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New York Times, Thursday, August 29, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,142
Across
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Made haste. : SPED
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Fruit ___. : SALAD
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Milky stone. : OPAL
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First-class. : AONE
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"___ Mio." : OSOLE
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Pro ___ publico." : BONO
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Spouse: Colloq. : BETTERHALF
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Stack of hay. : RICK
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Appear. : EMERGE
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2,800-mile river in Siberia. : YENISEI
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Anointed. : OILED
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Noah, in the Douay Bible. : NOE
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___ Major. : CANIS
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Poverty. : NEEDINESS
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Noisy feat. : RIOT
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Noisy dispute. : FRACAS
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M. D.'s group. : AMA
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Sales slip figure: Abbr. : AMT
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Irreverent. : PROFANE
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Girl in an old song. : SAL
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___ amis. : MES
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Bob. : ROBERT
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Table covering. : FELT
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Notable. : PROMINENT
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Count. : TALLY
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Break fast. : EAT
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Pioneer mail-order merchant. : SEARS
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Essay. : ATTEMPT
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Obligations. : DUTIES
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Chicago's county. : COOK
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Military term, loan word from the French. : AIDEDECAMP
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Cat's-paw. : TOOL
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Baseball accessory. : GLOVE
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Water: Sp. : AGUA
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Stygian. : INKY
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Sir Edward of music. : ELGAR
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Sea of the Antartic. : ROSS
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Quien ___ (who knows?): Sp. : SABE
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Quatrain. : POEM
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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American League team. : DETROIT
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Stendhal hero. : SOREL
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Timber tree. : ASH
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Mauna ___. : LOA
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Confederate. : ALLY
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Trial figure. : DEFENDANT
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Margaret of the movies. : OBRIEN
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French vegetable. : POIS
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Father of Hel. : LOKI
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Sponsorship. : EGIS
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Hubbub. : NOISE
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Invest with cloak of office. : ENROBE
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Stuns with noise. : DEAFENS
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Writer's ___. : CRAMP
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To love: Fr. : AIMER
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Untrue. : NOTSO
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Card game. : ECARTE
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Artist's tripod. : EASEL
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Size 8 or 10. : SMALL
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Piquant. : SALTY
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Famous comedy (with "The"). : FRONTPAGE
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Last king of Troy : PRIAM
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Racer of a sort. : FASTCAR
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Without protest. : MEEKLY
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Constant. : TRUE
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Common viper. : ADDER
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Playbill entry. : ACTI
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Australian mahogany tree. : TOON
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Captured. : TOOK
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Cash drawer. : TILL
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Verdi role. : IAGO
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Big birds. : EMUS
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Vacation spots. : SPAS
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Husky. : DOG
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Little ___. : EVA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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