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New York Times, Saturday, November 9, 1963

Author:
Roberta H. Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,214
Across
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Overhand tennis stroke. : SMASH
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Dipped out (water). : BAILED
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One of the Pillars of Hercules. : CALPE
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___ box. : PANDORAS
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Section of Manhattan. : HARLEM
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Organize, as workers. : UNIONIZE
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Soldier from down under. : ANZAC
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Snow in Edinburgh. : SNA
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O.T. book: Abbr. : LEVIT
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A god. : ODIN
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Conduits. : MAINS
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Bombast. : RANT
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Fold. : LAP
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Breakfast treat. : PANCAKE
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Name in the news. : NGO
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Beetles. : ELATERS
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Member of a Hindu trinity. : SIVA
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Photos. : SNAPS
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Paw's relative. : POPPA
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Repose: Ger. : RUHE
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Jams. : SPREADS
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Girl of song. : SAL
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Cure. : PANACEA
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Macadamia. : NUT
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Linen, in Spain. : CREA
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Monkey's cousin. : LEMUR
49
Field game. : POLO
50
Figure in art. : ORANT
52
Soso: Abbr. : MED
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Bucolic. : RURAL
54
Scaly anteater. : PANGOLIN
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Wax preparation. : CERATE
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Inherent powers. : ENERGIES
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___ a dozen. : ADIME
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Rendezvous. : TRYSTS
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Roamer. : NOMAD
Down
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Front page sensations. : SCANDALS
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Confection of almond paste. : MARZIPAN
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Poe's foster-father. : ALLAN
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Type of train: Abbr. : SPEC
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Border. : HEM
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Caribbean export. : BANANAS
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Crow's cousin. : ANI
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Man of the hour. : IDOL
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Misanthrope, modern style. : LONER
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Capital of Armenia. : ERIVAN
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Bewildering. : DAZING
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Of ancient Carthage. : PUNIC
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Fist fight: Colloq. : SETTO
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Nonnative of Hawaii. : HAOLE
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___ souci. : SANS
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Arrange in order. : MARSHAL
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Captain. : SKIPPER
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Enliven: Slang. : PEPUP
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Portuguese city. : EVORA
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No landlubber he. : TAR
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Mandrill. : APE
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Comprehensive scene. : PANORAMA
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Flattered. : ADULATED
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Cats and dogs, traditionally. : ENEMIES
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Run before a gale. : SCUD
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Fur piece. : STOLE
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Extent. : SCOPE
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Unmitigated. : ARRANT
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Term in game of horseshoes. : LEANER
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Assents. : AMENS
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Stirred up. : ANGRY
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Jewish feast. : PURIM
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Garb. : TOGS
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Make over. : REDO
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Brightened (up). : LIT
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"No ___ do." : CAN

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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