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New York Times, Wednesday, April 11, 1962

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,653
Across
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Etagere part. : SHELF
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Silk of maize. : FLOSS
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Not effective. : STERILE
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Scoffed. : FLOUTED
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___ come. : KINGDOM
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Relative of verbena. : LANTANA
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Sphere. : ORB
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Exhausting. : SAPPING
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Muslim saint. : PIR
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Native of San'a. : ARAB
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Gallic exclamation. : TIENS
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Keyway. : SLOT
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___ probe. : LUNAR
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Duster. : RAG
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Bridge supports. : PIERS
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Pertaining to the seas. : PELAGIC
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Musical. : BANDS
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Canoe material. : BIRCHBARK
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Dispositions. : MOODS
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Certain ships. : TANKERS
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Printer's measures. : PICAS
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Time table abbreviation. : ARR
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Spaces. : AREAS
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Crafts' partners. : ARTS
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British machine guns. : BRENS
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Pit in a mine. : SUMP
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Man's name meaning "watchful." : IRA
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Panacea. : CUREALL
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Aegean island. : NIO
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Literary form. : NOVELLA
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Type of writer. : REALIST
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"Henry VI," for example. : TRILOGY
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Consecrates. : DEVOTES
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Piquant. : SALTY
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Disk. : PATEN
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Saddle appendage. : STIRRUP
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Old World herb. : HENBANE
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Unit of energy. : ERG
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Covers. : LIDS
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Parade vehicle. : FLOAT
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Fruit pies, in Britain. : FLANS
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Tedious. : LONG
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Absent. : OUT
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Fastened in a certain way. : STAPLED
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Campus VIP's. : SENIORS
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Scandinavian toast. : SKOAL
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Charlatan. : EMPIRIC
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Lively dance. : FLING
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Game. : DARTS
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Famous street in Atlanta. : PEACHTREE
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Coins of Panama. : BALBOAS
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Lead weights. : SINKERS
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Forays. : RAIDS
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Hooded coat. : PARKA
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Groups of 144: Abbr. : GRS
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Prohibit. : BAN
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College founded in 1889. : BARNARD
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Reflects. : MIRRORS
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Wife of Marc Antony. : OCTAVIA
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Come together again. : REUNITE
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Japanese banjo-like instrument. : SAMISEN
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Make-up. : PAINT
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Deck. : ARRAY
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Patches. : SPOTS
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Having bumps and lumps. : BULGY
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Lie dormant. : SLEEP
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Coagulate. : CLOT
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Molten rock. : LAVA
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Old cloth measure. : ELL
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Genesis name. : LOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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