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New York Times, Monday, June 25, 1962

30-Across : Play against.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,728
Across
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Arise. : GETUP
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Craft for 41 Across. : RAFT
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Deception. : SHAM
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Surprise. : AMAZE
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Mélange. : OLIO
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Where Cork is. : EIRE
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Dance. : SAMBA
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Latest word in vehicles. : AURORAVII
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Tube. : PIPE
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Weapon: Fr. : ARME
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New York city. : OLEAN
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Satisfied. : SLAKED
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Merit awards: Abbr. : DSCS
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Holiday: abbr. : XMAS
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Play against. : TAKEON
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The Finns. : SUOMI
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Current: Prefix. : RHEO
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Key or cay: Sp. : ISLA
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The man from Boulder. : MSCOTTCARPENTER
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Hip, in current jargon. : ONTO
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General idea. : HANG
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Test. : ASSAY
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Rio ___. : GRANDE
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Benevolent society: Abbr. : KOFC
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See 12 Down. : SONG
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"Get ___!" : AHORSE
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View. : SIGHT
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TV name. : LUCY
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Trim. : TAUT
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One kind of planetary chart. : HOROSCOPE
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Friendly city down under. : PERTH
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___ the finish. : INAT
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Footnote term. : IBID
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Jacques, for one. : FRERE
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Desk items. : PENS
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Wife of 41 Across. : RENE
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Color. : CORAL
Down
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Sounds of suspense. : GASPS
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French enamel. : EMAIL
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Gulf city. : TAMPA
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Turkic language. : UZBEK
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Vegetable. : PEA
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Noise. : ROAR
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Ingredient of baking powder. : ALUM
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Blasted off. : FIRED
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Besides. : TOO
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Certain fur coats. : SEALSKINS
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Busy spot. : HIVE
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Musical treat. : ARIA
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German possessive. : MEIN
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Cape ___, western extremity of Europe. : ROCA
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Navy man: Abbr. : ADM
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Escape hatch. : EXIT
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Block. : STOP
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Alms box. : ARCA
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Cut of beef. : SHANK
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Adjective endings. : ESTS
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Genus typical of ash, lilac, etc. : OLEA
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Not any: Colloq. : NARY
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Atmospheric condition. : SMOG
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Part of our armed forces: Abbr. : USNR
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Eight: Prefix. : OCTA
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Prospective space probes. : MOONSHOTS
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Hence. : ERGO
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Next. : THEN
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Apiece. : EACH
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Dowries. : DOTS
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Morgan le ___. : FAY
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The world. : GLOBE
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Hill: Sp. : OTERO
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Thinner, as air. : RARER
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Brahman precept. : SUTRA
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Girl's name. : ETHEL
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The Intrepid, for one. : SHIP
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Nydia's rival. : IONE
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Family member, for short. : GRAN
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___ arms. : UPIN
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Admit. : CEDE
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About: Abbr. : CIR
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Army man: Abbr. : PFC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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