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New York Times, Tuesday, February 19, 1963

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,957
Across
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Ice formation. : PAN
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Decisive. : FATAL
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Certain kinfolk. : SIBS
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Karachi's waterfront. : ARABIANSEA
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Sound of surf on the shore. : ROTE
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Places of entertainment. : DANCEHALLS
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Relatives of galleons. : CARAVELS
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Command to a dog. : SPEAK
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St. ___, Cornwall town. : IVES
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Smart-alecky. : FLIP
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Aspect. : FACET
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Certain vocalists. : CROONERS
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Oh dear! : ALAS
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Bird call. : CHIRP
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Cheering sounds. : RAHS
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Brother of Sneezy. : DOC
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Therefore. : HENCE
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"I should say ___!" : NOT
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Bone. : SHIN
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Facilitates. : EASES
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Palestine port. : ACRE
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Flattered excessively. : ADULATED
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Clear sky. : ETHER
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Lecture props. : MAPS
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Stone: Suffix. : LITH
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Snatches. : GRABS
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Judgments. : OPINIONS
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Significant points. : MILESTONES
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Feast of a sort. : LUAU
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Incidental. : EPISODICAL
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Italian wine city. : ASTI
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Barber's call. : NEXT
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Satisfy. : SLAKE
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Common suffix. : EST
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Paris area. : PARC
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Venezuela copper town. : AROA
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Aqua fortis. : NITRICACID
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Loses vigor. : FADES
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Sea N of Turkestan. : ARAL
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Colors. : TANS
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As simple as ___. : ABC
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Former U. N. notable. : LIE
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Marine fish. : SNAPPER
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Geographic formation. : ISLE
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Early king of Hungary. : BELA
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Part of Canada: Abbr. : SASK
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Popular items with G. I.'s. : LEAVES
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Bret Harte character. : AHSIN
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Ex-fighter: Colloq. : VET
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Not voluntary. : FORCED
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Runs easily. : LOPES
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Wigs and others. : FADS
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Greeting, in the Fiftieth. : ALOHA
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Foils. : CHEATS
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Beauty parlor extra. : RINSE
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Architectural style. : RANCHHOUSE
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Seabeach. : SHORE
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Bargain-priced. : CHEAP
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Suffix with mob and gang. : STER
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Most torpid. : NUMBEST
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Hunnish king. : ATTILA
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Cowboy gear. : LASSO
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German pronoun. : EIN
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Kind of thread. : LISLE
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Special Agents. : GMEN
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Perfected. : RIPE
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Girl's name. : ALIX
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Brazilian weight. : ONCA
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Summit. : PEAK
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Certain ballplayers, for short. : NATS
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Courtship. : SUIT
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Football term. : TDS
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Painting. : OIL

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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