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New York Times, Thursday, May 3, 1962

Author:
Joseph Crowell
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Hesitated. : PAUSED
7
Smokes: Colloq. : CIGS
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Beverage. : TEA
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Overturn. : TOPPLE
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Plaything to be rolled. : HOOP
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Forth from. : OUT
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Counties. : SHIRES
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Establish securely. : INTRENCH
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Coin. : NICKEL
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Bargain. : HAGGLE
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___-garde. : AVANT
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Celebrity: Slang. : VIP
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Travel by rail. : TRAIN
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Puppeteer Tony. : SARG
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Towers aloft. : REARS
31
Concludes. : ENDS
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Doctrine. : ISM
33
Freight cars. : GONDOLAS
35
Falangist. : FASCIST
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Tout. : TIPSTER
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Virtually. : INEFFECT
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___ de Rivoli. : RUE
44
Twirled. : SPUN
47
Billow. : SURGE
48
Chum: Slang. : PARD
49
Yearned (for). : PINED
51
Edgar ___ Masters. : LEE
52
Helpmeets. : WIVES
53
Hostility. : ANIMUS
55
Slip away. : ESCAPE
57
Unconnected. : DETACHED
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Unwilling. : AVERSE
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Prior to. : ERE
63
Fight finish. : KAYO
64
Individual. : PERSON
65
Sward. : SOD
66
Ham's brother. : SHEM
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Acquiesce. : ASSENT
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Torpedo boats, for short. : PTS
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Hibernian group: Abbr. : AOH
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Ready to fight. : UPINARMS
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Season. : SPRING
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Choose. : ELECT
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Clerk's place. : DESK
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A thousand years. : CHILIAD
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Son of Apollo. : ION
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Ancient Teuton. : GOTH
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Little fish. : SPRAT
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Native of the Friendly Island. : TONGAN
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Great Greek. : EUCLID
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Where 12 Down was educated. : ATHENS
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Way out. : EGRESS
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Momentous. : EVENTFUL
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As though. : ASIF
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Ducts: Anat. : VASA
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Patron's concerns. : PROTEGES
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Multifloras. : ROSES
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Golf term. : SLICE
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Snare. : GIN
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Relevant. : APT
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Kind of theatre. : CINEMA
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Move across. : TRAVERSE
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River into the Seine. : EURE
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Pigments. : REDS
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Independence. : FREEDOM
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Black suit. : SPADES
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English dramatist. : PINERO
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One. : UNITED
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Well-paid musicians. : PIPERS
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Canvasbacks. : DUCKS
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Breakers. : WAVES
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Iranian visitor with "headaches." : SHAH
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___-pie (from head to foot). : CAPA
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Look at. : EYE
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Child. : SON
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Noun suffix. : ENT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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