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New York Times, Saturday, July 27, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,109
Across
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Shot in a game. : MASSE
6
Chatter. : BLAB
10
Containers: Abbr. : BBLS
14
Encore. : AGAIN
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Makeshift. : RUDE
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Drug-yielding plant. : ALOE
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Opera role. : PRINCEIGOR
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Building that has seen better days. : RUIN
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Cabinetmaker's job. : SANDING
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Melts. : RENDERS
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Containers. : TINS
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Kind of ray. : BETA
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Lo! : SEE
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See 64 Across. : NIL
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Certain officers. : AIDES
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Sports item. : SKI
32
Role in "Antony and Cleopatra." : EROS
34
Racing boat. : GIG
35
Gave a bad review: Colloq. : PANNED
38
Singer's act. : ROUTINE
40
Color range. : PALETTE
41
Vegetables. : ONIONS
42
Musical division. : BAR
43
Exclamation of pleasure. : WHEE
44
Musical "gal." : SAL
45
Shot in a game. : CAROM
47
Clairvoyance: Abbr. : ESP
48
Clerical garb. : ALB
50
Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
52
Water bird. : LOON
54
International concern. : COLDWAR
56
Destructive insect. : TERMITE
59
Answer on an exam. : TRUE
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Famous film (with "The"). : JAZZSINGER
62
"___ broom ... " : ANEW
63
Locale. : AREA
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Nothing: Lat. : NIHIL
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Back talk. : SASS
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Listen. : HEAR
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Fiber for cordage. : ISTLE
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Mercator's forte. : MAPS
2
City on the Jumna. : AGRA
3
Handy tune. : SAINTLOUISBLUES
4
Indian sect. : SINDI
5
California live oak. : ENCINA
6
Two-masted ship. : BRIG
7
Drag. : LUG
8
Dotes on. : ADORES
9
Cap. : BERET
10
Singer with a harp. : BARD
11
Arlen tune. : BLUESINTHENIGHT
12
River of chateaux. : LOIRE
13
Reason. : SENSE
18
Flags. : ENSIGNS
22
Twangy. : NASAL
24
Command to a dog. : BEG
26
Proverbial fiddler. : NERO
27
Power. : IRON
29
Stamp. : DIE
31
Understood. : KNEW
33
Structure near an agora. : STOA
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Tickets to leave. : PAROLES
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French seasons. : ETES
37
"___ River." : DEEP
39
Family member. : INLAW
40
Equality. : PAR
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Dull resounding noise. : BAM
45
Arrow poison. : CURARE
46
Contemporary violinist. : MORINI
48
Perform the functions of. : ACTAS
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Novel heroine. : LORNA
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Potentate. : RAJAH
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Every: Lat. : OMNIS
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Moistens. : DEWS
56
Potentate. : TZAR
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Linden tree. : TEIL
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A Gardner. : ERLE
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Genus of large grasses. : ZEA

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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