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New York Times, Friday, July 27, 1962

Author:
Lois Hillis
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,760
Across
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Hand over ___. : FIST
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German composer. : BACH
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Jaunts. : TRIPS
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As soon as. : ONCE
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"Little Sir ___." : ECHO
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Attention-getting cry. : HULLO
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Lake of Grand Coulee. : ROOSEVELT
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Chou ___. : ENLAI
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Puzzling. : KNOTTY
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Adversary. : OPPONENT
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Bristlelike organs. : SETAE
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Amusingly. : DROLLY
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Played the flute. : TOOTED
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Asseverate. : VOW
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Laudatory one. : PRAISER
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French physicist. : AMPERE
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Antares. : REDSTAR
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Tinged with color. : STAINED
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Qualifying word. : ADVERB
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Bowling. : TENPINS
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Witticism. : MOT
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Spring time. : EASTER
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___ Sea, saline lake in California. : SALTON
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Girl of song. : CHLOE
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Poor Richard's creator. : FRANKLIN
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Having a sharp point. : SPEARY
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Limits. : RADII
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Unassailable fortress. : GIBRALTAR
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Malaga. : GRAPE
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Plateau. : MESA
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Piece of land. : ACRE
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Suffix with sooth. : SAYER
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Macaws. : ARAS
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Women. : SHES
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Certain roads. : FORKS
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___ piece. : INONE
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Go quickly: Colloq. : SCOOT
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Seed coat. : TESTA
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Flock of quail. : BEVY
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Tennis term. : ACE
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Light-green: Prefix. : CHLORO
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Stew. : HOTPOT
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"___ and the Sea." : THEOLDMAN
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Excessively soft and liquid. : RUNNY
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Latin pronoun. : ILLE
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Project. : PLAN
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"Honi ___ ... " : SOIT
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French season. : ETE
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Sewing machine attachment. : PLEATER
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Beetle: Var. : DORR
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Brewing aid. : TEABALL
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I came: Lat. : VENI
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Senator Long. : OREN
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Espouses. : WEDS
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Baby buggy. : PRAM
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Fix over. : REDO
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Public notice: Abbr. : ADVT
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Verb suffix. : ISE
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More variable. : STREAKIER
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Seed. : PIP
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British gun. : STEN
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Mark of reproach. : STIGMA
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More stylish: Slang. : TONIER
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Limicoline bird. : SNIPE
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Man of figures. : CPA
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Alas!: Fr. : HELAS
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Gate fastening. : LATCH
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To pray: It. : ORARE
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Circuit courts of England. : EYRES
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Initials after a geographer's name. : FRGS
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___ avis. : RARA
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Call it ___. : ADAY
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Spanish matrons: Abbr. : SRAS
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Scouts' group. : BSA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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