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New York Times, Wednesday, May 30, 1962

Author:
Brice Metcalfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Brice Metcalfe has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,702

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Across
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Salt-water food fish. : SCAD
5
Biblical land. : EDOM
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Boatswain's command. : AVAST
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The Pentateuch. : TORA
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English composer. : ARNE
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Cutter. : SAWER
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Vallee. : RUDY
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Oxhide strip or thong, in Africa. : RIEM
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Spot. : PLACE
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Needle: Lat. : ACUS
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Convert. : PROSELYTE
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With 26 Across, well-known rhetorical question. : WHATISSORARE
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See 23 Across. : ASADAYINJUNE
30
Chipping sparrow. : HAIRBIRD
33
City S of Moscow. : OREL
34
Swiss river. : AAR
35
___ Khan. : ALY
36
College degrees. : BAS
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Wholesale lot: Abbr. : GRO
40
Ancient measure, about 26 in. : DRAH
42
Keyboard instrument. : MELODEON
44
Service organization. : JUNIORLEAGUE
48
Northern capital. : JUNEAUALASKA
52
Neighbors of the Javanese. : SUMATRANS
55
Where Dortmund is. : RUHR
56
Quickly. : APACE
57
Activity. : STIR
59
Governor at 48 Across. : EGAN
60
German plane. : STUKA
61
To be: Fr. : ETRE
62
English pen name. : SAKI
63
Raise aloft. : HOIST
64
Solves. : DOES
65
Exterior woodwork. : TRIM
Down
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Hat material. : STRAW
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Article of furniture. : COUCH
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Ad astra per ___. : ARDUA
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The sun: Poet. : DAYSTAR
5
Auricle. : EAR
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Needs little or no ironing. : DRIPSDRY
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"___ leads to London . . . "—Masefield. : ONEROAD
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Commemoration. : MEMORY
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Henry James' "The ___ Papers." : ASPERN
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City opposite Mare Island. : VALLEJO
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Absent. : AWAY
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Party. : SECT
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Willow. : TREE
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South American monkey. : SAI
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Log hut on the steppes. : ISBA
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Spanker. : SAIL
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Drive. : URGE
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Stout detective. : NERO
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North Carolina college. : ELON
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Pilgrimage to Mecca. : HADJ
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Abode of the dead, in ancient Egypt. : AARU
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Where Meshed is. : IRAN
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Fair sir: old French title. : BEAUSIRE
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Seaweed. : ALGA
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Person. : SOUL
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Steals, gangster style. : HIJACKS
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Intended. : MEANTTO
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Affectionate salutation. : DEAREST
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Win the trencherman honors. : OUTEAT
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British defense group: Abbr. : RNR
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Rented. : LEASED
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Honeyed words. : SUGAR
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Dull yellowish brown. : KHAKI
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Count von ___, Bismarck's opponent. : ARNIM
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Decorative ribbon. : SASH
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Occupied with: Colloq. : UPTO
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Hawaiian island. : MAUI
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Domicile: Abbr. : RES

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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