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New York Times, Monday, July 23, 1962

Author:
Alda Zimpel
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,756
Across
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Jejune. : ARID
5
At the summit. : ATOP
9
Source of Solomon's gold. : OPHIR
14
Miss. : LOSE
15
Feminine title. : DONA
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Michelangelo masterpiece. : PIETA
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Symbol of Kansas. : SUNFLOWER
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Color. : STAIN
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Emperor, 962-973. : OTTOI
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Simmer. : STEW
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Run. : TROT
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Inventor Whitney. : ELI
26
___ fixe. : IDEE
28
Weights: Abbr. : TNS
29
Shade of green. : PEA
32
Ancient Syria. : ARAM
34
Protein food. : EGGS
36
Showed. : INDICATED
39
Loamy deposit. : LOESS
42
Russian city, now called Donetsk. : STALINO
43
Issue. : EMANATE
45
Like: Prefix. : HOMEO
46
Division of Oceania. : MELANESIA
48
Assyrian god: Var. : ASUR
50
Church season. : LENT
51
___ king. : ERL
52
Brooch. : PIN
54
Ancestor. : SIRE
56
Sharp prong. : NIB
58
Companion of odds. : ENDS
60
Prima donna. : DIVA
62
Roman emperor, A.D. 96-98. : NERVA
66
Native of Atka. : ALEUT
68
Vivid yellow. : DANDELION
70
River embankment. : LEVEE
71
Sicilian peak. : ETNA
72
Preposition. : INTO
73
Uncompromising. : STERN
74
Tall grass. : REED
75
See 31 Down. : EDEN
Down
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In addition. : ALSO
2
Disorderly crowd. : ROUT
3
Ain't. : ISNT
4
Crusoe's creator. : DEFOE
5
Fuss. : ADO
6
Pulls. : TOWS
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Former. : ONETIME
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Peeled. : PARED
9
Roman goddess. : OPS
10
Famous P. M. : PITT
11
Peace of mind. : HEARTSEASE
12
Noun suffix. : ITION
13
Talks noisily. : RANTS
18
Of a certain color. : LILACIOUS
22
Tiny. : WEE
25
Country on the Caspian. : IRAN
27
Sweetbrier. : EGLANTINE
29
Fiddle-de-dee! : PISH
30
Inner: Prefix. : ENTO
31
The puttyroot. : ADAMANDEVE
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Minute quantity. : ATOM
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Past. : GONE
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Islands: Fr. : ILES
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Take out. : DELE
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Move about. : STIR
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Fur. : SEAL
44
U. S. educator. : MANN
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Raise in rank. : ELEVATE
49
Disencumber. : RID
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Chimes. : PEALS
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Small bay. : INLET
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Amendment to a document. : RIDER
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Misrepresent. : BELIE
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Petitioner. : SUER
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___ Boleyn. : ANNE
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Peel. : RIND
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Suffrage. : VOTE
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Ever and ___. : ANON
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Cardinal number. : TEN
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Family member. : DAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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