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LEXICOGRAPHY

New York Times, Sunday, July 1, 1962

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.74, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 565 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,734
Across
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Song for patriots. : ANTHEM
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Island near Tokyo Bay. : OSHIMA
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The oil of anointment. : CHRISM
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Branch of government. : BUREAU
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Room. : BOUDOIR
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Jinx. : HOODOO
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Grape seed. : ACINUS
24
Lincoln Center feature. : THEATRE
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Unscathed. : INTACT
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Eats. : SUPS
27
That "vast immeasurable abyss"—Milton. : CHAOS
29
Acetylene hydrocarbon: Var. : OCTINE
31
Theatrical godsend. : HIT
32
Yalensian. : ELI
33
Pigtail. : PLAIT
34
Beethoven's Third. : EROICA
35
Aim. : GOAL
36
Colonize. : SETTLEIN
38
Radar type of viewing instrument. : HSCOPE
39
City on the Rhine. : BASLE
40
Westphalian city. : HAMM
41
Centering on. : FOCAL
42
Occidental region: Abbr. : SPAM
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Lorraine's partner. : ALSACE
47
Hindu guitars. : SITARS
48
Destinies, in Far East. : KARMAS
51
Digging pitfalls. : SETTINGTRAPS
53
Moves by jumps. : SALTATES
55
Steer shy of. : AVOID
56
Bast fiber. : RAMIE
57
Matched pair. : MATES
58
Fold over. : LAP
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My lady's. : HERS
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Artfully sweet. : SUGARCOATED
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Ready for anything. : GAME
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Tree. : ELM
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Clothing. : LINEN
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Vessel. : LINER
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Pinched. : RANIN
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Antigua, St. Kitts, etc. : LEEWARDS
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Smacking of red herring. : FALSESCENTED
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Depending on folds for effect. : DRAPEY
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Draw up, as nets. : HAULIN
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Wedding-march terminals. : ALTARS
74
Caesar's "I came." : VENI
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Handles: Fr. : ANSES
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Uncle Remus title. : BRER
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Uproar. : BABEL
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Musical instrument. : SPINET
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Honest borrowers. : REPAYERS
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Arena echoes. : OLES
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Hits. : SMITES
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Simulated. : MIMED
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Status ___. : QUO
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Initials in headlines. : OAS
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Slimy. : VISCID
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French legislature. : SENAT
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Indian hemp. : SUNN
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Famous septuagenarian. : TRUMAN
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Clays for porcelain. : KAOLINS
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Tropical plant. : BANANA
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Taking on. : HIRING
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Cuddle. : SNUGGLE
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Easer. : ABATER
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Unseemly exhibitions. : SCENES
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Note-takers. : STENOS
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Yawners. : GAPERS
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Humbles. : ABASES
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Nutlet: Bot. : NUCULE
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"Come, and ___ as you go . . . " : TRIPIT
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Layers. : HENS
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French beverage. : EAU
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Beach athletes. : MUSCLEMEN
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Get. : OBTAIN
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Not ___ (mediocre): Slang. : SOHOT
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All colors. : HUES
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Mountain near Canada. : IDA
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Sunday traffic. : MOTORCARS
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Ventilates. : AIRCOOLS
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The hungry land. : CHINA
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Put an edge on. : HONE
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Crumble at last. : ROT
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Potatoes. : IDAHOS
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Party. : SOCIAL
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Speckle with color. : MOTTLE
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Give a second gratuity. : RETIP
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Home: Scot. : HAIM
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Rockefeller Center blades. : ICESKATERS
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Tranquil. : PLACID
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Loopholes in leases. : ESCAPECLAUSES
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Greek letter. : GAMMA
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English i.e. : THATIS
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Talk of a sort. : HOTAIR
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Noblemen: Abbr. : BARTS
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Sultan's decree. : FIRMAN
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Blanched. : PALED
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Biblical name, "God hath made." : ASAHEL
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Placed one's cards on the table. : LEVELED
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Rager. : STORMER
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Western coaches. : STAGES
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Where Joel Chandler Harris lived. : ATLANTA
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More squalid. : SEAMIER
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Prim and prissy ideas. : GRUNDYISMS
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Glossy cloth. : SATEEN
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Loosens the purse strings. : SPENDS
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Voguls, Ural Russians. : MANSIS
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Singer to Ulysses. : SIREN
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Old eyelet. : OILLET
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Structure at Canaveral. : GANTRY
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Boutonnière base. : LAPEL
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Direct again. : RELEAD
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Restless waters. : WAVES
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Spread in a half circle. : FANNEDOUT
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1865 symbol. : CARPETBAG
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Magic Islanders. : HAITIANS
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Chancel of early church. : BEMA
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Midway structures. : BOOTHS
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King, A.D. 400. : ALARIC
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To ___. : BESURE
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Plectrums. : PICKS
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Beauty shop extras. : RINSES
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Put on a par. : EQUATE
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Boy on Wall St. : RUNNER
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Sub-detecting devices. : SONARS
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Grows lyrical. : SINGS
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Edison's Park. : MENLO
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Weathercock. : VANE
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WALK, for one. : SIGN
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Sudden break. : SNAP
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Opposite of max. : MIN
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Economy size: Abbr. : LGE
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Oriental fabric. : ABA

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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