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New York Times, Monday, February 12, 1962

Author:
Brice Metcalfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Brice Metcalfe has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,595

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Across
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Navy amphibian. : LST
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Birdcalls. : CAWS
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___ de chambre. : VALETS
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___ Jima. : IWO
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Scope. : AREA
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Ancient Hispania. : IBERIA
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Lincoln ___. : MEMORIAL
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Luscious. : CREAMY
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Lincoln, ___. : NEBRASKA
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French pastry. : TARTES
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Lincoln ___. : STEFFENS
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Cries of surprise. : OHS
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Chemical suffix. : ENE
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Brother. : FRA
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Subside. : EBB
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Vaults. : LEAPS
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Device for measuring saltiness. : SALIMETER
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Trees yielding cork. : OAKS
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Lichen genus. : USNEA
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Nothing: Sp. : NADA
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A quality of new bills. : CRISPNESS
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" . . . gang aft ___." : AGLEY
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Lincoln's ___, London. : INN
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Weight units: Abbr. : LBS
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Biddy. : HEN
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Medieval French poem. : LAI
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Stanzas. : STROPHES
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Where Athens was. : ATTICA
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Aaron Copland's "A Lincoln ___." : PORTRAIT
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Lincoln's father. : THOMAS
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"Three Men ___." : ONAHORSE
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So far. : TODATE
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Plexus. : RETE
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A kind of rose. : TEA
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Washed, as clothes. : SUDSED
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Royal title. : TSAR
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Purpose. : END
Down
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Portrays. : LIMNS
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Piece of candy. : SWEET
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Grave: Fr. : TOMBE
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Decanters. : CARAFES
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Sprung. : ARISEN
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Faults. : WEAKNESSES
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Rooms: Sp. : SALAS
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Novelist Lincoln. : VICTORIA
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Postmaster Lincoln. : ABRAHAM
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Sly looks. : LEERS
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He was: Lat. : ERAT
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Occasion. : TIME
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Recites. : SAYS
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Small fish. : ORF
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Portraitist's color effects. : FLESHTONES
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Relative of etc. : ETAL
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English historian. : BEDE
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Harsh sound. : BRAY
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Places. : LOCI
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Get. : EARN
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Similar. : AKIN
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Epistolary abbreviation. : PSS
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Reply: Abbr. : ANS
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Where Lincolnshire is: Abbr. : ENG
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Fair. : UNBIASED
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Mollify. : PLACATE
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One more. : ANOTHER
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List of mistakes with corrections. : ERRATA
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Certain beans. : LIMAS
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Fun. : SPORT
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Type of athlete. : PRO
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American author. : HARTE
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Iron: Ger. : EISEN
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Stand one in good ___. : STEAD
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Professional men: Abbr. : ATTS
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Biblical pronoun. : THOU
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Lincoln's father-in-law. : TODD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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