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New York Times, Saturday, August 17, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,130

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Across
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Corn meal. : SAMP
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Target game. : DARTS
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Mountain bracken. : FERN
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Bartlett. : PEAR
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To love: Lat. : AMARE
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Dies ___. : IRAE
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N.Y. exhibit, as of 50 years ago. : ARMORYSHOW
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Loaf. : LAZE
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Ocean product. : SEASALT
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Church volume. : PSALTER
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Cuckoo. : ANI
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Children's literary Dr. : SEUSS
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Time of darkness. : MIDNIGHT
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Regal name. : PHILIP
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Lifeless. : ARID
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Mows alfalfa. : HAYS
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Habituate. : ENURE
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Kennedy title: Abbr. : CIC
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Allayed. : STILLED
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Tennis item. : NET
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Halt legally. : ESTOP
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Circus performer. : LION
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Stick. : CANE
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Stock. : SHARES
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Conrad, as a young man. : SEAFARER
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Coup ___. : DETAT
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Jazz style. : BOP
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"Beware ___ . . . " : THEIDES
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Titmouse. : BLUECAP
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Cornucopia. : HORN
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"Nude Descending ___," sensation of 17 Across. : ASTAIRCASE
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Water plant. : ALGA
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Fix in mind. : LEARN
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Genus of sheep. : OVIS
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"100% ___." : WOOL
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"Taken." : STUNG
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Skillful. : DEFT
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Vacation places. : SPAS
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___ perennius (more enduring than bronze). : AERE
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Boy's best friend. : MAMA
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___ cons. : PROSAND
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Publicity, figuratively. : DAYLIGHT
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Dutch city: Abbr. : AMST
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Huzza! : RAH
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Figure of speech. : TROPE
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Monopolizes: Colloq. : SEWSUP
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Completes. : FILLSIN
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Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
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Demolish. : RAZE
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Poetic contraction. : NEER
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Former Sarawak ruler. : RANI
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Strewed (with dust). : ASHED
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Writer of distinction. : STYLIST
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Certain staffs. : MACES
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Hibernian. : IRISH
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Pronouncements. : DICTA
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Weather phenomenon. : HAIL
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Like the moon. : LUNAR
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One of the Dunnes. : IRENE
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One of the Dunnes. : PETER
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Promote. : SPEED
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Providing means to. : ENABLING
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First or second. : ORDINAL
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National Seashore. : CAPECOD
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Pilfers. : STEALS
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Quartet. : FOUR
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Valuable item. : ASSET
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Warm up. : THAW
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Entire: Prefix. : HOLO
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Hence. : ERGO
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Place for a dance. : BARN
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Ancient living quarters. : CAVE
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Seems ___ (looks like). : ASIF
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Annoyance. : PEST
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Greek letter. : TAU

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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