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New York Times, Saturday, October 20, 1962

18-Across : Fragment.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { C F Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,845
Across
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Gust of winter wind. : BLAST
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Dauphin's father. : ROI
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Raison d'___. : ETRE
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Girl's name. : AIMEE
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Northern waters. : HUDSONBAY
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Off. : ASIDE
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Home of the Buckeyes. : OHIOSTATE
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Fragment. : SPLINTER
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French city. : ARRAS
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Swedish celebrity. : LIND
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Narrative. : SAGA
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French explorer. : JOLIET
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Motherly and fatherly. : PARENTAL
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Melodies. : ARIAS
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Stopper. : BUNG
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Neophyte. : TIRO
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Obstruct. : DAM
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Battle of '76. : TRENTON
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Miss March. : MEG
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Biblical preposition. : UNTO
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Past, old style. : AGONE
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Intends. : DESTINES
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World Series stars. : GIANTS
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Assist. : ABET
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Streamlet. : RILL
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Boxes. : SPARS
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Filmy cobweb. : GOSSAMER
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Literary notable. : PASTERNAK
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Floor: Fr. : ETAGE
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People of 51 Down. : ORIENTALS
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Term in carpentry. : TENON
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Rent. : TEAR
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Belgian town. : SPA
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Authority: Colloq. : SAYSO
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Rural sounds. : BAAS
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Speak as a child. : LISP
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East Indian dodder plant. : AMIL
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Church seats. : SEDILIA
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Most minute. : TEENIEST
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Rhine region. : RUHR
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I hate: Lat. : ODI
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Equal: Prefix. : ISO
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New member. : ENTRANT
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Building beam. : TBAR
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Argus' special feature. : EYES
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Did farm work. : HOED
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Western Indian. : OSAGE
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Explosive. : TNT
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___ Domingo. : SANTO
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Constellation. : ARGO
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Very weary. : JADED
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Declaim. : ORATE
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Legumes. : LIMAS
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Stadium activities. : PUNTS
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Shakespearean character. : TIMON
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Negative verbal form. : ARENT
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Philharmonic Hall locales. : LOGES
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American poet. : BENET
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Norse writing. : RUNE
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Steel rods used by carpenters. : NAILSETS
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Sports official. : STARTER
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Prototype of Eliza Doolittle. : GALATEA
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Creator of Rebecca West. : IBSEN
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Yanks. : GIS
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Seoul soldiers. : ROKS
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Small amount. : SPOT
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Peel. : PARE
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Global area. : ASIA
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Festival. : GALA
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Various. : MANY
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Alter ___. : EGOS
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City south of Pyramid Lake. : RENO
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Privileges: Abbr. : RTS
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Doze. : NAP

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

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