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New York Times, Monday, February 25, 1963

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,962
Across
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Play. : ENACT
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TV monogram. : CBS
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Feminine title. : MADAM
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Hemingway character. : PILAR
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Place for the "lowing herd." : LEA
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Kim's last name. : OHARA
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Incensed. : IRATE
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Like Mona Lisa's smile. : ENIGMATIC
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Conference site of 1943. : CASABLANCA
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River of Scotland. : ESK
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Paris museum. : CLUNY
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Realtor's concern. : LEASES
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May day VIP's. : MOTHERS
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Cobbler's tool. : AWL
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Supervisors. : OVERSEERS
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Push rudely. : ELBOW
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Greek commune. : DEME
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Pieces of candy. : DROPS
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Name on a green stamp. : EIRE
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Expunge. : ERASE
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Wandered off. : STRAGGLED
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Tax man: Abbr. : IRO
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Matriculates. : ENROLLS
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Inventor of a repeating rifle. : MAUSER
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Branch of the Ural-Altaic family. : TATAR
53
Inauspicious. : ILL
54
Transitional stages. : GRADATIONS
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Supple. : LITHESOME
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First in a series of satellites. : ECHOI
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Lands. : ACRES
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Sea: Fr. : MER
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Monsoon weather. : RAINS
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Comes close (to). : NEARS
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Newspaper items. : ADS
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Some plums. : SLOES
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Majestic. : EPIC
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Blue Eagle initials, 1933. : NIRA
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State: Abbr. : ALAS
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Term for a mixed metaphor. : CATACHRESIS
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Highest parts, in music. : TREBLES
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Housewives' aids. : CLEANSERS
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Jack. : BENNY
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Mediterranean vessel. : SAIC
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See 27 Across. : MOM
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Eureka! : AHA
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Teen-ager's concern. : DATES
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Spring. : ARISE
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Connie and others. : MACKS
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Festal. : GALA
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Enticed. : LURED
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Sheep. : EWE
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Figurative. : ALLEGORICAL
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Customary usage. : MODE
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Through. : OVER
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Musical term: It. : TEMA
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Poppycock! : ROT
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Butter knives. : SPREADERS
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Advertising poster. : BILL
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Part of the Black Earth area. : OREL
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Marries. : WEDS
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December symbol. : SANTA
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Cockney's answer to roll call. : ERE
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Kitchen utensils. : GRATERS
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NATO and others: Abbr. : ORGS
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Lombardy's capital. : MILAN
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Shade of blue. : ALICE
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Extravagant. : ULTRA
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Softened. : TAMED
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City NW of Napoli. : ROMA
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Where Zanesville is. : OHIO
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___ the less. : NONE
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Sibilant sound. : SISS
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Pronoun. : HER
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Feminine suffix. : ESS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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