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New York Times, Friday, January 5, 1962

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,557
Across
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Horse-trading deals. : SWAPS
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Meat dish. : SPARERIBS
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Head: Lat. : CAPUT
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South American region. : PATAGONIA
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Sports building. : ARENA
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Westerner. : OREGONIAN
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Fly-catching warbler. : REDSTART
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Makes lace. : TATS
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Type of abode. : TENT
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Welcome. : HAIL
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City near Bologna. : MODENA
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Suppresses. : PUTSDOWN
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Eternally. : EVER
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Bermuda island. : PAGET
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___ Grande. : RIO
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Metal. : TIN
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Lines or verses. : STICHES
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Business abbreviation. : INC
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Blackbird. : ANI
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Place to play a game. : LINKS
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Imitation. : MOCK
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Arctic rodents. : LEMMINGS
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Jets. : PLANES
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Vaudeville turns. : ACTS
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Prophet. : SEER
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File's partner. : RANK
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State Department members. : ATTACHES
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Citrus fruit. : TANGERINE
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Sheer fabric. : VOILE
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Among other things. : INTERALIA
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Witch of ___. : ENDOR
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Signal device. : STARSHELL
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Venetian red. : SIENA
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Isolated rock. : SCAR
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Dishes. : WARE
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Was imitative. : APED
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Wit of a sort. : PUNSTER
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___ Island. : STATEN
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Touch football, for one. : SPORT
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Duty. : PART
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Had a snack. : ATE
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Duster. : RAG
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Self-centered ones. : EGOTISTS
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Actor Reagan. : RONALD
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First letter: Abbr. : INIT
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Slant. : BIAS
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River in Poland. : SAN
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Santa ___, city near Los Angeles. : ANA
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Walpole and namesakes. : HUGHS
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To ___ (exactly). : ATEE
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Steel. : METAL
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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Cotton fabric. : DENIM
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Knapsacks. : PACKS
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Constellation. : ORION
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Flinch. : WINCE
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Notches in arrow ends. : NOCKS
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Metallic sounds. : PINGS
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Coats of a sort. : SLICKERS
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Color. : TINT
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Italian inventor. : MARCONI
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Stable fixture. : MANGER
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Favorite. : PET
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Foliage. : LEAVES
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Plagiarize. : STEAL
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Soapbox oratory. : RANT
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Architectural pier. : ANTA
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Dye plant. : ANIL
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Seek's companion. : HIDE
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Esau's father-in-law. : ELON
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Laboratory products. : SERA
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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Relative of "ole!" : RAH
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French island. : ILE

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

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