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New York Times, Tuesday, March 13, 1962

Author:
Annamarie Lobb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { B F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,624
Across
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Tears. : RIPS
5
Fruit of a palm. : DATE
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Multicolored. : PIED
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Introduces. : INITIATES
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Sinclair Lewis hero. : ELMER
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New VIP in the House. : MCCORMACK
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English hymnologist. : NEALE
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Soda fountain orders. : SHAKES
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Rescues. : SALVAGES
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Space monkey. : ENOS
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Certain bridge cards. : RAISERS
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Heavy rains. : TORRENTS
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French coin. : SOU
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Highest note, old style. : ELA
30
Agricultural study. : SOILSURVEY
35
Another name. : ALIAS
38
Swiss canton. : URI
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Does a lawn job. : SEEDS
40
Political agitator. : MALCONTENT
43
Ripen. : AGE
44
___-Magnon. : CRO
45
Baby carriage. : STROLLER
48
The "mystery man." : MOLOTOV
52
Surfeit. : SATE
53
Dyes. : ANILINES
55
Where Livorno is. : ITALIA
59
Bristles. : SETAE
60
Furnish a new supply. : REPLENISH
62
Irrational numbers. : SURDS
63
Australian vine. : DESERTPEA
64
Fencer's weapon. : EPEE
65
Plant. : IRID
66
Chemical suffixes. : OSES
Down
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Borders. : RIMS
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Part of a foot. : INCH
3
Type size. : PICA
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Part of a furnace. : STOKER
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Plums. : DAMSONS
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___ loss. : ATA
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Sleuths. : TECS
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Geological deposit. : ESKAR
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Delight. : PLEASURE
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Semblance. : IMAGE
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Fisherman. : EELER
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Sheath. : DRESS
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Goddess of peace. : IRENE
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Begrudging. : ENVIOUS
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Maiden. : LASS
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Courageous. : STOUT
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Group of workmen. : TEAM
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Spanish jar. : OLLA
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Fence piece. : RAIL
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Ancestors. : SIRES
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Loose fibers. : LINTS
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Kind of meat. : VEAL
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Brink. : EDGE
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Flanders river. : YSER
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Award. : ACCOLADE
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Raids. : SORTIES
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Time of day. : NOON
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Lagged behind. : TRAILED
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Fur. : OTTER
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Rough shelter. : LEANTO
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Billiard shot. : MASSE
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Ahead, as in golf. : ONEUP
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Metric measure. : LITRE
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Great name in music. : VERDI
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Nostradamus. : SEER
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Edges. : LIPS
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Phrase of comprehension. : ISEE
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Exclamations. : AHAS
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Greek letter. : PSI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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