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New York Times, Thursday, April 18, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,009
Across
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Parlays. : BETS
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Lower. : ABASE
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Asian language. : THAI
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Skip. : OMIT
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Measure of light. : LUMEN
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Masculine title. : HERR
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Together. : SIDEBYSIDE
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Emilia's spouse. : IAGO
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Weather term. : CLEAR
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Affirmative. : YEA
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Not sideways. : ENDON
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Farm animal. : LAMB
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Discussions. : TALKS
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Aves. : STS
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Barrel makers. : COOPERS
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Plug or cork. : TAP
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Spanish estate. : HACIENDA
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Scene of recent election. : CANADA
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Color. : EBON
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Graceful young woman. : SYLPH
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Daughter of Nyx. : ERIS
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Oatmeal porridge. : BURGOO
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Apes. : PRIMATES
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Peer's mother. : ASE
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"___ the King." : GODSAVE
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Plead. : SUE
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European capital. : BERNE
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William. : TELL
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Exclusively. : ALONE
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Chubby. : FAT
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Where hops are dried. : OASTS
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Skiff. : BOAT
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Dance step. : HEELANDTOE
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Famous name in TV. : BURR
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Broad expanses. : ACRES
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Corsica's neighbor. : ELBA
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Whirlpool. : EDDY
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Marabou. : STORK
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Christmas song. : NOEL
Down
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Russet pear. : BOSC
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Ludwig. : EMIL
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Time's companion. : TIDE
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Lift. : STEAL
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Asian name. : ALY
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Meddlesome Mattie. : BUSYBODY
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French friend. : AMIE
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Dignified. : SEDATE
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Compass point. : ENE
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___ twice (reconsider). : THINK
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Advantages. : HEADSTARTS
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Constellation of Canopus. : ARGO
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Kind of curtain. : IRON
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Prop. : BRACE
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Fraulein's name. : ELSA
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Rainy season in Asia. : MONSOON
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Record. : ARCHIVE
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Biblical land. : SHEBA
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Forbids. : TABUS
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Ball park feature. : SCOREBOARD
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Antennae. : PALPS
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Parting word. : ADIEU
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Old-fashioned. : PASSE
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Common suffix. : ING
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Educational group. : NEA
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Youthful conversationalist. : PRATTLER
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Bugaboo's cousin. : OGRE
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Fruit. : MELON
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Hole. : DEFECT
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Item on a list. : ENTRY
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Burdened. : LADEN
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Cleric. : ABBE
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Booming. : LOUD
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Plane. : AERO
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French town. : STLO
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___ sure. : TOBE
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Close. : SEAL
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Contains. : HAS
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Request. : ASK

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

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