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New York Times, Friday, June 1, 1962

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,704
Across
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Island off Malta. : GOZO
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Branch-like. : RAMAL
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Even. : TIED
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Declare. : AVER
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City on the Mohawk. : UTICA
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Spanish river. : EBRO
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Husband: Fr. : MARI
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French impressionist. : MONET
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Spanish boy. : NINO
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Elements of melodrama. : BLOODANDTHUNDER
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Zero. : NONE
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Common suffix. : ESE
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Lew Wallace hero. : HUR
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Kind of down. : EIDER
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Deputies: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Black Sea port. : ODESSA
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Recent: Prefix. : NEO
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Close off. : SEAL
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Firefly. : LIGHTNINGBEETLE
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Mediterranean island city. : ENNA
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Understand. : SEE
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Underhand. : SNEAKY
46
Areas in the ocean. : DEEPS
48
Badgerlike animal. : RATEL
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River into the Scheldt. : LYS
51
Clock dial number. : III
53
Not care ___. : ARAP
55
World War I heroes. : RAINBOWDIVISION
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Eager. : AGOG
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Sheer linen. : TOILE
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Inner: Prefix. : ENTO
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Price list of a sort. : MENU
67
Protection. : ARMOR
68
Fixed amount. : UNIT
69
Bird sound. : PEEP
70
Nostradamus, et al. : SEERS
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Measured quantity. : DOSE
Down
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Animal's leg, on a coat of arms. : GAMB
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Curved figure. : OVAL
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Lowest point. : ZERO
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Where Betelguese is. : ORION
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Citizens of Iasi. : RUMANIANS
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Made up for. : ATONED
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Intellect. : MIND
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Vinegar: Prefix. : ACET
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Machine tool. : LATHE
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Land of the "Volunteers." : TENNESSEE
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In the same place: Abbr. : IBID
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Marine bird. : ERNE
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Access. : DOOR
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Poetic verb. : DOEST
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West Point initials. : USA
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Went into hiding, with "up". : HOLED
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City in NE Italy. : UDINE
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Reign: Fr. : REGNE
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Nine: Prefix. : ENNEA
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Standard: Abbr. : REG
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Of bristles. : SETAL
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Garrulous. : TALKY
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Weavers' reeds. : SLEYS
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Taking form. : SHAPINGUP
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Lookouts. : OBSERVERS
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Noun suffix. : IER
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Chou ___. : ENLAI
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Brother or sister. : SIB
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Clothier of a sort. : TAILOR
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Greek letters. : IOTAS
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False: Prefix. : PSEUD
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Kind of passage. : RAMP
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To one side: Dial. : AGEE
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Nydia's rival. : IONE
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Lasted. : WORE
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Novel price. : DIME
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___ time (quickly). : INNO
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The elevator man. : OTIS
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Observation. : NOTE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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