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New York Times, Monday, February 26, 1962

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,609
Across
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Victory symbol. : PALM
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Irish-born poet-playwright. : WILDE
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19th cen. author. : POE
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Et ___. : ALII
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"For want of ___ . . . " : ANAIL
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South African district. : RAND
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TV specialty. : COMMERCIAL
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Noun suffix. : ENCE
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Affixing. : APPENDING
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Wan. : ASHEN
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Ceased. : DIED
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Genus of herbs. : RUTA
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Blvds. : STS
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Elicited. : DREW
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Pressed. : IRONED
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River of England. : TEES
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Pinchpenny. : NIGGARDLY
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Oriental case. : INRO
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Mountain range of North Africa. : ATLAS
37
Spirit. : ELAN
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Curbed. : REPRESSED
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"___ thief . . . " : SETA
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English novelist. : STERNE
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Norse story. : SAGA
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Punctuation mark: Abbr. : SEM
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Caravel of 1492. : NINA
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Purses. : BAGS
49
Ships' officers. : MATES
51
Record of a sort. : SCORECARD
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Spring flower. : IRIS
57
Struggled awkwardly. : FLOUNDERED
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Force. : DINT
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Author of gold-rush stories. : HARTE
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Fictional dog. : NANA
61
Verb suffix. : IZE
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Nautical call. : AVAST
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Handy ___. : ANDY
Down
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South American rodent. : PACA
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Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
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Drooping. : LIMP
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Imitated. : MIMED
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Guard. : WARDER
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Episodes. : INCIDENTS
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Reclined. : LAIN
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Pattern: Abbr. : DIAG
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Old measure. : ELL
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Strips of land, as in West Virginia. : PANHANDLES
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Formerly. : ONCE
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Former P. M. : EDEN
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Renovates. : RESTORES
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Wife of Geraint. : ENID
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Aspect. : AURA
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Outfits. : RIGS
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Agitates. : STIRS
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Belief. : TENET
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Winding. : SERPENTINE
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Playful tricks. : WILES
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Inspire. : ELATE
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Power: Prefix. : DYNAM
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Of least account. : SORRIEST
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Social whirlers. : GADABOUTS
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On the deep. : ASEA
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Austrian river. : ENNS
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Gemstone. : GARNET
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Mellowed. : AGED
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Part of an opera. : SCENA
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The south of France. : MIDI
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Where Flagstaff is: Abbr. : ARIZ
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European. : SLAV
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Cooper heroine. : CORA
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"Man of ___," Flaherty film. : ARAN
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Split. : REND
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Time set for military action. : DDAY
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Government agency. : FHA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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