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New York Times, Thursday, August 22, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,135
Across
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In harmony. : ATTUNED
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Makes friendly. : DISARMS
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Historic Marine triumph. : TRIPOLI
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Salary period. : ONEWEEK
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Christmas trimmings. : TINSELS
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Knives. : CUTLERY
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Badgerlike animal. : RATEL
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Ad ___ (to the stars): Lat. : ASTRA
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Small: Dial. : LIL
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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" . . . who lived in ___." : ASHOE
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Author of "An Iceland Fisherman." : LOTI
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Style: Fr. : TON
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Cobbler: Lat. : SUTOR
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City of Joan's martyrdom. : ROUEN
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Generate. : ENGENDER
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Brilliance: Var. : LUSTRE
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Nondiscount agreement. : FAIRTRADE
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Ablaze at noon. : SUNLIT
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Mow. : CUTGRASS
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Testing. : TRIAL
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Former White House hostess. : MAMIE
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Army member. : WAC
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Scold vehemently. : RANT
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Chinese capital. : PEKIN
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
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Feminine suffix. : INE
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Scandinavian girl's name. : KAREN
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Swiss city on the Rhine. : BASEL
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Barrack-Room balladeer. : KIPLING
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Literary France. : ANATOLE
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Stephen in France. : ETIENNE
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Father of Ajax. : TELAMON
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Backed out of an agreement. : RENEGED
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Supposed power, in ancient superstition. : EVILEYE
Down
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Worn by friction. : ATTRITE
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Palace at Versailles. : TRIANON
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Coloring. : TINTING
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Capsized. : UPSET
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December feature. : NOEL
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Right-angled structure. : ELL
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Calamitous event. : DISASTER
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Treat. : DOCTOR
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Make used to. : INURE
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___ date (fix the time). : SETA
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Piercing tool. : AWL
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Unwind, in a way. : REELOUT
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Deserving fellow. : MERITER
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Beauty of New York. : SKYLINE
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Gustatory treat. : SHORTCAKE
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Ledger check. : AUDIT
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Money dropper. : LOSER
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Laggard. : SNAIL
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Dickens character. : RUDGE
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Key of a Beethoven piano concerto. : EFLAT
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Language of "Winnie Ille Pu." : LATIN
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Think. : RUMINATE
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Clapper of a bell. : STRIKER
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Group of related minerals. : URANITE
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Old bowling target. : NINEPIN
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Terribly impressive. : AWESOME
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British sausage. : SAVELOY
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Kind of triangle. : SCALENE
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Combined, as companies. : MERGED
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Velvety fabric. : PANNE
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Of one's birthplace. : NATAL
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Chief (in size). : KING
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Isle of dancers. : BALI
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"Mockingbird" author. : LEE
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Desert state: Abbr. : NEV

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 11 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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