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New York Times, Tuesday, June 25, 1963

33-Across : Rival.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,077
Across
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Brownish-red quartz. : SARD
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Nursery rhyme character. : SPRAT
10
Farm animals. : COWS
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Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
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Consider carefully. : WEIGH
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Word game: Abbr. : ANAG
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Bower. : ARBOR
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Levantine port. : ACRE
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Signs. : PORTENTS
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Geographical unit. : ISLAND
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Impetuous. : RASH
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Coagulate. : CLOT
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In the manner of a melody. : ARIOSO
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Kangaroo. : WALLAROO
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Rival. : CONTENDER
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Danube tributary. : DRAVA
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Kill: Fr. : TUE
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Purplish-red. : GRAPE
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Tribunal. : BAR
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Courtier in "Hamlet." : OSRIC
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Come about. : EVENTUATE
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Turned backward. : RETRORSE
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Impressed. : DENTED
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Pyrites. : ORES
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Breathy sound. : PANT
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Deep red. : GARNET
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Banister. : HANDRAIL
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Surrounded by. : AMONG
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Concerning: Lat. : INRE
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"With this ___ ... " : RING
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Goddess of peace. : IRENE
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Revise. : EDIT
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Wheel. : BIKE
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New invention using light. : LASER
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Wall part. : DADO
Down
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Household need. : SOAP
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Italian river. : ARNO
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Rise high. : REAR
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Gentle gait. : DOGTROT
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Last work. : SWANSONG
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Port on the river Tay. : PERTH
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Bones. : RIBS
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Past. : AGO
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Sudden wave of emotion. : THRILL
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Source of many synthetics and dyes. : COALTAR
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Dolphin genus. : ORCA
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Caution. : WARN
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Vehicle. : SLED
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Lessen. : EASE
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Auctioneer's call. : SOLD
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___ diem. : CARPE
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Thespian. : ACTOR
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Animate. : ROUSE
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Sluggish. : INERT
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Fabricate. : WEAVE
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Capital of Morocco. : RABAT
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Of rounded shape. : OVATE
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Rowed. : OARED
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Sheath, for one. : DRESS
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Jeopardize. : ENDANGER
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Archeological era. : IRONAGE
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Central part. : CORE
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Care for. : TEND
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Designating some court cases. : UNTRIED
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Type of merchandising. : RETAIL
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Velvet. : PANNE
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Costume. : GARB
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Et ___. : ALII
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Sports place. : RINK
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Weeding implements. : HOES
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For a year ___ day. : ANDA
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Garden plant. : IRID
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One of Hera's rivals. : LETO
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Moral Re-Armament. : MRA

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

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