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New York Times, Wednesday, May 16, 1962

Author:
Barbara A. Brasure
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J V W X }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,688
Across
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Five, in France. : CINQ
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Spadelike tool. : SPUD
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Small change. : CENTS
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Type of tire: Abbr. : PNEU
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Opera role. : ELSA
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Tin Woodman's desire. : HEART
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English composer. : ARNE
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Presidential terms. : QUADRENNIA
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Finishes. : SEESOUT
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Concha. : EAR
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7th cen. date. : DCI
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Fates or Graces. : TRIO
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Offended. : PIQUED
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Maid ___. : MARIAN
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Farewell. : ADIEU
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Rigel's constellation. : ORION
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Originated. : BRED
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Particular. : ITEM
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Word of approval. : AMEN
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Elevator cars. : CAGES
40
Lowest point. : ZERO
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Northumberland river. : TYNE
42
Wake-robin. : ARUM
43
Tulip time. : APRIL
44
Social strata. : RANKS
46
Describing Satan. : HORNED
47
Hero of the Twenties. : GATSBY
50
Fabric. : LENO
51
Pother. : ADO
52
Quagmire. : BOG
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Commemorate. : ELEGIZE
58
Describing 2, 4, 6, 8, etc. : SEQUENTIAL
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Vex. : ROIL
62
Fruits. : PLUMS
63
Icy cold wind of the Adriatic. : BORA
64
Jot. : ATOM
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Percolates. : SEEPS
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Quick trips. : RUNS
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Numerous. : MANY
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Auditors. : CPAS
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Concerning. : INRE
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Goose of Hawaii. : NENE
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Certain panelists. : QUESTIONERS
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Shiny ornament. : SEQUIN
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Outermost planet. : PLUTO
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Member of NATO. : USA
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Florida county. : DADE
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Pierre's beloved. : CHERIE
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Poetic contraction. : EEN
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South American ostrich. : NANDU
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Moment. : TRICE
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Settled. : STAID
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White water strongpoint. : RAPIDS
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S. A. O. : ORAN
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TV show. : QUIZPROGRAM
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Ditch. : MOAT
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Great number. : ARMY
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Alert watchman. : ARGUS
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Judge. : DEEM
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Snap. : BARK
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Sea swallow. : TERN
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Pennsylvania port. : ERIE
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Die. : MOLD
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Scenic attraction. : CANYON
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Superior: Colloq. : AONE
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St. Theresa was one. : ABBESS
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Greece. : HELLAS
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Pants audibly. : GASPS
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Relative of Delia. : ADELE
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Brimless hat. : TOQUE
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Hear (of). : LEARN
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Part of the U. K. : GTBR
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See 64 Across. : IOTA
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Heavenly city. : ZION
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Abounding in certain trees. : ELMY
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Diamond man. : UMP
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Debtor's stopgap : IOU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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