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New York Times, Sunday, April 29, 1962

48-Across : Shooting stars.

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 590 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,671
Across
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Quartz. : JASPER
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Ladies: Abbr. : MMES
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He loves: Lat. : AMAT
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Anglican vestment. : COTTA
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___ citato. : INLOCO
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Island in the Baltic. : AERO
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___ contendere. : NOLO
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Famed Nobel prize winners. : CURIES
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Bell tower of Florence. : GIOTTOSCAMPANILE
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Scents. : AROMAS
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Silver: Abbr. : STG
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Breastbones. : STERNA
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Welcome sound to a G.I. : MESSCALL
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Chemical suffix. : ASE
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Smell ___. : ARAT
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Patch. : SPOT
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In case. : LEST
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To-do. : ADO
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___ Rabbit. : BRER
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Grew dim. : WANED
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Soul. : ANIMA
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Topic for Cleveland Amory. : UPPERCRUST
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Refection. : MEAL
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Shooting stars. : METEORS
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Polish city. : PILA
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Transparent. : LIMPID
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Ministrations. : SERVICES
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Adolescent. : TEENAGE
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Having coverings, as seeds. : ARILLATE
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Vigor. : LIFE
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Name in fashions. : DIOR
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Short letter. : LINE
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Hide. : PELT
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Burning. : AFLAME
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___ del Fuego. : TIERRA
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Regarding. : ASTO
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Spirit from sugar-cane juice. : TAFIA
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Scott character. : ELLEN
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___ as a pin. : ASNEAT
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Enemy. : FOE
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Repository of Napoleon's tomb. : INVALIDES
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Record: Colloq. : TAB
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Occurrence. : AFFAIR
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Courageous. : STOUT
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Slanting. : ATILT
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Javanese tree. : UPAS
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Necklace. : PEARLS
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Baker Street vehicle. : HANSOM
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Blue-black. : SLOE
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___ avis. : RARA
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Yurt. : TENT
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Braces. : TWOS
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Making angry. : ENRAGING
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Brünnhilde, for one. : SLEEPER
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Workers with metal. : STEELERS
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Golfers' subpar scores. : EAGLES
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Hatred: Prefix. : MISO
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Mundane. : TERRENE
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Spanish port near Granada. : ADRA
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Biblical books. : SCRIPTURES
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Overused. : STALE
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Motivating spirit of a people. : ETHOS
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Three: Sp. : TRES
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King of Judah. : ASA
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Kept in proper order. : TAUT
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Queen who loved Aeneas. : DIDO
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Western VIP. : EARP
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Irving hero. : RIP
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Office cutouts. : STENCILS
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Shoe factory workers. : SOLERS
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Do: Scot. : DAE
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S. C. river. : ENOREE
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New York City landmark. : CLEOPATRASNEEDLE
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Concurs. : AGREES
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Seine tributary. : OISE
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Therefore: Fr. : DONC
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Stopped rowing. : EASIED
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Measuring device. : METER
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Spoils. : ROTS
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State: Abbr. : MASS
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Disdainful. : SNEERY
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Kind of puzzle. : JIGSAW
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Ibsen character. : ANITRA
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Watchword. : SLOGAN
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Poker term. : POT
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Prefixes meaning "outside." : ECTS
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Grass ___. : ROOTS
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Diacritical mark. : MACRON
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During an interval. : MEANTIME
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Girl's name. : ERMA
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Voice part: Abbr. : SOP
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Queen ___ lace. : ANNES
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Dampness. : MOISTURE
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"___ Well ... " : ALLS
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Shoe part. : TOECAP
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Spiral. : CURL
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El ___, province of Ecuador. : ORO
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New Zealand port. : TIMARU
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Combs hair the wrong way. : TEASES
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Affirm. : ASSERT
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Dieter's unit. : CALORIE
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Calyx part. : SEPAL
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Proficient. : ADEPT
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Wonder of the ancient world. : TEMPLEOFARTEMIS
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Baltic land. : LATVIA
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Structure modeled on the Propylaea : BRANDENBURGGATE
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Satan in Scotland. : DEIL
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European blackbird. : MERL
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Notes on letters: Abbr. : PSS
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Diminutive suffix. : CLE
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Devices used in adjusting. : ADAPTERS
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Landmark in the Champ de Mars. : EIFFELTOWER
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Little eyes: Zool. : OCELLI
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Singing syllables. : LALA
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Spring bloom. : IRIS
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Candy. : MINT
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Like the dog in the manger. : SELFISH
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Leed's river. : AIRE
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Hottentot musical bow. : GORA
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Part of QED. : ERAT
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___ cozy. : TEA
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Red wine. : TINTA
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Former Met diva. : ALDA
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Opposes. : MEETS
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Stores fodder. : ENSILES
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In rags. : TATTERED
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O. T. book. : ISA
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Bristol's river. : AVON
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Export of Kuwait. : OIL
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South wind. : AUSTER
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Realtor's abbreviation. : APTS
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Think. : FEEL
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Temple: Poet. : FANE
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Chaney. : LON
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Bucket. : PAIL
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Norse name. : ARNE
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Loses strength. : SAGS
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Interfere with. : MOLEST
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Transmitted. : SENT
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River into the Rhine. : AARE
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Dickens hero. : PIP
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Freeholds. : ESTATES
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Excite. : ROUSE
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Biblical martyr: Abbr. : STE
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Most irascible. : TESTIEST
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Decorates anew. : READORNS
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Mosquito. : AEDES
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Watercourse. : STREAM
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Fawn. : CRINGE
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White paper, for instance. : REPORT
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Ill will. : RANCOR
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Spring blooms. : LILACS
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Finnan ___. : HADDIE
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Kind of race track bettor. : ORALER
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Prompt. : SPEEDY
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Lily plants. : ALOES
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Pharmacist's concern: Abbr. : USP
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Village near Verdun. : ORNES
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Necromancer. : SEER
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Muse of history. : CLIO
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Zeno's porch. : STOA
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Relative of Shawn. : SEAN
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Arikara. : REE
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Navy man: Abbr. : ADM
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In the style of: Suffix. : ESE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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