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New York Times, Thursday, April 25, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,016
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Housewife's problem. : MOTHS
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Farm animals. : EWES
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Perplexed. : LOST
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Leave-taking. : ADIEU
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Beside. : NEXT
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River into the Mississippi. : OHIO
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Relative of radar. : SONAR
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Mendacious one. : LIAR
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Dear: It. : CARA
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Exchange. : TRADE
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Protective coverings. : ARMATURES
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18th c. French painter. : DAVID
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Instigate. : FOMENT
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Not crowded. : SPARSE
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In any case. : EVER
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Department of France. : AUBE
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River of Spain. : EBRO
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"Now ___ time ... " : ISTHE
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Type of time. : LEISURE
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Toward that place. : THITHER
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Curl. : TRESS
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Latin "woe!" : EHEU
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Barren. : ARID
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Repose. : EASE
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Diana's mother. : LATONA
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Classify. : ASSORT
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Enraged. : IRATE
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Where the stars are. : BACKSTAGE
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Siouan Indian. : OSAGE
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Of thee: Fr. : ATOI
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Certain Hindu writings. : ISHA
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Kitchen device. : MIXER
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Fired clay. : TILE
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European industrial center. : RUHR
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Style of expression. : IDIOM
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Extremities. : ENDS
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Winged god. : EROS
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Part of an ancient temple. : CELLA
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Part of a crane. : MAST
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Perfume. : ODOR
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Girl's nickname. : TINA
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Coiffure. : HEADDRESS
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___ shootin'. : SUREAS
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Chou ___. : ENLAI
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More fantastic. : WEIRDER
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Final, for one. : EXAM
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Bombard. : STRAFE
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___ tenens. : LOCUM
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Chicago airport. : OHARE
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Warning device. : SIREN
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French ___. : TOAST
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Temple gateway. : TORII
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Change direction. : VEER
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Arizona river. : SALT
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Boy: Lat. : PUER
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Hero of a famous comedy. : ABIE
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Suggest: Colloq. : VOTE
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Apiarist's specialty. : BEES
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In the continental U.S. : STATESIDE
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By way of, for short. : THRO
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Frenchman's cry of surprise. : HEIN
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Wagner role. : ERDA
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Consumers. : USERS
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Dance at luau. : HULA
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The Dwarfs' song, from "Snow White." : HEIGHHO
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Array. : ATTIRE
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Type of energy. : ATOMIC
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Lose strength. : ABATE
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Took a hand. : SATIN
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Reproach. : SCOLD
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Migrant workers. : OKIES
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Raises. : REARS
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Assyrian war god. : ASUR
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Angle of twig and branch. : AXIL
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Science: Abbr. : GEOL
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Diminutive of a girl's name. : ERMA

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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