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New York Times, Monday, August 19, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,132
Across
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P.O. innovation for sorting mail. : ZIPCODE
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Washington-Moscow setup. : HOTLINE
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Covering everything. : ALLOVER
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Thinker of a sort. : IDEAMAN
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Broadway event. : CLOSING
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Twister. : TORNADO
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Throw one's ___ the ring. : HATIN
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Throng. : SWARM
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Maxim. : SAW
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Born: Fr. : NEE
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Examiners: Abbr. : INSPS
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Viscous stuff. : GLUE
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Small lake. : POND
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In the van. : AHEAD
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Aries. : RAM
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Riches. : GOLD
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Kind of cake. : SPONGE
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Seashore phenomenon. : EBBTIDE
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Husky. : SLEDDOG
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True ___. : TOLIFE
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World attraction for 1964. : FAIR
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___ pro nobis. : ORA
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Common verbal contraction. : ARENT
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Peeper. : FROG
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Miscellanies. : ANAS
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___ eye to eye. : TOSEE
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Many a time. : OFT
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Tavern in Soho. : PUB
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Ignites. : FIRES
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Attired. : ROBED
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"More in sorrow than ___." : INANGER
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Child's plea. : ONEMORE
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Tell the story. : NARRATE
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Of an eye part. : RETINAL
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Aid ___. : ANDABET
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How maps are drawn. : TOSCALE
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Pres. Taylor's nickname. : ZACH
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That: Lat. : ILLA
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Intrigue. : PLOT
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Term in trigonometry. : COSINE
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Like sheep. : OVINE
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Retreat for dad. : DEN
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Work units. : ERGS
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___ run, in baseball. : HITAND
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Scents. : ODORS
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Student's chore. : TERMPAPER
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Swedish county. : LAN
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"___ corny as Kansas in August . . . " : IMAS
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Nothing: Sp. : NADA
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Enough, to a poet. : ENOW
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Turn. : WIND
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Lyric poem. : EPODE
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Wearing loafers. : SHOD
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First name in movie lore. : GRETA
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Wirtz's concern. : LABOR
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Characteristic of Uriah Heep. : UMBLE
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Plaza cry. : OLE
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Not sideways. : ENDON
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Market place. : AGORA
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Painter of dancers. : DEGAS
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Eloquence of sorts. : GIFTOFGAB
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Irish seaport. : SLIGO
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Hue. : TINT
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___ Paulo. : SAO
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Untrammeled. : FREE
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Search out. : FERRET
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Minute. : ATOMIC
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Seven, in Spain. : SIETE
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Finger board ridges. : FRETS
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Cloth from Spain. : PINA
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All in agreement: Abbr. : UNAN
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Poet. : BARD
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Type. : SORT
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___ fide. : BONA
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Of an epoch. : ERAL
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Printer's term. : DELE
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New Deal initials. : NRA
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Latest: Prefix. : NEO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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