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New York Times, Wednesday, July 11, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,744

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Across
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Change of ___. : PACE
5
Book of the Apocrypha: Abbr. : MACC
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Last king of Ilium. : PRIAM
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Not dual. : UNAL
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Asian sea. : ARAL
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Wig color. : HENNA
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The Space Needle, for example. : STRUCTURE
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Made a choice. : OPTED
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Ibsen girl. : HEDDA
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TV late show. : MOVIE
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Meek animal. : EWE
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Little ___. : EVA
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Figaro or Como. : BARBER
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Shylock's daughter. : JESSICA
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Water spirit. : KELPIE
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Title of courtesy: Abbr. : ESQ
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Fabled hundred-eyed giant. : ARGUS
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___ fide. : BONA
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"Picture" in the northern heavens. : SQUAREOFPEGASUS
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Sir, in Malaysia. : TUAN
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Curtain fabric. : GAUZE
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Before. : ERE
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Running tale. : SERIAL
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Cupboard. : DRESSER
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Tricksy. : ELFISH
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Middleman: Abbr. : AGT
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Panama. : HAT
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Garden parties. : FETES
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Consumed. : EATEN
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Full of noise. : AROAR
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Satan. : ARCHENEMY
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City in Tuscany. : SIENA
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Rich earth. : LOAM
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Feminine title. : DAME
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Chayefsky. : PADDY
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Closes. : ENDS
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Louver board. : SLAT
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Vigorous effort. : PUSH
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Before: Lat. : ANTE
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Birthday ___. : CARD
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Gets away from. : ELUDES
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Doily. : MAT
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Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
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Locust pod. : CAROB
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Opera conductor. : CLEVA
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Flycatcher. : PHOEBE
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Fabric. : REP
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Comes between. : INTERPOSES
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Freshly. : ANEW
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Invented. : MADE
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Fish dish. : CAVIAR
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Weary. : IRK
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Port of Israel. : ACRE
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Italian island. : ELBA
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Makes merriment. : JESTS
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Suffix used with arab and Roman. : ESQUE
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Old-fashioned. : SQUARETOED
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Excited. : AGOG
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Take effect. : INURE
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One who brings comfort. : EASER
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City in Bashkir. : UFA
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Irish Cobbler: Colloq. : SPUD
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Indigo. : ANIL
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O. T. book. : EZRA
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Horse: Colloq. : GEEGEE
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Melee. : AFFRAY
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Mendacity. : LIE
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End tables. : STANDS
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Flavorless. : STALE
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Relative of the umbrette. : HERON
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Fastener. : HASP
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Melody. : ARIA
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Horse mackerel. : SCAD
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River duck. : TEAL
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Novel of 1816. : EMMA
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Veto word in U. N. : NYET
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In order to: Colloq. : AND
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___ Pinafore. : HMS

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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