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New York Times, Saturday, April 6, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,997
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Certain military personnel. : WAFS
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Pointed remark. : BARB
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American novelist. : LEWIS
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African flower. : ALOE
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The month after Shebat. : ADAR
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Founder of a Russian dynasty. : IVANI
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Run together, as musical tones. : SLUR
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Eastern resort. : LAKEPLACID
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Lofty. : AERIAL
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Girl's name meaning "life." : EVA
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Distinction. : NOTE
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India's neighbor. : NEPAL
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African insect. : TSETSE
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Any popular song of an earlier day. : OLDIE
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Something new under the sun. : TELSTAR
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___ Alamos. : LOS
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Inner: Prefix. : ENTO
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Renovate, as a chair. : RECANE
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Theme of a J. F. K. address. : INTERDEPENDENCE
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"___ in St. Louis." : MEETME
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City: Dutch. : STAD
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Eddie. : NED
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Act as a storyteller. : NARRATE
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Hebrew letter. : ALEPH
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Makes harmless. : UNARMS
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Entree. : ROAST
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Subjoins. : ADDS
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Writer Wolfert. : IRA
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Keen. : ASTUTE
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Construction man. : BRICKLAYER
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Fire sale sign. : ASIS
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___ Caverns, Virginia. : LURAY
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Model. : NORM
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Big top. : TENT
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Free from faults. : EMEND
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Wagon. : DRAY
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Carousal. : ORGY
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"There ___ old woman . . . " : WASAN
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Formal avenue. : ALLEE
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Washington slept here. : FOURPOSTER
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"Martin Chuzzlewit," originally. : SERIAL
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Low pitch. : BALL
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City SE of Oklahoma City. : ADA
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Gives a slant to. : RAKES
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Type of army commission. : BREVET
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"___ Liza Jane." : LIL
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Disappear gradually. : EVANESCE
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Where Baylor is. : WACO
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Part of a signature: Abbr. : INIT
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Phase. : SIDE
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Fatherly. : PATERNAL
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Municipal office. : ALDERMAN
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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Indulgers in winter sport. : SLEDDERS
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Item by item. : INDETAIL
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1845 opera. : TANNHAUSER
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Bamboo. : REED
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Portray. : LIMN
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Inductee's draft status. : ONEA
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Italian goddess. : OPS
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Of a pre-Roman race. : ETRUSCAN
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Mission. : ERRAND
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One kind of soup. : POTATO
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Fiorello, for one. : MAYOR
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Bite. : STING
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Snappish. : TESTY
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Talented. : ABLE
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Musical instrument. : DRUM
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Extreme. : DIRE
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Legion. : ARMY
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Elizabethan dramatist. : KYD
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Period. : ERA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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