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New York Times, Tuesday, May 14, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,035
Across
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Carpenter's timber. : JOIST
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Cooking quantity. : DASH
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___ Perpetua, Idaho's motto. : ESTO
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Asian mountains. : ALTAI
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Ancient playhouses. : ODEA
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Spring. : LEAP
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Single scull equipment. : PAIROFOARS
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Peak. : ACME
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Sicilian city. : ENNA
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Abbess. : AMMA
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S. C. resort. : AIKEN
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Highland wear. : TAM
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Certain wrenches. : SPANNERS
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Architectural features. : CUPOLAS
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Modern caravansary. : HOTEL
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Large European lake. : ONEGA
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German poet. : HEINE
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Small dog, for short. : POM
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Variable star in Cetus. : MIRA
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Nez ___ Indians. : PERCE
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Bulb plant. : SEGO
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Lunched. : ATE
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Sub ___. : POENA
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In the least. : ATALL
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Forebear, for short. : GRAMP
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Ship's storeroom. : LAZARET
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Innovation in women's wear, circa 1850. : BLOOMERS
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Finished first. : WON
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Dodecanese island. : LEROS
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Department of France. : AUDE
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Native of Odense. : DANE
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Rainbow. : IRIS
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Not on the alert. : UNPREPARED
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Debatable. : MOOT
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Field: Prefix. : AGRO
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Ethnic group. : TRIBE
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Mines. : PITS
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Harvest. : REAP
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Attach. : ADDON
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Trick. : JAPE
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Novel heroine. : OLAN
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Route: Abbr. : ITIN
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New York resort. : SARATOGA
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Señor's relative. : TIO
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Condemn. : DOOM
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___ apple. : ADAMS
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Angelic. : SERAPHICAL
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Keeps. : HAS
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Tennyson heroine. : ELAINE
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Fruit. : SECKELPEAR
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More in hand. : TAMER
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Enters upon. : OPENS
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Rumor personified. : FAMA
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Before: Prefix. : ANTE
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According to. : ALA
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First class. : AONE
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Part of a comet's head. : COMA
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Fixed amount. : UNIT
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Balzac novel. : PEREGORIOT
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Grazing area. : SHEEPRANGE
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Man's name, for short. : ERN
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Make eyes (at). : OGLE
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Lose feathers. : MOLT
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Fruit. : POME
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Emblem. : STANDARD
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Certain playing cards. : PAMS
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Containing nitrogen. : AZO
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Sleeping places. : ROOSTS
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A little (while): Scot. : AWEE
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Airship of a sort. : BLIMP
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Vive ___. : LEROI
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Above: Lat. : SUPRA
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Piece of candy. : DROP
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Dehydrated. : ARID
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Biblical peak. : NEBO
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Biblical place. : EDEN
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Middle East group. : UAR
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Assn. started in 1897. : PTA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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