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COLORING BOOK

New York Times, Sunday, October 7, 1962

Author:
Ted Dombras
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 576 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,832
Across
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Strudel fruit: Ger. : APFEL
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W. W. II agency. : OSS
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Top. : CAP
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Cousin of a big shot. : FATCAT
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Name meaning lady. : MARTA
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Part of a cherry. : PIT
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Eastern nurse. : AMAH
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"___ of another color." : AHORSE
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Dungeon. : BLACKHOLE
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Part of a Stein line. : ROSEISAROSE
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Brain-wave tracing: Abbr. : EEG
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"The ___ Crimson." : HARVARD
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Turnovers. : TARTS
31
Dog: Slang. : MUT
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Black bird. : ROOK
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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Cries of acclaim. : VIVAS
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Edward de ___, English poet. : VERE
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Zero. : NIL
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Irish secret society. : ORANGEMEN
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Dallier. : TOYER
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W. W. II prison camp. : STALAG
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Adorned with historical scenes. : STORIED
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Pale. : FADE
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Rank of 36 Across. : EARLDOM
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Peak W. of Denver. : EVANS
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Green garnish. : PICKLE
52
Colombian city. : MEDELLIN
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Apuleius' "Golden ___." : ASS
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By way of the "wild blue yonder." : AERIALLY
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General Gage's men. : REDCOATS
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Reversal. : UPSET
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Chemical suffix. : OSE
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Block letters. : ABCS
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Glosses over. : WHITEWASHES
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Sheep. : EWES
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Red leader. : MAO
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Baltic island. : SAARE
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Sparking device. : IGNITION
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Sets of colors. : PALETTES
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Famous initials. : FDR
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Made blue. : SADDENED
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Red-yellow. : SORREL
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Muse darkly. : BROOD
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Apparent. : SEEMING
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Outcry. : ROAR
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Toasted. : BROWNED
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Fence steps. : STILES
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Catch. : CLASP
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Ablush. : CRIMSONED
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View. : SEE
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Value. : RATE
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"Le Moulin ___." : ROUGE
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Beadles' staves. : MACES
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7 Down and peers: Abbr. : SGTS
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French gold coin. : ECU
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Bavarian city. : FURTH
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De Bergerac and others. : CYRANOS
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"Le ___ Soleil." : ROI
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Florid literary ornament. : PURPLEPATCH
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The Muses, for example. : INSPIRERS
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Fire with love. : ENAMOR
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Knowledge. : LORE
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Redskin. : UTE
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Game. : CHESS
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Talks back. : SASSES
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"How ___ brown cow?" : NOW
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Red state: Abbr. : SSR
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___-tonk (off-color place). : HONKY
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Reddish-yellow. : AMBER
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Ancient: Prefix. : PALEO
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French painter. : FRAGONARD
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And so forth. : ETC
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Rs. 1,00,000. : LAKH
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A red wine is named after it. : OPORTO
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Bilko. : SILVERS
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Salt from a white acid. : STEARATE
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The Red Queen. : CARD
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___, amas, amat. : AMO
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Blackjack, red dog, etc. : PASTIMES
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Goes hungry. : FASTS
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Cries of triumph. : AHAS
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Craggy hill. : TOR
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Huxley novel. : CROMEYELLOW
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Convince. : ASSURE
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Seesaw. : TEETER
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Lifted. : HEAVED
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Common verb. : HAS
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Shah's land. : IRAN
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Furbish. : RENOVATE
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Hemingway story (with "The"). : KILLERS
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Streaks. : VEINS
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Colorless liquor. : VODKA
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Scoop. : LADLE
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Wives of men on the green. : GRASSWIDOWS
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Wordless. : TACIT
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School: Abbr. : SEM
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To: Scot. : TAE
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Phoenix VIP. : GOLDWATER
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Homes. : FIRESIDES
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Actor Redgrave. : MICHAEL
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Silver coins of Spain. : PESETAS
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Blacks: Fr. : NOIRS
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Garden pest often green. : APHIS
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Agree with. : YES
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Consumed. : ATE
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Bluejackets' outfit. : USN
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Electrical unit: Abbr. : AMP
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Black sheep's sounds. : BAAS
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Florid musical instruments. : COLORATURAS
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Farmer's science. : AGRONOMY
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Parties in the Wars of the Roses. : ENEMIES
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Watch holder. : STRAP
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Author of "Golden Boy." : ODETS
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Uneven. : EROSE
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Wharton character. : FROME
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Color linked with Egypt. : NILEGREEN
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Compass point. : ENE
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Metric units: Abbr. : DGS
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English resort. : BRIGHTON
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Gold coin of old Rome. : DENARIUS
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Ruthless. : BRUTAL
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Pours in a certain way. : DECANTS
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___ Suzette. : CREPES
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Gap. : LACUNA
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Firm: Abbr. : CORP
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Less lucid. : DENSER
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People with the blues. : RUERS
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Dunk. : SOP
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Codfish. : TORSK
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Mollycoddle. : SISSY
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Sheet of ice. : FLOE
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Munch. : CHEW
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Oneself: Ger. : SICH
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Pitt, Peel, Grey, etc.: Abbr. : PMS
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___-Magnon. : CRO
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Greek letter. : RHO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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