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New York Times, Monday, January 1, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,553
Across
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Intent. : RAPT
5
"___ in the Stilly Night." : OFT
8
Australian state capital. : HOBART
14
City on a Great Lake. : ERIE
15
O. T. book: Abbr. : NEH
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Cochise was one. : APACHE
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Sublimity. : GRANDEUR
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English poet. : MILTON
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1962, for instance. : ANNUSDOMINI
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___ Bank. : SOIL
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___ generis. : SUI
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Sioux. : IOWAS
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Abstract identity. : SELF
30
Fuel. : GASOLINE
32
Composed. : COOL
34
Former resident of Albany. : LEHMAN
36
Water sprite. : NIX
37
Hold. : OWN
38
These years. : SIXTIES
39
Sault ___ Marie. : STE
40
Security group: Abbr. : CIA
41
U. S. President. : ARTHUR
42
Business degrees. : MBAS
43
Alert. : ONTIPTOE
45
"The One-Hoss ___." : SHAY
47
Panting. : AGASP
48
Gypsy gentleman. : RYE
50
Dies ___. : IRAE
52
Pulitzer Prize novel. : THEYEARLING
55
New Zealanders. : MAORIS
58
Flight captains. : AVIATORS
60
Burning. : ONFIRE
61
Johnny ___. : REB
62
On the deep. : ASEA
63
Novelist Sabatini. : RAFAEL
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Draft machinery: Abbr. : SSS
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Mother of Apollo. : LETO
Down
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___ U. S. Pat. Off. : REG
2
Tapestry. : ARRAS
3
Beethoven's "Appassionata." : PIANOSONATA
4
Man who drew Alice. : TENNIEL
5
Little ___. : ONES
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Quarrels. : FEUDS
7
Vincent Youmans tune. : THROUGHTHEYEARS
8
Hooks, in zoology. : HAMI
9
Views. : OPINIONS
10
John de ___, Scottish king. : BALIOL
11
Function. : ACT
12
Greek letter. : RHO
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Big ___. : TEN
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Lackluster. : DULL
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Oxford, Ohio, university: Abbr. : MIAMIU
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Almost loses: Colloq. : WINSBYANOSE
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Santa ___. : ANITA
27
Biological divisions. : SEXES
29
Trifle. : FLIRT
31
Ancient Irish tenants. : SAERS
32
Beverage. : COCOA
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Due. : OWING
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Former Conservative. : EXTORY
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Greenish-blue. : SAPPHIRE
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Conjugal. : MARITAL
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Where Trieste is. : ISTRIA
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"Eyes" of beans, peas, etc.: Bot. : HILA
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Place for a nest. : EAVES
51
Florida flier. : EGRET
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Donkey: Ger. : ESEL
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Framework. : RIBS
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Part of Africa: Abbr. : MOR
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Table talk. : ANA
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Not working. : OFF
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___ Paulo. : SAO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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