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New York Times, Monday, February 5, 1962

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,588

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Across
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Edible seaweeds. : LAVERS
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Subjoin. : APPEND
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Mid-East country. : LEBANON
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One expressing audible contempt. : SNORTER
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Galli-Curci. : AMELITA
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Capped, as a mushroom. : PILEATE
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Whimpered. : PULED
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Planet discovered in 1930. : PLUTO
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Pounds, shillings, pence. : LSD
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Ready: Fr. : PRET
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In running order. : OPERANT
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Public road. : STREET
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Passageway. : AISLE
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Watering place. : SPA
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Boathouse gear. : OARS
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Skull part. : INION
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Foreign Service officers. : CONSULS
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Sneaky coward. : DASTARD
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Ludicrous. : ANTIC
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___ majesty. : LESE
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Kildare, Casey, etc. : MDS
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Under: Poet. : NEATH
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Compulsion. : DURESS
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Biblical land. : SAMARIA
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Pound down. : TAMP
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Kinsman. : SIB
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Baseball teams. : NINES
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Generous act. : FAVOR
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Foot pedal. : TREADLE
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Resemble. : IMITATE
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Comes into view. : EMERGES
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Bags. : VALISES
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Clergyman. : PASTOR
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Chooses. : ELECTS
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Monkey's cousin. : LEMUR
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White poplar. : ABELE
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Hotel employes. : VALETS
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Lady of Camelot. : ENID
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Rubbish! : ROT
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Food fish of warm seas. : SNAPPERS
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Santa ___ Handicap. : ANITA
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Slow-tempo dances. : POLONAISES
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Before: Prefix. : PRE
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Useful Latin abbreviation. : ETAL
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Seines. : NETS
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___ Scott. : DRED
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European. : LAPP
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Sudden spell of activity. : SPURT
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Sediment. : LEES
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By word of mouth. : ORAL
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Delicate color. : TINT
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Precarious state of affairs. : TOUCHANDGO
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Mongkut's land. : SIAM
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Title. : LORD
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Concludes. : ENDS
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Determine the rhythm of. : SCAN
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Cornbread. : PONE
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Architectural pier. : ANTA
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Convenes. : SITS
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Ridiculing. : DERISIVE
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Cruising. : ASEA
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Artificial bait. : LURE
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Hamlet and others. : DANES
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Noise of a sort. : STATIC
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Track contestant. : MILER
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Stop!: Naut. : AVAST
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Specks of dust. : MOTES
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Executive: Abbr. : PRES
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Degree. : STEP
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Broadway heroine. : IRMA
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Symbols of industry. : BEES
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Move in a line. : FILE
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Poetic verb form. : ART
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___ de mer. : MAL

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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