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New York Times, Monday, September 2, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,146
Across
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Head or heart symptom. : ACHE
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Respond. : REACT
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Tantrums: Colloq. : MADS
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Property claim. : LIEN
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"___ is Born." : ASTAR
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Murrow's domain: Abbr. : USIA
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Zone. : BELT
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Musical evening. : JAMSESSION
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Llama. : ALPACA
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Oodles. : SLATHERS
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"___ Hey nonny nonny . . . " : WITHA
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Bouquet. : ODOR
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Little bottles. : VIALS
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___ Remo. : SAN
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Low card. : LOSER
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Hostel. : INN
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Thing of small value. : PIN
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Part of a Chinese name. : MAOTSE
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Selection for 59 Across. : ONTOPOFOLDSMOKY
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Looked slyly. : LEERED
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___ Plaines. : DES
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"Flower Drum Song" author. : LEE
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Warmth. : ARDOR
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Low peaty land. : FEN
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Consumers. : USERS
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Clio or Thalia. : MUSE
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Western capital. : SALEM
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Boring. : TIRESOME
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Woodcutter. : SAWYER
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Musical evening. : HOOTENANNY
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He, in Italy. : EGLI
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Pay (up). : ANTE
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Only. : ALONE
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"The ___ in Spain . . . " : RAIN
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Approximating. : NEAR
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Plant again. : RESET
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Dross. : SLAG
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Dawn: Sp. : ALBA
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Sky, in Paris. : CIEL
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Newspaper section. : HELPWANTED
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Imply as a consequence. : ENTAIL
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Eastern VIP. : RAJAH
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Former govt. agency. : ESA
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Units of pressure: Abbr. : ATMS
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Style of type. : CASLON
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"Don't ___ on me." : TREAD
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Grow fast. : MUSHROOM
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Continent, on a French map. : ASIE
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Fashion house. : DIOR
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Without: Fr. : SANS
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Gowns for Roman matrons. : STOLAS
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Small change: Abbr. : CTS
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In such a manner. : ASIF
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Musical instrument. : VIOLA
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More secret. : INNER
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Battery part. : ANODE
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"Somebody ___." : STOLEMYGAL
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Glacial ridge. : ESKER
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Kings, in Spain. : REYES
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School of whales. : POD
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G. P.'s. : MDS
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Mountain measurer. : OROMETER
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Read. : PERUSE
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Monocle. : LENS
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Any Eve. : FEMALE
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA
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Dressmakers. : SEWERS
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Submarine equipment. : SONAR
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Until now. : ASYET
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Compared to (whom). : THAN
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"Last Days of Pompeii" girl. : IONE
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List. : ROTA
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Son of Seth. : ENOS
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Lamb. : ELIA
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Sound, as of laughter. : RING
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Compass point. : NNE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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