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New York Times, Friday, February 23, 1962

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q U W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,606
Across
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Airy. : LIGHT
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Name for a satellite. : ECHO
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Bridge term. : SLAM
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Kind of tube. : INNER
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Drudge. : MOIL
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Not exciting. : TAME
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Look fixedly. : STARE
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Shameless. : BAREFACED
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Type of pillar. : TOTEMPOLE
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Musical comedy heroine. : IRENE
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Charges of a sort. : TOLLS
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Executive: Abbr. : GOV
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Emeritus. : RETIRED
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Takes into custody. : ARRESTS
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One of the Waughs. : ALEC
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Surpassed. : BESTED
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Light repast. : TEA
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Tutor, as at Oxford. : DON
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Legislative bodies. : SENATES
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Founded: Abbr. : EST
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Simian. : APE
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Cooking utensil. : PIEPAN
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Fortune. : FATE
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Tire repair. : RETREAD
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Certain London theatres. : CINEMAS
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Common suffix. : IAN
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Gaiety. : CHEER
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Ringing sound. : CLANK
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Disable. : HAMSTRING
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Hesitates, figuratively. : HANGSFIRE
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Genus of moths. : TINEA
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English princess. : ANNE
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Church image. : IKON
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Kind of Broadway offering: Slang. : LEGIT
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Rip. : TEAR
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Orion's ___. : BELT
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Pleasant places. : EDENS
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Careen. : LIST
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Look ___ (examine). : INTO
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Tiny insect. : GNAT
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Nonconformist. : HERETIC
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Vibration. : TREMOR
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Heartened. : EMBOLDENED
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Newcastle specialty. : COALS
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Take on. : HIRE
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Diminutive suffix. : OLE
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Suffer from any want. : STARVE
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Needle point. : LACE
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Verily. : AMEN
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Ancient Asian. : MEDE
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Narrow inlets. : FIORDS
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Commonplace. : PLEBEIAN
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Inexperienced ones. : GREENIES
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Warning system. : RADAR
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Abscond. : ELOPE
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Belief. : TENET
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Affection. : ATTACHMENT
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Vapor. : STEAM
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Seed coating. : TESTA
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Gluts. : SATES
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Enervate. : SAP
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Converses. : SPEAKS
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Emulated Charon. : FERRIED
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Perfect quoit shot. : RINGER
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Annoy. : NETTLE
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Song. : CAROL
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Converse. : CHAT
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Traffic division. : LANE
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Relative of a rupee. : ANNA
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Form of exercise. : HIKE
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Current playwright. : INGE
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German negative. : NEIN
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Ship channels. : GATS
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Falsehood. : FIB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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