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New York Times, Tuesday, January 23, 1962

Author:
Michael Dubin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Michael Dubin has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,575
Across
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Silence. : HUSH
5
Pulpits. : ROSTRA
11
Hits hard: Slang. : BASHES
13
In one's deepest emotions. : ATHEART
15
Liberator. : MESSIAH
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Slyness. : STEALTH
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Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB
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Dashed or spattered. : PLASHED
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Rest. : LIE
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Bound. : TIED
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Direct. : STEER
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Muscle twitchings. : TICS
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Indians. : CREES
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Road surface. : TAR
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Claw: Prefix. : CHELI
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Followers of a kind. : HENCHMEN
31
Rebukes. : CHIDES
32
Haunt. : LAIR
33
Charlie ___. : CHAN
34
Russian U. N. principle. : TROIKA
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Hirsute adornments. : WHISKERS
41
Callous and tough. : HORNY
42
Insect. : BEE
43
Deserve. : MERIT
44
Boorish. : RUDE
45
Prickly seedcases. : BURRS
47
Biblical term of reproach. : RACA
48
Full of: Suffix. : OSE
49
Piers. : JETTIES
51
Diffident. : SHY
52
Paradise. : NIRVANA
54
Floors. : STORIES
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Animate. : ENLIVEN
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People. : HUMANS
58
Spin. : GYRATE
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Throe. : PANG
Down
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Candidate for a comeback. : HASBEEN
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Part of Congress: Abbr. : USS
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Yankee clipper. : SHIP
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Restores. : HEALS
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Slice of bacon. : RASHER
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Water carnivore. : OTTER
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Molt. : SHED
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Collation. : TEA
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Exchanged several strokes, in tennis. : RALLIED
10
Magazine piece. : ARTICLE
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Bog down. : BEMIRE
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Break. : SHATTER
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Composition. : THESIS
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Contest. : MATCH
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Mr. O'Casey. : SEAN
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Wane. : DECLINE
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Philosopher. : THINKER
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Not reliable. : SHAKY
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Crevasse. : CHASM
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My: It. : MIA
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Greek letter. : CHI
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Prize. : CHERISH
34
Seat of kings. : THRONE
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Awakening. : ROUSING
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Law-abiding. : ORDERLY
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Poetic verb. : WERT
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Removing. : ERASING
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Nabob's forte. : RICHES
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Old-time corsets. : STAYS
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Hydrocarbon. : BUTANE
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American poet. : BENET
46
Arrange. : SETUP
49
Kind of coffee. : JAVA
50
Body: Biol. : SOMA
53
Man: Lat. : VIR
55
Sped. : RAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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