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New York Times, Saturday, March 10, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,621
Across
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Opposite of "vive." : ABAS
5
Bare mountains. : BALDS
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Dictator. : TSAR
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Great Brian of Erin. : BORU
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In the vicinity. : ABOUT
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Town in central Italy. : ATRI
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TV specialty. : ANIMATEDCARTOON
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Smiles radiantly. : BEAMS
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Diadem. : TIARA
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Eggy beverage. : NOG
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Sprain easer. : ARNICA
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Lake in Australia. : TORRENS
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Counts. : TELLS
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Backwoods quarrel. : FEUD
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Point of decline. : EBB
34
Tacks. : NAILS
36
Carte. : MENU
39
Babe Ruth specialty. : GRANDSTANDPLAYS
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Left. : GONE
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Look. : STARE
45
Marsh. : FEN
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Containers. : KEGS
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Used up. : SPENT
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Connecting. : BONDING
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Imagined. : DREAMT
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Cuckoo. : ANI
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Rural exhibitions. : FAIRS
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Do-___ (indomitable). : ORDIE
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Cornell specialty. : LEGITIMATEDRAMA
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Son: Ger. : SOHN
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___ mutton. : LEGOF
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Something unique: Slang. : ONER
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Companions of science. : ARTS
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Napped. : SLEPT
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Terence Rattigan play. : ROSS
Down
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Addis ___. : ABABA
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Error of a sort. : BONER
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Believer: Suffix. : ARIAN
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Kind of conference. : SUMMIT
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Racket. : BAT
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Assist. : ABET
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City in Italy. : LODI
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Shylock's coin. : DUCAT
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___ Bethlehem. : STAROF
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Gunny cloth. : TAT
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Without hearing. : STONEDEAF
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Irish "Darling." : AROON
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Saturn's bands. : RINGS
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Rise up. : ASCEND
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Seldom seen. : RARE
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Sad word. : ALAS
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Beardsley ___. : RUML
28
Wagon-___, sleeping cars. : LITS
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Nickname for a thin man. : SLATS
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Sometime missile. : EGG
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Family member: Abbr. : BRO
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Time for prizes. : BANKNIGHT
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Energy. : SNAP
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American humorist. : NYE
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Sea-going monogram. : USN
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Lack. : NEED
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Famous slave. : DRED
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Tarkington boy. : PENROD
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Aptitude. : GIFT
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Slowpokes. : SNAILS
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Pest: Colloq. : TERROR
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Wood. : BALSA
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___ two (a few). : ONEOR
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Hebrew letter. : GIMEL
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Town with a bell. : ADANO
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Entertainers. : MIMES
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Certain drops. : TEARS
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Tempest. : RAGE
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Hesitate. : STOP
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Members of a clique. : INS
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After, old style. : EFT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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