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New York Times, Saturday, February 3, 1962

28-Across : Sign on thin ice.

Author:
Annamarie Lobb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,586
Across
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U. S. gold coin. : EAGLE
6
Garden greenery. : MOSS
10
Ripens. : AGES
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Dutch painter. : STEEN
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Culmination. : ACME
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Cry, as a calf. : BLAT
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Relating to sound. : TONAL
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Adjective for 6 Down. : SHAPELESS
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Compass point. : ENE
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Collection. : ASSORTMENT
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Turn back. : REVERT
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Bunch of bananas. : STEM
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Dernier ___. : CRI
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Sign on thin ice. : DANGER
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Magnate. : TYCOON
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Portrays. : DEPICTS
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River in England. : AVON
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Caustic. : ACRID
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"toujours ___," mehitabel's motto. : GAI
40
Articles. : ITEMS
41
Songbird. : WREN
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Chivalrous. : GALLANT
44
Roomer. : LODGER
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Convoy. : ESCORT
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Science degrees. : SMS
50
Try out. : TEST
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Man's name. : ERNEST
55
Shakespeare was recited here. : WHITEHOUSE
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Form of address. : SIR
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Move ___ earth. : HEAVENAND
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Hippodrome. : ARENA
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Bone. : ULNA
63
Hence. : ERGO
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Type of car. : SEDAN
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Members of a brotherhood. : ELKS
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Buenos ___ (good day). : DIAS
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English actor. : EVANS
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Ethyl acetate. : ESTER
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Made amends. : ATONED
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Site of many conferences. : GENEVA
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Pasture. : LEA
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Broadened. : ENLARGED
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Bulk. : MASS
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Eights, in Spain. : OCHOS
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Capable. : SMART
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Musical groups. : SEPTETS
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Qualified. : ABLE
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City on Long Island. : GLENCOVE
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See 55 Across. : EASTROOM
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Blvds. : STS
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TV award. : EMMY
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Short distance. : STEP
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Finale. : ENDING
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Hostels. : INNS
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Baltic port. : RIGA
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Author of "The Coming Fury." : CATTON
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
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Type of floor. : TILE
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Shoemaker's tools. : AWLS
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Famous Puritan. : CROMWELL
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Shore bird. : REDSHANK
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Heightening. : INCREASE
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Turned a certain color. : GREENED
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"___ Death," by Grieg. : ASES
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Feminine diminutive. : ETTE
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Willow green. : RESEDA
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Capital of Shantung. : TSINAN
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River into Lake Chad. : SHARI
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South Pacific island group. : TONGA
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Prefix used with "form" and "figure." : TRANS
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Marsh elders. : IVAS
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Japanese herbs. : UDOS
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Cry's partner. : HUE
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N. T. book: Abbr. : REV

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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