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THE FLOWING BOWL

New York Times, Sunday, April 7, 1963

Author:
Threba Johnson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 690 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 20, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,998
Across
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Pink ___. : LADY
5
Greek letter. : BETA
9
Senior citizen. : GRAMPA
15
Layers. : STRATA
21
Conversational cliche. : ISEE
22
Bide ___. : AWEE
23
1775 comedy (with "The"). : RIVALS
24
Everyone: Fr. : CHACUN
25
"By ___ of Babylon . . . " : THEWATERS
27
Greek letters. : OMEGAS
28
Darn again. : REMEND
29
O'Hara book. : SERMONSANDSODAWATER
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"When the ___ full, carry it evenly." : CUPIS
36
Northern ___ (apples). : SPYS
37
Petty prince. : SATRAP
38
Virginia ___. : DARE
39
What Dr. Foster stepped in. : APUDDLE
42
Teacher's degree. : MED
44
Baseball great. : OTT
45
Kind of wood. : BALSA
46
Hexham's river. : TYNE
47
One of the Hartford wits. : ALSOP
50
Record: Abbr. : ACC
53
Location of Nile basin. : SUDAN
55
Canaveral's neighbor. : COCOABEACH
57
Pattern. : NORM
59
Group of a sort. : MOB
60
Bad: Prefix. : MIS
63
Querying sound. : HUH
64
Rhodes. : CECIL
65
Papal name. : ADRIAN
67
Dwarfishness. : NANISM
69
Synonym of "a lot." : ARAFT
71
11 A.M. event. : COFFEEBREAK
74
According to: It. : ALLA
75
Polite negative. : NOSIR
78
Peasant, old style. : CARL
79
Tennis term. : ACE
80
Music makers. : UKES
81
Man: Prefix. : ANDR
83
Eliot play (with "The"). : COCKTAILPARTY
88
Ribbon. : SASH
89
Hindu noble. : RAJA
90
Alike: Prefix. : ISO
91
Bravos: Sp. : OLES
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German city. : ESSEN
94
Rx item. : DRUG
95
Maugham novel. : CAKESANDALE
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Rice field. : PADDY
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Severe trial. : ORDEAL
105
Enriches. : ENDOWS
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Keep an ___ the windward. : EYETO
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"Bali ___." : HAI
110
Skate. : RAY
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Faced. : MET
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Health: Prefix. : SANI
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Headline of the 1920's. : TEAPOTDOME
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Part of a helmet. : VISOR
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Know: Scot. : KEN
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Plant louse. : APHID
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Single. : UNAL
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Muslim judges. : CADIS
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Father of Abner. : NER
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Vocalized pauses. : ERS
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Entrust. : COMMEND
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Believers in: Suffix. : ITES
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Buffoons. : MIMERS
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On the deep. : ASEA
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Chasm. : ABYSS
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Straus opera. : THECHOCOLATESOLDIER
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Au ___. : REVOIR
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Hare. : RODENT
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Satirist akin to Ring Lardner. : GEORGEADE
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In being: Lat. : INESSE
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Anne or Marie. : SAINTE
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At that place: Lat. : ILLA
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Lucerne sculpture. : LION
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Galley marks. : CARETS
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Bok, for one. : EDITOR
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Undiluted. : NEAT
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Stone, for one. : FRED
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Brightened. : LIT
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Rowan. : ASH
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Balmoral's river. : DEE
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Tree. : YEW
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Moderate. : BATE
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America's Cup is one. : EWER
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Conditions. : TERMS
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Writer of 2,500 years ago. : AESOP
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___ Pointe. : GROSSE
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Hudson girl. : RIMA
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Water ___ herb. : AVENS
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Girl's name. : MAGDA
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Molded: Prefix. : PLASTO
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Classifies. : ASSORTS
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Kind of book. : SCRAP
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Muscle. : THEW
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Mohammedan fasting time. : RAMADAN
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Chemical solvent. : ACETAL
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Carnegie Hall workers. : TUNERS
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Del Sarto of Florence. : ANDREA
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Allotted: Abbr. : ASSD
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Galatea, for one. : NYMPH
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Something known. : DATUM
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___ crab. : CATCHA
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"Pack ___ troubles . . . " : UPYOUR
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Centuries-old kind of show. : PUNCHANDJUDY
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Impression: Prefix. : IDEO
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Czech name for the Elbe. : LABE
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Power: Abbr. : ELEC
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Bradbury book. : DANDELIONWINE
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Rum cake. : BABA
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Ketch. : SAIC
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"Thirteen ___," Benet book. : OCLOCK
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Essence. : CORE
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Place for corn. : CRIB
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Stubborn ones. : DONKEYS
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Between the ___. : ACTS
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Calendar abbreviation. : MAR
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Broadway hit. : MILKANDHONEY
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Avalon and others. : ISLES
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Tennis stroke. : SMASH
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Union of radio artists. : AFRA
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___ beer. : NEAR
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Sartre novel. : NAUSEA
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Make a search. : FORAGE
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Buttery. : FAT
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Entr'___. : ACTE
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Winter phenomena. : ICICLES
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Sub ___. : ROSA
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Intensity. : ARDOR
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Timber tree of P. I. : NARRA
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Fuel. : COKE
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Honorary degrees. : LLDS
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Shade of green. : PEA
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Off-guard. : ASLEEP
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Bit: Brit. colloq. : SPOT
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Letters. : ENS
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State: Abbr. : SDAK
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First-class. : AONE
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Rani's maid: Var. : EYAH
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Hoofed mammals. : DAMANS
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Products. : YIELDS
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"Lucky Jim" author. : AMIS
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Heroic. : EPIC
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Bustle. : TODO
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Soda pop. : TONIC
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Italian poet. : TASSO
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Speechless. : DUMB
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Sticky. : VISCOSE
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Penitent's feeling. : REMORSE
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Of certain fruits. : CITRIC
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Major Greek deity. : ATHENA
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Kipling character. : DEEVER
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Put film in a camera. : RELOAD
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TV term. : RASTER
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Side space: Abbr. : MARG
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Customs. : MORES
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Arm bones. : RADII
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Tax, old style. : STENT
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Illinois city. : ELGIN
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French girl's name. : ADELE
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School subject: Abbr. : HIST
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Within: Prefix. : ENTO
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City in Kansas. : IOLA
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Eleven: Ger. : ELF
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Nowhere. : AIR
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John ___. : DOE
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___ table. : END

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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