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New York Times, Friday, April 19, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,010
Across
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The "woman gone astray" of opera. : TRAVIATA
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Convents. : ABBEYS
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Convey greetings from. : REMEMBER
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Follow up. : PURSUE
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Treat in a domineering way. : OVERBEAR
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Barley water. : PTISAN
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Present, for instance. : TENSE
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Wooden shoes of a sort. : PATTENS
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Capable of learning. : EDUCABLE
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Supplement: Abbr. : APP
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Rue de la ___. : PAIX
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Heroes and heroines. : ROLES
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Characters in French pantomime. : PIERROTS
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Spume. : FROTH
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Redecorate. : REPAINT
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Cause ___. : CELEBRE
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Cake décor. : ICING
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Broadway denizen. : PLAYGOER
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Music term. : LENTO
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Pairs. : DUOS
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Direction. : SSE
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Singer Price. : LEONTYNE
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Try out ahead of time. : PRETEST
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Made of a certain wood. : OAKEN
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Fixes firmly. : RIVETS
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Weaken. : ENERVATE
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Fly. : AVIATE
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Seethes. : FERMENTS
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Famous financier. : MELLON
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Accents. : STRESSES
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Run. : TROT
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"Le ___," Massenet aria. : REVE
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In very truth. : AMEN
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Chapter's partner. : VERSE
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Plant. : IMBED
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Hero of Robert Sherwood play. : ABE
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"___ for Two." : TEA
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Itinerary abbreviation. : ARR
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Dismay. : APPAL
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Opera role. : BUTTERFLY
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Young herring. : BRIT
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Common Latin infinitive. : ESSE
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Dollar of China. : YUAN
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Congressmen: Abbr. : SENS
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Private telephone switchboard, for short. : PBX
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Word used with there and where. : UPON
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Famous suffragette. : CATT
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Exclamations of grief. : AIS
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Cherry blossom time. : APRIL
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Brief musical composition. : PIECE
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Father of Charlemagne. : PEPIN
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State: Abbr. : OREG
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Wolves. : LOBOS
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Beings: Fr. : ETRES
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___ Khan (Sir Tiger). : SHERE
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Bombast. : RANT
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Gilda's father. : RIGOLETTO
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Sizable blob or gob. : CLOT
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___ chair. : EASY
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Joke of a sort. : PUN
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Speckle. : DOT
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German city. : ESSEN
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Standard: Fr. : NORME
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House features. : EAVES
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Hyde Park sight. : PRAM
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Cleave. : RIVE
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Ill effect. : EVIL
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Fresh-water duck. : TEAL
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State: Abbr. : KANS
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Loch or river in Scotland. : NESS
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Letters. : EFS
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Snood. : NET
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Sin. : ERR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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