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New York Times, Monday, July 30, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,763
Across
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Fashion name. : DIOR
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Ethiopian lake. : TSANA
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In its present condition. : ASIS
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Open. : UNDO
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Obey. : ACTON
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Kiltie. : SCOT
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Pudding. : BROWNBETTY
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Familiar farewell. : TATA
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Oriental inn. : SERAI
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Youth group, 1935–43. : NYA
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___ the piper. : TOPAY
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Roman goddess of fate. : NONA
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Bowling term. : SPARE
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Draft group. : SSS
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College officials. : BURSARS
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Math abbreviation. : GCD
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Of no practical significance. : ACADEMIC
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Shadows. : UMBRAE
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One kind of tax. : POLL
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Nitwits. : BOOBS
42
Shell occupants. : OARS
43
Conforming. : INLINE
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Owl's boating companion. : PUSSYCAT
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Pasha. : DEY
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Austere. : ASCETIC
50
French season. : ETE
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Spaghetti or macaroni. : PASTA
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Mexican resort town. : TAOS
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Slow one. : SLOTH
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Neckline shape. : VEE
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Nonskid stuff. : RESIN
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Contented sound. : PURR
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Insect repellent. : CITRONELLA
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Con. : ANTI
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Dear: Lat. : CARUS
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Dear friends. : PALS
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Grate. : RASP
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Cloth. : CREPE
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Small fight. : SPAT
Down
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Names. : DUBS
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Concerning. : INRE
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___ of sanctity. : ODOR
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Mountain ash. : ROWAN
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Flap. : TAB
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Script. : SCENARIO
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Law man: Abbr. : ATTY
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"___ Stranger." : NOTASA
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Some. : ANY
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One of the four hundred. : ASTOR
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Black sheep. : SCAPEGRACE
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Jot. : IOTA
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Sojourn. : STAY
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Weeping mother. : NIOBE
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Where Hobart is: Abbr. : TASM
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Having least feeling. : NUMBEST
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Former state of Germany. : PRUSSIA
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Tasty. : SAPID
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Tea cake. : SCONE
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Fortress gates. : SALLYPORTS
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Range. : SCOPE
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Small weight. : CARAT
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Villa ___, in Tivoli. : DESTE
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6th cen. date. : DLI
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Slangy exclamation. : BOY
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Flatter: Colloq. : BUTTERUP
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Versifier Ogden. : NASH
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Despise. : SCORN
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"___ to the general." : CAVIAR
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Anchor position. : ATRIP
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Percolates. : SEEPS
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Coast Guard girl. : SPAR
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Moon goddess. : LUNA
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Common French verb. : ETRE
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Abruptly: Colloq. : SLAP
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At that place: Lat. : ILLA
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Cartoonist. : NAST
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New Deal agency. : CCC
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Full of: Suffix. : OSE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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