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AROUND THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, December 16, 1962

Author:
Mary Grow
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 596 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Mary Grow has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

This puzzle actually appeared on Saturday, December 15, 1962, but originally may have been intended for Sunday and run early because of the strike. Assumed this was the case and dated it December 16, 1962. No puzzle or solution was in the 12/16/62 paper because of the strike.

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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,901
Across
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Salten story. : BAMBI
6
Police record. : BLOTTER
13
Harsh. : RASPY
18
Shape of a Kremlin tower. : ONION
19
TV Western. : RAWHIDE
20
Takes off the line. : UNHOOKS
23
Scenic "chain" in Maine. : RANGELEYLAKES
25
Makeshift. : STOPGAP
26
Anne, Marie, etc.: Abbr. : STES
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___ lamb. : EWE
28
Circus on the road. : TENTSHOW
30
Ethan Allen's brother. : IRA
31
Coins: Abbr. : CTS
32
Burrow. : LAIR
33
Play ___. : TOWIN
34
Upper: Ger. : OBER
35
Seats on elephants. : HOWDAHS
37
Small marmosel. : TAMARIN
40
Silvery food fish. : SMELT
41
Tractable. : EASY
42
Symbol of Christmas. : TINYTIM
43
Illinois city. : PEORIA
44
Discloses. : OPENS
46
Overseers. : FOREMEN
47
Loser: Colloq. : ALSORAN
48
Envelop. : LAP
49
Jerusalem thorn. : RETAMA
50
Festivities. : GALAS
52
Reply: Abbr. : ANS
53
"Please take ___, Miss Jones." : ALETTER
56
Bell sound. : DONG
58
The Dinsmore girl. : ELSIE
60
Ranger. : FIREWARDEN
62
Adjective for Detroit. : AUTOMOTIVE
67
Permitted. : LICIT
68
Merit. : EARN
70
Pseudonym of Victorian poet Thomson. : VANOLIS
71
Hansom. : CAB
74
Motif. : THEME
76
Rock garden plants. : MOSSES
78
Extra sense, for short. : ESP
79
Evens up. : EQUATES
81
Blanket. : SMOTHER
83
"But never jam ___." : TODAY
85
Sordid gains. : LUCRES
86
Two-wheeler. : SCOOTER
87
Eating place. : CAFE
88
Took to. : LIKED
89
Bookish. : LEARNED
90
Blow fitfully. : WHIFFLE
93
Part of Canada: Abbr. : ALBA
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Fra ___ Lippi. : LIPPO
95
Spoken. : ORAL
96
___ dollar. : RIX
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Brazilian coffee. : RIO
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Hodgepodge. : PASTICHE
101
Counter. : BAR
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Except. : SAVE
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Forward: Fr. : ENAVANT
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Climbing bean. : SCARLETRUNNER
108
Roman writer of comedies. : TERENCE
109
Grow dull. : TARNISH
110
Ornamental edging. : PICOT
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Discourage. : DETER
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Cold explosions. : SNEEZES
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Sir Patrick of Scottish ballad. : SPENS
Down
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Kind of soup. : BORSCH
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Yellow dye. : ANATTO
3
Ship of a sort. : MINESWEEPER
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Where cranberries grow. : BOGS
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Like: Suffix. : INE
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Bread with drippings, old style. : BREWIS
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Fold. : LAYER
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Night hooter. : OWL
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In ___ (because). : THAT
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Little one. : TIKE
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Lacking teeth. : EDENTATE
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Fixing up. : RESTORING
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Enter hastily. : RUSHIN
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Chekhov. : ANTON
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One kind of boat. : SHOW
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Santa's aide. : POP
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Famous Yankee. : YOGIBERRA
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Isthmus E of Finland. : KARELIAN
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Hardy ones. : SPARTANS
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World War II Admiral. : LEAHY
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Do the crawl. : SWIM
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Member of the fair sex. : LASS
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Melville novel. : OMOO
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Cupid's title. : DAN
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Diatribe. : TIRADE
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Windflower. : ANEMONE
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Friday, for one. : MYMAN
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Assembly. : SESSION
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Little one. : TOT
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Blood fluids. : PLASMAS
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Norse name. : OLAF
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Buddhist language. : PALI
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Charon-type conveyances. : FERRIES
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Finished. : ALLOVER
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Comes to. : REACHES
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At the age of: Lat. abbr. : AET
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___ Aviv. : TEL
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Reproached. : TWITTED
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Strangle. : GAROTTE
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Europe in W. W. II. : ETO
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M.D.'s degree. : DTM
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Not discarded. : UNSHED
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Where Paris is. : ILEDEFRANCE
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Passport OK. : VISA
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Catch sight of. : ESPY
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Many ___ (a long time). : AMOON
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Tantalus. : CELLARET
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Eagle-like. : AQUILINE
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Open carriage. : BUCKBOARD
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Ivory tower dwellers. : ESCAPISTS
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Utility: Abbr. : SER
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Space. : AREA
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Rabat native. : MOROCCAN
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Plane part. : TAIL
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Gone. : OFF
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Old Irish clan. : SEPT
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Kind of trout. : CHARR
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Famed English surgeon. : LISTER
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Jovian outbursts. : WRATHS
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Remain in the memory. : LIVEON
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Wields. : EXERTS
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Cavalry weapon. : LANCE
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Fleshy. : OBESE
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Huff and puff. : PANT
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Hound's prey. : HARE
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Sea bird. : ERNE
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Saucy girl. : SNIP
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Flight formation. : VEE
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Alias Cleo. : LIZ
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Good times. : UPS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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