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New York Times, Monday, May 27, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,048
Across
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Storage place. : ATTIC
6
Abruptly: Colloq. : SLAP
10
Living quarters. : FLAT
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Pet shop purchase. : LEASH
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Conveyance. : TAXI
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Appraise. : RATE
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Welcome wedding gift. : TABLELINEN
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Celtic name. : OWEN
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Approves. : OKS
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Eight furlongs. : MILE
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Goethe heroine. : MIGNON
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Pharmacy product. : PILL
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Living quarters: Colloq. : DORM
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Bahama isle. : BIMINI
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Ran. : CANTERED
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Name in theater lore. : ADAMS
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Flower cluster. : CYME
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Ship of 1492. : NINA
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Yule symbol. : LOG
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Kern musical. : SUNNY
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Famous initials. : FDR
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Ice formation. : FLOE
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Vengeful Greek goddess. : ERIS
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S.A.C. man. : PILOT
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Occult. : ESOTERIC
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Muscular power. : SINEWS
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Advantage. : EDGE
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All for the ___. : BEST
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Rough. : COARSE
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Part of a louver. : SLAT
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State: Abbr. : NEB
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Klaxon. : HORN
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Welcome graduation gift. : AUTOMOBILE
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Baum character. : OZMA
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Geographer's abbreviation. : NLAT
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French city. : LILLE
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Thunder sound. : PEAL
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Locks of hair. : TAGS
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Ranch animal. : STEER
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Height: It. : ALTO
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Wood. : TEAK
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Keep ___ on. : TABS
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Geographer's abbreviation. : ISL
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Roads: Fr. : CHEMINS
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Tranquil. : STILL
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Rustic road. : LANE
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Bunyan's tool. : AXE
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Housewife's concern. : PINMONEY
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Aides in the Faith 7 drama. : FROGMEN
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Fine cambric. : LAWN
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Polynesian god. : ATEO
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State: Abbr. : TENN
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Variant of a girl's name. : LILI
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N. Y. C. subway, for short. : IRT
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A. A. Milne hero. : PIM
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Condemns as bad. : DAMNS
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Irish composer. : BALFE
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Certain images. : IDOLS
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Comic character of movies and TV. : MAGOO
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Scoffer. : CYNIC
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Carbine. : RIFLE
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Bequeath. : ENDOW
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Game. : DARTS
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Famous name in science. : CURIE
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Lieutenant's assistant. : SERGEANT
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Unchanging. : ETERNAL
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Weapons. : PISTOLS
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Banking abbreviation. : INT
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Newspapermen: Abbr. : EDS
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Ridge : SEAM
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Stains. : BLOTS
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Menu item. : CHOP
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Soft mud. : OOZE
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___ virumque cano. : ARMA
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For men only. : STAG
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El Giza's waterfront. : NILE
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Bock. : BEER
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA
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Snaffle. : BIT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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