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New York Times, Tuesday, January 16, 1962

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,568

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Ricochet. : SKIP
5
As though. : ASIF
9
Ascend. : SOAR
13
Lessen. : WANE
14
Having secret meaning. : RUNIC
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Man's name. : ERLE
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Similar. : AKIN
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Modern type of crossroad. : CLOVERLEAF
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Inborn. : NATURAL
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Raise. : ELEVATE
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The liner, for one. : LADY
24
Bargain item. : LEADER
25
River into the Missouri. : PLATTE
28
Guitar sound. : TWANG
30
___ Paul Kruger. : OOM
31
River into the Rhone. : ISERE
33
Wild. : FERAL
37
Cathedral, in Italy. : DUOMO
39
Aunt, in Spain. : TIA
40
Siouan language. : OSAGE
41
Pinafore. : APRON
42
Chief of King Saul's army. : ABNER
44
Source of light. : SUN
45
Aunt, in France. : TANTE
47
Teacher on trial, 1925. : SCOPES
49
Escort of a sort. : GIGOLO
52
Ragout. : STEW
53
Loud-voiced ones. : ROARERS
55
U-shaped device on a boat. : OARLOCK
59
Army term. : ENLISTMENT
61
Hired man Holden. : EBEN
62
Partiality. : BIAS
63
Pivot. : HINGE
64
Edible root. : TARO
65
Down ___. : EAST
66
1891 heroine. : TESS
67
English novelist. : SNOW
Down
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Constellation Cygnus. : SWAN
2
N. Z. parrot. : KAKA
3
Put one's foot ___. : INIT
4
Next-to-last syllable. : PENULT
5
Covered passageways. : ARCADES
6
Tarnish. : SULLY
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Wife of Athamas. : INO
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Basketball team. : FIVE
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Fabric edges. : SELVAGES
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Dryad's cousin. : OREAD
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Winged. : ALATE
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Assign (to). : REFER
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Inner part of a temple. : CELLA
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One who "makes assurance doubly sure." : REENFORCER
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Statements of reasons. : RATIONALES
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Feet: Suffix. : PODA
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Wolf, in France. : LOUP
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Cupid in art. : AMOR
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Social group. : TRIBE
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Reconcile to the loss of something. : WEAN
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Grate. : RASP
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Fever and chills. : AGUE
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Part of the eye. : LENS
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Type of traveler. : MOTORIST
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Properties. : ESTATES
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Boreas' realm. : NORTH
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Young birds. : OWLETS
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Diving bird. : GREBE
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Where Ephesus was. : IONIA
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Celebrations. : GALAS
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Madrigals. : SONGS
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Hit hard. : SMIT
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Scottish port. : OBAN
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Fish. : CERO
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Comprehend. : KNOW
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Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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