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New York Times, Tuesday, July 17, 1962

47-Down : Pluck.

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,750
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Potentates. : SHAHS
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Quahog. : CLAM
10
Spruce. : TRIG
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Garment. : TUNIC
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Valley, as in the Andes. : HOYA
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Sherrylike. : WINY
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Shrewd. : LONGHEADED
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Composer Novello. : IVOR
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Second-rate: Colloq. : ONEHORSE
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Of an early epoch. : EOCENE
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Learning. : LORE
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Tendered. : OFFERED
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Name famous in Scotland. : ARGYLE
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Ermines. : STOATS
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Newsworthy destroyer. : NOA
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Copy man. : EDITOR
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Zephyr's realm. : WEST
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One of the Rockefellers. : DAVID
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Viet___. : NAM
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Annual event at Cheyenne. : RODEO
39
Red Sea port. : ADEN
40
Emergent continent. : AFRICA
42
Light-hearted. : GAY
43
Historic river. : THAMES
45
Staircase parts. : RISERS
47
Whale. : SPOUTER
49
___ soit ... : HONI
50
Writer. : PENMAN
51
Household accessory. : SOAPDISH
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Mongolian city. : URGA
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Chafing of spirit. : IMPATIENCE
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Part of speech. : NOUN
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Excursion. : TOUR
60
East Indian public market. : PASAR
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Joint. : KNEE
62
Scotland ___. : YARD
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Bit player, in Hollywood. : EXTRA
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Normandy town. : STLO
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New Guinea gulf. : HUON
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British princess. : ANNE
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Extremely. : HIGHLY
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Instructed. : SCHOOLED
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The man on the $10,000 bill. : CHASE
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Deposit of ore. : LODE
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Always: Archaic. : AYE
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Steered toward. : MADEFOR
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Four. : TWICETWO
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Bank of a stream. : RIVERSEDGE
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Hole ___. : INONE
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Whirled: Rare. : GYRED
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Misjudged. : ERRED
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On the horns ___ dilemma. : OFA
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Mexican Indian. : OTOMI
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"With a smile ___ song ... " : ANDA
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Turnpike. : ROAD
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Bayed. : GAVETONGUE
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Prima donnas. : STARS
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Deduce. : INFER
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Wither. : SEAR
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Playroom gear. : TOYS
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Cruel. : INHUMANE
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Roof drain. : RAINPIPE
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Pleasantness. : AMENITY
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Tito, for one. : CROAT
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___ loss (perplexed). : ATA
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Bent-handled cutting tool. : SIDEAX
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Pluck. : SPUNK
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Erstwhile dictator. : PERON
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Hidden supply. : HOARD
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Urge on. : SPUR
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Present month: Abbr. : INST
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Cicatrix. : SCAR
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Olympian goddess. : HERA
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Extinct bird. : MOA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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