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YES AND NO

New York Times, Sunday, March 18, 1962

9-Down : Drive ahead.

Author:
Hume Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 638 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,629
Across
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Go swiftly. : RACE
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Family man. : GRAMPA
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Beans. : LIMAS
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Habits. : GARBS
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Eager. : AGOG
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The Sprats. : EATERS
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Slow. : INERT
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___ a minute. : AMILE
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Symbol of Alaska. : FORGETMENOT
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Like Edward Lear's humor. : NONSENSICAL
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Like ___ (not at all): Slang. : FUN
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Edward ___. : VII
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Kind of work. : SPADE
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Cinch. : SEWUP
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Hawk parrot. : HIA
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Repeats. : ITERATES
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Eden, for one. : ETONIAN
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Scrub again. : REWASH
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Brought into the open. : AIRED
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Leda's daughter. : HELEN
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German negatives. : NEINS
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Charlemagne's realm: Abbr. : HRE
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Sprinkle. : PEPPER
51
One of the Kennedys. : TED
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Made up. : COINED
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Coffee maker. : URN
58
Adventurous one. : DARER
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Horses, in gypsy parlance. : GRIS
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___ jack. : ONEEYED
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Delibes and others. : LEOS
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Rois Faineants. : DONOTHINGKINGS
70
Compass point. : ENE
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___ Day. : MOTHERS
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Ignore. : LEAVEOUT
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Sudden, heavy rain. : SPATE
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Moon courses. : PHASES
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Kind of vote. : AYE
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Ethan Frome's vehicle. : SLED
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Fat. : LARD
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Certain sons. : HEIRS
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And so on. : ETC
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"Sweet" one. : SUE
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Baton Rouge school. : LSU
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Roman deity. : JANUS
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Whether ___. : ORNO
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God: Sp. : DIOS
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Leverage. : PRY
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Animals. : ELANDS
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___ cum laude. : MAGNA
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Colder. : FROSTIER
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Mournful ballads. : LAMENTS
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D. D. E.'s theatre. : ETO
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Under no circumstances. : NOTFORTHEWORLD
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Digits: Scot. : TAES
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Football strategy. : DEFENSE
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Hornbeam. : TREE
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Natatoriums. : POOLS
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Lineman's units. : YDS
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Marks. : TRACES
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Display frames. : EASELS
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Greek letter. : PHI
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Free. : UNTIE
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Learned. : HEARD
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Architect's drawing: Fr. : EPURE
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Carbolic acid. : PHENOL
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Call to account. : ARRAIGN
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Drummers. : SALESMEN
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Bore. : IRK
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African capital. : CAIRO
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Wear out. : SPEND
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Cream. : TOP
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Animal. : PIG
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Nautical tie. : SAILORSKNOT
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Without fail: Colloq. : RAINORSHINE
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Like ___ (probably). : ASNOT
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Take care of. : SEETO
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Urbana footballers. : ILLINI
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City on the Oka. : OREL
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Sweet flag. : SEDGE
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Elks or Moose. : ORDER
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Stage remarks. : ASIDES
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Catfish Row dweller. : BESS
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Palm tree. : RAFFIA
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One of the cavies. : AGOUTI
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Angularity. : CORNER
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Farm product. : EGG
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Understand: Colloq. : GETIT
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Plant fiber. : RAMIE
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Had tea. : ATE
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___ wear. : MENS
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Drive ahead. : PROPEL
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In ___ (agitated). : ASTATE
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High-grade stationery. : LINEN
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Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
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Altar tops. : MENSAE
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Element. : ARSENIC
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Brunswick, for one. : STEW
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Bay in Quebec. : GASPE
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"Here ___ ... " : AMI
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Sobriquet for an English king. : RICHARDYEAANDNAY
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Philosopher Pascal. : BLAISE
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Liturgical sign. : SELAH
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Got away from. : EVADED
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Profession honored on 4c stamp. : NURSING
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1813 exhortation. : DONTGIVEUPTHESHIP
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One of the parties: Abbr. : REP
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Brightness. : SHEEN
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Blue dyes. : INDIGOS
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Exclamation. : WHEE
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Lord Fauntleroy's real name. : ERROL
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Time of day. : NOON
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Churchman. : PADRE
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Nol ___ (discontinued): Law. : PROSSED
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Sea bird. : ERNE
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Noun suffix. : NESS
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German city. : ULM
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Run again. : REOPERATE
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Jolly Roger emblem. : SKULL
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Charged with a duty. : ENTRUSTED
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Acts. : DEEDS
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Pennsylvania city. : SHARON
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Beverage. : TEA
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Does a farm job. : HAYS
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Adherents of: Suffix. : ITES
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Letter. : ESS
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Earth. : PLANET
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Certain combats: It. : DUELLOS
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Dispatched, as a pigeon. : HOMED
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Petty quarrel. : TIFF
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French artist. : COROT
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Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
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Bread spread. : JAM
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More melancholy. : SORRIER
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Evergreen tree. : YEW
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Big dipper. : LADLE
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Mrs. Glenn. : ANNA
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Editor's word. : STET
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Man with a lasso. : ROPER
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Draft group. : SSS
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Related to kissing. : OSCULAR
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Cardinal suffix. : TEEN
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Courses. : ROADS
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The "Auld Sod." : ERIN
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Naps. : SLEEPS
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More bleak. : STARKER
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Certain trains: Abbr. : SPS
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Expression. : PHRASE
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Pressed. : IRONED
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Woman adviser. : EGERIA
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History. : ANNALS
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Arbiter. : UMPIRE
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Queens: Fr. : REINES
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Marx's colleague. : ENGELS
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Province and city of Italy. : PISAS
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Mexican pine. : OCOTE
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John Jacob. : ASTOR
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Expiate. : ATONE
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Lemur. : LORIS
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"This ___ sudden!" : ISSO
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Capital of Timor. : DILI
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Performance record. : LOG
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Native: Suffix. : OTE
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Nest: Fr. : NID
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Goblin. : HOB

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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