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New York Times, Friday, March 30, 1962

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,641
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Human activities. : LIFE
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Government power project. : TVA
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Name meaning "man." : ENOS
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Employers. : USERS
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Gather. : REAP
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"We'll tak ___ o' kindness yet . . . " : ACUP
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Intuition. : SIXTHSENSE
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Translation: Abbr. : VER
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Converse. : CHAT
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Founder of British news agency. : REUTER
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Access. : ENTREE
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Exclamation of doubt. : HUMPH
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Part of a rocket. : THIRDSTAGE
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Wartime group. : OSS
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Move sideways. : SIDLE
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Ad libs of a sort. : PUNS
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Adequate. : FULL
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Ill effects. : EVILS
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Army men: Abbr. : LTS
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"We're off ___ the Wizard . . . " : TOSEE
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Jewels. : GEMS
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Small meal. : BITE
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Ashore, old style. : ALAND
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Chemical suffix. : OSE
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Recovered capacity for effort: Colloq. : SECONDWIND
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Ingenuous. : NAIVE
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Positive terminals. : ANODES
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Town in Italy. : ASSISI
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Moderate. : EASY
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Constellation. : ARA
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It's sometimes on Friday. : THIRTEENTH
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Stead. : LIEU
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Sounds on a farm. : MOOS
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Radius of a wheel. : SPOKE
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Whilom. : ERST
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Admit. : OWN
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"___ your bashful barefoot beau . . . " : IWAS
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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Set out. : LEAVE
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Stimuli. : INCENTIVES
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Time coordinate. : FOURTHDIMENSION
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Telepathy: Abbr. : ESP
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Hurried onward. : RUSHED
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___ Minor. : ASIA
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Theme. : TEXT
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Studied action. : ART
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Earner of cash in five digits. : TENTHOUSANDAIRE
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Ornamental vessel. : VASE
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Copycat. : APER
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Expressive shoulder motions. : SHRUGS
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Re-enlist: Slang. : REUP
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Dotted, as with flowers or stars. : SEME
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Goddess of grain. : CERES
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Small brooks. : RILLS
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Mountain range in Antarctica. : HANSEN
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Join together. : SPLICE
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All, in music. : TUTTO
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Most tenuous. : SLENDEREST
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___ dog. : SLED
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State flower of Utah. : SEGO
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Leaf of a book. : FOLIO
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Suntanned. : TAWNY
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Groups of girls. : BEVIES
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Relative: Abbr. : SIST
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Sudden onsets. : DASHES
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Melodies. : AIRS
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Fried lightly. : SAUTE
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Steam: Prefix. : ATMO
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Instruct. : SHOW
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"Ah, Wilderness were Paradise ___!" : ENOW
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Aleutian island. : ATKA
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Upon: Prefix. : EPI
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Tennis term. : LET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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