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New York Times, Wednesday, April 17, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,008
Across
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Craze. : FUROR
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Gamin. : WAIF
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Ball of thread. : CLEW
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Electrical pole. : ANODE
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Whenever. : ONCE
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Burrow. : HOLE
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Titled. : NAMED
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Sea: Ger. : MEER
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Relative of "etre." : ESSE
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Boxer's handicap. : GLASSJAW
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Proficient. : VERSED
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Benumb. : STUN
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Heroine of old Greek tale. : HERO
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Part of Luzon. : BATAAN
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Language of India. : SANSKRIT
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French pronoun. : LUI
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Hale. : ROBUST
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Repose. : EASE
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Concede. : ADMIT
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In the last (month): Abbr. : ULT
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Divide. : SEVER
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Well: Sp. : BIEN
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Tacit. : SILENT
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See 42 Down. : ERR
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Without latitude. : STRICTLY
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Famous Annie. : OAKLEY
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Snug. : TAUT
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Spruce. : PINE
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Ratify. : AFFIRM
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Mere nonsense. : FALDERAL
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Type of jar. : OLLA
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Enticement. : BAIT
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River in Venezuela. : APURE
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Snug. : NEAT
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Lively tune. : LILT
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Adjust again. : RESET
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Brink. : EDGE
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"Little" Dickens charater. : EMLY
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Outfit. : DRESS
Down
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Magistrate in "Oliver Twist." : FANG
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Not twofold. : UNAL
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City on the Tevere. : ROMA
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Black Sea port. : ODESSA
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Eye-catching warbler. : REDSTART
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Grownup. : WOMAN
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Freshly. : ANEW
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Dessert. : ICE
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Glowing. : FERVENT
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American Indian. : CHEROKEE
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Deprivation. : LOSS
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Besides. : ELSE
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Dodder. : WEED
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Stately, regal woman. : JUNO
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Common suffixes. : ERS
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"___ thee, nymph . . . " : HASTE
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Gossips. : BLABS
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Attend (a class) as a listener. : AUDIT
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Kitchen gadget. : TIMER
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Tarnish. : SULLY
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French composer. : RAVEL
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Department in SE France. : ISERE
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Kind of cloth. : TERRY
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Established. : BUILT
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Set going. : INITIATE
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Erstwhile N. Y. newspaper. : STANDARD
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Blunder. : STUMBLE
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Knot of wool. : NOIL
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Diner. : CAR
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Guardian. : KEEPER
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Cookbook item. : PATTY
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First-class. : AONE
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Took to one's heels. : FLED
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Ensign. : FLAG
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Occupy. : FILL
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Trick. : RUSE
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Olympian deity. : ARES
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___ go! : LETS
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Design. : AIM

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

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