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New York Times, Saturday, October 13, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,838
Across
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Cancel. : REMIT
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Piece of wood. : SLAT
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Scottish port. : OBAN
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Resembling the Cotswold. : OVINE
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Name meaning maiden. : CORA
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Baby girl: Sp. : NENA
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Wills. : TESTAMENTS
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Observer. : EYER
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Joining. : ENTERING
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Profit from sacred things. : SIMONY
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Shaped unevenly. : EROSE
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Region from Greece to Egypt. : LEVANT
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Immobile. : ATREST
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Polska. : POLAND
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Sink down. : LAPSE
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Interlaced. : WOVEN
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Norse deity. : TYR
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Road surface. : DIRT
34
Did carpentry. : SAWED
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Scare away. : SHOO
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Pub specialty. : ALE
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Abundant flow. : RIVER
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Gods: Fr. : DIEUX
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Arachnid. : SPIDER
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Cook a certain way. : PANFRY
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German songs. : LIEDER
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One whose fate is sealed. : GONER
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Bridge player. : BIDDER
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Grammar violator. : SOLECIST
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Jacta est ___ (the die is cast). : ALEA
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Receiving no visitors or calls. : OUTTOLUNCH
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Diet, old style. : BANT
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Debate. : ARGUE
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Entr'___. : ACTE
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Small missile. : DART
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Verging on tears. : WEEPY
Down
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Mechanical repetition. : ROTE
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Uniform. : EVEN
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Capital entertainment. : MISTERPRESIDENT
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Share. : INTEREST
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Flower. : TEAROSE
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Part of an act. : SCENE
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Extended. : LONG
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Stratagem. : ART
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Ornamented in a certain way. : TASSELED
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___ show. : ONEMAN
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Export revue from London. : BEYONDTHEFRINGE
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Concerning. : ANENT
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Not one: Dial. : NARY
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Fine spray. : MIST
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A Karamazov. : IVAN
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Term of endearment. : LOVER
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Famous name in opera. : ALDA
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Kinkajou's special feature. : TAIL
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Might. : POWER
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Hesitate. : WAVER
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___ Honor. : YOUR
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Famous name in theaters. : ROXY
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Highway offshoot. : SIDEROAD
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Soft job. : SINECURE
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Tyrannize over. : RIDE
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Norse code. : DANELAW
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Having feet. : PEDATE
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Famous Venetian. : POLO
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Delicate color. : LILAC
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Ascertained. : GOTAT
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Eastern title. : BABA
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Activity. : STIR
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Sea fish. : SCUP
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Pronoun. : THEY
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Diminutive suffix. : ULA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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