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New York Times, Friday, August 2, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,115
Across
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Pitcher's plate. : SLAB
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Places: Lat. : LOCI
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Enveloped. : WRAPT
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Near East gully. : WADI
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Tolstoy character. : IVAN
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Presidential first name. : HARRY
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Wishful thinkers. : IMAGINERS
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Popular ski site. : ASPEN
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$10 million buy of 1853. : GADSDENPURCHASE
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Term of affection, for short. : HON
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Quench. : SLAKE
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Yarn winder. : SPOOLER
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Prevented. : AVERTED
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Breathers. : HALTS
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Auriculate. : EARED
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Cyprinoid fish. : IDE
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Salutations. : AVES
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"Quo ___?" : VADIS
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Balthazar and others. : MAGI
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Avril, ___, Juin. : MAI
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Guide. : PILOT
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Goes forth. : FARES
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Circumscribe. : ENCLOSE
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Spar's end. : YARDARM
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Of a ship, tilted. : ALIST
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Deer. : ROE
49
Thriftier buy of 1626. : MANHATTANISLAND
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"As dead as ___ nail." : ADOOR
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Greece called him "The Just." : ARISTIDES
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Fleecy clouds. : CIRRI
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Modify in color. : TONE
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Model. : NORM
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Exeunt ___. : OMNES
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Harrow's rival. : ETON
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Our selves. : EGOS
Down
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Gulp. : SWIG
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Dalai ___. : LAMA
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Assyrian wind god. : ADAD
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VIP's. : BIGSHOTS
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Imitation flax fabric. : LINENE
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Baker. : OVEN
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Finds fault. : CARPS
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Sometime ailment of New Yorkers. : INSULARITY
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Hit a hard lick. : WHACKED
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Slice of bacon. : RASHER
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Harp: It. : ARPA
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Near: Fr. : PRES
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Hexham's river. : TYNE
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Baals. : IDOLS
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Storms. : RAVES
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Abash. : SHAME
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Stately dance. : PAVAN
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Contained in oil: Chem. : OLEIC
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Sunday newspaper section. : REALESTATE
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Papal crown. : TIARA
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Lumber trimmer. : EDGER
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Belief in a personal God. : DEISM
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Pother. : ADO
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Sojourn. : VISIT
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Popular juvenile by Bemelmans. : MADELINE
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Star in Ursa Minor. : POLARIS
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Rime. : FROST
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Where Punjab University is. : LAHORE
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Up from sleep. : ARISEN
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Old-playing card. : TAROT
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Egyptian cotton. : MACO
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Take ___ view of. : ADIM
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Goddess of destiny. : NORN
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Boy: Sp. : NINO
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___ in the manger. : ADOG
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Poppaea's consort. : NERO
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U.S. medals. : DSMS

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

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