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New York Times, Wednesday, October 17, 1962

9-Down : Wallaby.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,842
Across
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Hot jazz devotees. : CATS
5
Woe is me! : ALACK
10
Course of action. : PATH
14
Bright-colored fish. : OPAH
15
Shinbone. : TIBIA
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Farm unit. : ACRE
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English composer. : ARNE
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Heel: Fr. : TALON
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Washington operatives. : TMEN
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Musical slur. : LIGATURE
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Spartans, for instance. : GREEKS
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Sloppy dresser. : SLOVEN
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Irish parliament. : DAIL
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Rather than. : ERE
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Meteorite of stone. : AEROLITE
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Ausable ___. : CHASM
34
Added data to. : ANNOTATED
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Undersized: Dial. : LIL
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One of the ologies. : SOCIO
37
Branch of mathematics: Abbr. : ALG
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In proportion to worth. : ADVALOREM
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Match. : TALLY
43
Rustics. : PEASANTS
44
Projection on a filing card. : TAB
45
Roofed colonnade. : STOA
46
Oil city of Persian Gulf. : ABADAN
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Superficial appearance. : VENEER
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Misleading. : DELUSIVE
55
Golf club. : IRON
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Empty-headed. : INANE
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Trying. : HARD
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Man of letters. : POET
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Rocky Mt. range. : TETON
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Arthurian heroine. : ENID
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Money in Peru. : SOLS
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Ferment. : YEAST
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John Charles. : DALY
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Newcastle items. : COALS
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Thirty days. : APRIL
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Dance. : TANGO
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Grooved wheels. : SHEAVES
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Bring into accord. : ATTUNE
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Unreliable one. : LIAR
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Adjective beloved by candidates. : ABLE
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Labor initials. : CIO
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Wallaby. : KANGAROO
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Kneecap. : PATELLA
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Highest point. : ACME
12
Migration. : TREK
13
Plymouth Rocks. : HENS
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Four years, for one. : TERM
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Bright display. : RIOT
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Sturdy fabric. : DENIM
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Noun suffixes. : ANCES
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Type face: Abbr. : ITAL
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Reveal. : TELL
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Testy. : EDGY
31
Thunder sound. : CLAP
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Disguise. : HIDE
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City in Oklahoma. : ALVA
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Part of the circulatory system. : AORTA
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Resonance. : SONORITY
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Says yes. : ASSENTS
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Better than never. : LATE
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Forbidden. : TABU
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Embarrassed. : ABASHED
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Scout's objective. : TALENT
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The moon. : DIANA
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See 2 Down. : AVRIL
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Donkey. : NEDDY
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Celebrities. : VIPS
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Slangy suffix. : EROO
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Coward. : NOEL
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Information. : DATA
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He lived 905 years. : ENOS
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Born. : NEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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