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New York Times, Wednesday, November 21, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,877
Across
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Chief town of Sulu Archipelago. : JOLO
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African port. : DAKAR
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Blemish. : SCAR
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"Three men in ___ ... " : ATUB
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Chalcedony. : AGATE
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Italian lake. : COMO
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Art lovers of sorts. : DILETTANTI
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Jannings. : EMIL
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Voracious. : ESURIENT
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Doilies, etc. : NAPERY
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Spicy stew. : OLLA
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Intimations. : HINTS
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Act's beginning. : SCENEI
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___ gravity. : CENTEROF
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So! : AHA
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Tie-up. : SNARL
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Kitchen emanation. : AROMA
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Four years, for one. : TERM
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Throw forth. : ERUPT
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Done for. : SUNK
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Author Havelock. : ELLIS
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Franck. : CESAR
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In Berlin, never. : NIE
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Part of D. S. T. : DAYLIGHT
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___ gold. : GOODAS
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Metallic. : TINNY
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Son of Kish. : SAUL
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Item for baby. : BOOTEE
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Exalted. : LIFTEDUP
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White: Lat. : ALBA
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Deep-rooted. : INVETERATE
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Row. : TIER
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Leave (with "off"). : SHOVE
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Frankfort's river. : ODER
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Tiny West Indian bird. : TODY
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Member of a Christmas Club. : SAVER
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Famed cartoonist. : NAST
Down
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Shade of green. : JADE
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Colonial orator. : OTIS
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Something outstanding: Slang. : LULU
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Fairy king. : OBERON
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180th meridian, largely. : DATELINE
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Guam's capital. : AGANA
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German philosopher. : KANT
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Slow down. : REININ
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Symbols of authority. : SCEPTERS
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Relents or concedes: Colloq. : COMESROUND
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Eastern ruler. : AMIR
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Poly's pal. : ROLY
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Pieces; counters. : TILES
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Square column. : ANTA
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Assists. : HELPS
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Replete. : SATED
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Crab's claw. : CHELA
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Part of a formula for wisdom. : EARLYTOBED
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Small glass bottle. : CRUET
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___ vincit amor. : OMNIA
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Imposters. : FAKES
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Mehitabel's friend. : ARCHY
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Pentagon personages. : MILITARY
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Follow (someone) closely. : TAGAFTER
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Tangent's cousin. : SINE
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Way. : ROUTE
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Banded rock. : GNEISS
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Island in the Bay of Biscay. : OLERON
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Kitchen utensil. : SIEVE
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Military group: Abbr. : BATT
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Miscellany. : OLIO
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Ukrainian city. : LVOV
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Word in a baby's vocabulary. : DADA
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Indians. : UTES
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Forward. : PERT
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Housing agency. : NHA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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