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New York Times, Tuesday, May 1, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,673
Across
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Naive person. : BABE
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La ___ Opera House. : SCALA
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Open. : AJAR
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Cupid. : AMOR
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Modern fiber. : ORLON
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Thousand: Prefix. : KILO
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Poorly constructed. : JERRYBUILT
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"For ___ be the Queen of the May." : IMTO
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Flavoring substance. : ANISEED
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Rests against. : LEANSON
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Square feet. : AREA
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Regarding. : ASTO
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Some ball teams. : MAJORS
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Countrywide. : NATIONAL
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Exams. : ORALS
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C. G. S. units. : DYNES
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Part of the New Deal. : WPA
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Tortoise vs. hare. : RACE
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Largest of the Lesser Sundas. : TIMOR
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The Mets, for one. : TEAM
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Biblical boat. : ARK
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Continue. : RUNON
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Relative. : NIECE
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Old-time steward or pantry man. : LARDERER
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German lyrics. : LIEDER
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Desert dweller. : ARAB
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Israeli VIP. : EBAN
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___ love. : LABOROF
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Naive person. : EWELAMB
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White: Prefix. : ALBO
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Flag of a sort. : JOLLYROGER
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Plant cutting. : SLIP
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Deport. : EXILE
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Place for roses. : VASE
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Porkpies. : HATS
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Tenth President. : TYLER
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Mild expletive. : EGAD
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___ California, Mexico. : BAJA
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Responsive word. : AMEN
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Former Met star. : BORI
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Slips. : ERRS
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Becomes sedate. : SOBERS
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Boorish. : CRUDE
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Eastern name. : ALI
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Take it easy. : LOLL
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Aardvark. : ANTEATER
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Related. : AKINTO
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Plant named for Jamestown. : JIMSONWEED
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Voice. : ALTO
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Darling, in Ireland. : ROON
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1776 and 1962. : YEARS
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Without change. : ASIS
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Nowadays (used only in a negative context). : ANYMORE
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Point of a parable. : MORAL
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Macaw. : ARARA
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Jumping animal. : JACKRABBIT
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Arena sound. : OLE
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Soon. : ANON
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Quickly. : APACE
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Debussy piece. : LAMER
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Have a meal. : DINE
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Plane. : TURBOJET
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Four-in-hand. : TIE
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Opposite of van. : REAR
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Forty-___. : NINER
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Languishes. : DROOPS
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Buzfuz, for one. : LAWYER
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Popular girl. : BELLE
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Tie with rope. : LASH
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Nazimova. : ALLA
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Sly. : FOXY
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World mover. : LOVE
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King spared by Saul. : AGAG
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Plateau. : MESA
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Reared. : BRED
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"Diamond ___." : LIL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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