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New York Times, Saturday, May 5, 1962

Author:
Annamarie Lobb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,677

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Chaise lounge. : DAYBED
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Musical works. : OPERAS
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Circle. : REVOLVE
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Roman ___. : NUMERAL
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Passageways. : AVENUES
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Learned. : ERUDITE
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N. T. book: Abbr. : COR
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Adversaries. : ENEMIES
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Sharp turn in a course. : ZIG
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Vocation. : TRADE
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Convex moldings. : TORI
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Splendid. : REGAL
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Refrain syllable. : TRA
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Airs. : TUNES
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Percolations. : SEEPAGES
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Make a clean ___ of (confess). : BREAST
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Double-dealer. : LIAR
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Fees. : DUES
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Acknowledges. : ADMITS
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Units of electricity. : FARADAYS
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Showery. : RAINY
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Word of negation. : NAY
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Old playing card. : TAROT
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To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Irish. : CELTS
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Of ___ (formerly). : YORE
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___ king. : ALA
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Duke of Edinburgh and others. : PHILIPS
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Where Kiev is: Abbr. : UKR
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Biblical name. : NICOLAS
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German city famous for "Dresden" china. : MEISSEN
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Vote counters. : TELLERS
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Makes beloved. : ENDEARS
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Dignified. : SEDATE
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Pilfers. : STEALS
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Ardent partisan. : DEVOTEE
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The common run. : AVERAGE
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Distant, old style. : YON
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Indigo. : BLUE
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Occurrence. : EVENT
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Renegade. : DESERTER
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New York lake. : ONEIDA
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Thick soup. : PUREE
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Large birds. : EMUS
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Carmine. : RED
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Where the Painted Desert is. : ARIZONA
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Certain writings. : SATIRES
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Sports cars. : RACERS
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Expert on law. : LEGIST
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Planet. : MARS
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Industrial railroad. : TAPLINE
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Feb. 20, 1962. : TUESDAY
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Nonprofessionals. : LAITY
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Negotiate. : TREAT
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Fuel. : GAS
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Prickly seedcase. : BUR
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Morning and noon. : DAYTIMES
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Unmitigated. : ARRANT
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Newspapers. : DAILIES
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A marvel. : MIRACLE
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Tumble. : FALL
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Awakening. : AROUSAL
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Bowled balls, in cricket. : YORKERS
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Where poops are. : STERNS
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German river. : NEISSE
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Map. : CHART
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Worn out. : SPENT
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Appeal. : PLEA
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Faction. : SIDE
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Experienced. : OLD
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The Red or the Black. : SEA

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

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