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New York Times, Saturday, July 13, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,095
Across
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Key in music. : MAJOR
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Become more solid. : GEL
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Had an obligation to. : OWED
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Epic poetry. : EPOPEE
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Ranges of vision. : EYESHOTS
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The mineral titanite. : SPHENE
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Nasty giant in "Faerie Queene." : ORGOGLIO
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In the manner of. : ALA
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In the state of being tested. : ONTRIAL
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Currency in Paris: Abbr. : FCS
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"That's all," in poetic parlance. : ENOW
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Everlasting. : AGELONG
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Carmelite. : NUN
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Egyptian god of pleasure. : BES
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Ancient idol. : BAAL
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Baking place. : OAST
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Mischievous child. : ELF
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Country incorporated in Yugoslavia. : BOSNIA
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Epic of silent films. : THECOVEREDWAGON
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Pool edifice. : CABANA
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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Nation. : LAND
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Egyptian cat-headed goddess. : BAST
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Peculiar. : ODD
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Shade tree. : ELM
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Member of a galaxy. : STARLET
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Indian nurse. : AYAH
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Camp bed. : COT
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Presses over. : REIRONS
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Boulevard ___ Capucines. : DES
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First Valois king of France. : PHILIPVI
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Certify. : ATTEST
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Evil. : DIABOLIC
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Look over carefully. : PERUSE
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Offspring. : SONS
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Tibetan animal. : YAK
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Stair part. : RISER
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Plateau. : MESA
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Early known fruit. : APPLE
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Bach. : JOHANNSEBASTIAN
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Unfold, poetically speaking. : OPE
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Notability. : RENOWN
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Handel. : GEORGEFREDERICK
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Nests of preying birds. : EYRIES
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Licit. : LEGAL
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Early German language: Abbr. : OHG
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Mozart. : WOLFGANGAMADEUS
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Adjective suffix used with diet, etc. : ETIC
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Decorated British servicemen. : DSOS
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Yet, poetically speaking. : EEN
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Star's curtain call. : SOLOBOW
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Place to eat. : TABLE
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Unwanted one. : OUTCAST
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Opposite of "gutturally." : NASALLY
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Celebrity. : LION
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Military group. : OTC
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Jezebel's spouse. : AHAB
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Little ___. : EVA
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Stock market abbreviation. : BDS
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Word used in addition. : AND
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Rochester's waterfront. : ONTARIO
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Put an ___. : ENDTO
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Important lady in "Twelfth Night." : OLIVIA
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Vernal time. : EASTER
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Answer. : REPLY
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Where Kassel is. : HESSE
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Compounds: Abbr. : CPDS
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State. : OHIO
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Pile. : NAP
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Suffix with pun and trick. : STER
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Weight: Abbr. : LBS
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Numerical prefix. : TRI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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