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New York Times, Thursday, November 22, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Bankrolls. : WADS
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Cut up for for cooking. : DICE
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Herr's wife. : FRAU
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"___ man with seven wives." : IMETA
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Alter ___. : EGOS
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Tennis strokes. : LOBS
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The system we live in. : SOLAR
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Low shoes with large buckles. : COLONIALS
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Small island off Maine coast. : CRANBERRY
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Summits. : ACMES
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Small boat. : DORY
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Item on an exchange: Abbr. : STK
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Long-snouted animals. : TAPIRS
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Wool holders for spinning wheels. : DISTAFFS
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Japanese apricots. : UMES
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Kind of bright red. : TURKEY
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Dolphin whale. : ORC
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Strip of wood. : LATH
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Father of Abner. : NER
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Bending of the knees, in ballet. : PLIE
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Give ___ try. : ITA
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Thrifty. : FRUGAL
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Legal claim. : LIEN
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Brewster, Bradford, etc. : PILGRIMS
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Days ___. : OFYORE
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Fold over. : LAP
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Term of polite address. : MAAM
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Drawing room. : SALON
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Trailing arbutus. : MAYFLOWER
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The color fog blue. : PRISCILLA
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Apartment. : SUITE
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A long time. : AGES
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Flavoring substance. : DILL
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Alcohol heaters. : ETNAS
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Bright. : ROSY
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Rounded. : OVAL
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Serve with food and drink. : HELP
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Where Green Bay is: Abbr. : WISC
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Cupid. : AMOR
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Mazo ___ Roche. : DELA
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Case for writing materials. : STANDISH
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Censure. : DECRY
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Stravinsky : IGOR
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Mousebird. : COLY
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Within: Prefix. : ESO
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Fictional horse. : FLICKA
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Range over. : ROAM
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Proficient : ABLE
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Letters on American vessels. : USSS
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Where grapes grow. : ARBOR
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Smartly dressed. : NATTY
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Formerly formerly. : ERST
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Compass point. : SSE
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May-flowering plant. : TULIP
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Famous violin. : AMATI
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Flower part. : PETAL
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Lees. : DREGS
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Superior variety of caviar. : IKRA
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Size of paper. : FOLIO
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Chicken. : FRIER
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Spectacle. : SCENE
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Word on a cent. : UNUM
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The color fashion gray. : PLYMOUTH
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Monetary unit. : FRANC
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Van Winkle. : RIP
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Meat ___. : LOAF
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Sleek. : GLOSSY
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Perfidious. : FALSE
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"My life, my soul, ___." : MYALL
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Shiny material. : SPAR
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Jason's ship. : ARGO
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Is situated. : LIES
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Year in the 11th century. : MLIV
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Nazimova. : ALLA
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Sherry. : WINE
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Breathing: Abbr. : RESP
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Words of assent. : IDO

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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