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New York Times, Friday, October 19, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,844

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Across
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Essence. : GIST
5
Mid-Victorian. : STAID
10
Choir member. : ALTO
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Status quo ___. : ANTE
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Dance band. : COMBO
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Action word. : VERB
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"Sweet Bird of Youth" star. : PAULNEWMAN
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French friend. : AMIE
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Football player. : END
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Pavlova. : ANNA
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Car of sorts. : JALOPY
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Be vested (in). : RESIDE
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Unit of the nervous system. : NEURON
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Fish. : CARP
30
Paul Potter, for example. : PAINTER
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Britain's Foreign Minister. : HOME
36
Chinese magnolias. : YULANS
38
Baseball item. : RBI
39
Parts of seeds. : ARILS
41
Poetic contraction. : EER
42
Professor's sabbatical, in Britain. : EXEAT
44
Tabard ___. : INN
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Troopers. : POLICE
48
M. Coty. : RENE
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Famous guitarist. : LESPAUL
51
Dance. : HULA
53
Cream of ___. : TARTAR
55
Memento of Little Boy Blue. : TOYDOG
59
Percherons. : HORSES
61
Candid. : OPEN
63
Nasser's concern. : UAR
64
Increases: Scot. : EKES
65
Hero of 1861 poem. : PAULREVERE
68
Make angry. : RILE
69
Make mischief. : ACTUP
70
Adjective suffix. : ATIC
71
Catfish Row resident. : BESS
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Scandinavian brownie. : NISSE
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___ purpose. : TONO
Down
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Curious bystander. : GAPER
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Foolish. : INANE
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Buttonlike devices. : STUDS
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___ Aviv. : TEL
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Wings, flats, etc. : SCENERY
6
Whistle-stop. : TOWN
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Jordan city. : AMMAN
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Luzon peak. : IBA
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Dashing gallant. : DONJUAN
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King Arthur's isle. : AVALON
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Subtropical evergreen. : LEMONTREE
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Junket. : TRIP
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Submit. : OBEY
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Nothing: Sp. : NADA
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Start the day. : ARISE
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Island republic: Abbr. : ICEL
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Greek governor. : EPARCH
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Girl: Lat. : PUELLA
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Israeli statesman. : EBAN
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Liturgy. : RITE
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Salutation. : HAIL
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French department. : ORNE
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Old-time entertainers. : MINSTRELS
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Memento of Hawaii. : LEI
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Extra. : SPARE
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Shadow picture. : XRAY
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Unyoke, as oxen. : OUTSPAN
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Calliope's sister. : EUTERPE
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Free tickets. : PASSES
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Unfrequented. : LONE
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Defeats. : ROUTS
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Caused by. : DUETO
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Put one's ___ (interfere). : OARIN
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El ___. : GRECO
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Sweet basil. : HERB
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Steinbeck's Joad. : OKIE
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Extra. : PLUS
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Prefix in chemistry. : ACI
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Caldron. : VAT

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

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