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New York Times, Thursday, September 12, 1963

28-Down : Commercial compound.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,156
Across
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Negative term. : ANTI
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Musical instrument. : HARP
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Fish. : BREAM
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Musical instrument. : HORN
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Winglike. : ALAR
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Cervantes character. : PEDRO
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Picture. : STILLLIFE
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Port of Ireland. : SLIGO
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Small bird. : BEEEATER
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Adam's grandson. : ENOS
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Musical instrument. : FLUTE
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Weaken. : ENERVATE
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Relatives of longs. : LATS
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___ se. : PER
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Texas author. : LEA
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Agency of the 1940's. : OPA
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Musician. : PIANIST
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Study. : PERUSAL
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Member of the firm. : PARTNER
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Cunning. : SLYNESS
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Important workers. : RNS
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Mr. Harriman's nickname. : AVE
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Formicid. : ANT
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Summer item: Abbr. : DST
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Verily. : AMEN
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Winter item. : SNOWTIRE
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Hunter's hideaway. : BLIND
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Spanish dance. : HORA
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Term in finance. : CALLLOAN
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Separate. : APART
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Tails. : DRESSSUIT
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Second-___. : RATER
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Verbal contraction. : AINT
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One way of designating the second highest mountain. : KTWO
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Journalism. : PRESS
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One of T. E. Lawrence's names. : ROSS
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A long time. : AEON
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Exclamations. : AHS
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"Be ___ afraid." : NOT
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Ohio to the Mississippi. : TRIBUTARY
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Fiords. : INLETS
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Robust. : HALE
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Beam. : RAFTER
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Prink. : PREEN
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Bishops: Abbr. : BPS
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To the point. : RELEVANT
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Suburb of Minneapolis. : EDINA
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Slang. : ARGOT
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Large animal. : MOOSE
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FFV name. : LEE
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Trusting. : RELIANT
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Broadway "turkeys." : FLOPS
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Collar part. : LAPEL
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Builds. : REARS
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Commercial compound. : PLASTIC
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Snaky fish. : EELS
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Verbal contraction. : USENT
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Present participles: Abbr. : PPRS
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Almost immediately. : INAMINUTE
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Dice throw. : SEVEN
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What polls show. : TREND
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By surprise. : UNAWARES
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City in Texas. : DELRIO
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One-time Russian territory. : ALASKA
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Distinct. : SHARP
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Wall Street term. : NOPAR
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Speechify. : ORATE
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Highway patrol device. : RADAR
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Cattle genus. : BOS
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Eye part. : LENS
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Craft of W.W. II. : LSTS
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Fiscal officers: Abbr. : TRS
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___ Jima. : IWO
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Heavy weight. : TON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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