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New York Times, Tuesday, April 9, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,000

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Across
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Diamond men. : UMPS
5
Squawfish of hornyhead. : CHUB
9
Scrape. : RASP
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Ancient seafarer. : NOAH
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Value. : RATE
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Mme. Bovary et al. : EMMAS
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"The Bell of ___." : ATRI
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Norwegian name. : OLAF
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Kind of porridge. : PEASE
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Communications system. : SHIPTOSHORE
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Highway: Abbr. : RTE
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Wood. : OAK
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Atomic pile. : REACTOR
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Sooty-brown bird. : SWIFT
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Character in "Streetcar." : STELLA
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Exclamation of disdain. : POOF
33
Luau food. : POI
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Certain actors' lines. : ASIDES
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Florence's river. : ARNO
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At a distance: Scot. : OUTBY
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Felix Arndt tune. : NOLA
42
Popular place. : RESORT
44
Bohemian reformer. : HUS
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Star in Pegasus. : ENIF
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Baking powder, for one. : LEAVEN
48
Atmospheric condition, new style. : SMAZE
49
Beat. : PULSATE
52
Fire: Fr. : FEU
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Service group. : USO
54
British film comedy, starring Dirk Bogarde. : DOCTORATSEA
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Academy award winner Rainer. : LUISE
62
French comedian. : TATI
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"When ___ a lad . . . " : IWAS
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Baseball term. : ERROR
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Kimono sashes. : OBIS
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Riviera resort. : NICE
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Longings: Colloq. : YENS
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Famous Dean. : RUSK
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Youth group. : YMHA
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Ones, in Italy. : UNAS
2
Cecropia. : MOTH
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Equal: Prefix. : PARI
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Current bestseller. : SHIPOFFOOLS
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Shepherd's staff. : CROOK
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Haarlem painter. : HALS
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Beehive State. : UTAH
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___ the mast. : BEFORE
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Abrogates. : REPEALS
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Well dressed. : SMART
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Meal, in Italy. : PASTO
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Crystalgazer. : SEER
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Make a kind of lace. : TAT
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Races. : RELAYS
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Bestseller of 1951. : CAINEMUTINY
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Sail support. : SPAR
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Had on. : WORE
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Certain atoms. : IONS
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Small coin. : SOU
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Tenth part. : TITHE
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Vegetable. : POTATO
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Title in Madrid. : DONA
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Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
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Vault. : SAFE
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Hair-do. : BUN
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Publishers' aides. : READERS
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Mathematical term. : VECTOR
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Bering, for one. : SEA
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Whimper. : PULE
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Shylock's forte. : USURY
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French river. : LOIRE
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Gambol. : FRISK
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Forbidden. : TABU
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Elevator man. : OTIS
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In the ___. : SWIM
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Every. : EACH
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Scene of 4 Down and 26 Down. : ASEA
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Heir. : SON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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