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New York Times, Saturday, June 22, 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: 314 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Until: Sp. : HASTA
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Country W of Norway: Abbr. : ICEL
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Music in the sticks. : OPRY
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Trouper. : ACTOR
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Let know. : TOLD
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Titaness. : RHEA
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Contour. : SHAPE
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Fit for the gods. : AMBROSIAL
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Nez ___. : PERCE
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Little: Scot. : SMA
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Quality. : FIBRE
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Comfort. : SOLACE
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Stick. : CANE
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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African. : BANTU
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"___ Wonderful Life." : ITSA
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Insect. : MANTIS
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Certain beds. : COTS
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"___, du lieber . . . " : ACH
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Like: Suffix. : ARY
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Story as in the "Decameron." : NOVELLA
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Chinese name. : KOO
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"___ on my way . . . " : IGO
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Slight. : SLIM
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Several beehives. : APIARY
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Sullen. : DOUR
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Prospects. : VIEWS
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Goddess of hope. : SPES
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Mellow. : RIPE
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Nothing doing. : NOSOAP
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Escoffier and followers. : CHEFS
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Violins and cellos: Abbr. : STR
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Fit to the circumstances. : ADAPT
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Farmer's specialty. : HAYFIELDS
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Oriental city. : TOKIO
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Pulitzer prize biographer. : EDEL
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Dinghy. : BOAT
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Straight. : ERECT
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Judicious. : WISE
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Tunisian potentates. : BEYS
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Dictum. : SAYSO
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Common symptom. : ACHE
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Sinatra song. : STARSINYOUREYES
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Ulster. : TOPCOAT
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Staggering. : AREEL
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Lake, source of the Mississippi. : ITASCA
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Modern version of principium. : COMMENCEMENTDAY
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Last word of famous palindrome. : ELBA
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Chief: Abbr. : LDR
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Famous Italian family. : ORSINI
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Golden symbol. : PHIBETAKAPPAKEY
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Bring up. : REAR
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One scene of 7 Down. : YALE
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All ___ flutter. : OFA
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Acquit. : ABSOLVE
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Pirate weapon. : CUTLASS
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"As good ___ as her mother." : AMAID
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Handel work. : LARGO
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Chemical prefix. : TOL
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Twenty. : SCORE
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Nautical calls. : AHOYS
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Those elected. : INS
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Source of sugar. : SAP
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Faith ___. : VII
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Dancer Duncan. : ISADORA
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Way of mixing cards. : RIFFLE
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Defeats. : WORSTS
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Titus of 1678 plot. : OATES
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Meditate (with "over"). : CHEW
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"___ but known . . . " : HADI
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Blackthorn. : SLOE
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Photographs: Slang. : PICS
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In ___. : TOTO
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Diminish. : EBB

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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