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New York Times, Monday, August 5, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,118

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Across
1
Diamond phenomenon. : METS
5
Island group of the Carolines. : PALAU
10
Think, old style. : TROW
14
Century plant. : ALOE
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Descending: Poet. : ADOWN
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Praise extravagantly. : RAVE
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East Indian wild ox. : GAUR
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What to do before blowing up. : COUNTTOTEN
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Stir up. : INCITE
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Satan, in Eden. : SERPENT
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Paid attention. : HEEDED
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___ publicae (in matters of state): Lat. : REI
27
Green quartz. : PRASE
29
Pen point. : NIB
31
Outward: Anat. : ECTAD
35
Vandal. : HUN
36
Drew. : TRACED
39
Spanish parlor. : SALA
40
State: Abbr. : IND
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Neck feathers of a cock. : HACKLES
43
Related. : KIN
44
Earlike projections. : LUGS
46
Swift's lady. : STELLA
47
Consume. : EAT
48
Leopard's camouflage. : SPOTS
50
Box office sign. : SRO
51
Surfeited. : BLASE
53
Where Sugar Loaf is. : RIO
55
Dieter's monitor. : SCALES
57
Obliquely. : ASKANCE
61
Pure. : VESTAL
64
What to do before taking a risk. : THINKTWICE
67
One of the Delanos. : SARA
68
Burbot. : LING
69
Fisherman. : EELER
70
Wife of Geraint. : ENID
71
Name on Broadway. : INGE
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English river. : TRENT
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Whirlpool. : EDDY
Down
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December trio. : MAGI
2
Vigor. : ELAN
3
Uncertain. : TOUCHANDGO
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The "Oz" books, for example. : SERIES
5
Set the speed. : PACED
6
Fuss. : ADO
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Robert W. Service character. : LOU
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Grain beards. : AWNS
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___ den Linden. : UNTER
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Hot countries. : TROPICS
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Charge. : RATE
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Kiln. : OVEN
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Ran. : WENT
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Loblolly, for one. : TREE
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Canines. : TEETH
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Passes, as a law. : ENACTS
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Bargains pettily. : DICKERS
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Relatives of 1 Across. : PHILS
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Make rapidly. : RUNUP
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English biographer. : BELLOC
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Declare one's position. : TAKEASTAND
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Pseudonym. : ALIAS
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Poet Rossetti. : DANTE
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Prince, in Abyssinia. : RAS
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Some: It. : DEL
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Precious fur. : SABLE
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Extraordinary. : STRANGE
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Diminish. : SINK
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Tenant. : LESSEE
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Musical group. : OCTET
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Prevent. : AVERT
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Mythical monarch. : ATLI
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Leg bone. : SHIN
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Chief, in size. : KING
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Parched. : ARID
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Eliza Doolittle. : LADY
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___ du Diable. : ILE
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Period of time: Abbr. : CEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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