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New York Times, Monday, July 2, 1962

Author:
Macon Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,735
Across
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4 Down and ___, historic flag. : BARS
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Pigments. : BLUES
10
Day times: Abbr. : AFTS
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End at. : ABUT
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Bride's path. : AISLE
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Behind the times. : SLOW
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Blushing: Colloq. : REDASABEET
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Familiar farewell. : TATA
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Watchful. : ALERT
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Edition of the Bible: Abbr. : ERV
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Gaseous element. : ARGON
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Boers' home: Abbr. : SAFR
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Bequeath. : ENDOW
27
Science degree. : SCB
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Well-informed. : LEARNED
32
White robe. : ALB
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Part of armor. : PALLETTE
37
Wonder. : MARVEL
39
Water: Sp. : AGUA
40
Needle. : TEASE
42
Spike. : TINE
43
Tease. : NEEDLE
45
Some court opinions. : DISSENTS
47
Place for action. : GYM
48
Wandering. : ERRATIC
50
Brought. : GOT
51
Fat. : OBESE
53
Men of SAC. : USAF
55
Cues for a palmist. : LINES
57
Whistle stop: Abbr. : STA
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Energy. : DRIVE
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Probabilities. : ODDS
64
Midwinter events. : WHITESALES
66
Member's right. : SEAT
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Buenos ___. : AIRES
68
Dining room of a sort. : MESS
69
Alleges. : SAYS
70
China. : SPODE
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Punta del ___. : ESTE
Down
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Theda of early films. : BARA
2
Second son. : ABEL
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Boorish. : RUDE
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See 1 Across. : STARS
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Farm sound. : BAA
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Free. : LIBERATE
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Consumer. : USER
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Sixth prime number. : ELEVEN
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Shampoo follower. : SET
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Of a star: Prefix. : ASTRO
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One kind of patriotism. : FLAGWAVING
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In ___. : TOTO
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White bird. : SWAN
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Flat. : STALE
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Po tributary. : ADDA
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Chains. : FETTERS
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Retribution. : NEMESIS
27
Abruptly: Colloq. : SPANG
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Sly: Slang. : CAGEY
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Hard day at the office. : BLUEMONDAY
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"How to ___ Book." : READA
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Slow: Mus. : LENTO
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"___ be the tie . . . " : BLEST
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Youth. : LAD
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U. S. 1: Abbr. : RTE
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Placed. : SITUATED
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Robert and Harry. : LEES
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Oodles. : SCADS
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Go to sea again. : RESHIP
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Defeats. : BESTS
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Part of glasses. : FRAME
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Cause of red ink. : LOSS
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Notion. : IDEA
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Amateur. : TIRO
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Islands: Fr. : ILES
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Clothe. : VEST
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Latin verb. : ESSE
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Lived. : WAS
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In the style of: Suffix. : ESE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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