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New York Times, Saturday, February 16, 1963

Author:
Manny Miller
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Manny Miller has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,955
Across
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Unresponsive. : COLD
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Siding. : SPUR
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Oil burner of a sort. : LAMP
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Contained in oil. : OLEIC
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Player at dealer's right. : PONE
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Caliph's name. : OMAR
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State. : MAINE
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Relatives of khans. : AGAS
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Mean. : VILE
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O. D. : OFFICEROFTHEDAY
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Famous statue. : NIKE
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Rah-rah boys. : ROOTERS
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Blends. : MINGLES
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Chief. : ARCH
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Mite or tick. : ACARID
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Draw. : TIE
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The Abominable Snowman. : YETI
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Where Pago Pago is. : SAMOA
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Football player. : END
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Off ___. : ANDON
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Historic nickname. : CLEO
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Army man: Abbr. : PVT
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Dresses (oneself) up. : PREENS
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Feminine title: Abbr. : MLLE
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Kind of cloth. : SATINET
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A hamlet, in the Highlands. : CLACHAN
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Divining rod. : TWIG
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Jule Styne musical. : HIGHBUTTONSHOES
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Melody. : ARIA
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Name in the fashion world. : DIOR
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Head of a monastery. : ABBOT
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Eastern queen. : RANI
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The same. : IDEM
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Not anybody. : NOONE
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Church title: Abbr. : MSGR
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Novel girl. : TESS
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Musical sign. : REST
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Lake Lecco's neighbor. : COMO
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Norse name. : OLAF
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Another Norse name. : LEIF
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Furniture piece. : DININGROOMCHAIR
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Bowling marks. : SPARES
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Comic character. : POGO
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Bold. : UNAFRAID
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Bring back (to). : RESTORE
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Maxim dating from 600 B.C. : LOVETHYNEIGHBOR
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Ammonia derivative. : AMIDE
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Of part of the face. : MALAR
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Plunders. : PREYS
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Patron saint of musicians. : CECILIA
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Supplemented (with "out"). : EKED
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Ad ___. : HOC
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Grammarian's abbreviation. : MASC
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Adjective suffix. : ICAL
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Reputation. : NAME
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Trinitrotoluene. : TNT
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Place west of Nod. : EDEN
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Color quality or value. : TONE
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Present month: Abbr. : INST
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Poetic time. : EVENTIDE
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Craftsman. : ARTISAN
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Expression of approval. : PLAUDIT
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One subject to another's will. : PAWN
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Football player: Abbr. : LHB
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Upheavals. : STORMS
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Talisman. : CHARM
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Money in Turkey. : LIRAS
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Becoming mellow. : AGING
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On one's ___. : TOES
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Hautboy. : OBOE
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Cycles. : EONS
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Let it stand. : STET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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