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New York Times, Friday, November 30, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,886

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Space relay station. : TELSTAR
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Track habitué. : BETTOR
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Loving. : AMATIVE
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Student. : LEARNER
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Drove. : MOTORED
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Ravel. : UNWEAVE
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Give one ___ (on the market, races, etc.). : ATIP
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Nest. : NIDE
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Of the law of male succession. : SALIC
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___ Tin Tin. : RIN
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City on the Willamette. : EUGENE
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Aquatic specialty. : DIVE
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Set against. : AVERSE
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Time-consuming. : LONG
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Completely zany. : MAD
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Silken. : SERIC
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In demand. : DESIRABLE
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Speechless arm of the law. : POLICEDOG
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Business matters. : INTERESTS
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Remove with dispatch (with "away"). : WHISK
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Tend the grass. : MOW
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Mulberry-bark cloth. : TAPA
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Batter's pose. : STANCE
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Dance party. : PROM
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German-type rebellion. : PUTSCH
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Teddy bear. : TOY
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Facing the pitcher. : ATBAT
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Hebrew T. : TETH
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Cry of triumph. : CROW
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Dramatic riddle. : CHARADE
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Change course. : REROUTE
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More snappish. : TESTIER
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Honorable reparations. : AMENDES
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Spanish coins. : REALES
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Sweet treat. : DESSERT
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Italian condiments. : TAMARAS
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Inducing deep feeling. : EMOTIVE
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Classical language student. : LATINER
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Cautionary sign. : STOP
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Shooting match: Fr. : TIR
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Means of access. : AVENUE
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Excavate further. : REDIG
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Puritanical ones. : BLUENOSES
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Poetic dusk. : EEN
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Playing marbles. : TAWS
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Footfall. : TREAD
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Out ___ (precariously situated). : ONALIMB
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Off-Broadway specialty. : REVIVAL
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Fall back. : RECEDE
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Delight in. : DELECTATE
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Squire around. : ESCORT
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Geraint's lady. : ENID
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In season. : RIPE
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Natural expansion. : GROWTH
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Debaters. : DISPUTERS
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Moslem leader. : AGHA
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Bound. : LEAP
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Brunt. : IMPACT
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Cold wind of Texas. : NORTHER
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Hit better than a bingle. : TWOBASE
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Gate-crash. : INTRUDE
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Small motor vehicle. : SCOOTER
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Florida outpost. : KEYWEST
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Plot. : SCHEME
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Señorita's name. : MARTA
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Good violin. : STRAD
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Peacock's pride. : TAIL
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Studies closely. : CONS
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Aberdeen's river. : DEE
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In medias ___. : RES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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