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New York Times, Thursday, March 1, 1962

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Part of London. : SOHO
5
Regaled in a certain way. : WINED
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Pacific island air base. : WAKE
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Cupid. : AMOR
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"I'd have baked ___ ... " : ACAKE
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Old German cry. : HEIL
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Bombast. : RANT
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Prophetic. : VATIC
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Mars. : ARES
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Listless. : DROOPY
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Retired. : INACTIVE
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Literary initials. : RLS
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City in Utah. : OGDEN
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Time off. : VACATION
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High-hat. : SNOBBY
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Israeli statesman. : EBAN
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Mop. : SWAB
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Band on a low shoe. : STRAP
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Bug. : DOR
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Ecclesiastic. : PRELATE
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Contrary to rule: Abbr. : IRR
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Kind of ink. : INDIA
44
Gaff. : SPAR
45
Move sideways. : EDGE
46
___ guerre. : CESTLA
48
Mitigates. : ASSUAGES
50
Out of kilter. : AMISS
52
Lunched. : ATE
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Wine cabinet. : CELLARET
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Botanist Mendel. : GREGOR
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His: Fr. : ALUI
60
___ Jones, famous British architect. : INIGO
62
Mouse deer. : NAPU
63
Pro ___. : RATA
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Chronic disagreer. : NOMAN
65
Japanese apricots. : UMES
66
Word of approval. : AMEN
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Diving bird. : GREBE
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Kept in. : PENT
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Semiprecious stone. : SARD
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Khayyam. : OMAR
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Bridge holdings. : HONORCARDS
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Bobolink. : ORTOLAN
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Sinuous. : WAVY
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Peruvian city. : ICA
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Subject for the sports page. : NATIONALPASTIME
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Just managing (with "out"). : EKING
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Tens. : DECADS
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Victorian parlor piece. : WHATNOT
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Atmosphere: Prefix. : AERI
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City on the Dnieper. : KIEV
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Other. : ELSE
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U. S. time designation. : PST
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Use a thurible. : CENSE
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Early form of Sanskrit. : VEDIC
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Have ___ to pick. : ABONE
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Republic created in 1948: Abbr. : ISR
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Is indebted to. : OWES
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Form of entertainment. : BRIDGEGAME
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Flagship's launch. : BARGE
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Historic Belgian town. : YPRES
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Cote sounds. : BAAS
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Capital of Majorca. : PALMA
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Company officers: Abbr. : TRS
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Etruscan. : ITALIAN
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Consumed. : EATENUP
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A walk outdoors. : AIRING
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Nasser's domain. : UAR
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Masculine title. : SENOR
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Dear: It. : CARA
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Biblical land. : ELAM
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Early guitar. : LUTE
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Moved away. : GONE
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Start operating. : OPEN
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Reddish brown. : RUST
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Chatter: Colloq. : GAB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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