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New York Times, Wednesday, January 24, 1962

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,576
Across
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Spouse. : MATE
5
Piquant. : SPICY
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Month: Abbr. : SEPT
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Distant. : AWAY
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Framework. : CADRE
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Bull: Prefix. : TAUR
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General in 61 Across. : JAMESOGLETHORPE
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Cinnabar. : ORE
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Cornered: Colloq. : TREED
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Quai d'___. : ORSAY
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React. : RESPOND
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E pluribus ___. : UNUM
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Ceres' mother. : OPS
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Grouping. : CLASSING
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Vestments. : ALBS
35
Active. : ALIVE
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Passing through. : VIA
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Runner. : MILER
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Kindled. : LIT
40
Trophy. : SCALP
42
Big bird. : EMU
43
Hardwood. : EBONY
45
Numerals. : ONES
46
Young plant. : SEEDLING
48
Diamond. : GEM
50
One: Ger. : EINE
51
Model of excellence. : PARAGON
55
Subject. : THEME
58
Mother-in-law of Ruth. : NAOMI
60
Greek letter. : RHO
61
Conflict of 1739–48. : WAROFJENKINSEAR
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Fetter. : IRON
65
Ruhr city. : ESSEN
66
Man of war. : MARS
67
Angel Clare's wife. : TESS
68
Rulers. : TSARS
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To ___. : ATEE
Down
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Army officer. : MAJOR
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Cognizant. : AWARE
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Domesticates. : TAMES
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Hurricane center. : EYE
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Spurns. : SCORNS
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Summoned by calling. : PAGED
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Vain. : IDLE
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Gullibility. : CREDULITY
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Still. : YET
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"Carla" and others. : STORMS
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Fruiting spikes. : EARS
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Insect stage. : PUPA
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Card. : TREY
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Obstruct. : STOP
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Domiciles. : HOUSES
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Propound. : POSE
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Sea Force: Abbr. : NAV
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Adhere. : CLING
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See 68 Across. : IVAN
30
Shade of green. : NILE
31
Hiatuses. : GAPS
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Iowa city. : AMES
33
Candy flavor. : LIME
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Navy. : BLUE
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Solitary state. : ALONENESS
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Kind of map. : RELIEF
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Silky tuft on a seed. : COMA
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Storage place. : BIN
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Imps. : DEMONS
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Urchins. : GAMINS
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Fenians' land. : ERIN
51
Card game. : POKER
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Important. : GREAT
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Chicago airport. : OHARE
54
Vikings. : NORSE
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Upbraid. : TWIT
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Rodent. : HARE
57
Cupid. : EROS
59
Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Type of engine. : JET
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Little: Scot. : SMA

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

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