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New York Times, Tuesday, May 29, 1962

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,701
Across
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Ships' boats. : GIGS
5
Fishing boat. : DORY
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Light boat. : CANOE
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Oriental baby sitter. : AMAH
15
"Thy joys when shall ___?" : ISEE
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Heath genus. : ERICA
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French comedian. : TATI
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Made a perfect serve. : ACED
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Worker on shoes, book binding, etc. : LACER
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Theatrical craft. : HMSPINAFORE
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Have: Scot. : HAE
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Odd man: Slang. : ONER
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Belgian seaport. : OSTEND
27
Arts' partner. : CRAFTS
30
Invalid's fare. : BROTH
32
Blows. : HUFFS
33
Sir Edmund Hillary, for one. : BEEKEEPER
37
Prefix for a certain craft. : AERO
38
Spanish islands. : ISLAS
39
___ en scène. : MISE
40
Transport. : TROOPSHIP
42
Sayings. : DICTA
43
Legal paper. : LEASE
44
Mop or cloth. : DUSTER
45
Prayer book. : MISSAL
48
World War I Admiral. : SIMS
49
City in Oklahoma. : ADA
50
Amphibious craft. : FLYINGBOATS
56
African river. : CONGO
58
One of a Kipling trio. : ARAG
59
Eurasian range. : URAL
60
Furnish. : ENDOW
61
Pacific island. : WAKE
62
River bank. : RIPA
63
Baseball play: Colloq. : STEAL
64
Sly look. : LEER
65
The same. : IDEM
Down
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Town of the Philistines. : GATH
2
Caliph's title. : IMAM
3
Ship channels. : GATS
4
Current best seller. : SHIPOFFOOLS
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Namesakes of Mme. de Poitiers. : DIANES
6
Hammerstein. : OSCAR
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Cay or key. : REEF
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Old name for Tokyo. : YEDO
9
"___ Aida." : CELESTE
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Altar on high. : ARA
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Recess. : NICHE
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Liner's milieu. : OCEAN
13
Descriptive of some seals. : EARED
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Returns on investments: Abbr. : INTS
22
Pieces on a chess board. : ROOKS
26
Site of historic event, Sept. 2, 1945. : THEMISSOURI
27
Talk. : CHAT
28
Regretful one. : RUER
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Prefix for a continent. : AFRO
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Contradict. : BELIE
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Gather. : REAP
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Units of measure: Abbr. : BSHS
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Ancient Briton. : PICT
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East: Sp. : ESTE
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___ admiral. : REAR
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That ___ (finis). : ISALL
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Decorative birds. : PEAFOWL
42
Speechless. : DUMB
44
Prospector. : DIGGER
45
Shafts of coffee. : MACES
46
"___ Care." : IDONT
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Famous jockey. : SANDE
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Fer-de-lance. : SNAKE
51
Sailboat. : YAWL
52
Dies ___. : IRAE
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Unproductive. : ARID
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Kind of recording. : TAPE
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Bridge term. : SLAM
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Region on the coast of Bombay. : GOA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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