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New York Times, Monday, June 3, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,055
Across
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Mountain site. : CRAG
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Part of A.D.C. : AIDE
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Once more. : ANEW
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Charter. : HIRE
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Capital of 43 Across. : ADDISABABA
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Honeybee genus. : APIS
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Exaggerated. : OVERSTATED
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Intends. : DESTINES
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___ time. : ATONE
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Jerusalem artichoke. : TUBER
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Famous nickname. : BABE
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Old-time shopping center. : AGORA
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Poetic forms. : BALLADES
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Officials, in Scotland. : MACERS
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Sprawl. : LOLL
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Part of a poem: Abbr. : VER
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Cold weather sounds. : BRRS
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Flower. : ELITE
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Thin: Fr. : TENU
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Crete's high point. : IDA
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Try: Colloq. : STAB
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Garment. : SHORTS
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Hot country. : ETHIOPIA
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Water growth. : ALGAE
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Tourist meccas. : INNS
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French composer. : RAVEL
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"Not with ___ . . . " : ABANG
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Electrical measurement. : AMPERAGE
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Basswood. : LINDENTREE
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Call it ___. : ADAY
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Worked upon each other. : INTERACTED
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Part of TV. : TELE
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Cape of N.C.. : FEAR
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Feline. : PUSS
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Common suffixes. : ESTS
Down
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African lake. : CHAD
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___ olives. : RIPE
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Tumbrel passenger, 1792. : ARISTOCRAT
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Actor's concern. : GESTURES
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Part of speech. : ADVERB
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Fatal day. : IDES
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Manager: Abbr. : DIR
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Letter. : ESS
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Lessened. : ABATED
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Contemporary pact. : NATO
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Bacheller hero. : EBEN
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Play at the beach. : WADE
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Lloyd's rating. : AONE
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Kettledrum. : ATABAL
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Building beam. : IBAR
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Stigma. : BLOT
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Word in title of German national hymn. : ALLES
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Both: Prefix. : AMBI
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En ___. : GARDE
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Excuse. : ALIBI
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Only tropical national park in U. S. : EVERGLADES
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Wagner role. : SENTA
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Attack. : SETON
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"Wool over the eyes" gambit. : RUSE
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Splashes against. : LAPS
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Be forbearing. : TOLERATE
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TV performer. : SINGER
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Experience. : HAVE
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Keep back. : HINDER
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Napoleon's hosts. : ARMEES
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Imitated. : APED
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Arabic letter. : ALIF
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Tendril. : BINE
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Door column. : ANTA
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Bachelor of ___. : ARTS
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City in Canada. : GALT
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Specialty of Argus. : EYES
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Villous surface. : NAP
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Texas school. : TCU

Answer summary: 3 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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