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New York Times, Friday, April 12, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 95, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,003
Across
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Nahuatlan. : AZTECAN
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Lightest. : FAIREST
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Floral gift. : CORSAGE
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Country traversed by the Atlas range. : ALGERIA
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Played a scene. : ENACTED
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Superficial coating. : GILDING
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Tomorrow: Fr. : DEMAIN
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Studs. : BOSSES
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Gay deceiver. : LOTHARIO
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Do a housewife's job. : CLEAN
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Presidential nickname. : ABE
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Title used in northern India. : SINGH
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Color akin to copper brown. : RUST
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Sharp-bowed coasting vessels. : GRABS
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Honshu city. : NARA
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Word in the "Golden Rule." : UNTO
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Stevenson. : ADLAI
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Small branch. : TWIG
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River in Hungary. : EGER
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Tumults. : RIOTS
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Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
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Succinct. : TERSE
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Suffix in chemistry. : ENE
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Potato. : TUBER
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Acts of endearment. : CARESSES
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Reckless. : MADCAP
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Melodious. : ARIOSO
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Bring to light. : UNEARTH
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Part of a flower. : COROLLA
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Frighten suddenly. : STARTLE
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"More in sorrow than ___." : INANGER
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Garments of heavy wool fabric. : KERSEYS
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Alternates. : SEESAWS
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Won a serve, at tennis. : ACED
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Region. : ZONE
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Means of transportation. : TRAM
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Stairways of a sort. : ESCALATORS
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Positive ion. : CATION
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Earner of commissions. : AGENT
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Raise ___. : NED
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Drudge. : FAG
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Legal plea. : ALIBI
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Inuits' homes. : IGLOOS
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Rubies. : REDS
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Apple-throwing goddess. : ERIS
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Without: Lat. : SINE
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Insignificant remnants. : TAGS
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More robust. : HARDIER
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Source of mother-of-pearl. : ABALONE
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Deductions. : REBATES
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Vinegar vial. : CRUET
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Sudden thrust. : LUNGE
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Laboratory compound. : ESTER
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Busybody's specialties. : INTRUSIONS
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Moslem prince. : NAWAB
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Dirt. : GRIME
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Ishmael's mother. : HAGAR
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Pikelike fish. : GAR
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Relative, for short. : SIS
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Card game for two. : ECARTE
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___ incognitae (unexplored countries). : TERRAE
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Readily. : APTLY
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300-mi. river of France. : SAONE
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Perfumery substance. : MUSK
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Earlier: Prefix. : ANTE
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"___ Ruth." : DEAR
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Parts of the street scene. : CARS
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Girl's name. : OLGA
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What David did to Goliath. : SLEW
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Dory gear. : OARS
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Males. : HES
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On this side: Prefix. : CIS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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