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New York Times, Thursday, October 25, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 93, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has super symmetry.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,850
Across
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Insect. : CICADA
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American republic. : PANAMA
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Pertaining to an arm bone. : HUMERAL
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Voyagers with Noah. : ANIMALS
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Making joyful. : ELATING
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Mediterranean island. : MINORCA
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Feast. : REGALE
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Soap opera. : SERIAL
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Bacheller hero. : EBEN
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___ à manger. : SALLE
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Indigo. : ANIL
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French court decree. : ARRET
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Leviathan's habitat. : SEA
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Feature of South Florida. : GLADE
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River in Scotland. : TAY
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Moon goddess. : ASTARTE
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Established. : SET
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Fair ladies. : BLONDES
36
Beak on a ship's prow. : RAM
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Limits. : BORDERS
40
Seance signal. : RAP
43
Writer Cleveland. : AMORY
45
Comparative ending. : IER
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The end. : OMEGA
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Part of TV. : TELE
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Fire worshiper. : PARSI
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A ___ Able. : ASIN
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Sorrowful: Fr. : TRISTE
54
Specific point in time. : MINUTE
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Cellulose, for one. : ACETATE
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Least possible. : MINIMAL
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Marine snails. : NERITAS
60
Short poems. : ODELETS
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Bounce back. : RESILE
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Maneuver in manege. : PESADE
Down
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Cut in 7 Across. : CULEBRA
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Poet's figurative language. : IMAGERY
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Colorless oil in petroleum. : CETANE
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Part of a seed. : ARIL
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Kierkegaard and others. : DANES
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School subject: Abbr. : ALG
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Jack of clubs. : PAM
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Cordial ingredient. : ANISE
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The Muses. : NINE
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Not concerned with ethical standards. : AMORAL
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Docks or basins. : MARINAS
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Commander of a Spanish fortress. : ALCAIDE
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By reason of this. : HEREAT
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Old-time helmet. : SALLET
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Oregon seaport. : ASTORIA
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Greek swimmer. : LEANDER
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Provisions. : LARDERS
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Cat. : TABBY
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Plaster of Paris. : GESSO
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Curtailed road sign. : SLO
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Region: Abbr. : TER
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Climbing palm. : RATTAN
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Imposer of a fine. : AMERCER
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Jean Baptiste Poquelin. : MOLIERE
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Began again. : RESUMED
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Fluster. : AGITATE
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Certain TV groups. : PANELS
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"The ___ silence."—Hamlet's last words. : RESTIS
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Luzon port. : MANILA
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Part of a rose. : PETAL
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Organic compound. : IMIDE
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French comedian. : TATI
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Senorita's name. : INES
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Direction. : ESE
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Clean (up). : MOP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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