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New York Times, Wednesday, January 10, 1962

Author:
Charles Cross
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J V Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,562

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Across
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Lively. : FRESH
6
Golf players. : TWOSOMES
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Frilling. : RUCHE
15
Crazy quilt. : PATCHWORK
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English race track. : ASCOT
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Lacking in piety. : UNSAINTLY
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Twist: Colloq. : SKEW
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Wonder State: Abbr. : ARK
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Visit again. : RESEE
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District in France. : BRIE
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Whitetail. : DEER
25
In circulation. : ABROAD
28
Sine ___ non. : QUA
29
Vital fluid. : SAP
32
Dagger's companion. : CLOAK
33
Coin of Ecuador. : SUCRE
35
U. N. first name. : DAG
37
Colorado. : CENTENNIALSTATE
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Give ___ take. : AND
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Administered. : DEALT
42
River in Hungary. : SOMES
43
Boston bull. : DOG
45
Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
46
Make firm, as a friendship. : CEMENT
47
Grunt of doubt. : UMPH
49
Adjoining. : NEXT
50
British playwright. : ALBEE
53
Ardent admirer. : FAN
54
Derisive laugh. : HAHA
58
Golf matches. : FOURSOMES
61
"Camille" author. : DUMAS
62
Project Mercury man. : ASTRONAUT
63
Overact: Colloq. : EMOTE
64
Took offense. : RESENTED
65
Bottomless pit. : ABYSS
Down
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Brothers. : FRAS
2
Cabinet member. : RUSK
3
Behold: Lat. : ECCE
4
Edna Ferber novel. : SHOWBOAT
5
All ___ up. : HET
6
Blockader in Berlin. : TANK
7
Relative of lbs. : WTS
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Wood sorrel. : OCA
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County. : SHIRE
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Proprietors. : OWNERS
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Witty words. : MOTS
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A Gardner. : ERLE
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Kind of terrier. : SKYE
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___ and simple. : PURE
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Lend a hand. : AID
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Slanted. : RAKED
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Old coin of Europe. : DUCAT
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Title. : EARL
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Medieval fabric. : ACCA
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Harmonize. : BLEND
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Part of a sonata. : RONDO
28
Goose feather. : QUILL
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"There is nothing like ___ . . . " : ADAME
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Metal disk. : PATEN
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Scythe handle. : SNATH
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County on the Thames. : ESSEX
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Deed, old style. : GEST
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Wagon tongue. : NEAP
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P. T. Barnum star. : TOMTHUMB
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Croix de ___. : GUERRE
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Period of years: Abbr. : CEN
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Heavy electron. : MESON
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Famous cartoonist. : NAST
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"___ Country." : AFAR
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Forfeit. : LOSE
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Conjunctions. : BUTS
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Vendetta. : FEUD
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Port in China. : AMOY
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Millinery. : HATS
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Enzymes. : ASES
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Province in Canada: Abbr. : ONT
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Girl's name. : MAE
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Church officer: Abbr. : DEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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