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New York Times, Thursday, February 8, 1962

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,591

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Across
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Fleer. : SCOFF
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Coryza. : COLD
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Author of "Mary." : ASCH
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Resort isle. : CAPRI
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Perfume. : ODOR
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Go by plane. : AERO
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To the point that. : UNTIL
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Relative of onionskin. : RICEPAPER
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Character reference. : TESTIMONIAL
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Doctor's group: Abbr. : AMA
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Litchi. : NUT
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Furniture wood. : MAPLE
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Lumpish. : STODGY
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Norse goddess. : FREYA
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Wag. : COMIC
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"The Defenders" scene. : COURTROOM
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Sand: Lat. : ARENA
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Calendar abbreviation. : OCT
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Bisect. : HALVE
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Dark. : TENEBROUS
42
Outskirts. : EDGES
43
Disorders. : RIOTS
44
Shoots. : SPEARS
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Facade. : FRONT
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Interrogative. : WHO
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Palm leaf. : OLA
49
Crockery. : EARTHENWARE
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Dark. : NIGHTTIME
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Hawkeye. : IOWAN
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Exhort. : URGE
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Equal: Fr. : EGAL
61
Milestone. : EVENT
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Charon's river. : STYX
63
Clammy. : DANK
64
Coarse grass. : SEDGE
Down
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Rabbit's tail. : SCUT
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Malacca. : CANE
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Chooses. : OPTS
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Fuse partly. : FRIT
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Piece of office furniture. : FILINGCABINET
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French painter. : COROT
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Norse god. : ODIN
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Places. : LOCI
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Castle-builder. : DREAMER
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Motorist's group. : AAA
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Flower part. : SEPAL
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___ de menthe. : CREME
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Hour: Sp. : HORA
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Race track phrase. : PLAYTHEPONIES
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Very: Sp. : MUY
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Show off. : PARADE
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Begone! : SCAT
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Raced: Colloq. : TORE
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Sign. : OMEN
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Spanish money. : DINERO
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Arthur Miller book. : FOCUS
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Wagon tracks. : RUTS
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Water bird. : COOT
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Girl's name. : OLGA
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Word associated with "roger." : OVER
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Jumble. : MESS
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Spun. : ROTATED
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"___ walks in beauty . . . " : SHE
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Coquet. : FLIRT
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Marked by syncopated rhythm. : RAGGY
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Large marine snail. : WHELK
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Responsibility. : ONUS
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Latvian city. : RIGA
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Federal operative. : TMAN
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Made cloth. : WOVE
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Filled with fear and wonder. : AWED
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Sounded loudly. : RANG
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Heraldic term. : ENTE
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Bewitch: Dial. : HEX

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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