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New York Times, Friday, March 29, 1963

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,990
Across
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"___ virumque cano . . . " : ARMA
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Popular garments. : LEVIS
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Olla podrida. : STEW
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Legendary king. : LEAR
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Type of acid. : AMINO
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Relative of "Well, well!" : AHAH
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Public opinion sampling. : GALLUPPOLL
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___ majesté. : LESE
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Stranger. : ALIEN
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Worldwide workers' group. : ILO
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One of the Dulleses. : ALLEN
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Isolated rock. : SCAR
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Old-fashioned brooch. : CAMEO
27
Boston, for one: abbr. : SPT
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Needle-shaped. : ACIFORM
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Certain public officers: abbr. : NPS
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Turtle's back. : CARAPACE
37
Vietnam's capital. : SAIGON
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Source of power. : ATOM
40
Habit. : USAGE
42
Three: Ger. : DREI
43
Slow up. : RETARD
45
___ note. : TENPOUND
47
Graduate of U.S.N.A. : ENS
48
Mouselike rodent. : HAMSTER
50
Scot's negative. : NAE
51
Kangaroo bear. : KOALA
53
Condition: suffix. : OSIS
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Ante. : PAYUP
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Family member: abbr. : DAU
59
Horse opera. : OATER
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Theater sign. : EXIT
64
Ecclesiastical center of England. : CANTERBURY
66
Choir member. : ALTO
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"I ___ of this world." : AMNOT
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Alley. : LANE
69
Piercing. : KEEN
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Reduces a sail. : REEFS
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Man's name meaning "man." : ENOS
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Seaweed: Lat. : ALGA
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Absolute. : REAL
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African republic. : MALI
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City on the Rhone delta. : ARLES
5
One complete turn. : LAP
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Believers in experimental methods. : EMPIRICS
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Musical instrument. : VIOL
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___ parentis. : INLOCO
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Coin of Peru. : SOL
10
Chateau room. : SALLE
11
Over an extended period (with "in"). : THELONGRUN
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Moderate. : EASE
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In the event that. : WHEN
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Remove a bottle top. : UNCAP
22
Abbess. : AMMA
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Tailless. : ACAUDAL
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Namesakes of M. Lupin. : ARSENES
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Alarm. : SCARE
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Disk. : PATEN
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One kind of Russian. : TROTSKYITE
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Deeds. : FEATS
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Sub ___. : POENA
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Tricky: slang. : SNIDE
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Medical group. : AMA
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Courtroom response. : IDO
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Escape from. : GETOUTOF
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Piece of music: abbr. : RHAP
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Earlier. : PRIOR
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Butterfly. : MADAME
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___ a limb. : OUTON
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Fur. : SABLE
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Summit. : PEAK
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Wheel part. : AXLE
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Scott heroine. : ANNE
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Oriental "sir." : TUAN
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Hungarian man's name. : ERNO
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Gypsy gentlemen. : RYES
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Parking problem. : CAR
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Latin conjunctions. : ETS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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