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New York Times, Saturday, September 28, 1963

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { D J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,172
Across
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Smile. : BEAM
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Telstar's environment. : SPACE
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Poker term. : CHIP
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Novel heroine. : EMMA
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Decoration. : HONOR
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Piece of glass. : PANE
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Cogent phrase, usually in French. : LOOKFORTHEWOMAN
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"On ___ by a river . . . " : ATREE
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Islamic object of pilgrimage. : KAABA
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Not max. : MIN
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Longs. : YEARNS
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Greenhouse. : NURSERY
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Nocturnal sound. : SNORE
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Commotion. : STIR
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German exclamation. : ACH
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Cream of society. : ELITE
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Federal agent. : GMAN
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Rudolph Serkin recording. : MOONLIGHTSONATA
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___ purpose. : TONO
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Kind of Persian rug. : SENNA
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Beak. : NEB
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Work for. : EARN
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Lady praised by Petrarch. : LAURA
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Manner. : FASHION
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Circus tent. : BIGTOP
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Saver's concern: Abbr. : INT
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Certain dishes. : FRIES
62
Teutonic demigoddess: Var. : NORNA
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Secret enemy. : SNAKEINTHEGRASS
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Bass saxhorn. : TUBA
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Perfume. : ATTAR
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Vinegar: Prefix. : ACET
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Large number: Colloq. : SLEW
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Indian songbird. : SHAMA
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Silk, in Italy. : SETA
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Nautical term. : BELAY
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Overact. : EMOTE
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Learned rabbi of ancient times. : AMORA
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Declarers in bridge. : MAKERS
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Sure, in dialect. : SHO
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Menu item. : PORK
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Theater group. : ANTA
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Memorable name in stage lore. : COHAN
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Dweller in Hades. : EREBUS
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Navy man, for short. : CPO
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Blacksmith. : HAMMERMAN
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"Bombs bursting ___ . . . " : INAIR
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Going price for thoughts. : PENNY
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Aromatic herb. : FENNEL
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Skin blemish. : WART
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Diva's songs: Var. : SOLI
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Give the high ___. : SIGN
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Oil field gear. : RIGS
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First name in stage lore. : ETHEL
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Danish county. : AMT
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Bill's partner. : COO
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Lincoln. : HONESTABE
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Sight from Taormina. : ETNA
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Verb suffix. : ATE
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Seize suddenly. : NAB
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Arkite in Genesis. : NOAH
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Check sharply. : SNUB
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Rowing. : OARING
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Prevalent. : RIFE
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River water wheels. : NORIAS
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Where drachmas were spent. : AGORAS
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Signs used in printing. : FISTS
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Invalidate. : ANNUL
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Musical interval. : NINTH
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Evidence. : TRACE
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Attack. : ONSET
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Italian food. : PASTA
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Girl's name. : ETTA
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Hoax. : SHAM
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Kansas river. : KAW
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Day. : ERA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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