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New York Times, Wednesday, February 7, 1962

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,590
Across
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Whitefish. : CISCO
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Stringed instrument: It. : ARPA
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Handle. : HAFT
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For this case only: Lat. : ADHOC
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Brother of Odin. : VILI
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Turkish regiment. : ALAI
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Had to do (with). : DEALT
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Segregation policy in S. Africa. : APARTHEID
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Mexican state. : SONORA
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Interval of a sort. : ENTRACTE
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Evening: Fr. : SOIR
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Oxfords. : TIES
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On deck. : TOPSIDE
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Islamic title. : AGA
30
Crowd into. : MOB
33
"___ Irish Rose." : ABIES
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Relative of a high wire. : TIGHTROPE
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Bill of fare. : MENU
38
West Pointer. : CADET
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Uniform. : EVEN
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Play by G. B. S. : PYGMALION
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Quill. : SPINE
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Balaam's mount. : ASS
44
French lace. : VAL
45
Himalayan peak. : EVEREST
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Sibilant sound. : SISS
48
Pitchfork part. : TINE
49
Devastate. : LAYWASTE
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Red Square city. : MOSCOW
57
City in New Jersey. : OCEANPORT
59
Unhesitant. : READY
60
Pickle spice. : DILL
61
Country on the Caspian. : IRAN
62
Baseball's "Cap." : ANSON
63
Trifling. : IDLE
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Cozy retreat. : NEST
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Where the poop is. : STERN
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Bounders. : CADS
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Idea: Prefix. : IDEO
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___ State, part of Burma. : SHAN
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Structure dating from 72 A. D. : COLOSSEUM
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Municipal taxes, in Europe. : OCTROIS
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Hollywood first name. : AVA
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Mellow. : RIPE
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English royal house. : PLANTAGENET
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Impenetrable. : AIRTIGHT
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Sounds of mirth. : HAHAS
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Name akin to Sandy. : ALEC
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___ accompli. : FAIT
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Ebb and flow. : TIDE
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Negotiate. : TREAT
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First ___. : AID
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Emporium. : RETAILSTORE
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City in Florida. : TAMPA
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Is guided by. : OBEYS
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Sharp sounds. : PINGS
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Form of entertainment. : MOVIE
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Unfolds. : OPENS
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Pulitzer prize poet, 1928. : BENET
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Affirmative phrase. : IDO
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Delineate. : REPRESENT
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Graduation memento. : CLASSPIN
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Of the birds. : AVIAN
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Ladies of 20 Across. : SENORAS
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Energy. : VIM
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Marshy plain. : SWALE
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City in New Jersey. : LODI
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Tart. : ACID
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Loud outcry. : YELL
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Periods of time. : ERAS
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Instance. : CASE
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Fragrance. : ODOR
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Veteran comedian. : WYNN
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Explosive. : TNT

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

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