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New York Times, Friday, November 29, 1963

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,234
Across
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Ravine, in North Africa. : WADI
5
Slight. : SLIM
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Port of Tunisia. : SFAX
13
Chilled. : ICED
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Son of Hecuba. : PARIS
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Navy man: Abbr. : COMM
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"___ Hot." : SOMELIKEIT
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Venezuelan copper town. : AROA
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Bent downward. : PRONATED
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Namesakes of comic character. : ABNERS
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Relationship. : TIE
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Disagree. : CLASH
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Rabbit fur. : LAPIN
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Kind of newspaper. : DAILY
30
Southern constellation. : ARA
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Lessen. : ABATE
34
Prepares, as potatoes. : RICES
35
Bird's beak. : NEB
36
Flower. : POSY
37
Moved in a line. : FILED
38
Brink. : EDGE
39
Blue-pencilers: Abbr. : EDS
40
Bacon's partner. : LIVER
41
Fragrant. : OLENT
42
Shelter. : LEE
43
Belief. : CREDO
44
Certain raw materials. : HIDES
45
Household appliance. : DRIER
47
Piece of music. : RAG
48
Religious superior. : ABBESS
50
People who are going places. : TOURISTS
55
Applaud. : CLAP
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Active. : UPANDABOUT
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Nut shell. : HULL
59
Spoke (up). : PIPED
60
The moon personified. : LUNA
61
Slippery. : EELY
62
Well-known street. : EASY
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Impetuosity. : ELAN
Down
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Shred. : WISP
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Acidity: Med. : ACOR
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Short for a demonstration recording. : DEMO
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Oneness. : IDENTITY
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Ill will. : SPITE
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Home of trout or bass. : LAKE
7
Made angry. : IRED
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11th cen. date. : MII
9
Determines the rhythm of. : SCANS
10
Prudent. : FOREHANDED
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Winged figure in art. : AMOR
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December term. : XMAS
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Played for time. : STALLED
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Wool: Fr. : LAINE
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Reddish-brown horses. : BAYS
24
Chicago suburb. : CICERO
25
Tailor's concern. : LAPEL
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Residence. : ABODE
27
Type of pitch. : PASSEDBALL
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Golf club. : DRIVER
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Felt poorly. : AILED
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Reign: Fr. : REGNE
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Encourages. : ABETS
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Becomes angry: Colloq. : FIRESUP
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Suitable as a suitor. : ELIGIBLE
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Military craft: Abbr. : LCIS
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Creator of Elizabeth Appleton. : OHARA
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Letter of a sort. : REPLY
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Healthy looking. : RUDDY
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Common symptom. : ACHE
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Monday's hue. : BLUE
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Cloth made from mulberry bark. : TAPA
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Singles. : ONES
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Person. : SOUL
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Bluefin. : TUNA
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T. Williams hero. : STAN
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Deep-dish ___. : PIE

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

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