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New York Times, Saturday, December 1, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,887

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Partners of putouts. : ASSISTS
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Irregular spot. : SPLOTCH
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Drill command. : FALLOUT
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North American Indian. : ARAPAHO
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Plant with tubular flowers. : FREESIA
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Part of A.M.A. : MEDICAL
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Lyric poem. : ODE
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Ear affliction. : OTITIS
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Not at all. : NONE
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Ramble. : ROVE
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Occupied. : INUSE
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Object. : END
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"Tea for Two," for one. : DUET
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Belgian seaport. : OSTEND
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Unpropitious. : ILL
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Time period: Abbr. : CEN
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Biblical preposition. : UNTO
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Beverage. : TEA
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Symbol of luxury. : YACHT
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Men of action. : DOERS
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___ blanco (polar bear): Sp. : OSO
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Cupid in art. : AMOR
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Army man: Abbr. : COL
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Branch of the service. : USN
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Yukon territory. : TANANA
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First grade subject. : ABCS
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Simulate. : ACT
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Famous Norwegian. : IBSEN
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Easy's partner. : FREE
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City of Hawaii. : HILO
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Taking long strides. : LOPING
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Paper container: Abbr. : ENV
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The Crimson Tide. : ALABAMA
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"The King and I" characters. : SIAMESE
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Proofreader. : REVISER
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Beverage. : SELTZER
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Simulate. : PRETEND
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Certain office supplies. : ERASERS
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Spare without inconvenience. : AFFORD
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French dramatist. : SARDOU
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Place to wear one's heart. : SLEEVE
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___ du Diable. : ILE
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Indifferently. : SOSO
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Fee. : TUITION
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Discolors. : STAINS
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Guitarlike instrument. : SAMISEN
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Attending. : PRESENT
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Youngster. : LAD
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Think. : OPINE
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Iron ore. : TACONITE
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Retail dealer in food, supplies, etc. : CHANDLER
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Part of a golf course. : HOLE
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French ballet skirt. : TUTU
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Engrave. : ETCH
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Extinct bird. : DODO
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___ Palmas. : LAS
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Relative of estado. : ETAT
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The one being addressed. : YOU
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Attacker. : ASSAILER
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Private meeting. : CONCLAVE
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Tryggvason of Norway. : OLAF
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Government employes. : MAILMEN
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Part of F.O.B : ONBOARD
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Grate on. : RASP
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More cautious: Scot. : CANNIER
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River into the Oder. : NEISSE
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Zephyr : BREEZE
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Thurible. : CENSER
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Divides. : SEVERS
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Book of Apocrypha. : TOBIT
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Golden instrument. : HARP
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Celebration. : GALA
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Peer's mother. : ASE
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McKinley and others: Abbr. : MTS

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

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