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New York Times, Tuesday, February 12, 1963

11-Down : Determine the capacity of.

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { G J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,951
Across
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Grape juice, in pharmacy. : SAPA
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Chinese tea. : CHA
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Whitefish. : CISCO
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Tractor of a sort. : BULLDOZER
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Supreme Being. : ALLAH
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Illusory plan. : PIPEDREAM
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Heavy hammers. : MAULS
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Great Barrier Island, N.Z. : OTEA
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Plays pranks. : ACTSUP
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Italian pronoun. : MIA
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Feminine suffix. : ESS
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Six feet: Abbr. : FTH
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Outworn. : SHABBY
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Fitting. : DUE
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Sleepyhead. : SNOOZER
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Office machine. : ADDER
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Pas-de-Calais town. : LOOS
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Horse race. : DERBY
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Forth from. : OUT
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Rocky mountain formation. : ARETE
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On the wave. : ASEA
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Eyelet. : HOLE
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Yielded. : CEDED
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Dozes. : CATNAPS
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Strength: Lat. : VIS
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Certain brooches. : CAMEOS
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Crib. : BED
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Vestment. : ALB
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Something circular. : ORB
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Typewriter part. : SPACER
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Eastern name. : ABOU
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Courageous. : STOUT
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Cain's abode. : LANDOFNOD
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Harass. : TEASE
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Unceasingly active. : SLEEPLESS
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Flower. : ASTER
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"___ in the stilly night ... " : OFT
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Ancient city. : TYRE
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Pajamas, perhaps. : SUITS
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___ Maritimes. : ALPES
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Entreaty. : PLEA
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Say further. : ADD
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Native of Brno. : CZECH
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Anger. : HEAT
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In the ___ of Morpheus. : ARMS
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Fragrant ketone: Prefix. : CAMPHO
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Labor union. : ILA
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Remained in a state of unawareness. : SLUMBERED
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Determine the capacity of. : CALIBRATE
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Start of Key poem. : OHSAY
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Fraternal group. : BPOE
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Harangue. : ORATE
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Recreation spots for G.I.'s. : USOS
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Vehemence. : FURY
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Atlantic Island group. : AZORES
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Consider. : DEBATE
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Persons. : SOULS
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Letter. : NOTE
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Oklahoma city. : ADA
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French philosopher. : DESCARTES
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Sweetheart, in teen talk. : DREAMBOAT
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Fold of thread. : LOOP
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Conducted. : LED
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Sharp. : ACID
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Fastener. : HASP
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Pater ___. : NOSTER
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Cape on coast of Senegal. : VERDE
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___ Rica. : COSTA
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American poet. : BENET
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Musical hero. : ABNER
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Disconnected. : LOOSE
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Signs of spring. : BUDS
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Besides. : ALSO
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Domestic animal. : CALF
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___ in the ointment. : AFLY
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Employ. : USE
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Choose. : OPT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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