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New York Times, Friday, May 25, 1962

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Jean Reed has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,697

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Across
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Spanish stew. : OLLA
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Infrequently: Abbr. : OCCAS
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___ dry. : DRIP
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Travels. : GOES
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Girl's name. : RHODA
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Facility. : EASE
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Sheep's relative. : GOAT
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Mercenary one. : GOLDDIGGER
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Of a part of Asia. : INDIC
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Necklace of a sort. : LEI
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Lawyer's work. : CASES
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Ordinary writing. : PROSE
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"___ brillig . . . " : TWAS
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Cat. : PERSIAN
32
Record: Colloq. : TAB
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Spears. : LANCES
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Fabricate. : CONTRIVE
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In ___ parentis. : LOCO
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Colorful speech. : SLANG
42
Soon. : ANON
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Thing left out. : OMISSION
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___ on (flatters). : LAYSIT
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Thread: Fr. : FIL
48
Yarn. : WORSTED
50
Certain uniforms, for short. : ODS
51
Catch: Colloq. : LAND
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Perfection. : IDEAL
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Cylinder. : SPOOL
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Aves. : STS
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Tame sea bird. : NODDY
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Rattler's relative. : COPPERHEAD
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Split. : RIVE
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Sheltered. : ALEE
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Girl in old song. : DIANE
68
Linden tree. : TEIL
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Baby-sit. : TEND
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Berlin's river. : SPREE
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Seed covering. : ARIL
Down
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Today, in Italy. : OGGI
2
Water bird. : LOON
3
Steno's tool. : LEADPENCIL
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Up and about. : ASTIR
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Assn. : ORG
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Wrath. : CHOLER
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King of rhyme. : COLE
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Something new. : ADDITION
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Woebegone. : SAD
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Painter of the theatre. : DEGAS
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Pieces of music. : RAGS
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Expression of enlightenment. : ISEE
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Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : PERS
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"___ Do the Sum." : ICANT
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Be a match for. : COPE
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Legislative period. : SESSION
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Finagled. : WANGLED
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Quite; fully. : ALLOF
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Biblical mother-in-law. : NAOMI
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Goes over hastily. : SCANS
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Child's toy. : TINSOLDIER
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Shirk. : AVOID
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Tendencies. : BENTS
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Romaine. : COS
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Skate. : RAY
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Dominion. : LORDSHIP
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Marshy place. : SWALE
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Arabian gulf. : ADEN
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Herb tea. : TISANE
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Took long strides. : LOPED
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Artery. : AORTA
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Go away! : SCAT
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Mast. : POLE
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Frank. : OPEN
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Rush. : TEAR
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507. : DVII
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Call out. : YELL
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See 57 Across. : RDS
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Letter. : DEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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