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New York Times, Thursday, March 8, 1962

Author:
Annamarie Lobb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Across
1
Dwellings: Abbr. : APTS
5
Clutches. : GRIPS
10
Hand tool. : RAKE
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"David Copperfield" character. : HEEP
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Musical show. : REVUE
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Revise. : EDIT
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Italian river. : ARNO
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Unsuitable. : INAPT
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Adam's son. : SETH
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Manhattan landmark. : UNITEDNATIONS
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Jacob's son. : LEVI
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Feudal worker. : SERF
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Fire baskets. : CRESSETS
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Badgerlike animals. : RATELS
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Ben ___. : HUR
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City on the Moselle. : TRIER
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India's neighbor. : NEPAL
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Turkey's neighbor. : IRAQ
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Genus of flatfish. : SOLEA
41
Ibsen heroine. : NORA
42
Nose: Lat. : NASUS
44
Chemical term. : NITRO
46
Insecticide. : DDT
47
___ Hollow. : SLEEPY
49
Italian noble. : MARCHESE
51
"Did You Ever ___ Dream Walking?" : SEEA
53
Greek letter. : IOTA
54
One of the world's oldest countries. : OUTERMONGOLIA
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Algeria's neighbor. : MALI
60
Seaport of Brazil. : BAHIA
61
Ghana's neighbor. : TOGO
63
Charlie ___. : CHAN
64
Negative verbal form. : ARENT
65
Spirit. : ELAN
66
Saccular organ. : LUNG
67
Grassy plant. : SEDGE
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Strong emotion. : RAGE
Down
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Exclamation of triumph. : AHA
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Bolivia's neighbor. : PERU
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State: Abbr. : TENN
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The victor's share. : SPOILS
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Mourners. : GRIEVERS
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Performance. : RENDITION
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Man of Moskva. : IVAN
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Insect stages. : PUPAS
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Bird dog. : SETTER
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Melt again. : RESOFTEN
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Middle-East seaport. : ADEN
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Do-it-yourself purchases. : KITS
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Ordinal suffix. : ETH
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Experiment. : TEST
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Pakistan's neighbor. : IRAN
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Does gym exercises. : CHINS
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Outside of town limits. : RURAL
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Expunge. : ERASE
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Sultan of Turkey. : SELIM
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Lyric poem. : EPODE
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Stuffs with bacon. : LARDS
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Smoke blue. : SLATE
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Holding. : RETAINING
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Seeking. : QUESTING
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Usurp. : ARROGATE
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German admiral. : SPEE
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Eight: Prefix. : OCTO
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Herbs for making maté. : YERBAS
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Leading rope. : HALTER
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To love: Lat. : AMARE
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Where Pearl Harbor is. : OAHU
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___ Bator. : ULAN
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Exclaimed. : OHED
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City in Kansas. : IOLA
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King of Amalek. : AGAG
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12th cen. date. : MCL
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"A Majority of ___." : ONE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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