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New York Times, Friday, November 9, 1962

65-Across : Scrutinizes.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { G J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,865
Across
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Maidenly reactions. : BLUSHES
8
Decisive. : FATAL
13
Proofreader's item. : EYESHADE
14
White linen vestments. : AMICES
16
Aardvark. : ANTEATER
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Rope. : LARIAT
18
Easy mark. : PATSY
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Land body: Abbr. : ISL
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Norse saga. : EDDA
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Cockney's flat. : OME
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Escape accidentally. : LEAK
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Fastener. : STUD
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Spooky. : EERY
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Finally. : ATLAST
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Finial. : EPI
32
Top-notch. : AONE
34
Up ___ point. : TOA
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Masculine nickname. : STU
36
Giant who lives in Doubting Castle. : DESPAIR
39
International group. : EURATOM
41
Compass point. : ENE
42
Byrd or Byrd: Abbr. : SEN
43
Cold ___. : SNAP
44
Greek letter. : ETA
45
Surveyor's stand. : TRIPOD
47
Weather item: Abbr. : TEMP
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He who pays. : PAPA
53
Summer acquisitions. : TANS
54
Patriotic group. : SAR
55
Water deposit. : SILT
56
Branch of physics: Abbr. : HYD
57
Old German duchy. : HESSE
59
Tennyson heroine. : ELAINE
61
Like a wallflower. : DATELESS
64
Succulent. : TENDER
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Scrutinizes. : EXAMINES
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Exploits. : DEEDS
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"Long count" victim. : DEMPSEY
Down
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67 Across, for one. : BYNAME
2
Y or H. : LETTER
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Applications. : USES
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Dobbin drew it. : SHAY
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Chapeau. : HAT
6
Dutch commune. : EDE
7
___ number. : SERIAL
8
Occur. : FALL
9
"I ___ man of destiny." : AMA
10
Wears out. : TIRES
11
Final analysis. : ACIDTEST
12
Prepare the way for. : LEADUPTO
13
Literary signature. : EAPOE
15
Connie Mack or Palmer. : STADIUM
20
___ thin ice. : SKATESON
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Southern poet. : LANIER
24
Forever. : ETERNITY
27
Pet shop sound effect. : YAP
29
Dives. : SOUNDS
30
Irish village. : TARA
33
Kiln. : OAST
36
Firmly established. : DEEPSET
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Necessitated. : ENTAILED
38
Aircraft. : SEAPLANE
40
Tending. : APT
46
Overlong, as a book. : PADDED
48
Early monastic. : ESSENE
49
Alias Abe Lincoln. : MASSEY
50
Throng. : PRESS
52
"There is ___ in the affairs ... " : ATIDE
56
Towel word. : HERS
57
Nettle plant. : HEMP
58
Men of Yale. : ELIS
60
Edward's cousin. : NED
62
Item for grinding. : AXE
63
Headgear. : TAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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