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New York Times, Tuesday, April 17, 1962

Author:
A. H. Drummond Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
A. H. Drummond Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,659
Across
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Kind of train. : LOCAL
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Cluster of bracts on a pineapple. : COMA
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Entreaty. : PLEA
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Declaim. : ORATE
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Products of Spain and Portugal. : OLIVEOILS
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___ Cruz. : SANTA
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Nickel tellurides. : MELONITES
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Finisher. : ENDER
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Dunderheads. : DOLTS
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Prayer salutation. : AVE
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Cotton machine operator. : GINNER
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Winter apple. : RUSSET
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Farm machine. : TEDDER
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Manage. : STEER
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Doctors' group. : AMA
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Receiving set. : RADIO
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Stalk. : STIPE
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Apollo's mother. : LETO
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Teuton. : SAXON
40
Response of approval. : AMEN
41
Sluggish. : INERT
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Measured (out). : METED
45
Launching. : PAD
46
Table game. : CHESS
48
Benny and others. : MISERS
50
Branch of medicine: Abbr. : PATHOL
53
Animal. : TOMCAT
54
Unclose: Poet. : OPE
55
Religious leader. : RABBI
58
Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
60
Flavoring agent. : LEMONPEEL
62
Aromatic liquid. : ETHER
63
Johnny ___. : APPLESEED
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Brightness. : SHEEN
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Liturgy. : RITE
66
Villa d'___. : ESTE
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Hurry, in Shakespeare's day. : SESSA
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Grow slimmer. : LOSE
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Certain Ulsterites. : ORANGEMEN
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Political hopeful. : CANDIDATE
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Heed. : ATTEND
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Pupil. : LEARNER
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Naval rank: Abbr. : COMDR
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Kitchen staple. : OLEO
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Factory. : MILL
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___ santé. : AVOTRE
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Luau food. : POI
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Former coin of Lithuania. : LITAS
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French pupil. : ELEVE
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Something useful. : ASSET
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Results. : ENSUES
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Spans of years. : ERAS
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Spanish miss: Abbr. : SRTA
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Anklebones. : TALI
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Certain shoe sizes. : SIXES
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Short blast. : TOOT
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Cherry Valley and Bartlett. : DAMS
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Accuses. : IMPEACHES
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Orchardist's concern. : PEARTREES
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Closes. : ENDS
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Musical group: Abbr. : ORCH
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Fictional captain. : NEMO
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"Topper" creator, ___ Smith. : THORNE
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Faint light. : DIMNESS
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Pass. : ELAPSE
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Denounce violently. : SCATHE
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Like an axis. : POLAR
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Giant serpent of Egyptian myth. : APEPI
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Lure. : TEMPT
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Diacritical mark. : TILDE
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Quilting parties. : BEES
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Vegetable. : BEET
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Singer Sack. : ERNA
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Bull ring cry. : OLE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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