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New York Times, Thursday, June 20, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,072
Across
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___ vestis (white garment): Lat. : ALBA
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Pedro's bag. : SACO
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Violinist Stern. : ISAAC
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Spare. : LEAN
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Uneven. : ALOP
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Part of a quartet. : CELLO
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Beethoven's Sixth. : PASTORALE
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French school. : ECOLE
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Study of extraordinary events. : PHENOMENOLOGY
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Laboratory abbreviation. : ATNO
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Mongolian. : SHAN
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Rabble. : RAGTAG
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Mean. : STANDFOR
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Profoundly: Poet. : ADEEP
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Excalibur. : SWORD
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French pronoun. : LUI
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Beloved, in Paris. : CHER
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Baffle: Colloq. : STICK
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Sisters. : NUNS
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Dawn goddess. : EOS
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Part of the evening: Colloq. : SHANK
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City in Puerto Rico. : PONCE
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Theater program entry. : SCENEONE
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Warden. : RANGER
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Served a winner. : ACED
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River islands. : AITS
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Grammatical factors. : PARTSOFSPEECH
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Girl in a song. : LAURA
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Happening every twenty years. : VICENNIAL
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Noted name in finance. : ASTOR
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Impetuous ardor. : ELAN
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French town. : STLO
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Ornate. : SHOWY
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Ties. : REPS
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Target centers. : EYES
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Peak. : ALP
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Hurdle. : LEAP
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Wallop. : BASH
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Insect-loving mammal. : ANTEATER
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Garment. : SARONG
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"Cradle of Texas liberty." : ALAMO
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Porter. : COLE
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Term used by sellers of silverware. : OPENSTOCK
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Where Hekla rises. : ICELAND
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Official assistant of a sort. : SECOND
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Sleep like ___. : ALOG
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Associate. : ALLY
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Iowa college. : COE
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Ready: Colloq. : ONTAP
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"___, O hear! how thin and clear . . . " : OHARK
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Bowie events. : RACES
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Type of committee. : ADHOC
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Sillies. : GEESE
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Hogs. : SWINE
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Hurled. : FLUNG
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Weight gain for baby. : OUNCE
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Word used with early or late. : RISER
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Be postponed. : STANDOVER
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Loafers. : SHOES
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Poppycock! : NONSENSE
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Nonconformist or dissenter. : SECTARY
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Metal dish. : PATEN
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Close; minute. : NARROW
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Matures. : RIPENS
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Musical acronym. : ASCAP
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Heavy blow, old style. : PASH
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The car. : AUTO
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Dossier. : FILE
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Hamlet's relative. : CITY
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In the pink. : HALE
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Them: Sp. : LAS
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Them: Sp. : LOS

Answer summary: 4 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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