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New York Times, Monday, March 11, 1963

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,974
Across
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Mountain ridge. : SPUR
5
American folk singer. : IVES
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Farewell, in Roma. : ADDIO
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Glaucus' beloved. : IONE
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Weatherman's abbreviation. : TEMP
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Equilateral parallelogram. : RHOMB
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Ichabod Crane's calling. : PEDAGOGUE
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Thick soup. : GUMBO
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Vestment. : STOLE
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Island in New York harbor. : ELLIS
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Fish. : EEL
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People. : MORTALS
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African title. : SIDI
27
Hang back. : LAG
30
Castle's trench. : MOAT
31
Father William's profession. : LAW
33
Sweet liqueur. : ANISETTE
35
Voyageur's craft. : CANOE
39
Enthusiast. : DEVOTEE
40
Island whose name means "beautiful." : FORMOSA
42
Take an oath. : SWEAR
43
Cupboards. : ARMOIRES
44
Narrator in Poe novelette. : PYM
46
Famous Virginians. : LEES
47
Marshal at Waterloo. : NEY
48
Metropolis. : CITY
51
Fuchsia red. : MAGENTA
54
Pindaric. : ODE
55
VIP, former style. : CELEB
56
Muslims' faith. : ISLAM
60
Blessed: Lat. : BEATA
62
Curmudgeonish. : CROTCHETY
64
Hambletonians. : RACES
65
Yorkshire river. : AIRE
66
Step ___ (hurry up). : ONIT
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Volcanic output. : ASHES
68
Wendy's dog. : NANA
69
Cal. ___. : TECH
Down
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Tastes. : SIPS
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Gifted writer. : POET
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Remove wrappings. : UNDO
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Sphere. : REALM
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Japanese statesman. : ITO
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Merely exist. : VEGETATE
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Strive to equal. : EMULATE
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Enchantment. : SPELL
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Disputations: Abbr. : ARGS
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"Lady of the Lake" Roderick. : DHU
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Japanese news agency. : DOMEI
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Set in firmly. : IMBED
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Agora coins. : OBOLI
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Schoolboy's problem. : GEOMETRY
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Map maker's abbreviation. : ISL
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Mechanical routine. : ROTE
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Hindu title. : SWAMI
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Some teenagers. : LADS
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De novo. : ANEW
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Yield to pressure. : GIVE
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Kind of word puzzle. : ACROSTIC
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Like dishwater. : SOAPY
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Norse fate. : NORN
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Douay form of Hosea. : OSEE
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Well-known street. : EASY
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Status of some peoples. : FREEBORN
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Augury. : OMEN
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Country in headlines. : ALGERIA
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Feminine title. : MME
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Ophidian of Asia. : COBRA
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Inspirations. : IDEAS
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Show how. : TEACH
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Road to the Klondike. : ALCAN
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Like ___ (quickly). : ASHOT
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Judge Timberlane. : CASS
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Smooth, in phonetics. : LENE
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Adjective suffix. : ATIC
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Story of a sort. : MYTH
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Golfers' meeting place. : TEE
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Gunpowder, for example. : TEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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