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New York Times, Wednesday, July 17, 1963

22-Down : Socrates' finale.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,099
Across
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Cake. : BABA
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Primitive vessel. : RAFT
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Geography book. : ATLAS
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Vous ___. : ETES
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Primitive house. : IGLU
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Short form of big beast. : RHINO
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Cannon balls. : GRAPESHOT
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Wine. : TOKAY
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Suffix for auction or election. : EER
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___ Dutch (be very unusual): Slang. : BEATTHE
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Zeta, ___, theta. : ETA
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Peevish. : TESTY
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Daily routine in Sonora. : SIESTA
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Protector of pets. : ASPCA
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Swamp smog. : MIASMA
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9 inches. : SPAN
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Gypsy boy. : ROM
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Negligence: Law. : LACHES
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Source of caffein. : COLANUT
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Twist. : CONTORT
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Bets two ways. : HEDGES
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Thus. : SIC
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Willow genus. : ITEA
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Cubic measures. : STERES
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Word in the writing on the wall. : TEKEL
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1898 discovery. : RADIUM
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"The State ___." : RESTS
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Suppositions. : IFS
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Wyoming city. : LARAMIE
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Source of 48 Across. : ORE
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Western lake. : TAHOE
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"Strike while the ___." : IRONISHOT
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Love: Fr. : AMOUR
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Fictional governess. : EYRE
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Run away. : BOLT
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Baltic people. : LETTS
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War vessels. : LSTS
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Normandy town. : STLO
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Create. : BEGET
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"Go climb ___!" : ATREE
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Storied trio. : BEARS
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Cleopatra's finale. : ASP
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Companion of shine. : RISE
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Eastern title. : AGHA
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Sea litter. : FLOTSAM
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Sung by all: Mus. : TUTTI
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Kind of well. : ARTESIAN
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All the same, for short. : THO
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Quickly. : LIKEASHOT
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Med. subj. : ANAT
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Bean. : SOYA
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Compass direction. : EBYS
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Socrates' finale. : HEMLOCK
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Grecian town famed for figurines. : TANAGRA
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Having a certain sense. : TACTILE
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Hohenzollern kingdom. : PRUSSIA
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Sheath for a finger. : COT
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Nothing other than. : MERE
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Fictional dog. : ASTA
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Acads. : SCHS
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Frost or Pound. : POET
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British army town. : ALDERSHOT
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Goaders. : NEEDLERS
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French company: Abbr. : CIE
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Border river, between U.S. and Canada. : STMARYS
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"Able was I ___ saw Elba." : EREI
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Archangel. : URIEL
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Not ___. : SOHOT
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Underground imp. : TROLL
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Fist fight: Colloq. : SETTO
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Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Celebrity. : FAME
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Horn note at end of a hunt. : MORT
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Spanish girl's name. : INES
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One of diamond trio. : OUT
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Maury Wills' specialty: Abbr. : SBS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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