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New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,870

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Across
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Brazilian port. : BAHIA
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Biblical prophet. : AMOS
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Large container. : CASK
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Astronaut. : GLENN
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Taste: Fr. : GOUT
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Melville novel. : OMOO
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Helots. : SERFS
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Voice. : ALTO
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Fur animal. : COON
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Progressive. : FORWARDLOOKING
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Gas: Prefix. : AER
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Pacific coast shrub. : SALAL
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Dull. : HUMDRUM
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Saltpeters. : NITERS
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Turkish troops. : ALAIS
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Chile's eastern border. : ANDES
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Paddle. : OAR
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Tight. : SNUG
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The end. : FINIS
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Queen of heaven. : JUNO
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Launching site. : PAD
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Takes on cargo. : LADES
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Contests. : MEETS
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Take a back seat. : RETIRE
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Gossip. : HEARSAY
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Horses. : ROANS
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Jeanne d'Arc: Abbr. : STE
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Passé. : BEHINDTHETIMES
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Patron saint of Norway. : OLAF
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Sea of Asia. : ARAL
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Asinine. : SILLY
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Strong purpose. : WILL
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Barks. : YIPS
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Menu item. : SALAD
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Recent. : LATE
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Graf ___. : SPEE
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Cheeses. : EDAMS
Down
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Certain containers: Abbr. : BGS
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Hebrew letter. : ALEF
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Man of the hour. : HERO
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Beneath one's dignity. : INFRADIG
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Solutions. : ANSWERS
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Seaweed substance. : AGAR
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Shapes. : MOLDS
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Bizarre. : OUTLANDISH
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Informers: Slang. : STOOLIES
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Edible shellfish. : COCKLE
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To me: Fr. : AMOI
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Quickly. : SOON
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Hong ___. : KONG
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Indonesian island group. : ARU
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Feed. : OATS
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Door fastening. : HASP
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Of an arm bone. : ULNAR
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Actress Adams. : MAUDE
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First time out. : MAIDENTRIP
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Don Juans. : ROUES
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December figure. : SANTA
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Compass point. : NNE
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Cheerful. : ROSY
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Electrical units. : FARADAYS
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Tale of woe. : JEREMIAD
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Simba. : LION
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Henri of France. : MATISSE
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Toy. : TRIFLE
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Superlative ending. : EST
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Guise. : SHAPE
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Stadium. : BOWL
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Lamb. : ELIA
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Cease. : HALT
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In addition. : ELSE
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She, in Italy. : ELLA
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Bridge term. : SLAM
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Gridiron measures: Abbr. : YDS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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