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New York Times, Tuesday, May 7, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
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___ of roses. : ATTAR
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Catfish Row character. : BESS
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Greek letters. : PSIS
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Lake source of the Truckee. : TAHOE
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Leave undone. : OMIT
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Work with acid. : ETCH
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Lincoln Center feature. : OPERAHOUSE
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Mortar tools. : PESTLES
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The oolong hour. : TEATIME
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Actors of sorts. : HAMS
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Poilu's cap. : KEPI
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"Lilac-time" place. : KEW
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Member of the firm: Abbr. : BRO
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One way up. : STAIR
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See 63 Across. : SHE
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Locale of "The Music Man." : IOWA
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Tree. : ELM
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Overcast. : CLOUDY
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Bulwark. : RAMPART
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Reputed founder of Greek drama. : THESPIS
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Gaulish seers. : DRUIDS
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Musical term. : BAR
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To be: Fr. : ETRE
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Playwright Spewack. : SAM
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Sing joyfully. : CAROL
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Possessive. : HER
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Rude abode. : HUT
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Part of a magic spell. : ABRA
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Ancient Iranian. : MEDE
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Sweet young thing. : INGENUE
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Deity worshiped by Caliban's mother. : SETEBOS
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Portico. : STOA
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TV shooting set. : SOUNDSTAGE
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Muchacho's madre's hermanos. : TIOS
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Italian pronoun. : ELLA
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Kind. : GENRE
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Dispatched. : SENT
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Ooze. : SEEP
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Public quiet. : ORDER
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On the crest. : ATOP
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Narrow fillet. : TAPE
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Motto for mummers. : THESHOWMUSTGOON
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Great artery. : AORTA
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Domains. : REALMS
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Echoes on Amateur Night. : BOOS
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Rhea's cousin. : EMU
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Eileen. : SISTER
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Excessive: Colloq. : STEEP
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Fuel. : PEAT
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Gershwin tune. : STRIKEUPTHEBAND
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Caesar's "veni." : ICAME
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The kind of lass Petruchio wooed. : SHREW
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Namesakes of Mrs. Prynne. : HESTERS
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Two on the ___. : AISLE
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Kipling title. : KIM
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"Sweet ___ of Youth." : BIRD
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Cry of anger. : ROAR
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High-pitched. : ALT
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Relative of tights. : HOSE
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Upolu's port. : APIA
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Brightly plated. : CHROMED
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To say: Fr. : DIRE
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Dixmude's river. : YSER
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Space merchant. : ADMAN
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Road surface. : TAR
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Whiffenpoof refrain. : BAA
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A la ___, cookery term. : CREOLE
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Exclamation of enthusiasm. : LETSGO
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Melodramatic interjections. : HISTS
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Release. : UNTIE
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Highway sights. : BUSES
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Curb by fear. : DETER
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"Next week, ___ Lynne." : EAST
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Photo. : SNAP
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Jack's giant. : OGRE
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Joshua or Jonah. : SEER
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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