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New York Times, Monday, January 29, 1962

Author:
Bettie Lou Fisher
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Savoir faire. : TACT
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Blade of grass. : SPEAR
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Attempt: Colloq. : STAB
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Over: Ger. : UBER
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Vestige. : TRACE
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Shrub yielding a drug. : COCA
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Lap of luxury. : BEDOFROSES
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Emanation. : AURA
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Protein granule in seeds. : ALEURONE
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Tract of land. : PARCEL
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Southern culinary specialty. : PONE
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A kind of light. : TORCH
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Catnapping. : DOZING
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Whims. : CONCEITS
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Finnish islands. : ALAND
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Nomadic Moslems. : KURDS
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Gain. : NET
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Oversized cigarette. : KING
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Low quality diamonds. : BORTS
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Site of a famous tomb. : AGRA
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Harriman's nickname. : AVE
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Decoys. : LURES
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Reject with contempt. : SPURN
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In other words. : RESTATED
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Chilled. : NIPPED
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Match, in England. : VESTA
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Venetian VIP. : DOGE
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Investigate. : GOINTO
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Island south of Australia. : TASMANIA
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Feels below par. : AILS
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British dominion E. of 47 Across. : NEWZEALAND
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Man, for one. : ISLE
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Arabian VIP. : EMEER
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Poet Pound. : EZRA
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Readied for a golf shot. : TEED
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"Little ___ of kindness . . . " : DEEDS
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Per ___. : DIEM
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Wind instrument. : TUBA
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Explorer Tasman. : ABEL
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Grant. : CEDE
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Theatrical traveling. : TROUPING
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One kind of box. : STRONG
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Having a tendency (to). : PRONE
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Affluence. : EASE
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Tennis point. : ACE
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Answers. : RESPONDS
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Seldom met with. : SCARCE
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Improving by small changes. : TOUCHINGUP
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Israeli seaport. : ACRE
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Semitic deity. : BAAL
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Part of a fern. : FROND
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Bow-shaped segments. : ARCS
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Lawyers' concerns. : TORTS
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African port. : DAKAR
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Kind of oil. : OLIVE
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Ohio pottery center. : ZANESVILLE
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Preserved. : CURED
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___ Haute. : TERRE
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Tolerate. : STAND
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Chosen, to the Japanese. : KOREA
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Fastened in a certain way. : BUTTONED
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Petitioned. : APPEALED
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Ultimate. : LAST
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Greek letter. : SIGMA
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Strained. : TENSED
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Head winds: Slang. : NOSERS
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In a fog. : DAZED
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Way of walking. : GAIT
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Seine tributary. : OISE
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Shrill piping note. : TWEE
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National Socialist. : NAZI
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Concerning. : INRE
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Lilith's husband. : ADAM
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Scotch uncle. : EME

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

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