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New York Times, Monday, April 30, 1962

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,672
Across
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Puccini heroine. : MIMI
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Steel girder. : IBEAM
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Sidepiece of a door. : JAMB
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Byzantine picture. : ICON
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Australian soprano. : MELBA
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Melville romance. : OMOO
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Copper. : CENT
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Clergymen collectively. : PRIESTHOOD
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One's double. : ALTEREGO
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Sweet reasonableness. : SANITY
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Pluck. : GRIT
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Jungle path. : TRAIL
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Part of speech. : PRONOUN
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Crazy Horse's tribe. : OGLALAS
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Bellwether. : RAM
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African fly. : TSETSE
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Spun. : WOVE
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Highways of ancient Rome. : ITERS
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Caldron. : VAT
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Nile dam site. : ASWAN
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Grouper of Florida waters. : MERO
42
Means of identification. : PAPERS
44
Windup. : END
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Construction material. : PLYWOOD
47
Laboratory vessels. : RETORTS
49
Fundamental. : BASAL
51
Famous name in movies. : GISH
52
Mercantile phrase. : ATCOST
55
Bearing no fruit. : ACARPOUS
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One of a legal trio. : IMMATERIAL
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Busyness. : RUSH
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Adjoining. : NEXT
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Cattle country. : RANGE
64
Feudal slave. : ESNE
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Etats ___. : UNIS
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Charger. : STEED
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Certain votes. : YEAS
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Translucent mineral. : MICA
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Arctic island: Abbr. : ICEL
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British field marshal. : MONTGOMERY
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Kildare's status. : INTERN
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Momentum. : IMPETUS
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Ice Patrol concern. : BERG
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Nobel prize poet. : ELIOT
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White House nickname, 1861. : ABE
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Rubdown. : MASSAGE
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Policemen: Colloq. : JOHNLAWS
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To me: Fr. : AMOI
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Debatable. : MOOT
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___ politic (state). : BODY
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Part of a kite. : TAIL
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Rowdydows. : RIOTS
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Muster roll. : ROSTER
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Get ready for a "big date." : PRIMP
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Honeybadger. : RATEL
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Where Carson City is. : NEVADA
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Legislative body. : LOWERHOUSE
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Before: Fr. : AVANT
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Mails. : SENDS
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Plug. : TAP
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Skiffs. : ROWBOATS
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Bustling about. : ASTIR
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Works of Toulouse-Lautrec. : POSTERS
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Entertained. : REGALED
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Tobacco kiln. : OAST
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Fish hawk. : OSPREY
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Wool: Fr. : LAINE
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Japanese primitive. : AINU
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Certain special agents. : TMEN
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10th cen. date. : CMXI
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Hockey goal. : CAGE
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Midshipman's campus. : USNA
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Women. : SHES
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Bandicoot. : RAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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