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New York Times, Friday, October 5, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,830
Across
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Exchequer, old style. : FISC
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Oklahoma city. : ADA
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Rounded hill. : KNOB
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To the form of. : INTO
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Harlequin in "Pagliacci." : BEPPO
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Roman ___. : NOSE
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Omri's successor. : AHAB
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No drizzle, this. : CLOUDBURST
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Assume. : SAY
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Doctrine. : ISM
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Banker's abbreviation. : PERCT
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Lobster delicacies. : CLAWS
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Persian lamb. : ASTRAKHAN
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" ... land ___." : OFTHEFREE
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Juvenile heroine. : ELSIE
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___ pro nobis. : ORA
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Powerful substance. : TNT
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Counting-out word. : EENY
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E. L. Thayer poem. : CASEYATTHEBAT
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Alone: Prefix. : MONO
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Bohemia's neighbor: Abbr. : SIL
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Part of the Marshall Plan. : ECA
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___ foi (good faith). : BONNE
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Think of afterwards. : RECOLLECT
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Smelly gum resin from the Orient. : ASAFETIDA
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Let. : ALLOW
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City of Lombardy. : MILAN
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Remain inactive. : SIT
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Constellation. : LEO
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Omissions. : OVERSIGHTS
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Heavy metal: Abbr. : MERC
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Horizontal band, in heraldry. : FESS
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Dictators. : TSARS
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Alms box. : ARCA
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Iambs. : FEET
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Trinket. : TOY
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Textile worker. : DYER
Down
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Flop. : FIASCO
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Into two fair shares. : INHALF
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___-home. : STAYAT
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Part of an ear. : COB
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First grade material. : ABCS
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Viña ___. : DELMAR
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Away from: Prefix. : APO
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Wavering pitch. : KNUCKLEBALL
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Part of the Atlantic. : NORTHSEA
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W. W. II agency. : OSS
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You ___! : BET
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Outdoorsman's haven. : PUPTENT
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Wroclaw's river. : ODER
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Hillside along the Clyde. : BRAE
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Rhone tributary. : ISERE
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Abbott and Costello routine. : WHOSONFIRST
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Fixed. : SETTLED
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Is not. : AINT
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Duc d'Elchingen, French marshal. : NEY
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Elves. : FAYS
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Presidential name: Abbr. : THEO
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Sounds from a cote. : COOS
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People of Saigon. : ANNAMESE
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Pleasure drives. : AIRINGS
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Acclaim. : ECLAT
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College degree. : MBA
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Food fish. : EELS
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Latin-American figure. : CASTRO
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Queen. : ELLERY
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Force. : COERCE
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___ garage. : TWOCAR
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Archbishop of Canterbury, 1869–82. : TAIT
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Paris suburb. : ISSY
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On the way. : OFF
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Acute angle. : VEE
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Receptacle for contributions. : HAT
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Extravagant. : MAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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