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FESTIVE BOARD

New York Times, Sunday, April 14, 1963

Author:
Hume R. Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,005
Across
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Spaghetti, vermicelli, etc. : PASTA
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Law men, for short. : DAS
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Seated: Fr. : ASSIS
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Man's nickname. : IRV
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Nutlike seed. : PINON
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Welshman. : CELT
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One of the Adamses. : MAUDE
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Exchange premium. : AGIO
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Bacon's forte. : PROSE
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Where to spend kroner. : OSLO
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Four hundred. : UPPERCRUST
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Epithet for father. : BREADWINNER
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Child's game. : PATACAKE
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Where 221B is. : BAKERSTREET
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1/10 libra. : SOL
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Yearner. : PINER
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Honshu bay. : ISE
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Golf club ends. : TOES
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Fills with wonder. : AWES
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Bacchantes. : MENADS
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Erased. : DELED
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Cattle country. : WEST
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Dispenser of cold comfort. : ICEBERG
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Relative of "niente." : RIEN
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___ rosé. : VIN
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Worth. : USE
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Compass point. : SSE
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Lake in Ethiopia. : TSANA
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Features of country stores. : CRACKERBARRELS
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What transferees do. : RESETTLE
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VIP's, for short. : CELEBS
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Name meaning "burden." : AMOS
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Genuine. : SOLID
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Blood: Prefix. : HEMO
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Farmer's locality. : DELL
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Malice. : SPITE
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___ fire. : OPEN
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Features. : TRAITS
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Come across. : MEETWITH
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One sign of a busybody. : FINGERINTHEPIE
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Mosquito genus. : AEDES
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Handball score. : ACE
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Idaho's neighbor: Abbr. : NEV
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Shell shape. : EAR
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Baltic port. : KIEL
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Textile worker. : STEEPER
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Old Norse tongue: Abbr. : ODAN
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Race course marker. : PYLON
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Relatives of jeunes filles. : TANTES
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___ Minor. : URSA
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Opinion. : IDEA
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Baseball cry. : OUT
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Loud. : AROAR
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Refrain syllable. : TRA
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Supply point, in pioneer days. : LEAVENWORTH
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Worn by hard usage. : BATTERED
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One kind of practical joke. : APPLEPIEBED
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Tree of So. Pacific isles. : BREADFRUIT
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Arm bone. : ULNA
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Be certain of. : BETON
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Eden, for one. : EARL
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Hail. : GREET
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Grass. : REED
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Long loaf of bread. : BATON
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Parties, in Britain. : DOS
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Cousin of a flying fish. : SAURY
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Conversational sounds. : ERS
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Portion. : SHARE
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Direction, in music. : PPP
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Ent, Offutt, or Langley. : AIRBASE
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Breathing tube. : SNORKEL
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"I never hope ___ one." : TOSEE
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Lend ___. : ANEAR
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Selinko heroine. : DESIREE
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Totality. : ALLNESS
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14 pounds. : STONE
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Khabarovsk's river. : AMUR
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Source of syrup. : SAP
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Hold an opinion. : SUPPOSE
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Goal. : IDEAL
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Famed artist. : SERT
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Edible in T. Williams play. : IGUANA
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Chanced. : RISKED
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Those over 21. : VOTERS
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Rural phenomenon. : COWTOWN
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Curving. : ARCING
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Dancer or prancer. : CAPERER
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Street sign in Washington, D. C. : DST
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Zeta, ___ theta. : ETA
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Invitation. : BID
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Relative of brut. : SEC
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Overlooked (with "at"). : WINKED
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High lands. : MESAS
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Schoolroom chore. : ERASING
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Emulated an epicure. : DINED
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Power project. : TVA
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___ and squeak. : BUBBLE
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Imitate Jack Horner. : EAT
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Govt. agency. : ICC
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Arab. : SEMITE
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Tree-dwelling animals. : SLOTHS
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___ quam videri. : ESSE
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Circle of a sort. : TROPIC
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Moon goddess. : SELENE
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Complete. : CLEAN
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Postpone. : REMIT
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Varnish ingredient. : ELEMI
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Current centennial honoree. : RELEE
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With celerity. : RAPIDLY
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Flourish. : THRIVE
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Chesterfield. : SOFA
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Pronoun. : OTHERS
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Long oar. : SWEEP
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Peach, pear, etc. : TREES
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Source of food. : SEA
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Burmese. : TAI
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Recorded. : ENTERED
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Favoring. : PRO
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Basketball gear. : KNEEPAD
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Federal. : STATAL
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Indiana campus, for short. : PURDUEU
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Christian ___. : ERA
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Telephone operator. : DIALLER
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Reaches; comes to. : ADVENES
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First name in TV. : LORETTA
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Occurring alfresco. : OUTDOOR
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To the ___ degree. : NTH
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Named: Colloq. : TABBED
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Bermuda arrowroot. : ARARAO
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Observers. : NOTERS
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Jungfrau. : ALP
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Bird. : ANI
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___ cotta. : TERRA
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Draft: Fr. : EPURE
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Sidney and Beatrice. : WEBBS
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Relative of voodoo. : OBEAH
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Gatling guns, etc.: Abbr. : RFGS
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See 6 Across. : ATTY
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Suffix of agency. : IER
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Compass point. : NNE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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