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New York Times, Thursday, March 28, 1963

24-Across : German cakes.

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { B J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,989
Across
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Florida port. : TAMPA
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Palace dweller of old Venice. : DOGE
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Rose Bowl players. : UCLA
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Booming. : AROAR
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Cousin of etc. : ETAL
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Culmination. : NOON
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Rods in a furlong. : FORTY
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Buzzing. : AHUM
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Attila's hordes. : HUNS
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Designating some card games. : TWOHANDED
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Ball hit for fielding practice. : FUNGO
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Fishhook line. : SNELL
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German cakes. : TORTEN
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Book of the Bible: abbr. : PSA
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Fly through. : SAIL
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"___ Mutual Friend." : OUR
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Noel Coward song. : NINA
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Slangy exclamation of surprise. : GOODNIGHT
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Cassowary's cousin. : OSTRICH
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Set. : COTERIE
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State flower of Oklahoma. : MISTLETOE
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British Field Marshal, buried in Arlington. : DILL
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Biblical character. : LOT
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Jacks of clubs. : PAMS
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Great lyric poet. : POE
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Breakfast nook. : ALCOVE
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Make an ___. : ENDOF
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Push. : SHOVE
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Disinclined. : UNWILLING
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Staff. : CANE
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Grief: poet. : DOLOR
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Glacial ridges. : OSAR
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Ratibor's river. : ODER
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Cockpit. : ARENA
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Brown shoes. : TANS
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Famous netman. : HOAD
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One of the "certain" things of this world. : TAXES
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Mr. President of 1909. : TAFT
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Lined up. : AROW
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Philippine native. : MORO
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Beaten ways. : PATHS
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Indo-Europeans. : ARYANS
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Ship's cabin window. : DEADLIGHT
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He "loved not wisely, but too well." : OTHELLO
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Trinket. : GAUD
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Slippery ___. : ELM
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Leisurely. : UNHURRIED
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Enumerate. : COUNT
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Horse trainer's rope. : LONGE
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Baseball's Cap ___. : ANSON
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Educational group. : NEA
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Source. : FOUNT
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Bustle. : TODO
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___ Penh, Cambodia. : PNOM
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___, Senor. : SISI
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Tiny tunnelers. : ANTS
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Mona Lisa viewers. : ARTLOVERS
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Toward the sea. : OCEANWARD
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Barnaby Rudge's raven. : GRIP
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Hawaiian port. : HILO
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Part of TV. : TELE
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"___ a Lassie." : ILOVE
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Whale. : CETE
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The briny deep. : OPENSEA
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20 years before the Diet of Worms. : MDI
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Member of "les militaires." : SOLDAT
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Neck scarf. : ASCOT
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Bamboo-curtained capital. : LHASA
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Doyle's middle name. : CONAN
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The "Medium," Mme. ___. : FLORA
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Loosen. : UNDO
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Holly plant. : ILEX
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By no means. : NONE
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Mardi ___. : GRAS
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Irish society. : AOH

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

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