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New York Times, Saturday, November 3, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,859
Across
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Became void. : EXPIRED
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More flourishing. : PALMIER
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Railroad ends. : TERMINI
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Short song. : ARIETTA
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Enjoying liberty, as a soldier. : ONAPASS
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Chemical reactor. : REAGENT
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One with plenty of sales resistance. : NOMAN
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Snagged. : TORN
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"___ restless as a willow . . . " : IMAS
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Right for a sailor. : STARBOARD
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Important work. : OPUS
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Garment. : VEST
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Take ___ (sham a KO). : ADIVE
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Glimpse of tomorrow. : FORECAST
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Investigated. : PROBED
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Watch ornament. : FOB
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Mirthsome. : RISIBLE
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Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI
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Glossy coat. : ENAMEL
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Oriental area. : NEAREAST
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Rajah's wife. : RANEE
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Pious mumbo-jumbo. : CANT
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December joy. : XMAS
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Confrere. : ASSOCIATE
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Close-knit families. : CLAN
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Coral reefs off a mainland. : CAYS
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Fault on the field. : ERROR
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Containers. : HOLDERS
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Former. : ONETIME
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British gold coin. : ANGELET
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High-court makeup. : NINEMEN
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Bores terribly. : WEARIES
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Useful plastic. : STYRENE
Down
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Thames town. : ETON
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With "phobia," fear of foreigners. : XENO
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Hyde Park carriage. : PRAM
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Deadlock. : IMPASSE
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Damsel's woe. : DISTRESS
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He doesn't know what he's talking about. : PARROT
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Bullring. : ARENA
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___ Fail (Coronation Stone). : LIA
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Ancient city, probably Armageddon. : MEGIDDO
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Piece of news. : ITEM
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Threat to Sicily. : ETNA
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Threat to Hamelin. : RATS
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Mulishness. : OBSTINACY
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Be of use. : AVAIL
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More valuable, as a coin. : RARER
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Put on sale. : OFFER
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Bombay city. : POONA
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Like the city. : URBAN
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Construction steel piece. : IBEAM
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Vice ___. : VERSA
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Judges manuscripts. : EDITS
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Canadian Indians. : CREES
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La ___, Argentine river. : PLATA
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Blessings. : BENISONS
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Wander idly. : MEANDER
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Energetic one. : EXERTER
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Glides downhill. : COASTS
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Rocky debris. : SCREE
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Miniature: Colloq. : TEENY
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Plug of tobacco. : CHAW
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Single. : LONE
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Seaweed. : ALGA
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Coat of frost. : RIME
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Presage. : OMEN
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Frenchman's name. : RENE
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Blue rooter. : ELI
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Slangy negative. : NIT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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