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New York Times, Thursday, May 23, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,044

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Across
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Overflow. : SPILL
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Embrace. : CLASP
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Crow's nest. : LOOKOUT
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Cartilage. : GRISTLE
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Agreement. : ENTENTE
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Of the side. : LATERAL
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Eel: Ger. : AAL
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Perfect. : GEMLIKE
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Adjuvant. : AID
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Pen point. : STUB
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Black symbol. : SPADE
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Mexican sandwiches. : TACOS
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Draw. : TIE
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Choler. : ANGER
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Frying pan. : SKILLET
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Arranges definitely. : FIXES
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King of drama. : LEAR
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African title. : SIDI
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Balls of yarn. : CLEWS
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Hollywood and Vine. : STREETS
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Ferments. : SOURS
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Suitable to. : FOR
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Band. : STRAP
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Academic awards: Abbr. : HONS
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Feast of Lots. : PURIM
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Ivy League name. : YALE
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Also, old style. : EKE
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Certain animals. : FELINES
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Yellow bugle. : IVA
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True to fact. : LITERAL
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Less experienced. : GREENER
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Bonds. : FETTERS
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19th century campaign issue. : SLAVERY
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Followings. : SECTS
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Double-rippers. : SLEDS
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Popular recordings. : SONATAS
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Informal meal. : POTLUCK
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Famous nickname. : IKE
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Far-reaching. : LONG
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Old-time instruments. : LUTES
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Land rail. : CRAKE
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Stone: Suffix. : LITE
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Ibsen character. : ASE
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Singular. : STRANGE
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Flatfishes. : PLAICES
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Slightest. : LEAST
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Satan, for one. : TEMPTER
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Volplane. : GLIDE
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Church officer. : ELDER
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Milk: Fr. : LAIT
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Janitor's concern. : BOILERS
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Misgiving. : ANXIETY
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Lots: Colloq. : SLEWS
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General's men. : AIDES
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___ Cruces. : LAS
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Part of the forest. : FIR
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Orchestral section. : STRINGS
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Brownies' relatives. : COOKIES
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Crescent-shaped opening. : LUNETTE
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Spore cases. : SORI
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Educated. : TRAINED
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Trays. : SALVERS
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Pantry place. : SHELF
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Gathers, as a skirt. : FULLS
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1909 headliner. : PEARY
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Bartletts. : PEARS
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Black birds. : MERLS
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Ornamental network. : FRET
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Signet. : SEAL
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Catchall abbreviation. : ETC
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Dusk. : EVE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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