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THIS AND THAT

New York Times, Sunday, June 10, 1962

31-Down : Famous name in Arabia.

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 647 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 172, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,713
Across
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Greek poet. : PINDAR
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Miner's nail. : SPAD
11
Trench digger. : SAPPER
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VIP in Whitechapel. : TOFF
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Firebird. : ORIOLE
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Man of the hour. : HERO
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Put in good humor. : PLEASE
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Melody. : ARIA
25
Seaport on the Foyle. : LONDONDERRY
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Under full sail: Naut. : ALLSTANDING
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City on the Susquehanna. : ONEONTA
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Money tray. : TILL
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French region. : ALSACE
33
Earth: Prefix. : GEO
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Baseball play. : ASSIST
36
Wiener schnitzel. : VEAL
38
Protestant. : METHODIST
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___ sequitur. : NON
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Running as per schedule. : ONTIME
44
"When ___ Very Young." : WEWERE
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Ravelings. : LINTS
47
Automotive pioneer. : OLDS
49
Mountain gap. : GATE
50
Fur seal. : URSAL
51
Hindu god. : SHIVA
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Candies. : MINTS
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Standard of Caesar. : ROMANEAGLE
58
Verdi opera. : OTELLO
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Rode on the air. : AVIATED
63
Cargo-loading gear. : SLINGS
64
Biblical heroine. : RUTH
66
Quagmire. : BOG
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Part of D.D.S. : DENTAL
68
Sotto ___. : VOCE
69
City of a sort. : PORT
70
Timber tree. : PINE
71
Prussian-American general. : STEUBEN
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Shock of hair. : MANE
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Mixture. : HODGEPODGE
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Palaces, in Spain. : ALCAZARS
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Heeled over. : CAREENED
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Old-style radio detectors. : BARRETTERS
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Place of business. : BANK
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Toolsmith. : STEELER
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Fukien city. : AMOY
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Adjective suffixes. : IANS
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Popular composer. : KERN
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In position for play. : ONSIDE
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In medias ___. : RES
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Upland plain. : WOLD
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Being in front. : ANTEAL
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Capital of Pomerania. : STETTIN
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Frenchman. : BRETON
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Glow at eventide. : AFTERSHINE
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Malayan chief. : DATTO
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Famous street of Rome. : CORSO
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Jars. : OLLAS
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Stronghold. : FORT
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Unhurried. : SLOW
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Haunt: Colloq. : SPOOK
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Seldom. : RARELY
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Streak. : STRIPE
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Sea eagle. : ERN
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Running into. : COLLIDING
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Kitchen staple. : SALT
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Relative of the hollyhock. : MALLOW
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Indian. : OTO
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Down: Ger. : NIEDER
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Half-truths. : LIES
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Brigand, in Spain. : LADRONE
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Of the origin of a mineral deposit. : PARAGENETIC
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Boat out of Duluth. : LAKESTEAMER
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Summers: Fr. : ETES
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Flower part. : STAMEN
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Asian title. : AMIR
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Inlet: Sp. : ESTERO
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Soft drink. : SODA
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Locum ___ (substitute). : TENENS
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Molding. : CYMA
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Note-takers. : STENOS
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Game. : POLO
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Waffle ___. : IRON
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Eighteen. : NINEANDNINE
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Old birds. : DODOS
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King in "The Tempest." : ALONSO
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Hiring out. : RENTING
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Novel title. : SHE
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Cocky. : PERT
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Turn up. : ARRIVE
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Creator of Brigadier Gerard. : DOYLE
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Resort town. : SPA
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"And to ___ good night!" : ALLA
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Helter-skelter. : PELLMELL
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Quarterback, for one. : PASSER
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Lands. : ESTATES
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Gunman's command. : REACH
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Urchin. : TAD
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Bridge term. : ORIGINALBID
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Best. : FINEST
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Bundles of wood. : FAGOTS
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Poltroon. : DASTARD
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Stone implement. : NEOLITH
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Famous name in Arabia. : LAWRENCE
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Balkan figure. : TITO
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Create of "Gil Blas." : LESAGE
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Swan or swallow. : DIVE
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52 Down and others. : NOMADS
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Palestine place. : OLIVET
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Hebrew letters. : MEMS
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Oscillates. : WAGS
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Museum collection. : STATUARY
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Trade groups. : UNIONS
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Relative of the Bushmen. : HOTTENTOT
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Unwavering. : STABLE
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Hindu saints. : ALVARS
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Wear down. : ERODE
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Far-reaching. : LONG
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Pointed arch. : OGEE
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Privilege of free peoples. : ELECTIONS
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Impulses. : URGES
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Menu item. : PORK
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Italian mayors. : PODESTAS
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Brazilian city. : NATAL
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Planet. : MARS
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Mother of Samuel. : HANNAH
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Shaped with a hammer. : PEENED
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Castle in "Ruritania." : ZENDA
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Endearment. : CARESS
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Arrow part. : BARB
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Yankee: Abbr. : AMER
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Optimistic. : ROSECOLORED
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Faithless act. : BETRAYAL
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Tale of the Marches. : LITTLEWOMEN
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MS. man. : EDITOR
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Fame. : RENOWN
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Bell sounds. : KNELLS
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In operation. : WORKING
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Tamarisk salt tree. : ATLE
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Help of any kind. : LIFT
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Certain stories. : SERIALS
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Cat's-paw. : TOOL
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Part of the name of Alaska's flower. : FORGETME
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Pattern. : NORM
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Province of Cuba. : ORIENTE
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Fabricated splicing units. : TPLATES
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Famous trial figure. : SCOPES
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Dieter's treat. : POTATO
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South American. : ANDEAN
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Vaporous. : STEAMY
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First-born. : ELDEST
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Town near Louvain. : DIEST
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Pale purple. : LILAC
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Declaim: Colloq. : ORATE
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Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
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Glide. : SKIM
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Character in "Quo Vadis." : NERO
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God of love. : EROS
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Botanist Gray. : ASA
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Laws: Abbr. : CNS
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Time. : ERA

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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