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New York Times, Friday, August 23, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { C J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,136
Across
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Videlicet. : TOWIT
6
Outrigger. : PROA
10
Copy. : APE
13
Handsome youth. : ADONIS
15
Surviving custom. : HANGOVER
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Schoolmaster's stick. : FERULE
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Projection. : OVERHANG
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Clucking sounds. : TSKS
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Rajah's consort. : RANI
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Important acid. : AMINO
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Encourages. : HEARTENS
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Blind part. : SLAT
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Sellout sign. : SRO
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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Engage in causerie: Colloq. : GAB
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Athletic meet. : TOURNEY
34
In smithereens. : SMASHED
39
Uncertain. : ATSEA
40
Snare. : NOOSE
41
Juts out. : BEETLES
44
Law. : STATUTE
46
Plead. : SUE
47
Family. : KIN
48
Enervate. : SAP
49
Author Harte. : BRET
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Methodize. : REGULATE
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Dreams: Fr. : REVES
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Passenger's place. : SEAT
59
Woolly animals. : EWES
62
Capsize. : OVERTURN
64
Searching in the dark. : AGROPE
66
Personnel shake-up. : TURNOVER
67
Part of a tank. : TURRET
68
"You there!" : HEY
69
Walk in water. : WADE
70
Models. : MAKES
Down
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A President. : TAFT
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Shelleyan works. : ODES
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Jail of a sort. : WORKHOUSE
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Operative. : INUSE
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Up to the time when: Dial. : TIL
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Call up. : PHONE
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Fulminations. : RAVINGS
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Undivided. : ONE
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Ancient Mogul capital. : AGRA
10
Be of use. : AVAIL
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Where Scranton lives: Abbr. : PENNA
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Cereal fungus. : ERGOT
14
Sawfish saws. : SERRAE
16
Electrical units. : OHMS
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATTY
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History. : ANNALS
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One of the Wellers. : SAM
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Try: Colloq. : STAB
28
Sound of the surf. : ROTE
31
___ split. : BANANA
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Emeritus: Abbr. : RET
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Stubborn: Dial. : SOT
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Important field of employment. : HOUSEWORK
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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Esoteric. : DEEP
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Geographical abbreviation. : EUR
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Becomes enraged: Colloq. : SEESRED
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Sea bird. : SKUA
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___ windmills. : TILTAT
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Clear soup. : BROTH
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Stage fare. : REVUE
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Entire. : EVERY
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Gull. : TERN
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Style of painting. : GENRE
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Earth: Lat. : TERRA
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Jam-pack. : STOW
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Fleuret. : EPEE
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Determines. : SETS
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Grape. : UVA
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Plant exudation. : GUM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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