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New York Times, Friday, November 16, 1962

46-Across : Mammal to avoid.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,872
Across
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Devotees of long walks. : HIKERS
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Fraternity symbol. : PIN
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Splendor. : POMP
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Turkish inn. : IMARET
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Part of Turkey. : ANATOLIA
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Thin strip of wood. : SPLINE
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First principle. : RUDIMENT
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Three: It. : TRE
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South American marmoset. : TAMARIN
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Part of Canada: Abbr. : ONT
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Eggs: Lat. : OVA
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Ship. : LINER
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Blackthorn. : SLOE
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Circumvent. : EVADE
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Stripling. : LAD
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Molasses candies. : CHEWS
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Grandmother. : BELDAME
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Considerably. : FAR
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Sears and simmers. : BRAISES
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Shorten. : ABRIDGE
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Put in order. : SET
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Matter-of-fact. : LITERAL
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King of Judea, 37 B.C. : HEROD
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Mail service, for short. : RFD
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Mammal to avoid. : SKUNK
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Response of approval. : AMEN
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City of Brazil. : BELEM
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Secret watcher. : SPY
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Crib. : BIN
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Method of communicating knowledge. : ORGANON
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Big bird. : EMU
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Unaware. : IGNORANT
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Where games are played. : TABLES
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Three-footed. : TRIPEDAL
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Hinder. : IMPEDE
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French city on the Yonne river. : SENS
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Wily. : SLY
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Covered with a type of cloth. : FELTED
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Listen! : HIST
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Emendator. : IMPROVER
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Finnish national epic. : KALEVALA
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Son of Gad. : ERI
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Let. : RENT
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Move furtively. : STEAL
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2,000-mi. river of S. America. : PARANA
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Used (to). : INURED
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Low point. : NADIR
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Small dog, for short. : POM
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Plaza de toros sound effect. : OLEOLE
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Little fish. : MINNOW
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Paws: Fr. : PATTES
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Foil material. : TIN
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A long way. : MILES
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Steele's partner. : ADDISON
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Sounds of laughter. : SHRIEKS
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A tide. : EBB
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Soothed. : EASED
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Supermarket vehicles. : CARTS
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New York ballplayer. : MET
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Government agency. : FBI
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Priscilla Mullens' husband. : ALDEN
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Pulpy grain of a berry. : DRUPELET
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Cupbearer of the gods. : GANYMEDE
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Wapiti. : ELK
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Customs. : HABITS
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Refugee: Fr. : EMIGRE
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Enzyme that curdles milk. : RENNIN
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Of a king. : REGNAL
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Downrightly. : FLATLY
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Thin nails. : BRADS
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Main theme. : MOTIF
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Danish coin. : ORE
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Epithet. : NAME
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Secondhand. : USED
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Harvest goddess. : OPS
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Birthplace: Abbr. : BPL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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