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New York Times, Saturday, February 9, 1963

Author:
Jan and Mike Dubin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Drugstore: Abbr. : PHAR
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Those in the lowest brackets. : HAVENOTS
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Girl's name. : LILA
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Antagonistic. : INIMICAL
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Croc. : GATOR
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Bewitched: Colloq. : PIXILATED
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___ wit's ends. : ATONES
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Hawaiian chant. : MELE
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Flying prefix. : AER
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Money in Florence. : LIRE
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Hair: Prefix. : CRINI
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Bohemian. : ARTY
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Air: Abbr. : ATM
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Shank: Anat. : CRUS
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Shortened: Abbr. : ABR
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Hawaiian club or association. : HUI
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Ejects. : OUSTS
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Pillow fights. : ROMPS
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Condenses and holds, in chemistry. : ADSORBS
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Ignorant (of). : UNAWARE
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Governor Winthrop ___. : DESKS
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French pronoun. : ELLES
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Biblical name. : LOT
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"Spare the ___ . . . " : ROD
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Exclamations. : ACHS
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Insect. : ANT
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Fictional Ali. : BABA
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Moving. : ASTIR
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Apple of one's eye. : IDOL
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A brew. : ALE
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Nurse. : AMAH
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Spurious. : UNTRUE
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Landing fields. : AIRDROMES
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Images. : ICONS
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Girl's name meaning "light." : ELEANORA
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Smart. : CHIC
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Geographic area. : NEAREAST
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Stomach: Scot. : KYTE
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Truism. : PLATITUDE
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Happy-go-lucky. : HITORMISS
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Single. : ALONE
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Excellent. : RARE
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Part of the body. : HIP
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Believer in spirits. : ANIMIST
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Termagant. : VIXEN
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Iago's wife. : EMILIA
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Memphis' river. : NILE
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Peruvian plant. : OCA
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Asiatic. : TATAR
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Winter downpour. : SLEET
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Ideal man. : GALAHAD
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Uninteresting. : DRY
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Clean. : SCRUB
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Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
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In a line. : AROW
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Famous street in Rome. : CORSO
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Orchestral section. : BRASS
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Brain grooves: Anat. : SULCI
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Bungling. : MALADROIT
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Utter. : PRONOUNCE
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Adjusts. : SETTLES
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Herb. : OKRA
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Eastern leader. : NEHRU
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Suds. : LATHERS
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Vic of Song. : DAMONE
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Pasture sound. : BAA
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Strange. : ALIEN
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Television name. : BERLE
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Where Tutuila is. : SAMOA
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Having a restless hankering. : ITCHY
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Chip. : NICK
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Goddess: Lat. : DEA
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Met. : SAT

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

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