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New York Times, Monday, April 2, 1962

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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The first of us. : ADAM
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Perform work carelessly. : SCAMP
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Cervine animal. : STAG
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Tibetan priest. : LAMA
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Volcano on Martinique. : PELEE
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___ to. : HOVE
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Collar or jacket. : ETON
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Seaport in Morocco. : RABAT
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O'Neill character. : ORIN
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Decanters. : CARAFES
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Keep from having. : DEPRIVE
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Indian tribe. : CREES
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Rodent. : RAT
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Zodiac sign of Libra. : SCALES
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High rank. : TOPLEVEL
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Slippers. : MULES
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Baltic port. : RIGA
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Take a chance. : DARE
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Rio de ___, Spanish W. African region. : ORO
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The firmament. : HEAVENS
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Jeremiah's book: Abbr. : LAM
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Bits of thread. : LINT
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Beech or birch. : TREE
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City of Honshu. : KIOTO
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At the same time. : TOGETHER
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Protector. : PATRON
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Bishopric. : SEE
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Flash flood. : SPATE
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Cannons. : MORTARS
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Run. : OPERATE
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
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Symbol on a quarter. : EAGLE
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Without feet. : APOD
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Tight-fitting cap. : COIF
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Eastern title. : AMEER
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Where Maine is: Abbr. : NENG
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Sinless. : HOLY
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English industrial city. : LEEDS
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Playing card. : TREY
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Actor Guinness. : ALEC
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Facts and figures. : DATA
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Counterpart of Cupid. : AMOR
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Shackle. : MANACLE
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Lively frolics. : SPREES
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Stop. : CEASE
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Vestment. : ALB
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Lake formed by Hoover Dam. : MEAD
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Hero of fantasy. : PETERPAN
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Electrician's term. : SHORTED
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Convex moldings. : TORI
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Tel ___. : AVIV
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Biologic factor. : GENE
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Unfatigued. : FRESH
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Buddy. : PAL
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Dutch coins. : STIVERS
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Young salmon. : SMOLT
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Art object. : CURIO
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One way to sing. : ALONG
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Architectural curve. : OGEE
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Courage. : VALOR
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Melpomene's sister. : ERATO
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Tropical fruit. : LEMON
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Hard to find. : RARE
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Celestial. : ETHEREAL
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Large fish. : SKATE
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Be evidence of. : TESTIFY
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Repeating. : ITERANT
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Kind of rose. : TEA
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Documents. : PAPERS
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Propelled in a certain way. : POLED
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Famous Austrian physicist. : MACH
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Melville book. : OMOO
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Stir up. : ROIL
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Equivalent. : SAME
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Imitative one. : APER
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Modulation. : TONE
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Nervous. : EDGY
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Agree. : GEE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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