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New York Times, Tuesday, August 13, 1963

22-Across : Rock garden plant.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,126
Across
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Record. : DISC
5
Old game. : BOWLS
10
"___ Well ... " : ALLS
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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In a vertical line: Naut. : APEAK
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Café's companion. : LAIT
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Fashion name. : DIOR
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In want. : NEEDY
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Alaskan outpost. : ATTU
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Criterion. : STANDARD
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Rock garden plant. : LICHEN
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___ fide. : BONA
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Ships. : TANKERS
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Buffet specialty. : SMORGASBORD
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Overlays. : PAVES
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___ Covenant. : ARKOFTHE
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Tea genus. : THEA
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Some. : ANY
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Town in Utah. : OREM
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Mediterranean island. : SARDINIA
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Finland to the Finns. : SUOMI
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Kind of cuisine. : CONTINENTAL
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Dinner course. : DESSERT
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Salamander. : NEWT
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Improve the form of. : RECAST
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Breakfast dish. : SAUSAGES
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Chief: Ger. : HAUPT
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___ time. : INNO
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Vivacious. : AIRY
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Kukla's friend. : OLLIE
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Wendy's dog. : NANA
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Sea: Ger. : MEER
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Humbug. : FAKER
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Exchange. : SWAP
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Clothes of a sort. : DUDS
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Signature part: Abbr. : INIT
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Agora's neighbor. : STOA
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Southern treat. : CORNBREAD
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Top ___. : BANANA
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Salzburg features. : OPERAS
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Dandelion. : WEED
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Growing boy. : LAD
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Subject of Shelley lyric. : SKYLARK
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Exclamation of dismay. : ALACK
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Potter's wheel. : LATHE
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Metric measure. : LITER
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Dazes. : STUNS
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Hot ___. : DOGS
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Pertaining to an Asiatic country. : INDO
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Whig's opponent. : TORY
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Philadelphia and others: Abbr. : SPTS
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Asiatic monkey. : MAHA
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Word used with pop and turn. : OVER
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Region in central Europe. : BANAT
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Places to buy 40 Down. : FOUNTAINS
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Run. : TROT
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Laboratory prefix. : HEMA
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Man's name. : EMIL
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Controversial verbal contraction. : AINT
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Summer sweets. : ICES
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"___ Boston," Frost book. : NORTHOF
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Hems. : SEWS
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How the blackbirds were baked. : INAPIE
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Gender. : NEUTER
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___ girl. : DREAM
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Uncanny. : EERIE
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Alarm. : SCARE
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Mythical creature. : SATYR
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Be ill-humored. : SULK
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Chew. : GNAW
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Sicilian city. : ENNA
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Household need. : SOAP
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___ carte. : ALA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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