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New York Times, Wednesday, March 27, 1963

Author:
Jan and Mike Dubin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jan and Mike Dubin have 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,988
Across
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In vogue. : CHIC
5
Assortment: abbr. : ASMT
9
Holds out. : LASTS
14
At this juncture. : HERE
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Fluctuate. : SWAY
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Constrain. : IMPEL
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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Sinuous. : SERPENTINE
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Fiction. : MAKEBELIEVE
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66, for one: abbr. : RTE
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Knot in thread or cloth. : BURL
24
Brushman. : ARTIST
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Longing. : THIRST
29
Nobel prize novelist. : UNDSET
31
The ear: Lat. : AURIS
32
Forthwith. : ANON
33
Item of feminine apparel. : MUFF
36
Disgrace. : BLOT
37
Part of a rooftop. : RIDGE
38
Couple. : PAIR
39
Health: prefix. : SANI
40
State: abbr. : OREG
41
Search for facts. : DELVE
42
Wind from a certain direction. : WESTER
44
Stays. : CORSET
45
Awn. : ARISTA
47
Wife of Tyndareus. : LEDA
48
Abner's epithet. : LIL
49
Right now. : ATTHEMOMENT
55
Uncultured. : ILLITERATE
57
Indian. : ERIE
58
New Hampshire city. : KEENE
59
Finn MacCool's land. : ERIN
60
Fastidious. : NICE
61
Icelandic writings. : EDDAS
62
Where Maidstone is. : KENT
63
Sounds of displeasure. : TCKS
Down
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Kind of bait. : CHUM
2
Rival of Leda, Leto, Europa, Themis, et al. : HERA
3
Arab kingdom: var. : IRAK
4
Stars. : CELEBRITIES
5
Declare. : ASSERT
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Very stylish: colloq. : SWELL
7
Husband: Fr. : MARI
8
Caslon, for one. : TYPE
9
Certain aircraft. : LINERS
10
Danish county. : AMT
11
Songs of a sort. : SPIRITUALS
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Habitations. : TENTS
13
Weather word. : SLEET
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Mythical maiden, wife of Capaneus. : EVADNE
21
Kiss. : BUSS
25
Nature. : TEMPERAMENT
26
Appendages. : TABS
27
Dance. : HULA
28
Determined. : IRONWILLED
29
In the time of. : UNDER
30
Kind of strong ale, in Britain. : NOGG
32
Yorkshire river. : AIRE
34
Rush hour. : FIVE
35
Worry. : FRET
37
Turn. : ROTATE
41
Old bird. : DODO
43
Hawaii and others. : STATES
44
Solidify. : CEMENT
45
Identical. : ALIKE
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Angered: dial. : RILED
47
Admit. : LETIN
50
Migration. : TREK
51
Rodent. : HARE
52
Leif's father. : ERIC
53
Chip. : NICK
54
English river. : TEES
56
Dog ___ manger. : INA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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