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New York Times, Thursday, August 8, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { H J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,121
Across
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Shaded retreat. : BOWER
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Drudge. : MOIL
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Children, at times. : IMPS
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Of birds: Var. : AVINE
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O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
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Eleanor. : NORA
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Musical groups. : BANDS
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Garment. : PETTICOAT
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Broke bread. : ATE
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Sanskrit school. : TOL
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Train. : RETINUE
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Not effusive. : RESERVED
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Arctic explorer. : ROSS
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Brought about. : CAUSED
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Game. : LOTTO
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___ under false colors. : TOSAIL
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Coal size. : PEA
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One fourth of an acre. : ROOD
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"___ Were King." : IFI
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Slight. : NEGLECT
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Biblical land. : NOD
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Wing, for one. : LIMB
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___ Islands. : SEA
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Small cups used in assaying. : CUPELS
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Island of the Kuriles. : ETORO
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Demand for repetition. : ENCORE
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Dessert garnish. : NUTS
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Business man's concern. : EARNINGS
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Dominions. : EMPIRES
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Degree. : DDS
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___ Newburg. : ALA
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Taj Mahal, for example. : MAUSOLEUM
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Thrush. : ROBIN
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Business phrase. : INRE
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Gourmet's concern. : MENU
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Good investment. : EBOND
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Sly look. : LEER
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Companions of buts. : ANDS
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"Forgive us our ___ . . . " : DEBTS
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Fictional elephant. : BABAR
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Leaf shape. : OVATE
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Products of California. : WINES
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Point. : END
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Check. : RESTRAIN
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Symbols of Vermont. : MAPLES
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Unity. : ONE
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Kind of verb: Abbr. : INTR
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Anon. : LATER
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Tooth. : INCISOR
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Famous mystery novel (with "The"). : MOONSTONE
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Malay canoe: Var. : PRAU
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Glut. : SATE
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Chemical suffix. : ITOL
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Seeds. : OVULES
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Former Govt. agency. : ECA
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Descend after a flight. : DEPLANE
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Balmoral Castle's river. : DEE
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Hammer. : TOOL
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Gambling term. : ODDS
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Flooring. : TILE
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Think nothing ___. : OFIT
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Genuine. : SIMONPURE
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Harmony. : ACCORD
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Command to a horse. : GEE
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Blushes. : TURNSRED
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Ruffian. : BRUISER
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Island of Canada: Abbr. : PEI
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Another: Sp. : OTRO
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Founder of Thebes. : CADMUS
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Girl's name meaning ship. : SELMA
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Very rich man. : NABOB
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Flash. : GLINT
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Beaches. : SANDS
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Man's name. : EMIL
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Heavy hair. : MANE
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Experienced. : SEEN
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German conjunction. : UND
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British order. : OBE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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