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New York Times, Friday, June 21, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,073
Across
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Covenant. : PACT
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Minute fly. : MIDGE
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Guipure. : LACE
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Wife: Lat. : UXOR
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Soup vegetable. : ONION
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Doleful utterance. : ALAS
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Mickey and others. : MICE
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___ of law. : DUEPROCESS
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Fabled "universal solvent" of the alchemist. : ALKAHEST
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Pigment. : OCHRE
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"And thereby hangs ___." : ATALE
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Describing wintry weather. : SLEETY
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Duncan ___, famous cabinetmaker. : PHYFE
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Holidays. : GALAS
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Razz. : BOO
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Spoor. : TRAIL
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Aureoles. : NIMBI
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"And pretty maids all in ___." : AROW
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Part. : SEVER
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Sign on some merchandise. : SOLD
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Flag station. : DEPOT
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Stitch again. : RESEW
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Part of a pump. : TOE
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What the Scarecrow wanted. : BRAIN
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Glimpse. : SIGHT
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Texas border river. : SABINE
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Knitted fabric. : LISLE
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Well-known Biblical name. : ADLAI
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Scatter. : DISPERSE
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Boildown. : ABRIDGMENT
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Out of. : AWAY
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Kill: Colloq. : DOIN
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Depend (on). : HINGE
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Goddess of victory. : NIKE
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Male animal. : STAG
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Trifled. : TOYED
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Cookbook direction. : STIR
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Cougar. : PUMA
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Angle between leaf and branch. : AXIL
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Exultant. : COCKAHOOP
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Formal agreement. : TREATY
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Workers in clay. : MODELERS
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Operative. : INUSE
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Food in general. : DIET
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Party initials. : GOP
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Become a member. : ENROLL
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One of the Fates. : LACHESIS
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Not somnolent. : ALERT
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Famous batsman. : CASEY
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Letter. : ESS
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Pacific. : OCEAN
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Handle. : HAFT
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Business pickups. : SALES
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Minute opening. : PORE
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Bestowed. : GIVEN
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Hurtful. : BAD
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Aquiline abode. : AERIE
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Common sense. : MOTHERWIT
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Stain. : BLOT
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Chemical suffix. : IDE
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Lacking firmness. : WOBBLING
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Argued against. : RESISTED
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Musical chord. : TRIAD
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Something frail or fleeting. : WISP
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Make ___ of it. : ANIGHT
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Gathers bit by bit. : GLEANS
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Kind of shoe. : SABOT
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Commune SW of Venice. : ADRIA
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Linen: Fr. : LINGE
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Answer in the negative. : DENY
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Munro's pseudonym. : SAKI
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Watcher. : EYER
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Certain reading matter. : ADS
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Spanish possessive. : MIO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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