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New York Times, Thursday, May 9, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { B H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,030

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Across
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Yellowish resin. : MASTIC
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City on the Po. : CREMONA
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Where Hungry Horse Dam is. : MONTANA
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Young hare. : LEVERET
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Island group in Bay of Bengal. : ANDAMAN
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City north of Boston. : EVERETT
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Lay up. : STORE
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Religious symbol. : DOVE
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Wee bit. : MITE
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Dray. : CART
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Fetters. : GYVES
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"___ Well." : ALLS
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People eater. : OGRE
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The U. S. : AMER
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Frenchman's waistcoat. : GILET
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Sunder. : TEAR
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Blemish. : MAR
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Withered. : FADED
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Shoe style. : WINGTIP
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Part of the kitchen sink. : DRAIN
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Melted. : RAN
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Share. : PART
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"___ You Glad You're You?" : ARENT
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Roused. : WOKE
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Beyond. : OVER
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___ magnifique! : CEST
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Faculty. : POWER
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Freckle: Sp. : PECA
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Contemporary of Scipio. : CATO
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River of Florence and Pisa. : ARNO
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Sensational. : LURID
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Sinister. : OMINOUS
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Infringe on. : VIOLATE
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Murillo's birthplace. : SEVILLE
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Exasperated. : ENRAGED
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Trample. : TREADON
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"O, my Luve's like a ___ rose . . . " : REDRED
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Composite picture. : MONTAGE
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Republic between Spain and France. : ANDORRA
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Part of a car. : STARTER
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Unexciting. : TAME
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___ nutshell. : INA
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Purveyor of sweets: Colloq. : CANDYMAN
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Bright. : CLEVER
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Dreams of a sort. : REVES
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Mother of Cain. : EVE
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Tavern frequented by Jonson. : MERMAID
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Ear: Fr. : OREILLE
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Provoked. : NETTLED
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Certify. : ATTEST
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Good luck symbol. : MASCOT
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Covered, as with foliage. : OVERGROWN
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Street urchin. : GAMIN
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Hiatus. : GAP
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More delicate. : FINER
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Ingenuity. : WIT
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Military coup: Colloq. : TAKEOVER
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Castle-builder. : DREAMER
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Balky. : RESTIVE
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Cather heroine. : ANTONIA
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Very well liked. : POPULAR
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Not special. : AVERAGE
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Spoke in class. : RECITED
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Took a pitcher for a catcher. : TRADED
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Greet. : ACCOST
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Deteriorate. : WORSEN
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Sao ___, Brazil. : PAULO
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Master. : LORD
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Venerable. : OLD
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Common suffix. : INE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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