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Herbert Ettenson
Herbert Ettenson

New York Times, Friday, April 27, 1962

60-Across : Half of a Samoan city.

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,669
Across
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Armadillo. : PEBA
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Fish dam. : WEIR
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Pierrot and others. : AMIS
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Sherbets. : ICES
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Talk too much and foolishly. : PRATE
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Deadly harm: Poet. : BANE
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Downright and firm: Colloq. : FLATFOOTED
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Winglike. : ALAR
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Candidate of a sort. : FAVORITESON
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Military medal. : DSM
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White ___. : LIE
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Unicum. : ONER
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"___ Joy." : ODETO
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Wayward. : ERRANT
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Prehistoric being. : CAVEMAN
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Loud speaker. : STENTOR
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I forbid: Lat. : VETO
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Demonstrative. : THAT
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Ship's crane. : DAVIT
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Senator Long. : OREN
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Port of Hawaii. : HILO
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___ 'em. : UPANDAT
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Catches. : ENTRAPS
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Chooses. : ELECTS
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Stalks. : STEMS
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Way. : ROAD
51
Prior to. : ERE
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Land: Abbr. : TER
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Taskmaster. : SIMONLEGREE
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River to the Baltic. : ODER
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Engineer. : MASTERMIND
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Half of a Samoan city. : PAGO
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Monastic. : PRIOR
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Punta del ___. : ESTE
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Pack away. : STOW
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Leak through. : SEEP
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Desideratum. : NEED
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Stuff and nonsense!: Slang. : PIFFLE
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Pastry. : ECLAIR
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TV lad. : BEAVER
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About. : ASTO
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Authored. : WROTE
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Dinner guest. : EATER
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Disciples: Suffix. : ITES
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Make over. : REDO
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Arab's robe. : ABA
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Voyager's distress. : MALDEMER
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Very agitated. : INASTATE
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___ the Mount. : SERMONON
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Emphasized. : POINTEDUP
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Facade. : FRONT
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Month: Abbr. : NOV
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Consecrate. : DEVOTE
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"___ in a teacup." : ASTORM
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Quarter, for one. : COIN
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Vendor of virtu. : ARTDEALER
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Snoozes. : NAPS
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Power project. : TVA
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Pull out all ___ in organ playing. : THESTOPS
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Intimated. : HINTEDAT
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Very close friend. : ALTEREGO
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Tree of birch family. : ALDER
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Donkey. : ASS
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Red. : CERISE
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Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
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Ranked, as in tennis. : SEEDED
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Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
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Leading. : ONTOP
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Devilkins. : IMPS
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___ nostrum. : MARE
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Federal agents. : GMEN
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Squabble. : ROW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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