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New York Times, Monday, July 8, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,090
Across
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Well-known avenue. : PARK
5
Spurt of activity. : SPASM
10
Profess. : AVOW
14
Horse. : ROAN
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Golden plover of Hawaii. : KOLEA
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Italian currency. : LIRE
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___ many words. : INSO
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Japanese alien. : ISSEI
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Apple: It. : MELA
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Floury in color. : MEALY
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Of greatest importance. : TOPDRAWER
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Garden soil. : LOAM
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Gen. Browne. : SAM
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Periods of time: Abbr. : MOS
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Jack. : KNAVE
33
Fashion center. : PARIS
37
Awe-inspiring. : IMPRESSIVE
40
Convex moldings. : TORI
41
Hibernian town. : TARA
42
Lab burners. : ETNAS
43
Tropical tree. : EBOE
44
Chinese Charlie. : CHAN
45
Type of angle in a geometric figure. : REENTERING
47
Trap door. : HATCH
49
Staged a tantrum. : RAGED
50
American humorist. : NYE
51
Pronoun. : HIS
53
Biblical hunter. : ESAU
55
Celestial being. : ARCHANGEL
60
A. A. Milne hero. : MRPIM
64
Well-known canine. : FALA
65
Port of ancient Greece. : AULIS
67
Scintilla. : IOTA
68
Vingt-___. : ETUN
69
Native of Tabriz. : IRANI
70
Field: Lat. : AGER
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Darnel. : WEED
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Crescent-shaped figures. : LUNES
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Mare's-nest. : HOAX
Down
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Demure. : PRIM
2
First-rate. : AONE
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Tabula ___ (clean slate): Lat. : RASA
4
Rise of land. : KNOLL
5
Indulge in a winter sport. : SKI
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Government official. : POSTMASTER
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In addition. : ALSO
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Leak through. : SEEP
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Hotel employes. : MAIDS
10
The old school. : ALMAMATER
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Panorama. : VIEW
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Escutcheon border. : ORLE
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Last. : WEAR
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Part of a dress. : YOKE
23
Smart blow. : RAP
25
Genus of web-footed fowl. : ANSER
27
Famous name on TV. : MITCH
28
Where Boys Town is. : OMAHA
29
Epicure of nursery rhyme. : SPRAT
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Ancient Roman vineyard. : VINEA
32
Required reading in the good old days. : EVANGELINE
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No. American thrush. : ROBIN
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Wry sort of humor. : IRONY
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Beleaguerment. : SIEGE
38
Cowboy. : RANCHHAND
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Park in the Colorado Rockies. : ESTES
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Netherlands cheese market. : EDAM
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Hawk parrot. : HIA
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Periwinkle. : SNAIL
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Mr. Heep. : URIAH
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Not many. : AFEW
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Class. : RATE
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Footprint, for one. : CLUE
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Hindu teacher. : GURU
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___ vital. : ELAN
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Comic strip character. : POGO
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Willow genus. : ITEA
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Famous socialist. : MARX
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Family member. : SIS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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