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New York Times, Saturday, June 16, 1962

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,719
Across
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Fragment. : CHIP
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Secret handshake. : GRIP
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June phenomenon. : BRIDE
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The best. : AONE
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Poem: Poet. : RUNE
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Fields of knowledge. : LORES
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Popular votes of decision. : REFERENDA
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Abigail's White House husband. : ADAMS
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Ante up. : PREPAY
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Strings and bass: Abbr. : ORCH
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Sine ___ non. : QUA
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King: Sp. : REY
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Wall Street term. : BULL
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Muddy. : MIRY
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Move deeply. : STIR
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Quiet down. : SUBSIDE
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Cry of recognition. : OHO
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Murmur of ripples. : PURL
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Idea. : NOTION
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Document for two. : MARRIAGELICENSE
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Follows. : ENSUES
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Hayseed. : HICK
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Washington initials. : CIA
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Nuptial events. : BRIDALS
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Region: Abbr. : DIST
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Pass. : GOBY
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Extremely. : VERY
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Refer to: Lat: Abbr. : VID
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Plant. : RUE
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School master. : DEAN
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Wisest. : SAGEST
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Only ___ a customer. : ONETO
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Aura of flowers. : REDOLENCE
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Eight, as adjective. : OCTAL
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Redhead in Genesis. : ESAU
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Glance over. : SCAN
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Intermediate: Law. : MESNE
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Initials on wedding invitation. : RSVP
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Gull's relative. : TERN
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Fish. : CARP
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Weeder. : HOER
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Underlings. : INFERIORS
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Frog in Spring. : PEEPER
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Author of Westerns. : GREY
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Series. : RUN
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Married, figuratively. : INDOUBLEHARNESS
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Total loss to swine. : PEARLS
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Sheer nonsense. : BLAH
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Izaak's pole. : ROD
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Man from Baghdad. : IRAQI
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Object. : DEMUR
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Try. : ESSAY
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Arm of a starfish. : RAY
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Hospital departments. : CLINICS
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Town. : BURG
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Deal out. : METE
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Uncertain amount. : SOME
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Comparison word. : THAN
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Influencing. : SUASIVE
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Common weed. : DOCK
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Harbor facility. : PIER
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Extent of influence. : INCIDENCE
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Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
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Spruce. : NEAT
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Carmine. : RUBY
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Symbol of purity. : LILY
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More beloved. : DEARER
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Summary. : DIGEST
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June squire. : GROOM
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Light weight. : OUNCE
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Sugar yielders. : BEETS
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Kind of lace. : VAL
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Give but little. : DOLE
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Dinner course. : SOUP
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Rocky cliff. : SCAR
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Crockett's home state: Abbr. : TENN
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Touch of sun. : TAN
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Psalmist: Abbr. : DAV

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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