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New York Times, Wednesday, December 26, 1962

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Sidney Lambert has 114 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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American Indian. : HOPI
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Recreation place. : CAMP
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In that case. : THEN
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"When ___ marries . . . " : AMAN
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Shape of the Blue Room in the White House. : OVAL
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Role in "Salome." : HEROD
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Particle of ice. : HAILSTONE
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Wasatch, for one. : RANGE
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Out ___. : ANDOUT
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In the ___ (like). : NATUREOF
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Of birds. : AVIAN
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Casserole. : DISH
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Exacts satisfaction for. : REVENGES
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Treeless tract. : STEPPE
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800-mile Asian river. : ILI
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Arrive at. : GETTO
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Masculine title. : SAHIB
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Disorder: Colloq. : MUSS
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Stand one in good ___. : STEAD
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Ingenue or soubrette. : ROLE
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One of the Sitwells. : EDITH
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Agreements. : YESES
46
Road surface. : TAR
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Unwelcome, from the French. : DETROP
49
Selects. : PICKSOUT
51
Sleep like ___. : ALOG
53
Reads rapidly. : SKIMS
54
"Little Polly" of nursery rhyme. : FLINDERS
58
Knocks down. : SMITES
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Fencing term. : LUNGE
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Liner of a sort. : AEROPLANE
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Plant. : ASTER
65
Herr's helpmeet. : FRAU
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Latin abbreviation. : ETAL
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Outside: Fr. : HORS
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Habitation. : TENT
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Bronze decorations. : DSMS
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Sound of amusement. : HAHA
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Arabian land. : OMAN
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Called. : PAIDAVISIT
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Devoted. : INLOVE
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Domiciles. : COTTAGES
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Coin of Macao. : AVO
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Creator of Hans Castorp. : MANN
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Argue a case. : PLEAD
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Interposes. : THRUSTS
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Plaudit for a speechmaker. : HEARHEAR
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Bird. : ERNE
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Useless: Colloq. : NOGO
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Lexicographical abbreviation. : DEF
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Litigant. : SUING
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Poetic contraction. : TIS
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Weblike. : NETTY
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Frosted. : RIMED
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Escape the perception of. : ELUDE
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Imbue. : STEEP
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Copies of a sort. : PHOTOSTATS
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Menu item. : PILAU
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Germany's first president, 1919–25. : EBERT
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Caravan stopover. : OASIS
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Outlander. : STRANGER
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Arrays. : DECKSOUT
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Devices for smokers. : HOLDERS
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Use sparingly: Colloq. : SKIMP
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Creator of Dupin. : POE
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Emulated Mrs. Fezziwig. : SMILED
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Relative of payola. : GRAFT
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Neighbor of Ala. : FLA
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Green; fertile. : LUSH
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Preposition. : INTO
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Withered. : SERE
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Hindu land grant. : ENAM
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Concert pieces: Abbr. : SELS
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Operated. : RAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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