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New York Times, Thursday, July 4, 1963

36-Down : Part of an atom.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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R
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D
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L
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C
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K
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,086
Across
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Bombast. : RANT
5
Explorer da ___. : GAMA
9
Long story. : SAGA
13
___ Good Feeling. : ERAOF
15
Element in raisins. : IRON
16
"Unto us ___ is given." : ASON
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Above: Lat. : SUPRA
18
Cavern: Poet. : GROT
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Frog genus. : RANA
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Potent compound. : TNT
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Edible lizard. : IGUANA
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French name for Syrian city. : ALEP
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___ Buddha, 10th cen. deity. : ADI
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Part of a deck. : TREYS
26
Keen. : SHARP
27
Ancient African capital. : MEMPHIS
29
Adjunct of Markham's man. : HOE
31
Cubic centimeter. : MIL
32
Polite word. : PLEASE
33
Like some puzzles. : SOLVABLE
35
1916 novel. : SEVENTEEN
37
Cole Porter coined word. : DELOVELY
40
History. : ANNALS
44
___ de France. : ILE
45
Town in Holland. : EDE
46
Minnesota's neighbor. : ONTARIO
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Commence. : SETIN
49
Hackneyed: Slang. : CORNY
51
Common Latin verb. : AMO
52
Named before. : SAID
53
Gets lost. : STRAYS
54
In opposition. : CON
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Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
56
Irish isle. : ARAN
57
PR man's creation. : IMAGE
59
Beverages. : NOGS
60
"King ___." : KONG
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Old spelling of Jerez, Spain. : XERES
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Run easily. : TROT
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Broadway name. : INGE
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Essence. : GIST
Down
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Mark for renewal, as a library card. : RESTAMP
2
Seat of dukes of Norfolk. : ARUNDEL
3
Pleasant hour in the nursery. : NAPTIME
4
Rocky hill. : TOR
5
Lively French dance forms. : GIGUES
6
Marshal. : ARRAY
7
Dramatic space project. : MOONSHOT
8
Theater group. : ANTA
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First name in theater lore. : SARAH
10
Gentle ___. : ASALAMB
11
One of Lear's daughters. : GONERIL
12
"___ a day ... " : ANAPPLE
14
Much-traveled craft. : FAITHSEVEN
22
Mourned. : GRIEVED
26
Prominent figure in "The Music Man." : SEVENTYSIX
28
El ___. : PASO
30
Empire State P. O. address. : OLEANNY
33
Curve of a ship's plank. : SNY
34
See 38 Down. : ANNA
36
Part of an atom. : ELECTRON
37
Differ in opinion. : DISSENT
38
With 34 Down, famous First Lady. : ELEANOR
39
"Don't bother." : LETITGO
41
S. American toucan. : ARACARI
42
French porcelain. : LIMOGES
43
"Least said ___ mended." : SOONEST
46
New Jersey city. : ORANGE
48
Explanatory Latin expression. : IDEST
50
Simian. : ORANG
53
English pen name. : SAKI
58
Nickname for a princess. : MEG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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