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New York Times, Friday, December 7, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,893
Across
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Where Saigon is: Fr. : ASIE
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Peer. : BARON
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Strike: Colloq. : WHAM
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Haunts. : DENS
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Brazilian parrot. : ARARA
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Lytton heroine. : IONE
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Relative of a green dragon. : JACKINTHEPULPIT
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Reflects. : THINKS
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___ da Fabriano, Italian painter. : GENTILE
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Calendar abbreviation. : MOS
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Sub ___. : ROSA
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Wise man. : SOLON
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Metric weight. : TON
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Black Sea port. : BATUM
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Labor group. : ILO
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Weapon. : ARM
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City opposite Juárez. : ELPASO
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Woodbine. : VIRGINIACREEPER
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"It's ___ night for singing . . . " : AGRAND
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Wooden peg. : NOG
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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A great deal: Colloq. : NOEND
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Personate. : ACT
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Concierge's post. : PORTE
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He: Lat. : ILLE
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Bewitch: Colloq. : HEX
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Baseball name. : STENGEL
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Worry. : HARASS
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Symbol of humility, in painting. : LILYOFTHEVALLEY
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The top. : ACME
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Thither. : THERE
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Siouan Indian. : IOWA
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Garment. : VEST
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Arabian kingdom. : YEMEN
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___ packing. : SEND
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Army man: Abbr. : ADJ
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___ belt. : SEAT
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Very small distance. : INCH
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Arctic dweller. : ESKIMO
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Shoals. : BANKS
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Companion of sciences. : ARTS
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Cheer. : RAH
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Washington's neighbor. : OREGON
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Nuchae. : NAPES
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Droop. : WILT
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Pueblo. : HOPI
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Source of 38 Down. : ANIL
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Allot. : METE
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___ the ground floor. : INON
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Incompetent. : UNABLE
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"Pamela," for instance. : ROMANCE
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Hebrew month. : SIVAN
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Few: Prefix. : OLIGO
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Hungarian actor. : LORRE
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Every third: Prefix. : TRI
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Anthropoid. : APE
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Candle. : TAPER
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Didn't usually. : USENT
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19th century inventor. : MORSE
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Besides. : AND
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Energy unit. : ERG
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Started: Poet. : GAN
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Dark grayish blue. : INDIGO
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A bed of sorts. : COT
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"___ King's Men." : ALLTHE
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Part of Istanbul. : PERA
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Plant with cloverlike leaves. : OXALIS
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Odets character. : LEFTY
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Asylum. : HAVEN
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Bulgar. : SLAV
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Cricket term. : TICE
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Shade trees. : ELMS
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Vote heard in the U.N. : NYET
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Now. : HERE
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Plum. : SLOE
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Hemmed. : SEWN
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Edge. : HEM
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Pointer used as a reader's guide in a synagogue. : YAD

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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