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New York Times, Saturday, April 20, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,011
Across
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50 per cent. : HALF
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Envoy Eban. : ABBA
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___ as (for example). : SUCH
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Steel beam. : IBAR
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Befit. : SUIT
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Orchestral instrument. : CELLO
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River of N. Ireland. : ERNE
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Math question: Abbr. : PROB
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Go ___ a limb. : OUTON
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Collects. : RAKESIN
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Story part. : EPISODE
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Situation comedy on TV. : MYTHREESONS
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Convertible. : ROADSTER
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Rumen. : CUD
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Get set for take-off. : STARTUP
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Good investment. : EBOND
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Sea: Poet. : THEDEEP
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Drug dosage in lab tests. : RATUNIT
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Decreased. : WANED
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Fabrics. : VELURES
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Eccentric. : ODD
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Those having some special advantage. : INSIDERS
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___ for (not explained). : UNACCOUNTED
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Turpentine, for example. : THINNER
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As above: Lat. : UTSUPRA
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Swarm. : HORDE
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Both: Prefix. : AMBI
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Inferior. : POOR
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Always: Ger. : IMMER
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Yugoslav port. : POLA
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Of a poem. : ODIC
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Dry up. : SEAR
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One of the Holdens. : EBEN
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Part of Europe: Abbr. : NETH
Down
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Sacred: Prefix. : HIER
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Biblical name. : ABRAM
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Tall and thin. : LANKY
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Subject for the political economist. : FREETRADE
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Speech sound. : ASPIRATE
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Irate: Colloq. : BURNEDUP
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Life story, for short. : BIO
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Under the most favorable circumstances. : ATBEST
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Dr. ___, writer for children. : SEUSS
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Abbreviation indicating "last month." : ULTO
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Earth. : CLOD
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Sharpen. : HONE
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Pay-phone gadgets. : COINRETURNS
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Relative of a clambake. : SHOREDINNER
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American poet. : POE
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Clairvoyance, for short. : ESP
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Strobile. : CONE
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Etats ___. : UNIS
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Insecticide. : DDT
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Food fish. : SHAD
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Look after. : TEND
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Appear suddenly. : BURSTUPON
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Deuce. : TWO
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Bridge call. : REDOUBLE
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Native of Unalaska. : ALEUTIAN
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Old ___. : VIC
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No: Scot. : NAE
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Predicament. : SCRAPE
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In accordance with. : UNDER
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Poem. : EPODE
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Legal right. : DROIT
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Demonstrative term. : THIS
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Domicile. : HOME
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Broadway role. : IRMA
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Cunning. : ARCH
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Type of movie scene. : MOB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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