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New York Times, Friday, November 8, 1963

Author:
Christine R. Valence
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Christine R. Valence has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,213
Across
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Canadian metropolis. : OTTAWA
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Surfeits. : GLUTS
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Made ready for use. : PRIMED
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Exhausted a supply. : RANOUTOF
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"It's Never Too Late ___." : TOMEND
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Excel in any way. : OUTSHINE
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Used up. : SPENT
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Collections of knowledge. : LORES
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Toastmasters, for short. : MCS
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Orlando's brother. : OLIVER
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Proper. : MEET
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Nick Carter product. : DIMENOVEL
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Close companion. : PAL
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Race track. : OVAL
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Nautical pin. : FID
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Conviction. : BELIEF
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Petite ___, French soup. : MARMITE
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Primitive xylophone. : MARIMBA
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Hostility. : ENMITY
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Distinguished: Abbr. : CEL
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Life story: Abbr. : BIOG
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"All the Things You ___." : ARE
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Arctic dogs. : MALEMUTES
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Wahine's dance. : HULA
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Tropical flowering tree. : MIMOSA
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Upward: Prefix. : ANA
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Parts of a golf course. : HOLES
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Word element meaning "thief." : KLEPT
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Heating device. : RADIATOR
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Stylus. : NEEDLE
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Overabundance. : PLETHORA
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Persevered. : HUNGON
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Grounds near buildings. : YARDS
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Overturns. : UPSETS
Down
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Chooses. : OPTS
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Too much: Fr. : TROP
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Father ___. : TIME
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So be it. : AMEN
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Continued. : WENTON
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Say further. : ADD
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Channeled. : GROOVED
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Evergreen tree. : LAUREL
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___ den Linden. : UNTER
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Throw gently. : TOSS
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Sir: Dial. : SUH
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Fixed period. : TIMELIMIT
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Former. : ONCE
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Slangy suffix. : FEST
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Sam Clemens' wife. : LIVIE
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High. : LOFTY
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California beach town. : MALIBU
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Architectural feature. : DOME
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Dmitri's brother. : IVAN
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Bread spread. : MARMALADE
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City in New York. : ELMIRA
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By. : PER
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Compact bundles. : BALES
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Oil-yielding tree. : EBOE
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Cigarettes: Slang. : FAGS
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Suffix with labor, favor, etc. : ITE
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Cyclades isle. : MELOS
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News gatherers of a sort. : CAMERAS
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English term of address. : MILORD
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Grease paint. : MAKEUP
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Musical instrument. : HARP
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Single. : UNAL
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Car part. : MOTOR
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Sound of laughter. : HAHA
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Burning glass. : LENS
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Brink. : EDGE
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Garden area. : PLOT
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Certain greenbacks. : TENS
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Condition: Suffix. : ITY
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Name in the news. : NHU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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