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New York Times, Monday, June 4, 1962

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Horn sound. : BEEP
5
Couples. : DUADS
10
Fabricate. : MINT
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"___, Brute!" : ETTU
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Geographic formation. : ISLET
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Impression. : IDEA
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At another time. : ANON
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Fissile rock. : SHALE
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Curved mark, in music. : SLUR
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Court orders. : MANDATES
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Mighty. : POTENT
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Building beam. : IBAR
25
White frost. : HOAR
26
Motor trip thrills. : VISTAS
29
Bishops. : PONTIFFS
33
Brave man, to a cockney. : ERO
34
Deign. : STOOP
36
Et ___. : ALII
37
Where Londonderry is. : NORTHERNIRELAND
41
Preposition. : UNTO
42
Twilled cotton. : DENIM
43
Honey, in pharmacy. : MEL
44
Heart contractions. : SYSTOLES
47
Withdraw. : SECEDE
49
By any chance. : EVER
50
Engage in a sport: Var. : SKEE
51
Western villain. : BADMAN
54
Tournament arrangements. : PAIRINGS
58
His: Fr. : ALUI
59
Mexican abode. : ADOBE
61
___ fide. : BONA
62
Doctrines. : ISMS
63
Business combinations. : POOLS
64
Biblical king. : AGAG
65
Rich soil. : LOAM
66
Beauteous bird. : EGRET
67
___ say. : SOTO
Down
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Crossbar of a balance. : BEAM
2
Sicilian scenic feature. : ETNA
3
Jacket. : ETON
4
Learned man. : PUNDIT
5
Aversion. : DISTASTE
6
Escort. : USHER
7
Dear me! : ALAS
8
State: Abbr. : DEL
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___ it (hurry up). : STEPON
10
Court debacle. : MISTRIAL
11
Empty. : IDLE
12
Nine: Ger. : NEUN
13
Pastry item. : TART
21
Discomfit. : ABASH
23
Seed. : OAT
25
Jump aboard. : HOPIN
26
Heavenly body. : VENUS
27
Writer's device. : IRONY
28
Kinds. : SORTS
29
Cornmeal cakes. : PONES
30
Tongue of light. : FLAME
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Penalized. : FINED
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Move crabwise. : SIDLE
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Waiter's concern. : ORDER
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Belief in symbols. : TOTEMISM
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Most hazardous. : RISKIEST
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Oriental title. : EMEER
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Eggs: Lat. : OVA
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Delaware Indian. : LENAPE
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Tropical trees yielding kapok. : CEIBAS
50
Florida cape. : SABLE
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Bucket or dipper. : BAIL
52
In addition. : ALSO
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Czar's parliament, 1905–17. : DUMA
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Imperfect. : POOR
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Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
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Midge. : GNAT
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Palm tree. : SAGO
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Samoyed. : DOG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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