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New York Times, Saturday, April 14, 1962

Author:
Alda Zimpel
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,656
Across
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Box sleigh. : PUNG
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Size of type. : PICA
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Bel ___, Italian cheese. : PAESE
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Unique person: Slang. : ONER
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Be distressed. : ACHE
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___ room. : ELBOW
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Reciprocal. : INTERCHANGEABLE
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Floating on water. : NATANT
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Gathers. : REAPS
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Inclines. : TILTS
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Somersault: Colloq. : FLIP
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Held in reserve. : KEPT
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Twist and turn. : SLEW
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Fastened. : TIED
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Debussy piece. : LAMER
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Devil's headgear. : HORNS
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Garden plant. : LUPINE
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18th cen. queen. : MARIEANTOINETTE
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Orange-red dye stuff. : ISATIN
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Villain in Book of Esther. : HAMAN
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Hebrew letter. : GIMEL
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European capital. : BERN
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Gremlins. : IMPS
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Cummerbund. : SASH
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Wild revelry. : ORGY
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Trap. : SNARE
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Block up. : EMBAR
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Summon together. : MUSTER
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Schooling of a sort. : REFRESHERCOURSE
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Moses' spokesman. : AARON
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Heavy hammer. : MAUL
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French novelist. : LOTI
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Imposing. : GRAND
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Trading place: Abbr. : STEX
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Soon. : ANON
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Scoring units. : POINTS
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Remove metal fasteners. : UNNAIL
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Prickly plant. : NETTLE
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Large tropical bird. : GREATWHITEHERON
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Agreement. : PACT
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German pronoun. : ICH
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Frankish king : CHARLESTHEGREAT
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Work dating from 19 B. C. : AENEID
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Bird call. : PEEP
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Coastal feature of one of the U. S. : ALASKAPENINSULA
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Point of decline. : EBB
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Coin of Peru. : SOL
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___ lamb. : EWE
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Much-needed workers. : RNS
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Hiatus. : GAP
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Native of Helsinki. : FINN
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Give out. : EMIT
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Shut in. : PENT
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Pine. : TREE
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Conveyance: Abbr. : TRAN
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Large American month. : LUNA
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Eye: Fr. : OEIL
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Depict. : LIMN
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Items in the game of ringer. : MIGS
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One-third of the earth's land. : ASIA
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Sheep. : RAMS
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Sweeplike: Poet. : OARY
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Creator of "German Requiem." : BRAHMS
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Woman. : MATRON
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Quickly. : PRESTO
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Meteorologist's fine twilight rain. : SEREIN
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Antiquated: Abbr. : OBS
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___ loco (in its proper place): Lat. : SUO
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Improve in health. : MEND
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1160. : MCLX
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Piece of music. : RAG
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Handle of a pitcher. : EAR
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Friar's title. : FRA
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European herb. : RUE

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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