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New York Times, Wednesday, April 3, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
David Steinberg notes:

Puzzles from the week of Apr 1 to Apr 5, 1963 were reprints from puzzles first published in 1962.

This crossword first appeared on Wed Dec 12, 1962.

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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,994
Across
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Winning of all tricks in piquet. : CAPOT
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Stately bird. : SWAN
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Snatch. : GRAB
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Disconcert. : ABASH
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Later: Prefix. : POST
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Solitary. : LONE
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Bad shape for a foot. : FALLENARCH
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"Charley's ___." : AUNT
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Artificial language. : ESPERANTO
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Millay and others. : EDNAS
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Apocalypse: Abbr. : REV
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Like a ninny. : STUPIDLY
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Cover with grass. : SOD
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King George ___. : III
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Besmirch. : SMEAR
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Eternal ___. : TRIANGLE
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Western mountains. : TETONS
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Pilots' outfit. : USAF
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Reference book: Abbr. : ENC
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Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
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Lament. : BEMOAN
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Crime syndicate. : DOPERING
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Believe it ___. : ORNOT
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Louis ___. : XIV
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French possessive. : NOS
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Building named for its shape. : PENTAGON
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Meadow. : LEA
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Bank check. : AUDIT
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Facial feature. : ROMANNOSE
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Fjord of Norway. : OSLO
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Type of political program. : SQUAREDEAL
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Short river of France. : LOIR
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Puncheons. : TUNS
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At rest. : STILL
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"I am monarch of ___ survey . . . " : ALLI
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Outdo. : BEST
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Lures: Dial. : TOLES
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___ society. : CAFE
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Opposite of "vive!" : ABAS
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Feeler. : PALP
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Famous name at Johns Hopkins. : OSLER
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Concerning that matter. : THEREIN
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Nine inches. : SPAN
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Joe-pye weeds. : WORTS
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Ties. : ASCOTS
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To the ___ degree. : NTH
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Colosseum fighter. : GLADIATOR
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Petition. : ROUNDROBIN
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One year record. : ANNAL
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"Sweet ___ from Pike." : BETSY
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Course plotting: Abbr. : NAVIG
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Sword. : EPEE
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Army program: Abbr. : UMT
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Pen point. : STUB
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Cockney's steed. : ORSE
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Forerunner of Lorelei Lee. : DIAMONDLIL
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___ de la Cité. : ILE
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All the more certainly: Lat. : AFORTIORI
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Upshot. : END
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Advice to Nanette. : NONO
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Portions: Abbr. : SEGS
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Member of the crew: Colloq. : COX
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Med. sci. : ANAT
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Rich drink. : NOG
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Hemingway character. : PILAR
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Most level. : EVENEST
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Twisting force. : TORQUE
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Town near Bryn Mawr. : PAOLA
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Antiseptic solution. : EUSOL
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Parts of speech. : NOUNS
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"To have ___ hold." : ANDTO
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Nutty food for pigs. : MAST
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Eye: Fr. : OEIL
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White ___. : SALE
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Linear measures. : ELLS
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Seminary degree. : STB

Answer summary: 9 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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