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New York Times, Wednesday, March 14, 1962

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,625
Across
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Cat. : PUMA
5
Principal. : MAJOR
10
Way. : ROAD
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A science: Abbr. : ANAT
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Athenian shopping center. : AGORA
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___ Elizabeth Alice Louise. : ANNE
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Longing. : WISH
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Italian seaport. : TRANI
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Beyond: Prefix. : META
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Lyrical exercise in pronunciation. : THERAININSPAIN
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Become drowsy. : NOD
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___ naught (disregard). : SETAT
25
Indian chief. : SAGAMORE
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Golden: Sp. : DORADO
33
Id's relative. : EGO
34
Seed coverings. : ARILS
36
Storage space. : ATTIC
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Lofty. : TALL
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To that extent. : SOFAR
41
Progenitor. : SIRE
42
Currents. : TIDES
44
River to the Danube. : SIRET
46
Ranch sound. : MAA
47
Kind of dog or show. : ONEMAN
49
One of the cardinals. : NINETEEN
51
Composition for nine. : NONET
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Time. : ERA
54
Another exercise in pronunciation. : HOWNOWBROWNCOW
60
Sacred Buddhist mountain. : OMEI
61
Flaherty film of the South Seas. : MOANA
62
Ku Klux. : KLAN
64
Odds and ends: Abbr. : MISC
65
Guiding spirit. : ANGEL
66
Retreat. : LAIR
67
Diminutive ending. : ETTE
68
List for the Red Cross. : NEEDS
69
City southwest of Messina. : ENNA
Down
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Foot. : PAW
2
___ rule. : UNIT
3
Part of a brew. : MASH
4
Greek goddess. : ATHENA
5
Stars in the "corrida." : MATADORS
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Lands: Lat. : AGRI
7
French saint. : JOAN
8
Avifauna. : ORNIS
9
Came down hard. : RAINED
10
Fortifications. : RAMPARTS
11
Singly. : ONEATATIME
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Contrary: Prefix. : ANTI
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Elder member of a group. : DEAN
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Cato's home. : ROMA
22
Neighbor of 15 Across. : STOA
25
Fight: Colloq. : SETTO
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Encore. : AGAIN
27
"Girl of the ___." : GOLDENWEST
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Large streams: Sp. : RIOS
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Impish. : ELFIN
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The Furies. : DIRAE
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Broad expanse. : OCEAN
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Garment in New Delhi. : SARI
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Dessert. : LEMONICE
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Certain subscriptions. : RENEWALS
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In corpore ___. : SANO
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Gull's cousin. : TERN
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Regenerated one. : NEWMAN
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Football player. : TACKLE
52
Cut of beef. : TBONE
54
Familiar setting. : HOME
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Elide. : OMIT
56
Vogue. : RAGE
57
United. : ONED
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Heroine of "The Good Earth." : OLAN
59
Old form of wagon. : WAIN
63
1933 initials. : NRA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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