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New York Times, Friday, June 7, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,059
Across
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Public exhibitions. : SCENES
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Trailing in the wind. : ASTREAM
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"Follow that car!" vehicle. : TAXICAB
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Brazilian rubber tree. : SERINGA
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Beg earnestly. : IMPLORE
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Outrageous behavior. : SCANDAL
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Electrical unit. : REL
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Dawdler. : LAGGER
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Wildcat wealth. : OIL
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Insular places. : ONEHORSETOWNS
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Foundation. : BASIS
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Genus of blue-green algae. : NOSTOC
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Hungry. : AVID
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___ allegro (more lively). : PIU
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Simple computer. : ABACUS
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Turn of the prop. : REV
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Race of huge men. : GIANTRY
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Native of Finistère. : BRETON
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Matter-of-fact. : DRY
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Equal: Fr. : EGAL
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Mohammed's favorite wife. : AYESHA
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Eating place. : GRILL
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Scene of jungle-type justice. : KANGAROOCOURT
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Expert. : ACE
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City on the Willamette. : EUGENE
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Viper. : ASP
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Uncharted. : MAPLESS
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Narrator. : RELATOR
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The endless plain. : PRAIRIE
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Imagine. : SUPPOSE
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Substitute workers. : FILLINS
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Lighthouse of Alexandria. : PHAROS
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Touch the heart. : STIR
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"___ the dawn." : CAME
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Critically unstable. : EXPLOSIVE
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Nothing. : NIL
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French schools. : ECOLES
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Wife in Genesis. : SARAH
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Determine the value of. : ASSESS
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Cabinet member. : SECRETARY
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Musical syllable. : TRA
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Tenth of a sen. : RIN
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Credit (with). : ENDOW
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Besides. : AGAIN
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Park walks. : MALLS
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Showy garden bloom. : BEGONIA
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His day is February 2. : GROUNDHOG
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Naval intelligence dept. : NID
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Man-shaped mug. : TOBY
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Edible wood sorrel. : OCA
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Cruel shaft of wit. : BARB
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Assert positively. : AVER
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Tree product. : PINERESIN
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The thinking man. : COGITATOR
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Single. : UNAL
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Market. : SELL
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Stark Spanish painter. : GOYA
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Inquiries of a sort. : TRACERS
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Game. : TAG
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Slip up. : ERR
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Pickles. : SOUSES
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Ghibelline opponent. : GUELPH
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Hitler's struggle. : KAMPF
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Mites (insects). : ACARI
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India's small neighbor. : NEPAL
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A jump ahead of the other fellow. : ONEUP
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Nothing spectacular. : SOSO
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Chief exec. : PRES
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"Sweetest ___ feller . . . " : LIL
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Son of Gad. : ERI
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Border river of Brazil. : APA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 10 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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