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New York Times, Saturday, July 28, 1962

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,761
Across
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Thereabouts. : ORSO
5
Exhausted: Slang. : ALLIN
10
Chatters. : GABS
14
Cry plaintively. : MEWL
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Superfluous third person. : GOOSEBERRY
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Miner's nail. : SPAD
18
Petition written in a circle. : ROUNDROBIN
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State: Abbr. : KAN
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Offer inducement. : TEMPT
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Town in Maine. : ORONO
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Points in a debate. : ISSUES
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One of Disney's latest heroes. : BIGRED
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Sing in a low tone. : CROON
26
Fissile rock. : SHALE
28
Feminine festivities. : HENPARTIES
31
Standard time: Abbr. : GMT
34
Units of work. : ERGS
35
Pitchers. : EWERS
36
Coconut fiber. : COIR
37
Important papers: Abbr. : MSS
38
Lay aside indefinitely. : PIGEONHOLE
40
Hair. : CRINE
42
Passage. : AISLE
43
Woven fabric. : WOOLEN
46
Static and others. : NOISES
48
Common symptoms. : ACHES
49
In a tangle. : AFOUL
51
Greek letter. : ETA
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Ragged ones. : SCARECROWS
55
Selves. : EGOS
56
Dance. : TURKEYTROT
57
Vedic god. : AGNI
58
Ages. : ERAS
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Scorches. : CHARS
60
Employs. : USES
Down
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City on the Irtish. : OMSK
2
Workmen of a sort. : REPAIRERS
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Final creative works. : SWANSONGS
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Venerable. : OLD
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Concur. : AGREE
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Comes into sight. : LOOMS
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Half mask: Fr. : LOUP
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"Say it ___ so." : ISNT
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Raise ___. : NED
10
New York lake. : GEORGE
11
Shaded retreat. : ARBOR
12
Pickle. : BRINE
13
Church council. : SYNOD
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Subject to great heat. : BROIL
20
Salad ingredient. : TUNA
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Steeps. : SOPS
24
Singer. : BASSO
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College course: Abbr. : CHEM
26
Military maneuver. : SIEGE
27
On earth. : HERE
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Fasten again. : REPIN
30
Sister or brother. : TWIN
31
Zeros. : GOOSEEGGS
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Heavy burden. : MILLSTONE
33
Redwood. : TREE
36
Greek letters. : CHIS
39
Tenpenny. : NAIL
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Accountants. : CLERKS
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Call on again. : RESEE
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Destruction. : WASTE
44
Happen. : OCCUR
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Mrs. Butler's maiden name. : OHARA
46
___ never. : NOWOR
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Ejects. : OUSTS
49
Man's name: Abbr. : ARTH
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___ song. : FORA
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In its present condition. : ASIS
54
Reference book: Abbr. : CYC
55
Water: Fr. : EAU

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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