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New York Times, Monday, April 15, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,006
Across
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Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
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Thespian of a sort. : COMIC
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O.T. book: Abbr. : OBAD
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Animal: Suffix. : ZOON
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Lariat. : RIATA
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State, for short. : BAMA
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New England capital city. : MONTPELIER
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Short article. : ITEM
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Arrays. : ATTIRES
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New York family. : ASTORS
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Marine fish. : COD
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Thrive (on). : BATTEN
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Was distressed. : ACHED
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Indus tribesman. : GOR
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Made a bobble. : ERRED
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Wire nail. : BRAD
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More pious. : HOLIER
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Chemical suffix. : OSE
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Poet's word. : OER
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Midwestern capital city. : MADISON
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Treat. : USE
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Spoil. : MAR
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Relish favorites. : OLIVES
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Mild expletive. : EGAD
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Señor's friend. : AMIGO
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Large vehicle. : VAN
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Weaver's reeds. : SLEYS
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Native chief of India. : SIRDAR
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Get-together. : BEE
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Ball game term. : ONBASE
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Most intrepid. : BRAVEST
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Nine: Ger. : NEUN
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Western capital city. : SACRAMENTO
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Dessert. : TART
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Venomous snake. : KRAIT
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Time of day. : NOON
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FAO, WHO, etc. : ORGS
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Surfeits. : SATES
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Plunder: Slang. : SWAG
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Juvenile heroine. : OZMA
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Word element. : ROOT
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___ Walk. : DONT
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Inveigled. : ENTICED
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Confession of faith. : CREED
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Certain paintings. : OILS
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Spring time in Paris. : MAI
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Common suffix. : ITE
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Weight unit. : CARAT
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___ dicta. : OBITER
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Southern capital city. : BATONROUGE
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Part of the Occident: Abbr. : AMER
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Beaver's forte. : DAMS
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Incite. : PROD
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Noted violinist. : STERN
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South American patriot. : BOLIVAR
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Came up. : ARISEN
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Serpent. : ABOMA
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Color. : CREAM
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Eastern capital city. : HARRISBURG
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Coventry heroine. : GODIVA
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Literary product. : ESSAY
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Legal papers. : DEEDS
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Princely nickname. : HAL
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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Heaths. : MOORS
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Certain teams. : ELEVENS
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One of the nines. : GIANTS
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Coal deposit. : SEAM
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Furniture items. : DESKS
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Other people's children. : BRATS
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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Akin. : NEAR
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French cheese. : BRIE
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Sufficient: Poet. : ENOW
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Greek portico. : STOA
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Chinese group. : TONG
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Macaw. : ARA
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Kind of fish. : CAT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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