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New York Times, Thursday, December 5, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,240
Across
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Social groups. : CASTES
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Place of worship. : CHAPEL
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Choral work. : CANTATA
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Methodical. : REGULAR
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Book of church ceremonies. : ORDINAL
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Spring forth. : EMANATE
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Gems. : OPALS
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These: Sp. : ESTOS
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Sister to Beth and Jo. : MEG
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"Sur le ___ d'Avignon . . . " : PONT
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City at the First Cataract of the Nile. : ASWAN
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Exhaust. : TIRE
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Carry: Colloq. : TOTE
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Treasury employe. : TMAN
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A must for Bernstein. : BATON
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___ from an ace: Bridge term. : LEDAWAY
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Forcible. : COGENT
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Declare verboten. : BAN
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Term of endearment. : HON
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Adroit. : CLEVER
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Landfall for the Mayflower. : CAPECOD
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Refrain from exacting. : REMIT
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Henry VIII's Catherine. : PARR
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De novo. : ANEW
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Celtic word for river. : AVON
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Favorite stuffed animal. : PANDA
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Philippine palm wine. : BENO
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No greenhorn he. : VET
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Florist's best seller. : ROSES
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Cosmonaut Gherman. : TITOV
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The Furies, in Greek myth. : ERINYES
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Black hard rubber. : EBONITE
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Turn aside from a course. : DEVIATE
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Railroad track inspectors. : LINEMEN
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Youngster: Slang. : TEENER
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Ransacked. : LOOTED
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Commuters' transportation arrangement. : CARPOOL
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Moderately slow: Mus. : ANDANTE
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Stiffly dignified or formal. : STILTED
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Colors. : TANS
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Age, in Italy. : ETA
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Clerk. : SALESMAN
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Native of Canea. : CRETAN
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French-Canadian novelist. : HEMON
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Titles in Turkey. : AGAS
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Play on words. : PUN
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Citizen of ancient Susa. : ELAMITE
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Not now. : LATERON
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Elect to be a fellow member. : COOPT
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Famous London street. : REGENT
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Oscillate. : SWAY
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Fighting. : ATWAR
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The "it" game. : TAG
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Tibia. : BONE
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Encourage. : ABET
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Dried coconut meat. : COPRA
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Denoting certain TV commercials. : HARDSELL
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Longed for. : CRAVED
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Young hare. : LEVERET
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Showing feeling. : EMOTIVE
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Item on a French menu. : VIN
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Candy ___. : CANE
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Washington group. : CABINET
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Former. : ONETIME
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Indicated. : DENOTED
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Fullback, at times. : PASSER
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Designating certain fabrics. : WOVEN
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Type of writer: Fr. : POETE
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Loch ___, Scotland. : RYAN
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Up ___ good. : TONO
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Never: Ger. : NIE
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Living things: Prefix. : BIO

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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