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New York Times, Friday, May 10, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,031
Across
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Burn ___ in one's pocket. : AHOLE
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Charles ___ Gibson. : DANA
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Doctrines. : ISMS
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Examples of the "do-it-yourself" era. : CAFETERIAS
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Cease. : STOP
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In love with. : ENAMOREDOF
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Factual. : TRUE
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Hollywood name. : DRU
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Of an early man. : ADAMIC
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Suffix in chemistry. : ASE
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"___ the spot." : XMARKS
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Placed. : SITUATED
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Umbrella part. : RIB
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Diminutive suffixes. : IES
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Where the bees are. : APIARY
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Two of ___. : AKIND
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Cab. : HANSOM
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Teens or twenties. : YEARS
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Wartime agency. : OPA
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Go and get. : FETCH
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Minks' cousins. : OTTERS
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___ Haute. : TERRE
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Dagger, in printing. : OBELUS
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Presidential nickname. : ABE
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Poetic contraction. : EER
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Opposite of profile. : FULLFACE
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City on Inter-American Highway. : LAREDO
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State: Abbr. : FLA
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Common Market name. : FRANCE
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Unit. : ONE
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Wading bird. : IBIS
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Hoosiers. : INDIANIANS
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What "novem" means. : NINE
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Make ineffective. : NEUTRALIZE
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Exultation. : GLEE
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Egyptian symbols. : ASPS
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Regulation. : BYLAW
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Particle. : ACE
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Emcee's gear. : HANDMIKE
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Part of a current movie title. : OFARABIA
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Monkey's cousin. : LEMUR
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Where Ike did battle. : ETO
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One of the Scotts. : DRED
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Opera roles. : AIDAS
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Mother-in-law of Ruth. : NAOMI
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___ a fiddle. : ASFITAS
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Adherent of: Suffix. : IST
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Layers. : STRATA
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House cat. : MOUSER
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Swift. : SPEEDY
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Rub out. : ERASE
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Preference, figuratively. : CUPOFTEA
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Kind of treatment. : XRAY
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"Greasy ___." : KIDSTUFF
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Name meaning "beloved." : AIMEE
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Part of a tire. : SHOE
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Rock ___. : NROLL
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Calendar abbreviation. : APR
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Space agency. : NASA
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Wooden pin on a wooden ship. : TREENAIL
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Buffet. : CREDENZA
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Medal recipient. : HERO
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Empress. : TSARINA
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Somewhat remote future. : OFFING
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Small bud, as in onion plants. : BULBIL
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Relative of Helen. : ELAINE
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Dim. : BLEAR
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Staffs. : CANES
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Attain a goal. : ENDUP
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Turbid. : ROILY
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Townsmen: Abbr. : CITS
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View. : SEE
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Pinch. : NAB
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Darn. : SEW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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