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New York Times, Tuesday, October 23, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
David Steinberg notes:

56-Across clue had "Certain" capitalized in original; assumed this was an error and changed it.

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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,848

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Across
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Town near Cannes, perfumery center. : GRASSE
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City on the Clyde. : GLASGOW
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Not worth mentioning. : TRIVIAL
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Ancestry. : LINEAGE
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City near Po delta. : RAVENNA
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Thing complete in itself. : INTEGER
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Magical means of ingress. : OPENSESAME
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Tiny. : WEE
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City on the Wabash. : PERU
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Young Cratchit. : TIM
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Very mush. : FAR
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Succés d'___. : ESTIME
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Out by ___. : AMILE
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White robe. : ALB
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Curve. : ARC
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Given as a discount. : REBATED
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Robber of a sort. : PIRATE
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English dramatist. : PINERO
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High spot. : EVEREST
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Heavy wave. : SEA
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Gypsy. : ROM
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Diplomat of Ben Franklin's day. : DEANE
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Hang (over). : IMPEND
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Range of vision. : KEN
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"For Me and My ___." : GAL
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Speck. : ATOM
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Compass point. : SSE
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Mecca of certain "stamp" collectors. : CHAINSTORE
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Person with few resources. : HAVENOT
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Washington. : CAPITAL
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Including everything. : OVERALL
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Issue. : EMANATE
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In defensible manner. : TENABLY
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Hang down. : DANGLE
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Kind of fruit. : GRAPE
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Po or Si. : RIVER
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Way of approach. : AVENUE
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Pride, envy, etc. : SINS
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Level-headed. : SANE
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Adaptable. : ELASTIC
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Faint idea. : GLIMMER
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Cable. : LINE
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Insect. : ANT
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Archiepiscopate. : SEE
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Comic's right-hand man. : GAGWRITER
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S-shaped curve. : OGEE
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No longer are. : WERE
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Too much: Fr. : TROP
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Intention. : AIM
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English socialist. : FABIAN
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To ___ (everybody). : AMAN
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Fabric. : SATEEN
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Uno, dos, ___. : TRES
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Dodecanese island. : LERO
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Also known as Mount Seir. : EDOM
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Copied. : APED
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Of present interest. : LIVE
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Have equal outgo and return. : BREAKEVEN
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Dueling equipment. : EPEE
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"Rule Britannia" composer. : ARNE
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So as to be snug. : TIGHTLY
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Woven together. : SPLICED
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Ovine sound. : MAA
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Teen-age activity. : DATING
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Aggregate. : TOTAL
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Speechify. : ORATE
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Hawaiian chant. : MELE
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Marksman. : SHOT
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Except. : SAVE
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Place of learning: Abbr. : COLL
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Hottentot tribesman. : NAMA
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Extend over. : SPAN
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Time. : ERA
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Catch. : NAB

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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