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New York Times, Friday, June 28, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,080

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Across
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County in Ireland. : CORK
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Yearned. : ACHED
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Bridge win. : SLAM
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Island off Ireland. : ARAN
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Unfinished. : CRUDE
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Long walk. : HIKE
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Optimist's motto. : MAKETHEBESTOFIT
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Gratifies. : PLEASES
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Geological period. : NEOCENE
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Notches. : DENTS
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Seoul soldier. : ROK
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Where Candia is. : CRETE
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Talked glibly. : PATTERED
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Additions to academic gowns. : HOODS
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Hill and ___. : DALE
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Count (on). : RELY
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New Haven symbol. : ELM
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Publishers' partners. : EDITORS
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Never: Ger. : NIE
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"If seven maids with seven ___ . . . " : MOPS
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By ___ (by use of memory). : ROTE
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Notions. : IDEAS
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Not free from danger. : INSECURE
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Beaver skins. : PLEWS
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Part of a chair. : ARM
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Architectural style. : DORIC
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Character in Oriental tale. : ALIBABA
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General who conquered the Vandals, 456. : RICIMER
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S. N. Behrman play. : NOTIMEFORCOMEDY
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Part of Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
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Osprey's nest. : AERIE
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Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
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Watch over. : TEND
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Volcanic earth. : TRASS
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Dregs. : LEES
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Tenting place. : CAMP
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Spoken. : ORAL
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Garden tool. : RAKE
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Worked dough. : KNEADED
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Small, dry fruit. : ACHENE
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Phase of a wave. : CREST
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Where the cap goes. : HUB
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Garden of ___. : EDEN
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Runaway. : DESERTER
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Type of book. : SHOCKER
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Type of book. : LIFE
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Related. : AKIN
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Allot. : METE
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African fly. : TSETSE
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Whistle sound. : TOOT
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Quarreled in a petty way. : SPATTED
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Punctuation mark. : COLON
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Lively doings. : ROMPS
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African plant. : ALOE
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Begin again. : RENEW
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Inventor Howe. : ELIAS
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Indigo and others. : DYES
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Half: Prefix. : HEMI
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Fashion name. : DIOR
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Sound in a brass band. : DRUMBEAT
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Chemical combining form. : SILICO
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Fulmar or mew. : SEABIRD
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Dewey ___ System. : DECIMAL
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Stuff. : CRAM
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Budget problems. : PRICES
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Plant with fragrant roots. : ORRIS
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Course of study: Abbr. : ANAT
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Win the booby prize. : LOSE
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Travel route: Abbr. : ITIN
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Southwest wind. : AFER
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Word in the handwriting on the wall. : MENE
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Move sideways. : EDGE
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Sandwich loaves. : RYES
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Pray: Lat. : ORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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