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New York Times, Tuesday, July 31, 1962

Author:
Kathryn Righter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,764
Across
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Courtroom drama. : VERDICT
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Seek information. : INQUIRE
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Wearer of wings. : AVIATOR
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Hunted with hounds. : COURSED
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In the past. : LONGAGO
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Rubbing out. : ERASING
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Portion: Abbr. : SEG
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Lease. : LET
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Robust. : LUSTY
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Tholes. : PINS
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Stovepipe. : TOPHAT
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Introductions. : PREFACES
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Modern fabric. : ORLON
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Hold fast: Naut. : BELAY
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Termite. : ANT
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Border on. : ABUT
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Kiln-treated. : FIRED
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Off. : AFAR
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Not clear. : DIM
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Dog genus. : CANIS
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Palm. : ARECA
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Shipboard personnel. : STEWARDS
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Reliable. : TRUSTY
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Octopus' forte. : ARMS
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Crocus bulb. : CORM
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Separated. : APART
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Caliph's name. : ALI
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State: Abbr. : ALA
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Recipe direction. : PARBOIL
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Whoopee maker. : REVELER
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Surround. : ENCLOSE
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Harem dweller. : ODALISK
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Shows displeasure. : RESENTS
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Brightly colored aquarium fishes. : MOLLIES
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French laces. : VALS
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Cry for 56 Across. : EVOE
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Peal. : RING
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U. N. name. : DAG
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Native of Leghorn. : ITALIAN
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Convincing. : COGENT
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Runs. : TROTS
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Dry ___. : ICE
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Conjunction. : NOR
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Become capable. : QUALIFY
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Patron saint of Cologne. : URSULA
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Goddess from 1700 B.C. : ISIS
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Budget item. : RENT
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Irritable. : EDGY
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Light unit. : PHOT
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Van Gogh's home. : ARLES
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Peruse. : READ
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Peepers' cousins. : TOADS
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Telstar's path. : ORBIT
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Prize. : PLUME
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Iolanthe and others. : PERIS
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Eating places. : CAFES
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Decree. : ENACT
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Wander. : STRAY
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Unites. : BINDS
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Country place. : FARM
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Cuckoopint. : ARUM
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Newspaper feature. : CARTOON
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Advent. : ARRIVAL
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Sing. : WARBLE
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City on the Tagus. : TOLEDO
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Billiard shot. : CAROM
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Imitator. : APER
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Window glass. : PANE
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Rainbows. : ARCS
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Et ___. : ALII
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Injure: Fr. : LESE
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Boats of a sort. : ARKS
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Noun suffix. : IST
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French article. : LES
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Building section. : ELL

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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