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New York Times, Thursday, May 31, 1962

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,703
Across
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Disconcert. : ABASH
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School course. : MATH
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Mandrills. : APES
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Greek sorceress. : MEDEA
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State. : OHIO
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Sound. : HALE
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French pronoun. : ELLES
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Conversely. : VICEVERSA
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Glenn's pick-up ship. : NOA
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Barracuda. : SPET
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___ a pin. : NEATAS
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Woven in ribs. : TWILLED
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Ornithoid. : BIRDY
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Poetic contraction. : OER
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Flying prefix. : AERO
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Roll, as of paper money. : WAD
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Town near Caen. : STLO
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Man's nickname. : DOUG
37
Asian statesman. : NEHRU
39
Man in his fifties. : QUINQUAGENARIAN
42
Neighbor of Quemoy. : MATSU
43
Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
44
___ dixit. : IPSE
45
Relative of div. : INT
46
Asian title. : AMIR
48
Letter. : VEE
50
George and others. : LAKES
52
Blithe. : GAYSOME
56
Hit the ceiling. : SEERED
58
Office holder. : FILE
59
Managed. : RAN
60
Judge's dictum. : OVERRULED
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___ on. : ONAND
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
65
Marketed. : SOLD
66
Baseball term. : FUNGO
67
Color. : GRAY
68
With competence. : ABLY
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Fury. : ANGER
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Catkin. : AMENT
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On the earth. : BELOW
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U. N. name. : ADLAI
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Note. : SEE
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Melee of a sort. : HASSLE
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Pulled up stakes. : MOVED
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Make ___ (be successful). : AHIT
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Twitching. : TIC
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Norse god. : HOENIR
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In first place. : AHEAD
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Sen. Humphrey's role. : PARTYWHIP
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Opera heroine. : ELSA
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High ___. : SEAS
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Shakespearean setting. : VERONA
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In hiding. : PERDU
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Water birds. : LOONS
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Adorn with jewels. : BEGEM
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Boring tool. : AUGER
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Border river of Iran. : ARAS
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Sand pile. : DUNE
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640 acres: Abbr. : SQMI
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Malayan title. : TUAN
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Heroine of American classic. : LITTLEEVA
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Desert spot. : OASIS
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Friends of the Senecas. : ERIES
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William Penn, for one. : QUAKER
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Abounding in snow. : NIVAL
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Gorgon. : MEDUSA
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___ needle. : EYEOFA
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Deck out. : ARRAY
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Frivolous. : GIDDY
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Manlike ape. : ORANG
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Canine ailment. : MANGE
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Biblical place. : ENDOR
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Dance's partner. : SONG
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In any degree. : EVER
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Cut down. : FELL
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Tennis stroke. : LOB
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Sister. : NUN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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