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New York Times, Friday, December 6, 1963

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Cora Goodman has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,241
Across
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Kinsmen. : SIBS
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Behaved. : ACTED
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Spill. : SLOP
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Child's toy. : HOOP
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"___ Else But You." : NOONE
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Distinctive style. : TONE
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All the ramifications. : INSANDOUTS
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Strong current. : RACE
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Junior's title. : MASTER
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Faithful servant. : RETAINER
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Abound. : TEEM
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Pile of hay. : RICK
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Road for daring drivers. : SPEEDWAY
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Obelisk. : NEEDLE
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Mrs. Nation. : CARRY
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Purposes. : SAKES
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Type of street. : ROW
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Possessive. : OURS
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Prepared, as apples. : CORED
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Item stolen with impunity. : BASE
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Common practice. : USE
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The world, French style. : MONDE
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Teenage hyperbole. : SUPER
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Liberate. : REDEEM
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Speaks hastily and disjointedly. : SPUTTERS
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Photo. : SNAP
50
Small barracuda. : SPET
51
Determines by reckoning. : COMPUTES
55
Worry. : HARASS
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Cupid. : AMOR
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Honest: Slang. : ONTHELEVEL
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Elfin being. : PERI
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Periwinkle. : SNAIL
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Rail. : SORA
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Relative of pace. : TROT
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Like some seals. : EARED
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Burglar's take. : SWAG
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Wedge used in masonry. : SHIM
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New Rochelle college. : IONA
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Office bigwig. : BOSS
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Falls in a shower. : SPATTERS
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Patron saint of Scotland. : ANDREW
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Bird call. : COO
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Journey of a sort. : TOUR
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"___ Laughing." : ENTER
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Fated. : DESTINED
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Lucky hit in bowling. : STRIKE
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Bank's concern. : LOAN
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___ and for all. : ONCE
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Equal. : PEER
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Poor, plus. : NEEDY
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Top performers. : ACES
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Builder of walls. : MASON
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Range about in search of something. : SCOUR
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Hesitate. : PAUSE
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Miscalculated. : ERRED
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Scotland and others. : YARDS
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Cover with cloth. : DRAPE
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Underdog. : LOSER
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Pitchers. : EWERS
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Solemnizes. : KEEPS
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Lethargic. : COMATOSE
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Strengthening structure. : BUTTRESS
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Gourmet's concern. : MENU
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Something bought for a song. : STEAL
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What the Peace Corps has. : ESPRIT
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Supported. : UPHELD
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One abbreviation for an eastern state. : PENNA
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Skipper: Abbr. : CAPT
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Great poet, Cockney style. : OMER
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Pacific islander. : MORO
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Shape of a fish. : STAR
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Confess. : AVOW
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Evening, in Roma. : SERA
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Smelting term. : SLAG
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Hasten. : HIE

Answer summary: 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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