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New York Times, Tuesday, November 27, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,883
Across
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Great name in literature. : SHAK
5
Flings. : CASTS
10
Auditors. : CPAS
14
Do a teaparty job. : POUR
15
Near. : ABOUT
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Et ___. : ALII
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Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
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Highborn. : NOBLE
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Sunburns. : TANS
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Delicate ones. : HOTHOUSEPLANTS
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Lively atom. : ION
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Describing some milk. : SPILT
25
Casting. : THROWING
30
City of W. Texas. : ELPASO
33
Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
34
Nothing. : ZERO
36
Substance used in rubber. : LATEX
37
Eaters of 4 Down. : INF
38
Playwright Rattigan. : TERENCE
40
Common suffix. : ITE
41
___ a dozen. : ADIME
43
First shepherd. : ABEL
44
Crowd sound. : ROAR
45
Kind of car. : DINING
47
Caustics. : ERODENTS
49
Stage direction. : ENTER
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Bunk. : BED
52
Song of Chinatown. : LIMEHOUSEBLUES
58
Maple genus. : ACER
59
Curtain. : DRAPE
60
Bird's crop. : CRAW
62
Nunnery: Abbr. : CONV
63
Kind of beaver. : EAGER
64
One: Ger. : EINE
65
___ bien! (Right!): Sp. : ESTA
66
Blackthorns. : SLOES
67
Document. : DEED
Down
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Evian, for one. : SPA
2
High: Ger. : HOCH
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Self: Prefix. : AUTO
4
Army food. : KRATION
5
Glorify. : CANONIZE
6
Ben Adhem. : ABOU
7
Tears' accompaniment : SOBS
8
Bulrushes. : TULES
9
Plain. : STEPPE
10
Tree with heart-shaped leaves. : CATALPA
11
Tara, for one. : PLANTATION
12
"I ___ got nobody . . . " : AINT
13
Make a hissing sound. : SISS
21
The way of doing. : HOW
22
French city. : LILLE
25
Musical chord. : TRIAD
26
Indian language. : HINDI
27
Gentility. : REFINEMENT
28
Tiber tributary. : NERA
29
Loon's cousin. : GREBE
31
Assail. : SETAT
32
Hedges with ditches and rails. : OXERS
35
Unique person: Slang. : ONER
38
Fraction. : TENTH
39
Defeats overwhelmingly: Slang. : CLOBBERS
42
Roman goddess. : MINERVA
44
Slimmed. : REDUCED
46
Rocks lined with crystals. : GEODES
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State: Abbr. : DEL
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Countrified. : RURAL
52
Fine fabric. : LACE
53
Twenty: Prefix. : ICOS
54
Palm starch. : SAGO
55
Foil's cousin. : EPEE
56
Huron's neighbor. : ERIE
57
Sound. : SANE
61
Married. : WED

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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