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New York Times, Monday, January 22, 1962

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,574
Across
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Mineral springs. : SPAS
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Negative verbal contraction. : SHANT
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Bachelor party. : STAG
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Guinea pig. : CAVY
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David's daughter. : TAMAR
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Hack. : TAXI
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Assert. : AVER
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Superior. : ELITE
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Bird of the Nile. : IBIS
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Musical program. : RECITAL
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Banker's phrase. : INTRUST
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Present ___. : ARMS
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Redolence. : ODOR
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Girl with the "light-brown hair." : JEANIE
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Exalted. : INSPIRED
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___ de France. : ILE
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First name in movies. : GRETA
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Breathing sound. : SNORE
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Dame Myra. : HESS
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Fragrance. : SMELL
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Dinner bell. : GONG
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Affaire de coeur. : AMOUR
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Fundamental. : BASAL
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Italian pronoun. : MIA
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Sheepskins. : DIPLOMAS
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Throws. : TOSSES
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Virginia family. : LEES
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Poetic pronoun. : THOU
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Dislikes deeply. : DETESTS
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Socrates' death potion. : HEMLOCK
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Draft animals. : OXEN
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Cat. : TIGER
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Anglo-Indian weight. : TOLA
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Rich soil. : MARL
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Legal paper. : LEASE
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Moslem call to prayer. : AZAN
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Annual TV award. : EMMY
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Ancient chariot. : ESSED
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Triton. : NEWT
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Rugged rock. : SCAR
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Jeweler's term. : PAVE
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Man from Damascus. : SYRIAN
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River packets. : STEAMERS
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Vestibules. : HALLS
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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Fellow citizens. : NATIONALS
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Leanings. : TRENDS
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Thrilling. : STIRRING
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Traditional restriction. : TABU
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Alliance of 1911. : AXIS
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Main point. : GIST
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Spruce. : TRIG
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Unexcelled: Colloq. : TOPS
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Moslem holy war. : JIHAD
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Variety of Turkish figs. : ELEMI
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B. C. moralist. : AESOP
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Willow plants. : ITEAS
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Lodgings. : ROOMS
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One of the Fords. : ERNIE
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French painter. : DEGAS
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Legations. : EMBASSIES
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In morose silence. : SULLENLY
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Ready to shave. : LATHERED
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Streaks in wood. : ROES
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Take shape. : LOOM
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Courage. : METTLE
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Potentate. : SULTAN
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The ones here. : THESE
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Capitol feature. : DOME
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Pupil's trial. : EXAM
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Expression. : TERM
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Seep slowly. : OOZE
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Scratch. : CLAW
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Immanuel ___. : KANT
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Highway sign. : GAS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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