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New York Times, Friday, February 9, 1962

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,592
Across
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Fright. : SCARE
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Small mollusk. : SLUG
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Tiff. : SPAT
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Of the ear. : AURAL
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Ecclesiastical vestment. : COPE
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Peel. : PARE
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Immediately. : ATTHEDROPOFAHAT
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King: Sp. : REY
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"___ Parisienne," Offenbach ballet. : GAITE
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___ a dozen. : ADIME
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Fish. : CARP
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Frenzy. : RAGE
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U. N. name. : UTHANT
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"I do not ___ run." : CHOOSETO
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Column. : SHAFT
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Eighteenth president of U.S. : GRANT
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Greek letters. : XIS
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Fourth base. : HOME
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Beldame. : CRONE
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Per ___. : DIEM
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Qua ___ (here and there): It. : ELA
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Fragment of pottery. : SHARD
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___ la vista. : HASTA
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Pertinent. : RELATIVE
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Gov. Volpe's capital. : BOSTON
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Repudiate. : DENY
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Loyalty ___. : OATH
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Straight man. : ACTOR
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Quantity. : BATCH
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Ready whenever needed. : JOHNNYONTHESPOT
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His: Fr. : ALUI
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Tranquility. : EASE
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Ohio city. : AKRON
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Scarlet, rouge, etc. : REDS
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Pentagram. : STAR
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Goddess of 53 Down. : DIANA
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River into the Moselle. : SAAR
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Pretty: Colloq. : CUTE
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Dilettantish. : ARTY
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Cheer. : RAH
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Fine: Colloq. : ELEGANT
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Certificate. : SCRIP
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Swag. : LOOT
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Advantage. : UPPERHAND
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Earth: Prefix. : GEO
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Black suit. : SPADES
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Two-hulled canoe of Tahiti. : PAHI
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Biblical region. : ARAM
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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Arrow. : DART
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Bundle of sticks. : FAGOT
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Bistro. : CAFE
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First-rate. : AONE
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Name in Poe title. : USHER
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Rowboat appurtenance. : THOLE
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Oriental porter. : HAMAL
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Ten million rupees. : CRORE
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Live. : EXIST
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Become associated with . : TIETO
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Ottoman ruler. : OSMAN
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Serving dish. : GRAVYBOAT
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Facial feature. : CHIN
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Hyphen's cousin. : DASH
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Exacting. : STERN
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Rash fellow. : HOTHEAD
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Beloved of Venus. : ADONIS
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18th cen. composer. : BACH
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Aquatic animal. : OTTER
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Inharmonious. : AJAR
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"King" of song. : COLE
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Dull sound. : THUD
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Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Port of Guam. : APRA
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Space probe objective. : MOON
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Historic volcano. : ETNA
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Give assent to. : YES
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Indulge in winter sport. : SKI

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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