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New York Times, Wednesday, January 3, 1962

Author:
Joseph S. Crowell
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Joseph Crowell has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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City in Tibet. : LHASA
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Year in Dante's time. : MCCC
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Appeared. : CAME
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Fisherman. : EELER
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Mackerel-like fish. : CERO
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Welshman's name. : OWEN
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Bellowing. : AROAR
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Mount where Esau dwelt. : SEIR
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Churl. : LOUT
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Indian ceremony. : POWWOW
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Relative of the pipefish. : SEAHORSE
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Court cry. : OYES
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Meager. : SLENDER
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Flying fish. : SEAROBIN
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Wily. : SLY
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Crotchets. : WHIMS
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Tourist's haven. : MOTEL
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Recreation. : FUN
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Noun suffixes. : IERS
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"El Capitan" composer. : SOUSA
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Memphis' river. : NILE
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Very: Sp. : MUY
42
Plant of the pea family. : SENNA
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Chinese province. : HONAN
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Accountant. : CPA
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Derisive. : SNEERING
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Forays. : INROADS
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He loves: Lat. : AMAT
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Aquamarine. : SEAGREEN
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Hydrocarbon. : ETHANE
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Bien-___ (well-beloved). : AIME
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Musical instrument. : VIOL
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District in Surrey, England. : ESHER
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Definitely not for. : AGIN
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Contemporary dramatist. : INGE
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A great amount: Colloq. : REAMS
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Man's nickname. : CHET
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Byzantine emperor, 457–74. : LEOI
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Peasant's shoe. : SABOT
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Vault. : LEAP
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Leander's love. : HERO
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Nautical term. : ALOW
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Marine annelids. : SEAWORMS
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Dry gullies. : ARROYOS
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Dais performers. : MCS
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Letters. : CEES
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"Man overboard!" and others. : CRIES
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Part of the Pacific. : CORALSEA
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Settlement. : COLONY
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"___ to the wise." : AWORD
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Verdun's river. : MEUSE
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Start. : ENTER
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Network. : WEB
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___ Gate, part of the East River. : HELL
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Apostle. : SIMON
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Do the crawl. : SWIM
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Alas!: Lat. : EHEU
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Breezy. : AIRY
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Parts of speech. : NOUNS
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Ethiopian lake. : TSANA
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Ended: Fr. : FINI
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___ Bator. : ULAN
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Where Maine is: Abbr. : NENG
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Octopus. : SEADEVIL
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Arm of the Atlantic. : NORTHSEA
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Boom. : SPAR
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Radiators. : HEATERS
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Convincing. : COGENT
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Uncle: Dial. : EME
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Biblical figure. : ISAAC
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Equine sound. : NEIGH
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Fiber plant. : RAMIE
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Rouen's river. : SEINE
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Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
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Captain of the Pequod. : AHAB
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Capitain of the Nautilus. : NEMO
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Of yore. : ERST
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Garland. : LEI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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