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New York Times, Thursday, October 4, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,829
Across
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Winter sport. : SLIDING
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Pastry. : TARTLET
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In name only. : TITULAR
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Dined too well. : OVERATE
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Radiate. : EMANATE
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Transforms. : REMAKES
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Code word for "a." : ABLE
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Be obliged for. : OWE
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Most mellow. : RIPEST
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Tiny particles: Abbr. : MOLS
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Keen enjoyment. : ZEST
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Intense. : FIERCE
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Put aside. : DOFF
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Little by little. : PIECEMEAL
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Supernatural spirit. : GENIE
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Sharp-cornered. : ANGULAR
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System of transportation. : AIRLINE
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Fish with a spoon. : TROLL
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Began. : INITIATED
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Throng. : HOST
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Looked intently. : PEERED
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Yugoslav port. : ZARA
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City problem. : SLUM
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Absolute truth. : GOSPEL
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Timely. : PAT
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Ancient language. : PALI
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Good-natured. : AMIABLE
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Evergreen. : JUNIPER
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Brought to completion. : MATURED
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Girl of song. : ADELINE
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Bishop. : PRELATE
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Feels compunction. : REPENTS
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Energy. : STEAM
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The border of hell. : LIMBO
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Get away from ___. : ITALL
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Cape Cod vista. : DUNES
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Longshoremen's group. : ILA
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Defense group. : NATO
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Sprang up. : GREW
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High hill. : TOR
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Reluctant. : AVERSE
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Decrease. : REMIT
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Lobster pot, for one. : TRAP
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One of five "Greats." : LAKE
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Vous ___. : ETES
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Audition. : TEST
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Hebrew priest. : EZRA
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Pastry. : ECLAIR
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Knock down. : FELL
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"___ Yankee Doodle Dandy ... " : IMA
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More frightening. : EERIER
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Rio ___ Plata. : DELA
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Step ___. : ONIT
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Excellent. : FINE
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Sustain. : FEED
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Trodden way. : PATH
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Japanese box. : INRO
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Selves. : EGOS
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Rites of a religion. : CULT
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Grating. : GRID
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Native: Suffix. : ITE
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Kind of tide. : NEAP
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Straw bed. : PALLET
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Equine animal. : ZEBRA
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Peg used as a spigot. : SPILE
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Rabbit fur. : LAPIN
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Abounding in: Suffix. : ULENT
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Sticks in mud. : MIRES
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Large umbrella. : GAMP
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Persian poet. : OMAR
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Location. : SITE
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Gauguin. : PAUL
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Slightly open. : AJAR
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Noun suffix. : TUDE
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Netherlands town. : EDE
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Knot in cotton fiber. : NEP

Answer summary: 1 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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