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New York Times, Thursday, July 25, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { B J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,107
Across
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California peak. : SHASTA
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Strain. : FILTER
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VIP on 20 Down. : SPONSOR
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Dreams up. : IDEATES
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Hysong samplers. : TASTERS
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Read the ___ to. : RIOTACT
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Crafts' partners. : ARTS
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"___ My Hands." : TIMEON
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Oriental title. : MIR
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Highway: Abbr. : RTE
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Cartoonist of Tammany's tiger. : NAST
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Quickly!: Fr. : VITE
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Of great extent. : VAST
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Queen in Greek myth. : LEDA
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Bowling alleys. : LANES
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Put in tall tanks. : ENSILE
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Certain tailors. : ALTERERS
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Spaceman's Cape. : CANAVERAL
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Fragrant flower. : MUSKROSE
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Medicinal root. : IPECAC
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Pot sweeteners. : ANTES
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Projecting tooth. : SNAG
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Long pointed tooth. : TUSH
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Earth. : DIRT
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Sulk. : POUT
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Varsity letters in Baton Rouge. : LSU
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One ___ time. : ATA
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Maize or millet. : CEREAL
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Let it stand: Lat. : STET
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Muezzin's tower. : MINARET
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Risky business. : VENTURE
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Deeply impress. : ENGRAVE
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Takes from a wagon. : UNCARTS
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Decked with brilliants. : GEMMED
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Shopping centers. : STORES
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Hardy. : SPARTAN
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Restaurant employe. : HOSTESS
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Social insects. : ANTS
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Weather map abbreviation. : SSE
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Legal matter. : TORT
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Poison gas. : ARSINE
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Distress disposal. : FIRESALE
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Featherbrained one. : IDIOT
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City in Mexico. : LEON
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Knot lace. : TAT
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Frock fabric. : ETAMINE
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Elocutionist. : RECITER
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Be in need. : STARVE
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Feminine suffix. : STRESS
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Adman's Alley. : MADAVENUE
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Rapscallion. : VARLET
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An Annie Oakley. : TICKET
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Light fabric. : LENO
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Lover's ___. : LEAP
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Porsena of Clusium. : LARS
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Spruce. : TRIG
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Miscellaneous. : ASSORTED
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___ Tussaud's. : MADAME
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Coalescing. : UNITING
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Alien. : STRANGE
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Enlightened refinement. : CULTURE
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States as a fact. : ASSERTS
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Shoot the ___. : CHUTES
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Great-great-great grandfather: Lat. : ATAVUS
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Particular grievance. : PEEVE
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Burn the midnight oil. : CRAM
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Imparted. : LENT
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Asterisk. : STAR
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Appendage. : ARM
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Army monogram. : NCO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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