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New York Times, Tuesday, March 20, 1962

Author:
Lois Hillis
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q W Y }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Lois Hillis has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,631

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Across
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Gay utterance. : TRALA
6
Suffix used with tap and team. : STER
10
Permits. : LETS
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Get aboard. : HOPON
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Southern constellation. : ARGO
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Norway's saint. : OLAF
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Tabu maneuver in traffic. : UTURN
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Fastened. : TIED
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Dear: It. : CARA
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Ornamental receptacle. : JARDINIERE
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American general of 1775. : KNOX
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Enzymes: Suffix. : ASES
24
Poisonous gases. : ARSINES
26
Ape. : IMITATE
27
___ ami Pierrot. : MON
30
Oriental. : JAPANESE
34
Queen, in France. : REINE
36
Specialist in a certain language. : ARABIST
37
Unsung hero of Christmas. : MAILMAN
39
Disney character. : DUMBO
40
Placing in a crude shelter. : HOVELING
41
German river. : EMS
42
Lumpy. : NODULAR
45
Oahu et al. : ISLANDS
46
Animation. : DASH
50
Seed of a plant. : OATS
53
Furnished with proper grounds for claiming something. : ENTITLEDTO
55
Detect: Colloq. : SPOT
56
Chemical compound. : AZIN
57
Hautboys. : OBOES
58
Market. : SELL
59
High-pitched sound. : TING
60
Book for the ages. : BIBLE
61
Spindle. : AXLE
62
Ham's partner. : EGGS
63
Spirited horse. : STEED
Down
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Tree of pine family. : THUJA
2
Rosters. : ROTAS
3
Tributary of the Orinoco. : APURE
4
House of ___. : LORDS
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Years: Lat. : ANNI
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Writer of a sort. : SATIRIST
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City E of Venice. : TRIESTE
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Woman adviser. : EGERIA
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Gnawing. : RODENT
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Ringlets. : LOCKS
11
Zest. : ELAN
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Elephant's ear. : TARO
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Seaport in Tunisia. : SFAX
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Designates. : NAMES
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More weird. : EERIER
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Skull protuberances. : INIONS
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Opera role. : MIMI
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___ even keel. : ONAN
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Part of the U. S. : NENG
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Shade of green. : JADE
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Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
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Jacks of clubs. : PAMS
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Yarn for the warp. : ABB
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Old measure. : ELL
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Torus, bead, cavetto, etc. : MOLDINGS
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Nautical call. : AVAST
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Outdoor sport. : HUNTING
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Salt of an oily acid. : OLEATE
44
City in Poland. : DANZIG
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Fiber for cordage. : ISTLE
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One side of the ledger. : DEBIT
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Structure of sun-dried bricks. : ADOBE
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Stone pillar. : STELE
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Washed down. : HOSED
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Movable mountain. : OSSA
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Top. : APEX
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Summon with a bell. : TOLL
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Tennis returns. : LOBS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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