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New York Times, Monday, December 3, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,889
Across
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___ accompli. : FAIT
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Park features. : MALLS
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Ramble. : ROVE
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Edison's middle name. : ALVA
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Beginning. : ONSET
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Black. : EVIL
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Corner. : NOOK
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Absolute. : UTTER
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One of the Joneses. : DAVY
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Pressures. : STRESSES
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Theater areas. : AISLES
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Feline pet. : PUSS
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River of England. : TYNE
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Roofed passage. : ARCADE
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Archaic sign. : LACKADAY
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Grows. : REARS
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Nautical warning. : BELAY
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French season. : ETE
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Violent talk. : RANT
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Heavenly phenomenon. : COMET
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Aqua ___. : PURA
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Statute. : ACT
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Drives away. : SHOOS
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Horse. : PACER
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Describing some merchandise. : SHOPWORN
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Tip to one side. : CAREEN
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Knocks. : RAPS
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Haul. : CART
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Finale. : THEEND
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Sailor's fare. : HARDTACK
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Snobbish characteristic. : AIRS
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Legally responsible. : OFAGE
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Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
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Garden section. : PLOT
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Stratagems. : WILES
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Fuse. : MELT
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Just fair. : SOSO
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Desires. : NEEDS
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Within: Prefix. : ENTO
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Punkahs. : FANS
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Very much: Colloq. : ALOT
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Composer Novello. : IVOR
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Share. : TAKEPART
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Type of dessert. : MOUSSE
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Certain stakes. : ANTES
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W.W. II ships. : LSTS
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Shelter. : LEE
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S.P.C.A concern. : STRAYCAT
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Scene of Biblical miracle. : REDSEA
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Face shape. : OVAL
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Exclamation of acclaim: Fr. : VIVE
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Isle and city of England. : ELYS
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Laundry item. : SUDS
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Black. : INKY
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Yarns. : TALES
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Tapestry. : ARRAS
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Go as far as. : REACH
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Term in poetry. : CANTO
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Popular flavor. : LEMON
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Card. : DEUCE
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"A poem as lovely as ___ . . . " : ATREE
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Pine. : YEARN
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Impolite ones. : BOORS
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Hew. : CHOPDOWN
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Designating some work. : PARTTIME
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"___ Lake." : SWAN
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Leopard: Poet. : PARD
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Magician's word. : PRESTO
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Light touch. : CARESS
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Confined. : CAGED
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Army camp signal. : TAPS
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Hawaiian city. : HILO
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Statue in Piccadilly Circus. : EROS
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Healthy. : HALE
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Arabian gulf. : ADEN
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Hibernian. : CELT
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Japanese stringed instrument. : KOTO
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Archaic reproach. : FIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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