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New York Times, Thursday, March 22, 1962

44-Across : Variety of rose.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,633
Across
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Drizzle. : RAIN
5
School course. : MATH
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Hula's cousin. : TWIST
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See!: Lat. : ECCE
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Ancient Teutonic tribe. : UBII
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Yule symbol. : HOLLY
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Level or rung. : STEP
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Key to dieting. : SELFDENIAL
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Tobacco Road residents. : HILLBILLIES
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Something to strum. : UKE
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Vase on a pedestal. : URN
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Important worker. : FARMER
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Entrust. : CONSIGN
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S. A. capital. : LIMA
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Circa. : ABOUT
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Famous Dreyfusard. : EMILEZOLA
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Spiritual force. : SOUL
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Size of type. : AGATE
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Composition. : OPUS
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Plato's name for Sappho. : TENTHMUSE
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Prototype of 40 Across. : ERATO
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Radio in American Sector of Berlin. : RIAS
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Variety of rose. : RAMBLER
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Substitute. : ERSATZ
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Wire measure. : MIL
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Mead. : LEA
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Matt. vi. 9-13. : LORDSPRAYER
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World-wide. : ECUMENICAL
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Bell the cat. : DARE
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Layer of skin. : CUTIS
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Court team. : FIVE
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Book ___. : ENDS
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Sec.'s partner. : TREAS
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Stadium section. : TIER
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Danny Kaye's type of song. : SKAT
Down
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Hebrew letter. : RESH
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Drama section. : ACTI
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Arctic republic: Abbr. : ICEL
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Highest point of perfection. : NEPLUSULTRA
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Thinking deeply. : MUSING
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Explorer Tasman. : ABEL
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Verb for 24 Across. : TILL
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Music lover's term. : HIFI
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Unoriginal order. : THESAME
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Took the laurels. : WON
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Troy. : ILIUM
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Quench thirst. : SLAKE
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Tippecanoe's partner. : TYLER
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Narrow pass. : DEFILE
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Young herring. : BRIT
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Little "shavers." : RAZORBLADES
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Fling. : CAST
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Shawm. : OBOE
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Part of speech. : NOUN
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Hot, sugary wine drink. : NEGUS
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Metric measure. : LITER
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College degrees. : MAS
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Geyserite. : OPAL
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Early guitar. : LUTE
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Ten-stringed instrument. : ASOR
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World's largest river. : AMAZON
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What some batters are. : HITLESS
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Asian title. : EMIR
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More copious. : AMPLER
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Make a choice. : ELECT
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Appear at intervals. : RECUR
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Pan-fried. : SAUTE
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Schism. : RIFT
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7th cen. date. : DCII
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Except. : SAVE
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Pull suddenly. : YANK
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Wagner's earth goddess. : ERDA
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Caesura. : REST
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Mine: It. : MIA

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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