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New York Times, Sunday, November 18, 1962

83-Across : Lure: Scot.

Author:
Threba Johnson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22 Grid has duplicate clues.
Threba Johnson has 31 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,874
Across
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Paris subway. : METRO
6
Galatea's beloved. : ACIS
10
British CIC, 1915-19. : HAIG
14
Star in Crater. : ALKES
19
Lend ___. : ANEAR
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Schoolboy's chore. : MATH
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Historic mountain. : SINAI
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U. S. satellite. : DISCOVERER
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T. Williams hero. : STAN
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Tillers of the soil. : HOERS
27
Latin verb. : ESSE
28
Fruitlessly. : INVAIN
30
Centerpieces. : EPERGNES
32
___ Miss. : OLE
33
Goods: Abbr. : MDSE
34
Varieties of limonite. : MEADOWORES
36
Grass. : FESCUE
38
1667 epic. : PARADISELOST
41
Glacier melting line. : ISOTAC
45
A Kennedy. : PAT
46
Poetic pronoun. : THY
47
Hint. : CUE
48
Poet of a sort. : ODIST
51
Dance. : HULA
53
River into the Danube. : LECH
55
Large falcon. : SAKER
57
1944 novel. : LOSTWEEKEND
60
Be sweet (on). : DOTE
62
Hissed sounds. : TSTS
63
Explosive. : TNT
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House part. : ELL
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Richard and others. : ROES
67
Innocent. : WHITE
69
Inge play. : COMEBACKLITTLESHEBA
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Lyric poem. : EPODE
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Conversational phrase. : ISAY
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Pig's squeal. : WEE
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Town near Liège. : ANS
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Got: Abbr. : RECD
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Lure: Scot. : WYLE
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Anthropologist's topic. : MISSINGLINK
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Of gold. : AURIC
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Loon and others. : VANS
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Time of day. : NOON
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Kind of race. : RELAY
94
Choler. : IRE
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Naval chief in old England: Abbr. : LHA
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Man of accounts. : CPA
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Prods. : NUDGES
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Where Avalon Peninsula is. : NEWFOUNDLAND
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Save. : RESCUE
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Gauze mask. : RESPIRATOR
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O'Faolain. : SEAN
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Come: Abbr. : ARR
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Tender touches. : CARESSES
114
Hose. : NYLONS
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Constellation. : ARGO
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Unspoken. : TACIT
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Befalls, old style. : HAPS
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Experienced again. : RECAPTURED
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A Castle. : IRENE
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Woman of Irish Saga. : EMER
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Of poetry. : ODIC
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City near Venice. : UDINE
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Nonplused. : POSED
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Degrees in religion. : SSDS
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Horn sound. : TOOT
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Farm crop. : BEETS
Down
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"What are little girls ___?" : MADEOF
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Place apart. : ENISLE
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Namesakes of novel heroine. : TESSES
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Cape of 101 Across. : RACE
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Spanish gold. : ORO
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Choir's forte. : AMENS
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Cut. : CARVE
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Willow genus. : ITEA
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Shade of pink. : SHRIMP
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Takes. : HAS
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Preceded in time. : ANTEDATED
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Like two peas ___. : INAPOD
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Quote from Dowson poem. : GONEWITHTHEWIND
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Colors. : ASHGREYS
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A Barrymore. : LIONEL
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Boys' hose. : KNEESOCKS
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Lugs. : EARS
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Sibling, for short. : SIS
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"Telly." : VIDEO
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Kind of tide. : NEAP
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___ Hashana. : ROSH
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"For men must work, and women ___ ... " : MUSTWEEP
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Sea near Balkonur. : ARAL
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Stone chest. : CIST
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Pudding ingredient. : SUET
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Regions: Abbr. : TERS
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Hitchcock thriller. : THELADYVANISHES
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Diving bird. : AUK
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Cratchit's job. : CLERK
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River into the Danube. : OLT
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Therefore: Fr. : DONC
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Ratio term. : ISTO
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Lizard. : ANOLI
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Hood. : COWL
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To ___. : ATEE
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Joint. : ELBOW
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Belief in a personal God. : DEISM
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Iron: Ger. : EISEN
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Spot. : STAIN
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Ireland's symbol. : THEGREEN
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Kind of "care." : MEDI
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That: Fr. : CELA
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American Arctic explorer. : TYSON
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Lade. : BAIL
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"___ Christie." : ANNA
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Firmament. : SKY
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Oft-revived play. : RAIN
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River into the Seine. : EURE
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Henley events. : CREWRACES
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Seized and held. : ENCLASPED
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5 centimes. : SOU
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Not as much. : LESS
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In seclusion. : CLOSETED
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Quarrel. : SPAT
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Sounds to urge on a horse. : HUPS
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Soon. : ANON
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Control. : GRASP
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Untamed. : FERINE
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Ideals. : DREAMS
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Wood decay. : DRYROT
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Dreiser character. : CARRIE
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Exigent. : URGENT
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Eats away. : ERODES
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One of the ologies. : SOCIO
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Decree. : ENACT
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Dear: It. : CARO
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Historic road in Assam. : LEDO
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Carcassonne's river. : AUDE
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Slant. : TIP
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Elders: Abbr. : SRS
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Clumsy ship. : TUB

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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