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New York Times, Saturday, March 23, 1963

Author:
George Laczko
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
George Laczko has 37 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,985
Across
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Signal. : FLARE
6
Bread, in Berlin. : BROT
10
Girasol. : OPAL
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Physician-lexicographer of the 1800's. : ROGET
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Floating. : AWASH
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Axillary. : ALAR
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She: Sp. : ELLA
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Physicist's fascination. : PERPETUALMOTION
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Swift's specialty. : IRONY
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Geese. : IDIOTS
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Sea duck. : SCOTER
28
City in Judah. : ENAM
29
Where the Owl and the Pussycat went. : TOSEA
30
Cuba, for one. : ISLA
32
Opera role. : ELSA
36
Young '___. : UNS
37
Plain. : LEGIBLE
40
Lube. : OIL
41
Smile. : BEAM
43
Meadow mouse. : VOLE
44
Go fishing. : TROLL
46
River into the Fulda. : EDER
48
Small town paper. : WEEKLY
49
Flower part. : STAMEN
52
Disdain. : SCORN
54
Another term in physics. : POTENTIALENERGY
59
Cognate. : AKIN
60
Bring to naught. : UNDO
61
"If ___ King." : IWERE
62
Primitive chisel. : CELT
63
"Bell Song," for one. : ARIA
64
Girl's name meaning "hospitable." : ZENIA
65
Within: Prefix. : ENTO
66
Emblem of Wales. : LEEK
67
Utopian places. : EDENS
Down
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Tighten, as tackle. : FRAP
2
Broadway name. : LOWE
3
Chinese gelatin. : AGAR
4
Delay. : RESPITE
5
Very light. : ETHEREAL
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Von ___. : BRAUN
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U.S. communications satellite. : RELAY
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Rounded. : OVAL
9
Station. : TERMINAL
10
Quondam. : ONETIME
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March of Dimes target. : POLIO
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Distribute. : ALLOT
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Certain transactions. : LOANS
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Rugged rock. : TOR
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Seraglio room. : ODA
25
Rain check. : STUB
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Shape of a dunce cap. : CONE
27
Moveable mountain. : OSSA
28
River into the North Sea. : ELBE
30
Opera role. : IGOR
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Part of RSVP. : SIL
33
Pay attention! : LOOK
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Place for a window box. : SILL
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Helper. : ALLY
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Ultimate. : EVENTUAL
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Prolong indefinitely. : ETERNIZE
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Snapshot, for one. : MEMENTO
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Started over. : RENEWED
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Room. : DEN
48
___ is me! : WOE
49
Seat on a train, plane, etc. : SPACE
50
Symbolic thing. : TOKEN
51
Leaning. : ATILT
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"Rain" character. : SADIE
53
Disguise. : CLOAK
55
Concerning. : INRE
56
One of Lesage's names. : RENE
57
Facial expression. : GRIN
58
Certain votes. : YEAS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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