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Margaret P. Farrar
Margaret P. Farrar

New York Times, Wednesday, July 25, 1962

Author:
Anna Gram
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Margaret P. Farrar has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

This puzzle was titled "Full of Facts" when reprinted in a book, which is ironic because Anna Gram is a pseudonym!

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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,758

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Across
1
Golf stroke. : BAFF
5
Do road work. : PAVE
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Famous painter. : DEGAS
14
Humorous suffix. : EROO
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Agora coin. : OBOL
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Former Turkish President. : INONU
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Activity. : STIR
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Stroke, as of work. : LICK
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Alaska, for one. : STATE
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The "switchboard in the sky." : TELSTAR
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Stung. : SMARTED
24
Goes: Poet. : WENDS
26
Lifetime. : AGE
27
Prepare to fire. : RELOAD
30
Violent downpours. : TORRENTS
35
Genus of trees. : ACER
36
Law and order. : PEACE
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Pray: Lat. : ORA
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Ready whenever needed. : JOHNNYONTHESPOT
42
___ king. : ALA
43
Planet. : EARTH
44
Guinea pig. : CAVY
45
To this. : HEREUNTO
47
Tentative proposal. : FEELER
49
Unwieldy vessel. : ARK
50
Movie revival. : RERUN
52
Famed lightship. : AMBROSE
56
Nautical direction. : NOREAST
60
Inclines. : LEANS
61
"But me no ___." : BUTS
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Curved molding. : OGEE
64
Fracas. : MELEE
65
Author Harte. : BRET
66
River of Ireland. : NORE
67
Slues about. : SKIDS
68
Gentlemen. : SIRS
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Alaska's governor. : EGAN
Down
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Utmost. : BEST
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"Vissi d'___," Puccini aria. : ARTE
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Baffle. : FOIL
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Perjured. : FORSWORN
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Chopin's birthplace. : POLAND
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"___ in the hand ... " : ABIRD
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A case, in grammar. : VOC
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Members of a brotherhood. : ELKS
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Lack harmony. : DISAGREE
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Meal course. : ENTREE
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Have a ___. : GOAT
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___ bellum. : ANTE
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Courted. : SUED
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Kind of rose. : TEA
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Jo's last name. : MARCH
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Loud-voiced one. : STENTOR
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Hornsby's nickname. : RAJAH
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Parisian school. : ECOLE
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Operetta composer. : LEHAR
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Vow. : OATH
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Prickly pear. : NOPAL
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Treasure ___. : TROVE
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Woodland deity. : SATYR
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___ Arthur. : PORT
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Anxiety and its retinue. : NEUROSES
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Ball team. : YANKS
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Drama section. : SCENEONE
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Merited. : EARNED
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Cold snaps. : FROSTS
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Where 5 Down is: Abbr. : EUR
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Matriculate. : ENTER
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Baksheesh. : ALMS
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Patient and mild. : MEEK
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Indonesian island. : BALI
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Diminishes. : EBBS
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Excited. : AGOG
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Evening: It. : SERA
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Suffix with six and seven. : TEEN
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Swiss canton. : URI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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