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New York Times, Monday, January 15, 1962

9-Across : Trees.

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { B J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,567
Across
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Slide of a sort. : SKID
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Far from smiling. : GRIM
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Trees. : GROVE
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Staff member. : AIDE
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___ facto. : IPSO
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Cherished. : LOVED
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Roman swordsman. : GLADIATOR
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Girl's name. : ADELE
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Former Middies. : ENSIGNS
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Former laundry tool. : SADIRON
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Piece of furniture. : COT
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Begin. : SETIN
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David's daughter. : TAMAR
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Cry of surprise. : HELLO
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Tree. : FIR
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Redact. : EDIT
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Something good or easy: Slang. : PIE
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Growing in high altitudes. : ALPINE
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Gave as a plea. : ALLEGED
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Most often. : ASARULE
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Examine (eggs) by a lighting device. : CANDLE
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Appropriate. : FIT
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"___ corny as Kansas in August ... " : IMAS
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Hasten. : HIE
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Concede. : ADMIT
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Keep ___ on. : ANEYE
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Perfect. : IDEAL
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Presidential title: Abbr. : CIC
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Swizzle stick. : STIRRER
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Site of famous table. : CAMELOT
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Home of Prophet Amos. : TEKOA
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Bag. : GLADSTONE
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Onward. : ALONG
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Hercules' girl. : IOLE
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Horace's works. : ODES
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French saint. : DENYS
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Memorable cartoonist. : NAST
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Cozy place. : NEST
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Western bush. : SAGE
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Furnace. : KILN
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Greek hero, slayer of Castor. : IDAS
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Set apart. : DEDICATED
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Native of Gath. : GIANT
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Statements: Abbr. : RPTS
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Equal: Prefix. : ISO
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Tasty dish. : MORSEL
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Iris plant. : GLADIOLA
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Sculptor Auguste. : RODIN
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Follower of "Roger." : OVER
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Proposed speed unit. : VELO
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Pristine place. : EDEN
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Stravinsky. : IGOR
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Finally. : ATLAST
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What "vide" means. : SEE
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Tutor. : TEACH
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Biblical name. : ADLAI
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Piglet's creator. : MILNE
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Put out of sight. : HID
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Yugoslav port. : FIUME
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Dental item. : INLAY
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Baseball name. : REESE
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Carolina river. : PEEDEE
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Member of Ivy League. : PRINCETON
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Finery. : GLADRAGS
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River island. : AIT
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Thread: Fr. : FIL
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Wall Street term. : MARGIN
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Draws a bead on. : AIMS
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Device of Socrates. : IRONY
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Student of a sort. : CADET
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Town, in S. Africa. : STAD
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Part of TV. : TELE
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Sacred image. : IKON
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Diet measures: Abbr. : CALS
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Vein in a rock. : LODE
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Singles. : ONES
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School quiz. : TEST
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Mauna ___. : LOA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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