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New York Times, Wednesday, November 7, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,863
Across
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Certain classics. : EPICS
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Demure. : PRIM
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Boutique. : SHOP
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Gleason role. : GIGOT
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Slag. : LAVA
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Giant. : HUGE
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In fairy tales, a mine guardian. : GNOME
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Southwest wind. : AFER
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Leave out. : OMIT
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Rod and reel sites. : STREAMS
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Prosper. : THRIVE
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Nest of eggs. : CLUTCH
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Subordinate. : UNDER
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Sometime eye-covering. : WOOL
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Moses' sister. : MIRIAM
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Santa's helpers. : ELVES
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Stage feature. : CYCLORAMA
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Tells. : SPEAKS
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Noisy quarrel. : FRACAS
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Ohio tributary. : TENNESSEE
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Ginger, for one. : SPICE
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Spins. : TWIRLS
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Have no ___. : IDEA
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Fundamental. : BASIC
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Discussed. : ARGUED
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Geronimo's tribe. : APACHE
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Sign of danger. : REDFLAG
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A wandering minstrel's instrument. : LUTE
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First-rate. : AONE
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Sportsman's aide, in Scotland. : GILLY
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___ go brath. : ERIN
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Stylish. : CHIC
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Seaman Enoch. : ARDEN
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Dispatched. : SENT
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Traveler of a sort. : HOBO
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Do a jeweler's job. : RESET
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Butter's partner. : EGGS
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Pub patron's evening draft. : PINT
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Operatic prince. : IGOR
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Tell all. : COMECLEAN
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Lift, in a way. : STEAL
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Synthetic substance. : PLASTIC
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Air group. : RAF
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Common suffix. : IVE
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Shopping place. : MART
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Deprived of, as power. : SHORN
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Moist. : HUMID
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Gothic arch. : OGIVE
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Rabbit, for one. : PETER
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Not speaking. : MUM
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Indulges. : HUMORS
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___ wolf. : CRY
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This: Lat. : HIC
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Scene much seen on TV. : WEST
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Old leather flask. : OLPE
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Baker's need. : OVEN
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Man's nickname. : ALF
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Rough draft. : SKETCH
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Done swiftly and sharply. : RAPIDFIRE
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Vinegarish. : ACID
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Dried nutmeg husk. : MACE
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On the wave. : ASEA
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Compass point. : SSW
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Keresan Indian. : SIA
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Slip up. : ERR
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Great baroque artist. : ELGRECO
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Prosecute. : SUE
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Cargo from New Orleans. : BALES
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River into the Orinoco. : APURE
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Fabric. : SATIN
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Coin. : ICENT
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Degas. : EDGAR
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"To ___ His Own." : EACH
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Legal degrees. : LLDS
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Peer's name. : GYNT
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Exclamation. : OHO
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Point. : NIB

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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