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New York Times, Saturday, March 3, 1962

Author:
Brice Metcalfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B Q X }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Brice Metcalfe has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,614

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Type of business: Abbr. : MFG
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Menu. : CARTE
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Instant: Colloq. : JIFFY
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Gas: Prefix. : AER
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Classic theatre. : ODEON
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Florida city. : OCALA
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Apocryphal prophet of Feb. 2. : GROUNDHOG
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English poet. : CAREW
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Manacles. : IRONS
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Period. : ERA
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Apprehended. : KNOWN
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European alliance. : COMMONMARKET
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Uncle: Scot. : EME
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Myrna of the movies. : LOY
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Vim: Colloq. : ZIP
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Strange. : UNFAMILIAR
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Hill formed by the wind. : DUNE
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Rhone tributary. : SAONE
38
Acknowledge. : OWN
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Part of a poem. : CANTO
40
Throw off. : EMIT
41
Wartime groceries. : FOODRATION
43
___ Rio, Texas. : DEL
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Clumsy boat. : ARK
45
Diminutive suffix. : ULE
46
Atomic submarine. : USSSWORDFISH
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African country. : EGYPT
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Mouth: Prefix. : ORI
56
Irish dance like the Virginia reel. : RINKA
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Slip away. : ELOPE
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New name for city founded in 1589. : VOLGOGRAD
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Light: Fr. : LEGER
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Without end: Archaic. : ETERN
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French season. : ETE
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Long (for). : YEARN
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Tidies (up), old style. : REDDS
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Middle: Prefix. : MES
Down
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Sorcery. : MAGIC
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Iron: Prefix. : FERRO
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Prepare. : GROOM
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Soup. : CONSOMME
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Say further. : ADD
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Mend, as a shirt. : REHEM
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"___-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral." : TOORA
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Wreathe with flowers. : ENGARLAND
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Rider. : JOCKEY
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"___ do the sum." : ICANT
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Card game. : FARO
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Moved swiftly. : FLEW
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Show fatigue. : YAWN
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Not intentional. : UNMEANT
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Not elsewhere included: Abbr. : NEI
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Old Hebrew measure. : KOR
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Pueblo Indian. : ZUNI
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To the form of. : INTO
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Latin American laborer. : PEON
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Accustomed. : USED
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Appoint. : NAME
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Frustrate. : FOIL
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Examines. : LOOKSOVER
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___ Jima. : IWO
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Variety of dried tropical fruit. : DATEFIG
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Large kettles. : CALDRONS
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Money in Paris: Abbr. : FRS
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Capek drama. : RUR
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In the wake. : ASTERN
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Top. : UPPER
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Penned. : WROTE
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Lubricated. : OILED
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Against a thing: Lat. : INREM
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Sting ray. : SKATE
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Pluto's realm. : HADES
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Wriggling. : EELY
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Jollity. : GLEE
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Oriental discipline. : YOGA
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Guaranteed: Abbr. : GRD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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