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New York Times, Monday, March 12, 1962

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,623
Across
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Night club: Slang. : HOTSPOT
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Palm Springs. : SPA
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School: Abbr. : SEM
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Shaded walk. : ALAMEDA
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Used to be. : WAS
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Initials of 1944. : ETO
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Wire photos: Colloq. : TELEPIX
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Ordnance depot. : ARSENAL
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Than: Ger. : ALS
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Carrying charges. : PORTERAGE
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Saucy. : PERT
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Famous Jolson song. : MAMMY
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Followers: Suffix. : ITES
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Platform. : DAIS
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Forever. : AYE
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Derisive laugh. : SNORT
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Sine ___ non. : QUA
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Forbidding. : STERN
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Ancient harps. : LYRES
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Violinist Leopold. : AUER
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Work. : OPUS
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Civil War general. : MEADE
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Relish. : SAVOR
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Greek letter. : CHI
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Bedloe, for one. : ISLET
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Where Fort Knox is: Abbr. : KEN
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Close. : SHUT
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Genevieve, Marie, etc.: Abbr. : STES
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First-grader. : CHILD
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Cereal. : OATS
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Indiana city. : FORTWAYNE
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Envoy: Abbr. : AMB
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Weeping. : INTEARS
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Summed up. : TOTALED
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Dead heat. : TIE
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Ziegfeld. : FLO
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Deceive: Colloq. : TWOTIME
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Deplorable. : SAD
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Style: Fr. : TON
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As a whole. : ENMASSE
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Toque. : HAT
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Diminutive suffix. : OLE
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Mercury's winged sandals. : TALARIA
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Fish dish. : SMELTS
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Livens (up). : PEPS
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I hate: Lat. : ODI
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Mr. and Mrs. John Q. Public. : TAXPAYERS
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Multitude. : SWARM
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Social affair. : PARTY
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Hartebeest. : ASSE
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Washington personage. : SENATOR
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Whatnot. : ETAGERE
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Bothers. : MOLESTS
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Avenging spirit of Greek myth. : ERINYS
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Hebrew bushel. : OMER
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Quickly: Slang. : PDQ
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___ de Cologne. : EAU
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Petty officer. : MATE
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Disparage. : SLUR
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Fat. : SUET
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Magazine feature. : NOVELETTE
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"___ Fideles." : ADESTE
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Small lake. : POND
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Maladjusted ones. : MISFITS
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Baltic land. : ESTONIA
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Put on the qui vive. : ALERTED
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Related. : AKIN
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French white wine. : CHABLIS
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Shack. : HUT
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Possessive. : ITS
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Whole organisms. : SOMATA
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Monte ___. : CARLO
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Green tea. : HYSON
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Float on the breeze. : WAFT
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Source of power. : ATOM
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Acknowledge. : OWN
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German spa. : EMS
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Balmoral Castle's river. : DEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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