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New York Times, Wednesday, August 7, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,120
Across
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Silly. : DAFT
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Sidewalk ___. : CAFE
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Lathing. : SLATS
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Face shape. : OVAL
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Bell-shaped flower. : TULIP
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Magicians. : CONJURERS
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Portrait. : IMAGE
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Grayish fur: Var. : CRIMMER
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Lacking good manners. : ILLBRED
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Attacks violently. : ASSAILS
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Diplomatic communique. : NOTE
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Shakespearean prince. : HAL
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Coming to one's senses. : SOBERING
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South Sea islander. : KANAKA
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Walked. : TROD
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Jerry's companion. : TOM
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October's birthstone. : OPAL
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Shoe part. : TOE
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Wife: Law. : FEME
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Degrees in education. : BES
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London café district. : SOHO
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Priest in ancient Rome. : FLAMEN
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Of long duration. : EXTENDED
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___ Tin Tin. : RIN
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Take a winding course. : COIL
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Capacity of a large truck. : TENTONS
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Bullfighter's hat. : BICORNE
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Fancy trappings. : REGALIA
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In an active state. : AWORK
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Ill will. : ANIMOSITY
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Beauty shop item. : RINSE
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Purpose. : SAKE
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Famous American lithographer. : IVES
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Member of a ball team. : ANGEL
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In consequence. : THEN
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Flying machine. : AERO
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Capital of East Pakistan. : DACCA
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Then: Fr. : ALORS
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Conclusion. : FINIS
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Tourist attraction at Agra. : TAJMAHAL
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Beautiful Australian parakeet. : CORELLA
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Alleges. : AVERS
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Very much. : FAR
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Shakespearean setting. : ELSINORE
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Pompous. : STILTED
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Building material. : LUMBER
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Axillary. : ALAR
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Buster Brown's dog. : TIGE
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Raced. : SPED
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Eskimo boat. : UMIAK
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Timber wolf. : LOBO
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Remained. : STOOD
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Column note. : ITEM
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Gold rush town, 1898–99. : NOME
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Certain law enforcers. : GMEN
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Honshu seaport. : KOBE
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Zenith. : APEX
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Famed Civil War cartoonist. : NAST
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Not in ___ (not at all). : THELEAST
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Medley of familiar tunes. : FANTASIA
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Submarine device. : SNORKEL
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One-eyed Norse god. : ODIN
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Some citizens. : FREEMEN
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Vernacular. : LINGO
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City near Detroit. : ECORSE
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Child's vehicle: Colloq. : TRIKE
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Shade of green. : OLIVE
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Chilean export. : NITER
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Right of decision: Colloq. : SAYSO
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Name in early movies. : BARA
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"Heads ___ ... " : IWIN
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Washington group: Abbr. : CONG
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O. T. book: Abbr. : NAH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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