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New York Times, Wednesday, February 27, 1963

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J M Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Burn partly. : CHAR
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Building material. : ADOBE
10
Sound from a satellite. : BEEP
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Under the ___ (in secret). : ROSE
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Of the ends of the earth. : POLAR
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Car part. : AXLE
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Fire ___. : OPAL
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Like a monkey's tail. : PREHENSILE
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Dark-red apple. : WINESAP
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Dance. : TWOSTEP
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Concert piece. : VALSE
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Speed. : HIE
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Twin city. : STPAUL
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Turncoat. : APOSTATE
34
Cutup's trick. : PRANK
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The sea: Slang. : BRINY
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Pasture. : LEA
37
Conical kiln. : OAST
38
Some person. : ONE
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Burberry. : COAT
40
Exclamation of vexation. : TCH
41
Meadow mice. : VOLES
43
Pickled food. : SOUSE
44
Fulmars, petrels, etc. : SEABIRDS
46
Wish to know. : WONDER
47
French season. : ETE
48
Menu specialty. : TROUT
50
Cyrano de Bergerac, for one. : DUELIST
54
Job for a footboy. : ERRANDS
58
Confused. : INDISTINCT
60
Swamphen. : COOT
61
Well-judged. : SAGE
62
Israeli port. : ELATH
63
General effect. : TONE
64
Musical symbol. : CLEF
65
Soldier of the Indian Mutiny. : SEPOY
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Twist. : SKEW
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Barnyard sound. : CROW
2
Pueblo Indian. : HOPI
3
Wise ___ owl. : ASAN
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To the point. : RELEVANT
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Shock. : APPALL
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South African villages. : DORPS
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Aficionado's cheer. : OLE
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About a nickel in Bangkok. : BAHT
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Samuel Butler's utopia. : EREWHON
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Hunting dog. : BASSET
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Theater sign. : EXIT
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Look slyly. : PEEP
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Vociferous. : NOISY
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River in Minnesota. : SAUK
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Not playful. : EARNEST
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In ___ (at intervals). : SPOTS
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Outline. : TRACE
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Former title in Egypt. : PASHA
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Menu specialties. : PIES
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Audibly. : ALOUD
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Goad. : TEASE
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Knife-and-fork man. : EATER
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Daring. : BOLD
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Persons serving as go-betweens. : CONTACTS
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Genus of the grape vine. : VITIS
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Friend of Pylades. : ORESTES
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Acrid. : SOUR
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Trust. : BELIEF
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Estimable. : WORTHY
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Printer's term. : RECTO
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Roundlet. : DISC
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Single. : UNAL
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Move gradually. : EDGE
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Wall decor. : TILE
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Hideaway. : NOOK
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Through. : DONE
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Hotchpotch. : STEW
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Forty winks. : NAP

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

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