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New York Times, Tuesday, May 21, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,042
Across
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Biblical giant. : ANAK
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Fern part. : FROND
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Wartime vessels. : LSTS
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Supper, in ancient Rome. : CENA
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Economic concept. : LABOR
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Everyday Latin term. : ETAL
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___ of one's life. : HADTHETIME
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Odd, to a Scotsman. : ORRA
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Remain to the end of. : STAYOUT
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Kind of power. : EARNING
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Fishing boat. : DORY
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Diana's realm. : MOON
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Arab chiefs. : SHEIKS
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Delaware River site. : WATERGAP
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Time-saving. : HANDY
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Office item. : MEMO
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Spanish river. : EBRO
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Gray-headed. : OLD
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___ of Marmora. : SEAOF
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Suffix with block and brig. : ADE
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Dolomites. : ALPS
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Scary. : EERY
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Son of Zeus and Europa. : MINOS
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Of the third order. : TERTIARY
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Various. : SUNDRY
46
Raw materials. : ORES
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Sports phenomenon. : METS
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Fireplace item. : ANDIRON
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Former. : ONETIME
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Increase. : GOUP
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Very tidy. : NEATASAPIN
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Cereal. : RICE
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Irish hero. : EMMET
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Diminutive. : TINY
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Curriculum items. : ARTS
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Extinguish: Colloq. : DOUSE
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Nevada city. : ELKO
Down
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Berliners' exclamations. : ACHS
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Wonderful: Slang. : NEAT
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Time ___ half. : ANDA
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Sound effect in insect world. : KATYDID
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"Les ___ du Mal." : FLEURS
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Dilapidated: Slang. : RATTY
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Japanese sash. : OBI
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Alaskan town. : NOME
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Imagined. : DREAMTOF
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Beethoven heroine. : LEONORE
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Musical aggregation. : STRINGBAND
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High lake. : TARN
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Dross. : SLAG
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Child's play. : HOOKY
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Milt. : ROE
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Farm animal. : SHOAT
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City on the Saale. : HALLE
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Result. : ENDPRODUCT
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Without further patience. : WEARY
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Chinese city. : AMOY
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Zeal. : ARDOR
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Poems, to the poet. : POESY
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Sea: Ger. : MEER
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Matured. : SEASONED
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Symbols of rank. : STRIPES
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Sourdines. : MUTES
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Lie ___. : INSTATE
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Noun suffix. : IER
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Group of 100. : SENATE
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Specks. : MOTES
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Province of India. : AGRA
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Dark: Fr. : NOIR
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Verne captain. : NEMO
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Hardwood tree of P. I. : IPIL
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Status symbol. : MINK
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Greek goddess of war. : ENYO
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___ Darya (the Oxus). : AMU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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