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New York Times, Wednesday, November 6, 1963

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,211
Across
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Salt of a certain acid. : BORATE
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Garment. : SHORTS
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Equalizers. : EVENERS
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Height. : STATURE
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State of dreaminess. : REVERIE
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Unit for dieters. : CALORIE
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"___ you there?" : ARE
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Motives. : REASONS
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Tot up. : ADD
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Nautical canvas. : TARP
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Dull sound. : THUD
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Merriment. : GLEE
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Other. : ELSE
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Adroit. : NEAT
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Tendency. : TREND
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Church reading desk. : LECTERN
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Important French port. : BREST
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Hudson River town near Catskill. : COXSACKIE
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Separate. : APART
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Truman and others. : CAPOTES
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Where the poop is. : STERN
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Pert, saucy girl. : CHIT
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Case, as for cigarettes, in Germany. : ETUI
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Very small. : TINY
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Alaskan glacier. : MUIR
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Mend. : DARN
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And so forth: Abbr. : ETC
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Heels over, as a ship. : CAREENS
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Trade paper abbreviation. : MFG
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Glyn, Wylie, etc. : ELINORS
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More vociferous. : NOISIER
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French girl's name. : VALERIE
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Balzac heroine. : EUGENIE
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Make certain. : ENSURE
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Unbound pages. : SHEETS
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Chide vehemently. : BERATE
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Including everything. : OVERALL
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Kind of gear. : REVERSE
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Region: Abbr. : TERR
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Great Lakes port. : ERIE
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Position. : STAND
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Haarlem painter. : HALS
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Indian. : OTO
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Mexican police officers. : RURALES
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Poseidon's spear. : TRIDENT
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Term in tennis. : SEEDED
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Ushers, for example. : SEATERS
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Character in Westerns. : SCOUT
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Teller of old Irish tales. : SHANACHIE
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Piglike animal of the Southwest. : PECCARY
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Welcomed. : GREETED
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Nearest to. : NEXT
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Beethoven Opus 97, for one. : TRIO
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Ripped. : TORN
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Insolvent: Abbr. : BKPT
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Native of African metropolis. : CAIRENE
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Guatemalan volcano. : ATITLAN
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Items for pupils. : PENCILS
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Open-mesh fabric. : ETAMINE
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Satiety. : SURFEIT
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Stow, as cargo. : STEEVE
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Malediction. : CURSE
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French classicist painter. : INGRES
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Girl of song. : MARIE
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Type of newspaper man: Abbr. : CORR
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French pronoun. : NOUS
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Suspiration. : SIGH
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Modern: Ger. : NEU
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Domain of Paul VI. : SEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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