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New York Times, Tuesday, September 24, 1963

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,168

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Across
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Start of the N.T. : MATT
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Cent.'s relative. : FAHR
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Stand of trees. : GROVE
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Date in the Middle Ages. : MLII
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Words of comprehension. : ISEE
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Flavoring substance. : LEMON
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Reserved. : EARMARKED
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Most ___. : OFALL
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Trouble. : WOE
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Wrinkles. : SEAMS
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Trice. : SECOND
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Part of a palm. : TREETOP
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Not ___ in the world. : ACARE
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Passé. : DATED
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___ tree. : UPA
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Bereft, once. : LORN
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Charles and Ann. : CAPES
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Very: Fr. : TRES
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Labor group. : ILO
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Word following "sooth" or "gain." : SAYER
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Buzzes around. : WHIRS
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Stores, as wines. : CELLARS
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Places for contests: Lat. : ARENAE
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Upstanding. : ERECT
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Water: Abbr. : LIQ
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The latest. : UPTOTHEMINUTE
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Dull. : PROSY
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Thirst quencher. : ORANGEADE
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Dance. : SAMBA
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French department. : ORNE
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Send out. : EMIT
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Certain mountains: Ger. : ALPEN
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Poems. : LAYS
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North Sea land: Abbr. : NETH
Down
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___ Nhu. : MME
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"There ought to be ___." : ALAW
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Weary. : TIRE
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Eroded. : TIMEWORN
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Steadied. : FIRMED
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___ favor. : ASKA
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Spikes of a sort. : HEELS
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Memorable (day). : REDLETTER
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Was dejected. : GLOOMED
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Turn down. : REFUSE
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Eastern name. : OMAR
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Tennesseans. : VOLS
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Photographer's abbreviation. : ENL
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___ man (in unison). : ASONE
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Hounds' quarry. : HARES
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Of certain Franks. : SALIC
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French school. : ECOLE
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Song. : CAROL
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Italian city. : TURIN
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"Fidelio." : OPERA
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Dated. : PASSE
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Where most children go. : DAYSCHOOL
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Imitate. : APE
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Editor's mark. : CARET
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Part of a Canadian toast. : THEQUEEN
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His name is "Aram." : SAROYAN
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Twist forcibly. : WRING
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Leaves untouched. : LETSBE
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Straightens. : ALINES
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___ cotta. : TERRA
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River to the Caspian. : URAL
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Stately display. : POMP
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Large number. : MANY
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Unexciting. : TAME
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Blue-pencil. : EDIT
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O.T. book. : PSA
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Old verb ending. : ETH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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