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New York Times, Wednesday, July 3, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,085
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Where Horatius held the bridge. : TIBER
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Church dignitaries: Abbr. : ABPS
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Carriage. : TRAP
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Accustom. : INURE
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___-garou (werewolf): Fr. : LOUP
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Hearty's partner. : HALE
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Heavy-duty Titan. : ATLAS
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Anti-Tammany reformers of 1835. : LOCOFOCOS
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Lead-tin alloy. : SOLDER
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Habitation. : TENEMENT
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Certain nonvoters. : MINORS
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Captures by arts. : SNARES
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Where Zagreb is. : CROATIA
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Fabulous flyers. : ROCS
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Plunder. : LOOT
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Reliquary. : SHRINE
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Greensward. : SOD
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Overthrow. : UPSET
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Untidy bundle. : WAD
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Bunchgrass genus. : STIPA
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"___ baby bunting ... " : BYE
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Gay. : ELATED
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Freshly. : ANEW
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Weigh heavily (on). : PREY
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Abdicates. : RESIGNS
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Aptitude. : TALENT
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Besides. : ASWELL
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Says again. : ITERATES
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Most judicious. : SAGEST
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Splinter party voters of 1892. : POPULISTS
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Not now. : LATER
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Caucho trees. : ULES
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Agrippina's son. : NERO
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Halting-place: Fr. : ETAPE
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Jeune fille's parent. : PERE
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Hoary. : GRAY
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Printed versions. : TEXTS
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Spanish aunts. : TIAS
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Run ___. : INTO
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Splinter party voter of 1912. : BULLMOOSE
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Shoot out light. : ERADIATE
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Feel put upon. : RESENT
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Totality. : ALL
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Companions of saddles. : BOOTS
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Color. : PUCE
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Canoe's air chamber. : SPONSON
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Doubting ___. : THOMAS
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Type of contestant. : RACER
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Without a sharer. : ALONE
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Banes. : PESTS
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Mend one's ___. : FENCES
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French rulers. : ROIS
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New Jersey city. : RAHWAY
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Social group : CLUB
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Glutinous. : ROPY
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Sly legislative amendments. : RIDERS
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V.M.I. freshman: Slang. : RAT
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Political party inspired by Henry George. : SINGLETAX
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Not filled. : OPEN
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Grackles. : DAWS
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Threefold. : TERNAL
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Wagon's back door. : TAILGATE
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Hiring out. : LETTING
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Becomes moist. : DEWS
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Study closely. : PERUSE
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Body of water. : SEALET
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Ice-fishing rig. : TIPUP
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Porridge of Spanish America. : ATOLE
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Father Damien's concern. : LEPER
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Ad ___ (to the stars): Lat. : ASTRA
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Danish weights. : ESER
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Harbinger of Oct. : SEPT
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___ bien. : TRES
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Kind of bean. : SOY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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