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New York Times, Wednesday, August 14, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,127
Across
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Metal fastening. : HASP
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The ladies. : DAMES
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Rail bird. : SORA
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Swan genus. : OLOR
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French school. : ECOLE
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All tied up. : EVEN
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Shoot the works. : GOFORBROKE
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Tidy (up): Colloq. : REDD
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Tar. : SEAFARER
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Scott hero. : ROBROY
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U. S. composer. : IVES
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Ladylove of Carew poems. : CELIA
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Sonnet section. : SESTET
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Western locale. : BADLANDS
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Fruit of a tree. : HAW
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Pretext: Slang. : STALL
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Gide. : ANDRE
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Rock of ___. : AGES
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Moscow department store. : GUM
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Soft ___. : SOAP
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Mourns audibly. : KEENS
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Quai d'___. : ORSAY
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Fiddler crab genus. : UCA
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Bobolinks. : ORTOLANS
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Weapon. : PISTOL
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Loot. : BOOTY
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Frank. : OPEN
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Magic item. : CARPET
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"___ burning till break of day." : ONELIGHT
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Conversational cliché. : ISEE
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Ocean phenomena. : EBBANDFLOW
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Much valued. : DEAR
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A great deal: Colloq. : NOEND
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"___'m to be Queen o' the May." : FORI
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Inventor of the diving bell. : EADS
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Lincoln's in-laws. : TODDS
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Cygnet. : SWAN
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Farmer's concern. : HOGS
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South African plant. : ALOE
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Parlor piece. : SOFA
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Business man's concern. : PROFIT
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Compiler of "Peerage of England." : DEBRETT
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Tracts of land. : ACRES
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Tract of land. : MOOR
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Wapiti. : ELK
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Become very angry: Colloq. : SEERED
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People of Belgrade. : SERBIANS
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Radioman's sign-off. : OVERANDOUT
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Fix over. : REDO
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Presidential nickname. : ANDY
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Blurbs. : RAVES
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Spanish stew. : OLLA
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Pacifies. : CALMS
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Military hat. : SHAKO
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Avid. : EAGER
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Meat delicacy. : SWEETBREAD
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Smudges. : BLURS
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Constellation. : DRACO
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Division of the calyx. : SEPAL
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Great distress. : AGONY
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Meddlesome ones. : SNOOPERS
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Blackthorn. : SLOE
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Attaches. : APPENDS
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Give in. : YIELD
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Observant, old style. : ATTENT
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Nasal sounds. : SNIFFS
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___ on. : ONAND
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Killing: Suffix. : CIDE
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On the blue. : ASEA
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Son of Boaz and Ruth. : OBED
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Be bright. : GLOW
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Hour: Sp. : HORA
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Double. : TWIN
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Scornful sound. : BOO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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