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New York Times, Saturday, May 19, 1962

Author:
Phyllis Taub
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Phyllis Taub has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,691
Across
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Apollo's mother. : LETO
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Kipling poem. : BOOTS
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Siberian city. : OMSK
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On the crest. : ATOP
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Key of Beethoven's Third. : EFLAT
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Raja's wife. : RANI
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Miss Sharp's setting. : VANITYFAIR
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Small bottle. : VIAL
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Term in music. : ATONAL
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Aquatic bird. : FLAMINGO
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Makes angry. : IRES
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Iridescent stones. : OPALS
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Mr. Runyan. : DAMON
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Row. : OAR
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Beyond: Prefix. : ULTRA
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Turgenev. : IVAN
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Child. : SON
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Minister. : CLERIC
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Nubbin. : EAR
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Garden flowers. : ZINNIAS
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Have tea. : EAT
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17 Across and others. : TITLES
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Unpaired. : ODD
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I forbid: Lat. : VETO
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More crafty. : SLIER
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Humorist Bill ___. : NYE
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Mongolian. : TATAR
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Nobody. : NOONE
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Blue: Sp. : AZUL
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Goes on date: Colloq. : STEPSOUT
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Parkman's "The ___ Trail." : OREGON
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Musical passage. : CODA
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Wharton farmer. : ETHANFROME
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Upper: Ger. : OBER
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Courage. : NERVE
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Charged atoms. : IONS
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Be apt. : TEND
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Medicines. : DRUGS
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Work on MSS. : EDIT
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Pumice. : LAVA
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Up ___ good. : TONO
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Judgment. : OPINION
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Stendhal's real name. : BEYLE
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Gone away. : OFF
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Norse name. : OLAF
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Make a suit. : TAILOR
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Handhold. : STRAP
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Pioneer Wright. : ORVILLE
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Novel of 1920. : MAINSTREET
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Obstacle. : SNAG
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Metric measure. : KILO
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Mountain pool. : TARN
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Heavy hammers. : MAULS
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Quickly. : SOON
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Food regimens. : DIETS
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Be of use. : AVAIL
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London seafarer. : MARTINEDEN
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Harass. : ANNOY
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Lariat. : RIATA
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Player. : ACTOR
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Girl: Colloq. : SIS
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Bounder. : CAD
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Ciphers. : ZEROS
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Concept. : IDEA
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Di Lampedusa novel (with "The"). : LEOPARD
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Dancer Bettis. : VALERIE
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Gender. : NEUTER
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Sward. : TURF
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A great deal: Colloq. : NOEND
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Temperate and frigid. : ZONES
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Roderick Dhu. : SCOT
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Basic infinitive. : TOBE
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During: Var. : THRU
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Competent. : GOOD
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All: Prefix. : OMNI
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Shelter. : NEST
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Mean: Abbr. : AVG

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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