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New York Times, Monday, August 12, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,125
Across
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Type of pearl. : SEED
5
Sail before the wind. : SCUD
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Confection. : FUDGE
14
Newcastle's river. : TYNE
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Dancer's skirt. : TUTU
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Spring-fever time. : APRIL
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Enlisted new personnel. : RECRUITED
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Incantation. : SPELL
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___ julienne. : ALA
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Indian titles. : SRIS
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Storage places. : CHESTS
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Bed canopies. : TESTERS
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Discards. : SHEDS
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Relaxed. : ATEASE
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Incite. : GOAD
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Shoe leather. : ELK
31
Some government divisions. : BUREAUS
33
Hillside near a loch. : BRAE
34
Disgusted: Slang. : FEDUP
37
Well-known literary initials. : RLS
38
Dangerous. : RISKY
39
Greek god. : EROS
40
Imagined. : DREAMED
42
"___ Ballads." : BAB
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Shortly. : SOON
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Region of Italy. : APULIA
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Start upon. : ENTER
50
Sharpshooters. : SNIPERS
51
Dog Star. : SIRIUS
53
Old-time wagon. : WAIN
54
French pronoun. : SOI
55
Copywriters. : ADMEN
56
Geographical feature. : TABLELAND
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Respond. : REACT
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Part of the eye. : UVEA
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Type of arch. : OGEE
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Hamlet, Polonius, et al. : DANES
62
Type of pronoun: Abbr. : PERS
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Foundations. : BEDS
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Layers. : STRATA
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Grommet. : EYELET
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Enclose. : ENCASE
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German article. : DER
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Swizzle stick. : STIRRER
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Layer of skin. : CUTIS
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Indians. : UTES
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Flop. : DUD
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Annoyed: Scot. : FASHED
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Raised. : UPPED
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Certain theater personnel. : DRESSERS
12
Golden surface. : GILT
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Old measures. : ELLS
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Consumes. : USESUP
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Artist Addams. : CHAS
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Interdictions. : TABUS
25
March man. : SOUSA
27
Medical forefather. : GALEN
29
"Mighty ___ a Rose." : LAK
30
Tone of voice. : KEY
32
Baseball term. : ERROR
33
Raise, in a card game. : BIDUP
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Calendar abbreviation. : FEB
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Time. : ERA
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Short-haired dog. : DOBERMAN
38
Complain. : REPINE
40
Acts. : DOES
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Brownish papers. : MANILAS
43
Acrobatic tricks. : STUNTS
45
French novelist. : LESAGE
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Pressed. : IRONED
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Some stage speeches. : ASIDES
49
Relative. : NIECE
50
Side arm. : SABER
51
Chalcedony. : SARD
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The very ___! : IDEA
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The sea: Poet. : WAVE
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Ram. : TUP
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Tennis term. : LOB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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