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New York Times, Wednesday, May 15, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,036
Across
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Flavoring for beverages. : HOPS
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Jolly Roger. : FLAG
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Decrees. : FIATS
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One. : UNIT
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Chantilly or Brussels. : LACE
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Actor from Hungary. : LORRE
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Prescience. : FORESIGHT
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Tony's cousin. : OSCAR
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Type of dessert. : FRAPPE
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Food fish. : SHAD
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Elected: Fr. : ELU
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Layer. : TIER
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Original sin, in Theology. : OLDADAM
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Primitive implements. : FLINTS
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More wily. : SLIER
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Resinous substance. : LAC
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Inactive. : SEDENTARY
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___ much. : INAS
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Part of a stage. : APRON
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Sound phenomenon. : ECHO
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Canceled. : CALLEDOFF
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___ strike. : TEN
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Asian rulers. : AMIRS
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Gathered together. : MASSED
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Protective barrier. : RAMPART
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Fictional canine. : ASTA
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Male sobriquet. : ABE
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Noun suffix. : NESS
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Mine excavations. : STOPES
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431 B.C. drama. : MEDEA
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Scheme to do harm. : MACHINATE
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Inclined, as a ship. : ALIST
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Winglike processes. : ALAE
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White-tailed bird. : ERNE
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Contract of a sort. : LEASE
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Fragrant ointment. : NARD
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Altair. : STAR
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Burst of anger. : HUFF
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___ about. : ONOR
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Thievish. : PIRATICAL
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Type of shoe. : STEPIN
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Fast trains. : FLIERS
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Retardation. : LAG
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German exclamations. : ACHS
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Obtain: Colloq. : GETHOLDOF
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Field of battle, 1513. : FLODDEN
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Colorful moths. : IOS
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Curved. : ARCED
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Refrain in Koko song. : TRALA
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Antitoxin. : SERUM
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Small barracuda. : SPET
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___ to (inconsistent with). : ALIEN
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Skill, in Italy. : ARTE
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Parisian policeman: Slang. : FLIC
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Wool: Latin. : LANA
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Feudal subjects. : SERFS
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Good loser. : SPORTSMAN
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Simulates. : ACTSAPART
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Far Eastern name. : RHEE
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Over there, old style. : YOND
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Buffet. : SLAP
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C'est ___. : ADIRE
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Issue forth. : EMANATE
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Prepared, as potatoes. : MASHED
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Wine city in Italy. : ASTI
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Gravel. : STONES
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Pertaining to a branch. : RAMAL
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Poplar. : ABELE
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Newspapers and magazines. : MEDIA
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Casa room. : SALA
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Vulcan's home. : ETNA
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Seventh son. : SEER
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Sigma. : ESS
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Status symbol. : CAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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