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New York Times, Friday, June 22, 1962

Author:
Brice Metcalfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 323 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Brice Metcalfe has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,725
Across
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___ avis. : RARA
5
Pretend. : SHAM
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Face powder shade. : FLESH
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Sweet as ___. : ANUT
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Rib in a fabric. : WALE
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Of hearing. : AUDIO
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No one: Lat. : NEMO
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Spanish stew. : OLLA
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High suit. : TRUMP
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June 21 or 22. : SUMMERSOLSTICE
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Southern constellation. : ARA
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Over again. : ANEW
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Finical scholar. : PEDANT
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Corona. : CIGAR
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Long. : YEARN
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Likewise. : TOO
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Expresses reverence. : KNEELS
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British decoration: Abbr. : DSO
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Go: Poet. : WEND
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Now hear this! : OYEZ
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Walpole. : HUGH
40
Start. : OPEN
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Tournament round. : LEG
45
Soft ribbed wool. : TRICOT
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Swamp. : FEN
50
Juniper. : CEDAR
52
Blue. : AZURE
53
Overshoe. : ARCTIC
55
Pointers. : TIPS
57
In medias ___. : RES
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His day is Midsummer day. : JOHNTHEBAPTIST
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Ottoman sultan. : MURAD
62
Hence! : AWAY
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Jot. : IOTA
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"The Forsyte Saga" heroine. : IRENE
65
Market. : SALE
66
The "Barcarolle," for one. : DUET
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Name of a golf cup. : RYDER
68
R. L. S. character. : HYDE
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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Search thoroughly. : RANSACK
2
___ Bevan, late Labour figure. : ANEURIN
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See 1 Down. : RUMMAGE
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Particle. : ATOM
5
Under oath. : SWORN
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American admiral. : HALSEY
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Permissable. : ALLOWED
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Lunch. : MEAL
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Enrich. : FATTEN
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Ghastly. : LURID
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School. : EDUCATE
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French mystery writer. : SIMENON
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Short plane flight. : HOP
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In good season. : EARLY
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Offshoot. : SPROUT
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Bushy clump. : TOD
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Eternity. : AEON
30
Hardwood. : ASH
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Choice. : SELECT
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Hum. : WHIZ
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Letter. : ZED
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Possession. : GRASP
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One ___ kind. : OFA
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Courtroom crime. : PERJURY
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Called back from the wings. : ENCORED
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Entrance. : GATEWAY
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Odd. : CURIOUS
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Electra's brother. : ORESTES
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Having left a will. : TESTATE
50
Dross. : CINDER
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Coarse. : RIBALD
54
Baron's ancestor. : THANE
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Creditor. : PAYEE
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Mixture. : HASH
60
Help along (with "over"). : TIDE
61
German "me." : MIR

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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