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New York Times, Monday, October 15, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,840
Across
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Hebrew letter. : BETH
5
Omit. : DELE
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Moving throng. : SWARM
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Concerning. : INRE
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Scenic lake in the West. : TAHOE
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Timing device. : STOPWATCH
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Writer Loos. : ANITA
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Mouth: Prefix. : ORI
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___ fixe. : IDEE
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Alice's Dinah. : KITTEN
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Cuddle. : NESTLE
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Scotsman's "don't." : DINNA
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Novelist Ferber. : EDNA
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Conifer leaves. : NEEDLES
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Kind of sandwich. : THREEDECKER
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Verb form: Abbr. : IMP
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Den. : ROOM
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The least bit. : RAP
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Tucker's forte. : ARIA
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Medical group. : AMA
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Weather forecast. : FAIRANDWARM
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Kind of picture. : MONTAGE
48
University VIP. : DEAN
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Gather together. : AMASS
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Author Owen. : WISTER
55
Member of a fictional trio. : ARAMIS
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Campus workrooms. : LABS
60
Burmese premier. : UNU
61
Western hero. : HEMAN
62
Playgoers of a special sort. : SAVOYARDS
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Old-womanish. : ANILE
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Once more. : OVER
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Japanese assembly. : DIET
67
Portends. : BODES
68
Swiss canton. : BERN
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Prince's nickname. : ANDY
Down
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Almost extinct animal. : BISON
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___ nous. : ENTRE
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Three: Fr. : TROIS
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Wise (to). : HEP
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Street sign. : DEADEND
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Fastened, as shoes. : LACED
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African land: Abbr. : ETH
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Worker on furniture. : STAINER
10
Newspaper item. : WANTAD
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"We want ___!" : AHIT
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By ___ (without thought). : ROTE
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Average. : MEAN
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Oscar. : WILDE
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Joint. : KNEE
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Swarm. : TEEM
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Office equipment. : INKPAD
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Birds' nests. : AERIES
30
Turkish coin. : LIRA
31
Oriental prince. : EMIR
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Neighbor of U. S.: Abbr. : SPAM
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Conveyance. : TRAM
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___ sapiens. : HOMO
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Equine color. : ROAN
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Caboose. : CAR
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Beards of grain. : AWNS
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Periods of privation. : FAMINES
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Oriental rulers. : AGAS
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Adjective for an infant. : NEWBORN
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Girl of song. : DAISY
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Mexican dish. : TAMALE
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Drudge. : SLAVE
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City on the Po. : TURIN
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Completed. : ENDED
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Out of practice. : RUSTY
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Character in "Moby Dick." : AHAB
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City near 16 Across. : RENO
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Surrounded by. : AMID
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State. : AVER
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Wail. : SOB
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Political group. : ADA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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