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New York Times, Monday, October 1, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { G J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Across
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Campus VIP. : PROF
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NCO's command. : HALT
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Twists. : WARPS
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Timber wolf. : LOBO
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Straight girder. : IBAR
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Convex molding. : OVOLO
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Agent or artisan. : OPERATIVE
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Bedouin. : NOMAD
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Hamelin's river. : WESER
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Caribbean inlet. : RIA
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George Meredith heroine. : DIANA
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Broke out afresh. : RECRUDESCED
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Man's nickname. : LEN
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Good motor sound. : PURR
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Clean (up). : MOP
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Trustee. : DEPOSITARY
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Yorkshire river. : AIRE
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Miner's quest. : ORE
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Island group, Borneo, Java, etc. : SUNDA
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Hollywood and ___. : VINE
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Barber. : HAIRCUTTER
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Signs of Spring. : BUDS
44
DeSoto's quest. : ORO
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Tenacity. : PERSISTENCE
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On earth. : BELOW
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Links gadget. : TEE
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Hammer and tongs. : TOOLS
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Joab's cousin. : AMASA
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Going places. : ONTHEMOVE
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Half a sawbuck. : FIVER
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Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
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What-___. : ISIT
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Jacques, for one. : FRERE
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City in Spain. : LEON
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Synonym for dough. : CASH
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Do a farmer's job. : PLOW
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Cowboy. : ROPER
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Pinguid. : OBESE
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What mortgagors do. : FORECLOSE
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Single or double. : HIT
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"No more appetite than ___." : ABIRD
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Offenbach opera. : LAVIEPARISIENNE
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Elizabeth Rudel Smith. : TREASURER
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Astonishment. : WONDER
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Shun. : AVOID
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City of the Via Veneto. : ROMA
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Blueprint. : PLAN
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Pop. : SODA
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Check. : ARREST
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Prefix with corn and form. : UNI
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Watchword. : CRY
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Large amount. : MINT
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Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
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Fruit. : PEAR
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Peters or Stevens. : DIVA
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Do rewrites. : EDIT
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Confined. : PENT
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Fleshy fungus. : TOADSTOOL
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Acting independently. : AUTONOMIC
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French police. : SURETE
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"Ben ___." : HUR
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Trucklebed. : COT
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Look out! : BEWARE
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Affected person. : POSER
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Bout. : SETTO
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River in Georgia and Alabama. : COOSA
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Teen-agers' favorite. : ELVIS
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Stroke lofting a golf ball. : BAFF
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Turkish title. : EMIR
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Wash. : LAVE
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Adam's third. : SETH
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Pet name. : HON

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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