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New York Times, Tuesday, November 26, 1963

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Adriatic port. : BARI
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Exclaimed. : OHED
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Irishman. : GAEL
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Earliest inhabitant. : ABORIGINE
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Fanny. : BRICE
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Certain parrots. : LOVEBIRDS
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Home on the range. : RANCH
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Fitting. : DUE
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Poetic times. : EVES
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Footballer. : CENTER
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Brought up. : BRED
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Garbed. : CLAD
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Massenet opera. : THAIS
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Type of car. : ROADSTER
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Persona ___. : GRATA
30
Walks. : PADS
31
Anklebones. : TALI
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August, in Paris. : AOUT
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Photographer's specialty. : FACES
34
Love, in Spain. : AMOR
35
Quarter of a pint. : GILL
36
Holly. : ILEX
37
Birds. : SNIPE
38
Appraiser. : ASSESSOR
40
Move sideways. : SIDLE
41
Pshaw! : RATS
42
Ruminants' forte. : CUDS
43
Hunting expeditions. : SHOOTS
46
American Indian. : HOPI
47
White vestment. : ALB
50
___ time (often). : MANYA
51
Arctic waters. : BERINGSEA
53
Sinless. : CLEAN
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Beast of Borneo. : ORANGUTAN
55
Christmas ___. : SEAL
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Famous Elihu. : YALE
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Fine fur. : MINK
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Unqualified. : BALD
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Hunt hero. : ABOU
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Be footloose. : ROVE
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Wrath. : IRE
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Pointed arches. : OGIVES
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Chartered. : HIRED
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Footballers. : ENDS
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___ Moines. : DES
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Race track structures. : GRANDSTANDS
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Grammatical liability. : AINT
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Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
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Annealing oven for glassware. : LEHR
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Where the Ebro flows. : IBERIA
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Daily need. : BREAD
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Set. : CLASS
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Heated dispute. : BATTLEROYAL
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Ancient book or manuscript. : CODEX
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French number. : TROIS
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Transports by truck. : HAULS
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Man in a hurry. : RACER
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Hindu. : TAMIL
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Emulate Juliet. : ELOPE
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To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Mentally foolish: Slang. : GAGA
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Spanish seaport. : PALOS
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Hands. : FISTS
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Short railroad track. : SIDING
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Mephisto. : SATAN
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Listless. : SUPINE
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Bright color. : CORAL
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Printer's abbreviation. : SMCS
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Hearty's partner. : HALE
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Draft status. : ONEA
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Olympic lady. : HERA
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Italian wine center. : ASTI
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Slender. : LEAN
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Place of business. : BANK
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Slangy exclamation. : BOY
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Juvenile treat. : GUM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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