSAYS
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Essential of life. : NITROGEN
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Peter and Paul. : TSARS
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Shade of red. : RUBY
52
Chicago university. : LOYOLA
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Bad mark. : DEMERIT
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Loving. : FOND
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___ Ababa. : ADDIS
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Shore, in Venice. : LIDO
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Today, in Rome. : OGGI
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___ death. : DIDTO
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Westernmost state of Europe: Abbr. : ICEL
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Cross. : ROOD
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Agave fiber. : SISAL
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Designated: Abbr. : ASSD
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This: Lat. : HAEC
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Ravel out. : UNDO
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Air line employe. : STEWARDESS
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Winged monsters of myth. : HARPIES
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Broadway: Colloq. : MAINSTEM
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Paris airport. : ORLY
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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Ford. : HENRY
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Pung. : SLEIGH
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Old-time photo. : TINTYPE
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City built on seven hills. : ROME
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Appian Way, for one. : ITER
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Peace goddess. : PAX
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G.I.'s uniform. : ODS
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Ignores. : OMITS
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Dartmoor and Old Bailey. : PRISONS
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Stroke of luck: Slang. : FLUKE
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Desert stopover. : OASIS
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Test: Colloq. : EXAM
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Paeans of praise. : PANEGYRICS
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River into the Missouri. : OSAGE
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Attack. : SETON
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Man from Bangkok. : THAI
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Right of decision: Colloq. : SAYSO
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Mezzanine: Fr. : ENTRESOL
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Noisy insect. : KATYDID
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Flowering plant. : LOBELIA
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Dishes. : SALADS
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Card game. : RUM
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Spokes. : RADII
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Word: Prefix. : LOGO
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Progress. : ONGO
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Tree of Asia. : DITA
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March time. : IDES
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Recounted. : TOLD
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Suitable to. : FOR
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Degree. : DDS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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