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New York Times, Saturday, July 14, 1962

Author:
Manny Miller
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Manny Miller has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,747

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Across
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Car part. : CHASSIS
8
Talk about. : DISCUSS
15
Edible plant. : LETTUCE
16
With suspicion. : ASKANCE
17
Meantime. : INTERIM
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Red, white and blue container. : MAILBOX
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Time. : ERA
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Spruce. : DAPPER
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Spoils. : LOOT
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At night: Prefix. : NYCT
25
By birth. : NEE
26
Gambling game. : MONTE
27
Lively children: Var. : TIKES
29
Stick. : ROD
31
Fresh. : SWEET
32
One of the same kind, as a ship. : SISTER
34
Brownshirt. : NAZI
36
Ph. D.'s. : DRS
37
Town on the Thames. : ETON
39
Variegated. : PIED
41
Trough. : HOD
44
Bound. : TIED
46
Ship's officer. : PURSER
50
Like sheep. : OVINE
52
Dervish's cap. : TAJ
54
Household appliance. : RANGE
55
Mister, south of the Pyrenees. : SENOR
56
Part of a Cuba libre. : RUM
58
Cranberry patches. : BOGS
59
Three. : TREY
60
Servile. : MENIAL
63
Greek letter. : RHO
64
Property. : ESTATES
66
Food fish. : CROAKER
68
Put in writing. : SETDOWN
69
True copy. : ESTREAT
70
Part of a church. : STEEPLE
71
Guards. : SHIELDS
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Seekers of professional advice. : CLIENTS
2
English successor to King Stephen. : HENRYII
3
Begins hostilities. : ATTACKS
4
Holy person: Abbr. : STE
5
Irrational, as numbers. : SURD
6
Expert: Suffix. : ICIAN
7
Always: Lat. : SEMPER
8
Title in England. : DAME
9
Danube tributary. : ISAR
10
Water ___. : SKI
11
Inexperienced. : CALLOW
12
Not fileted. : UNBONED
13
Two-wheeled vehicle. : SCOOTER
14
Choral groups. : SEXTETS
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Laborer. : PEON
24
Head: Fr. : TETE
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Mr., north of Pyrenees. : MSIEUR
28
Hunting dog. : SETTER
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Fish with bait on water. : DAP
33
King: Fr. : ROI
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Hissing sound. : ZIP
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Gain. : NET
40
Part of O. D. : DRAB
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Lady of the house. : HOSTESS
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Printer's term. : OVERSET
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Alcove for meals. : DINETTE
45
Do a household chore. : DARN
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Submarine device. : SNORKEL
48
Intellectual: Colloq. : EGGHEAD
49
Nice and Banff. : RESORTS
51
Drowning, as during Reign of Terror. : NOYADE
53
Liquids. : JUICES
57
Swamp. : MARSH
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Cry as a child. : MEWL
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Feudal slave. : ESNE
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French novelist. : LOTI
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Upper. : TOP
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Common verb. : ARE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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