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THINK PIECE

New York Times, Sunday, August 25, 1963

Author:
Stephanie Caruana
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 91, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,138
Across
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Talented family. : BACHS
6
Door fastener. : HASP
10
Tricycle, for short. : VELO
14
Monday: Fr. : LUNDI
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Wipe out. : ERASE
20
Thick: Fr. : EPAIS
22
German river. : WESER
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Wind instruments. : OBOES
24
"Magic Mountain" character. : SETTEMBRINI
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Metaphysical term. : ONTOLOGICAL
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___ word. : INA
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Term in golf. : PAR
30
Gulliver's nickname. : LEM
31
Harper ___. : LEE
32
Exclamations. : OHS
33
Three: It. : TRE
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Short run. : DASH
36
Island of Japan. : HONSHU
38
Californian city. : FRESNO
40
Fit. : SUIT
41
Chemical compound. : ESTER
43
Nothing: Lat. : NIHIL
44
Umbrellas. : GAMPS
45
Start of a toast. : HERES
46
Brawl. : RIOT
48
Sandy deposit. : SILT
49
Noun suffixes. : ATES
50
Grain. : CORN
51
In ___. : FRONTOF
54
Arranged. : PLANNED
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Apportion. : PRORATE
59
Swift replies. : RIPOSTES
61
Makes secure. : SNUGS
62
Short, vivid biographies. : PROFILES
63
Andes forage grass. : ICHU
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And others: Lat. : ETAL
66
Alfonso's queen. : ENA
67
Shortly. : SOON
68
Basic substance: Abbr. : ELEM
69
Letters. : ZEES
70
Spanish sheep. : MERINO
72
Ill will. : MALICE
74
Unit of force. : DYNE
75
Gray: Ger. : GRAU
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Commercial term. : ASIS
77
African gazelle. : ADMI
81
Soft candies. : CREAMS
83
Valses. : DANSES
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Rabbit's tail. : SCUT
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Have in mind. : MEAN
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Time eternal. : EONS
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Noun suffix. : ESE
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Dressmaker's term. : GORE
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Family man. : PAPA
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Card game. : BACCARAT
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Horse: Lat. : EQUUS
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Soothing substance. : NARCOTIC
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Was inborn. : INHERED
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Bully: Colloq. : BRUISER
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Wild stream. : TORRENT
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Colored fluids. : INKS
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Israeli folk dance. : HORA
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West and others. : MAES
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De la ___ of Virginia. : WARR
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Franny and Zooey ___. : GLASS
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Well-known name in art. : COROT
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Purple perennial. : ORPIN
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Recordings. : TAPES
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Blurb. : RAVE
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Type style. : BODONI
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Composer Kodaly. : ZOLTAN
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1492 ship. : NINA
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Heavenly sphere. : ORB
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Part of D.V. : DEO
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Of all: Scot. : AVA
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Cyclades isle. : IOS
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Law degree. : LLB
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Rejoicing. : CELEBRATION
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Of a certain shape. : RECTANGULAR
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Part of a Chinese name. : ENLAI
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Scientist Pauling. : LINUS
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Tire part. : TREAD
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Footprint. : TRACE
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Moves. : STIRS
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Site of Kit Carson's house. : TAOS
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Compass points. : SSWS
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Fathers. : SIRES
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Close to. : BESIDE
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Hippodromes. : ARENAS
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Fiasco. : CATASTROPHE
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Presidential monogram. : HST
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Ooze. : SEEP
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Town near Bethlehem. : HEBRON
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Month: Abbr. : APR
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Yankee clipper. : SAILSHIP
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Features of Rome's environs. : PINEHILLS
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Reveres. : VENERATES
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Respected. : ESTEEMED
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Zodiac sign. : LEO
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Synthetic fabrics. : ORLONS
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Fireplace fodder. : LOGS
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___ supra. : UBI
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By night. : NOCTURNALLY
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Fond term. : DEARIE
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Holms. : ISLETS
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Features of algebra. : SIMULTANEOUSEQUATIONS
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Subject of monument in Vienna. : WOLFGANGAMADEUSMOZART
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___ jongg. : MAH
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Exclamation. : OHO
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Extremely wicked. : HEINOUS
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City in Yugoslavia. : NIS
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Varieties: Abbr. : SPS
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Crowded. : SERRIED
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Goes to ruin. : ROTS
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Walk: Colloq. : HOOF
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Clan symbol. : TOTEM
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Hag. : CRONE
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Tight curl. : FRIZ
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Menu item. : RICE
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Garden party. : FETE
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Abbess. : NUN
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Monitor: Abbr. : PROC
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Cardinal suffix. : TEEN
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Girl's name. : ESME
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American painter. : SARGENT
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Fish: Fr. : POISSON
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Money in Ankara. : LIRAS
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David's weapon. : SLING
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Businessmen's group. : NAM
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___ rule. : ASA
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Both: Prefix. : AMBI
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Doyen. : DEAN
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Famous Florentine. : MACHIAVELLI
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Temple fragrance. : INCENSE
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Roman goddess. : CERES
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McAdam's specialty. : ROAD
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Part of QED. : ERAT
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Asian goat. : SEROW
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Fur purse worn with kilts. : SPORRAN
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Entomologist's concern. : CATERPILLAR
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___ arms. : UPIN
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Savoir-faire. : TACT
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___ generis. : SUI
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Old-time flatboats. : ARKS
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Wrong. : ERRONEOUS
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Pirates. : SEAROVERS
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Suffix with auto and bureau. : CRAT
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Scene of battle in "War and Peace." : BORODINO
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Substitutes for. : REPLACES
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Coal scuttle. : HOD
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Rest. : SIT
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Thalia and her sisters. : GRACES
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Threnody. : LAMENT
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Product of Canada. : COBALT
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Nymphs. : NAIADS
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Intertwine. : ENLACE
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F-86 jet planes. : SABRES
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Wintry sound effect. : BRR
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Sine qua ___. : NON
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Japanese sashes. : OBIS
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N.C.O.'s. : SGTS
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Shell shape. : EAR
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Aunt: Sp. : TIA
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Marble. : TAW
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Swiss canton. : URI

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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