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New York Times, Wednesday, May 22, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,043

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Across
1
Yeast. : BARM
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Saunter: Slang. : MOSEY
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Beam. : IBAR
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Asian range. : ALAI
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"For you ___ . . . " : IPINE
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Mother's admonition. : NONO
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Son, for one. : HEIR
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Baby-sits. : TENDS
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Yearn: Dial. : HONE
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Big Florida race. : FLAMINGOSTAKES
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U. N. name. : DAG
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Province. : REALM
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Claim unfairly. : ARROGATE
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Cooks. : STEAMS
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TV name. : PAAR
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Cargo units. : TONS
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On one side. : ASKEW
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Band of sparks. : ARC
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Mythical being. : CENTAUR
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What an epoch begins. : ERA
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"___ evil." : SEENO
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Relative of thread. : YARN
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Bit in the bucket. : DROP
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Trig term. : SECANT
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Certain entertainers. : DISEUSES
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Astral giant. : ORION
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Govt. Dept. : AGR
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Louisville landmark. : CHURCHILLDOWNS
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Beyond: Prefix. : PARA
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Winner's place. : AHEAD
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Designs. : AIMS
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Material for records. : VINYL
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Eastern highway, on a map. : RTEI
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Graf ___. : SPEE
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Girl's name. : ELISE
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First light. : DAWN
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Pooh! : BAH
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Hebrew letter. : ALEF
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Bird. : RAIL
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Turret. : MIRADOR
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Ease. : MITIGATE
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Kind of tournament. : OPEN
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Campus activity. : SING
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Witch's place. : ENDOR
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Words from sycophants. : YESSES
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Breathes. : INHALES
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Human totalizators. : BOOKMAKERS
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Scott heroine. : ANNE
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Small deer. : ROES
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Publication, for short. : MAG
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Crimean. : TATAR
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Make ___ at. : APASS
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Show of a sort. : RAREE
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See 52 Across. : RACECOURSE
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Theater award. : TONY
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Inward. : ENTAD
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Ruined city on the Nile. : MEROE
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Derby winner, 1955. : SWAPS
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Draped garment. : SARI
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___ section. : CONIC
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Do a stable job. : UNSADDLE
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Give an account of. : NARRATE
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Scott hero. : DURWARD
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Infinitive in wedding ceremony. : TOHAVE
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Conceit. : EGO
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Nothing: Lat. : NIHIL
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Mathematicians of a sort. : CPAS
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Latch. : HASP
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Kafka child. : LENI
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Old songs. : LAYS
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Naldi of silent films. : NITA
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Diving duck. : SMEW
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Hebrew letter. : SIN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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