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New York Times, Thursday, November 8, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,864
Across
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Mountain in Greece. : ATHOS
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Converse. : CHAT
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Artist Chagall. : MARC
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Roman divinity. : DIANA
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Valley, as in the Andes. : HOYA
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Where Rainbow Bridge is. : UTAH
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Addition to a building. : ANNEX
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Reversal of attitude. : ABOUTFACE
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Frankfurters: Colloq. : REDHOTS
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Little things. : TRIFLES
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City in California. : SONOMA
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Except. : UNLESS
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Black Sea port. : ODESSA
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Western group. : POSSE
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Marbles. : TAWS
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Mortimer Snerd expletive. : DURN
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Blissful gardens. : EDENS
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Suffix in chemistry. : IDE
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Misanthropic. : CYNICAL
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Light meal. : TEA
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Fragrant wood. : CEDAR
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Pastry maker. : ICER
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Scrutinize. : SCAN
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Numbers game. : LOTTO
47
Pliable rods for basketry. : OSIERS
49
Wall-facing stone. : ASHLAR
52
Most unexciting. : TAMEST
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Sugar. : SWEETEN
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Do a host's job. : BARTEND
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Large reptile. : KINGSNAKE
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Small singing bird. : VIREO
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Sometime double feature. : CHIN
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Legislate. : ENACT
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Burdock, for one. : WEED
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Worker. : HAND
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Secretaries. : DESKS
Down
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Prong. : TINE
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Designating some garments. : HANDSEWED
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O. W. Holmes's "shay." : ONEHOSS
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Early settlers in Britain. : SAXONS
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Grand Canyon. : CHASM
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Fireplace ledge. : HOB
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___ St. Lawrence, Shaw's home. : AYOT
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Constellation. : TAURUS
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Muted. : MUFFLED
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"___ of Two Cities." : ATALE
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Sprints. : RACES
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Paul Morphy's forte. : CHESS
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Christmas decor. : TINSEL
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Sycophant. : TOADY
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Orangy color. : APRICOT
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Auditory. : OTIC
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County in Florida. : DADE
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As soon as. : ONCE
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Army division. : UNIT
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Appendant items. : ETCETERAS
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Imminent. : NEAR
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Madame ___ Gêne. : SANS
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Balkanites. : CROATS
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Fragrance. : AROMA
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Stated without proof. : ALLEGED
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Chapel meeting place of Vatican Council II. : SISTINE
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Narrow ditch. : TRENCH
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Worked for. : SERVED
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Crookedly. : ASKEW
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Hogs. : SWINE
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From this time. : HENCE
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Evening, in Berlin. : ABEND
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Okinawa port. : NAHA
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Peninsula. : NECK
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Fabric design. : DOTS
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Family. : KIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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