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New York Times, Wednesday, August 28, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,141
Across
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Edge: Poet. : MARGE
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1,300-mile river of China. : TARIM
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Fabulous animal. : UNICORN
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Out of doors. : OPENAIR
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Solitude: Sp. : SOLEDAD
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Theater name. : BELASCO
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Summer in Monaco. : ETE
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Inlet. : ESTUARY
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Piece of music: Abbr. : SEL
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Portuguese navigator. : DIAS
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East Coast food fish. : PORGY
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Kind of cloth. : PIMA
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Forum garments. : TOGAS
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Conceit. : EGO
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Doyle's middle name. : CONAN
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Tie score. : ONETOONE
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Lean (on). : DEPEND
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The beginning of cheese. : CURD
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Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : MASC
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Laurel tree. : DAPHNE
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From ___. : DAYTODAY
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Irritated: Colloq. : RILED
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Chinese dynasty. : HAN
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Originate. : ARISE
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Epochal. : ERAL
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Famous Italian physicist. : VOLTA
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West Coast wine valley. : NAPA
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Alcott character. : AMY
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Dessert. : TAPIOCA
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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Uneasiness. : MALAISE
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Shrub related to the wormwood. : MUGWORT
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Kind of shoe. : SNEAKER
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Occasionally. : ATTIMES
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Relative of a cowlick. : TRESS
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Homes for flycatchers. : NESTS
Down
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Salesman's allowance. : MILEAGE
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Expert: Colloq. : ACE
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Lay at anchor. : RODE
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Understand. : GRASP
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In a line. : ENDTOEND
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Island near Trinidad. : TOBAGO
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Pantomime. : APERY
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See 32 Across. : RELY
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___ trice. : INA
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Famous name in ballet. : MASSINE
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Habituated. : USEDTO
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Fancy. : NOTION
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Character in O'Neill title. : ICEMAN
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Legendary French hero. : ROLAND
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Press. : URGE
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Piece of baggage. : SATCHEL
25
Popular campfire treat. : POPCORN
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Body of water. : SOUND
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___ dire (that is to say). : CESTA
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Cuprite. : ORE
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"Life with Father" author. : DAY
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Characterized by frankness and honesty. : MANTOMAN
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Reveries. : DREAMS
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Pilot. : AIRMAN
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Skit. : PLAYLET
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Surrealist. : DALI
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Microscopic algae. : DIATOMS
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Seek after. : ASPIRE
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Fermentation agents. : YEASTS
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Expectants. : HOPERS
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Decorative containers. : VASES
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Sensitive to impressions. : ACUTE
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Child: Colloq. : TIKE
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Relatives of reps. : AGTS
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River into the Rhine. : AAR
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Epigrammatist. : WIT

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