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New York Times, Monday, June 17, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,069
Across
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Part of the name of Cambodia's capital. : PNOM
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Dessert accompaniment. : CREAM
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Girl's nickname. : BABS
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Capital city. : ROMA
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Tall and thin. : RANGY
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Unbleached. : ECRU
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Man's name. : EVAN
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Mountain system. : ANDES
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Acrimonious. : ACID
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Sugary preparations. : FONDANTS
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Challenged British party. : TORIES
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Busy as ___ . : ABEE
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Intended. : AIMED
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Hit hard. : SMITE
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Various. : DIFFERENT
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Certain quadrupeds. : CAMELS
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Precipitation. : RAIN
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Latest: Prefix. : NEO
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Tears. : RIPS
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As to that. : THERE
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The sun. : STAR
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Donkey: Fr. : ANE
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Water bird. : LOON
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Take off. : DEPART
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Brought to an ideal state. : PERFECTED
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Composition in three-quarter time : VALSE
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Opposite of 29 Across. : ALIKE
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Word in radiotelephony : OVER
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Not perceptive. : OBTUSE
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Unimportant. : TRINKETY
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Sand. : GRIT
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Type of architecture. : DORIC
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Festive meal. : LUAU
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Wander about. : ROVE
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Hittite betrayed by David. : URIAH
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Girl's name. : ERNA
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Shepherd's concern. : EWES
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Spring flower. : PEONY
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Relative of a chestnut. : ROAN
Down
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Piece of writing: Abbr. : PREF
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De ___ (anew) : Lat. : NOVO
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Part of Arabia. : OMAN
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Commands. : MANDATES
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Machine for lifting. : CRANE
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Talked wildly. : RANTED
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Book ___. : ENDS
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Mellow. : AGE
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Baffled. : MYSTIFIED
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Safari member. : BEARER
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Fortuitous. : ACCIDENTAL
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Kind of cheese. : BRIE
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Wash day item. : SUDS
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The third man. : ABEL
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Augury. : OMEN
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At a distance. : AFAR
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Quarrel: Slang. : SCRAP
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Where Bowdoin is. : MAINE
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Urgent. : IMPERATIVE
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Girl of song. : IRENE
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Rich pastry. : TORTE
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Laid in supplies. : STOCKEDUP
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French party giver. : HOTE
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Fourth of July item. : SPARKLER
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Décor at a 61 Across. : LEIS
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While. : EVEN
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Grooves in a column. : FLUTES
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___ Gray, Wilde character. : DORIAN
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Historic city of France. : VICHY
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Blunderbore. : OGRE
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Projecting edge of a cliff. : BROW
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Piece of music. : TRIO
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Combining form for a continent. : EURO
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River in Kenya. : TANA
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Money in China. : YUAN
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Pyrites. : ORE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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