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New York Times, Monday, November 12, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,868
Across
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Floated. : SWAM
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Brushwood. : SCRUB
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Pronoun. : THEM
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___ sure. : TOBE
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Maine town. : ORONO
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On guard. : WARY
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TV character. : DRBENCASEY
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Give vent to. : EMIT
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Belafonte favorite. : MATILDA
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Address. : SPEECH
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Arctic land: Abbr. : ICEL
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Caustic compound. : ACID
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Creator of Pooh, Piglet, etc. : MILNE
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Incite to action. : EGGON
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Tourist's guide. : MAP
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Political refugee. : EMIGRE
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Charge. : ONUS
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Common verb. : ARE
37
Roosevelt and Hoover. : DAMS
38
Popular dessert. : FRUIT
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Jewelry item. : CLIP
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Generation. : AGE
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From a distance. : AFAR
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Kitchen drudge: Colloq. : SLAVEY
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Myrna of movies. : LOY
46
Imparts. : LENDS
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Ph. D. ordeals. : ORALS
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Hard blow: Slang. : SOCK
50
Catkin. : TAIL
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Predestination. : KISMET
55
Tavern. : BARROOM
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Arizona aborigine. : HOPI
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Ship of a sort. : ICEBREAKER
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Claude ___, Swiss-French author. : ANET
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Country house. : VILLA
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Wagon. : DRAY
65
American humorist. : NASH
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Fringes. : EDGES
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Bargain offering. : SALE
Down
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Theology degree. : STD
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Night crawler. : WORM
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Eban of Israel. : ABBA
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Conventions. : MEETINGS
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Low pedestal. : SOCLE
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Piece of furniture. : CRADLE
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Monte ___, in Pennine Alps. : ROSA
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French article. : UNE
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Youth group. : BOYSCOUTS
10
Suiting. : TWEED
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Part of a horse's collar. : HAME
12
Leif's father. : ERIC
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Invented story. : MYTH
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More pleasant. : NICER
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Notions counter item. : PINS
24
Vedic god. : AGNI
25
Decoration. : MEDAL
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Insect stage. : IMAGO
27
British tar. : LIMEY
29
Calabash. : GOURD
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Genus of mallows. : MALVA
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Shakespearean character. : ARIEL
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Famous diarist. : PEPYS
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Powerful. : EFFECTIVE
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Station. : RANK
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Freight units. : CARLOADS
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Medicinal plant. : ALOE
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Tours' river. : LOIRE
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Firm. : STABLE
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Amherst's neighbor. : SMITH
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Tapestry. : ARRAS
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Oriental title. : KHAN
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Hebrides isle. : IONA
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Roman goddess of hope. : SPES
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King Baudouin's country: Abbr. : BELG
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Soup ingredient. : OKRA
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Food and drink. : MEAL
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Scotland Yard group. : CID
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Grain. : RYE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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