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New York Times, Saturday, July 7, 1962

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,740
Across
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Platform. : DAIS
5
Island republic. : HAITI
10
Legume. : PEA
13
Sicilian commune. : ENNA
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Perform accordingly. : ACTON
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Bridge term. : RUFF
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Artificial. : FACTITIOUS
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Medley. : OLIO
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Rushed impetuously. : STORMED
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Artificial reservoir. : CISTERN
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See 33 Down. : MAID
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Subdued. : MASTERED
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Attract. : TEMPT
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Insect. : MANTIS
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Hebrew prophet. : AMOS
29
Marauder of old. : HUN
30
Involve. : ENTAIL
34
Declare. : BID
35
Kindergarten activity. : PASTING
37
P.S. adjunct. : PTA
38
Increase, as production. : STEPUP
40
Newt. : EFT
41
Audit makers. : CPAS
42
Dismays. : APPALS
44
Popular places in summer. : POOLS
45
Evergreens. : JUNIPERS
48
Hindu garb. : SARI
49
Soothing thing. : ANODYNE
50
"No ___." : STRINGS
53
Hungarian man's name. : ERNO
54
___ grass (danger of a sort). : SNAKEINTHE
56
Stead. : LIEU
57
Asian. : TATAR
58
Cardinal suffix. : TEEN
59
Sibilant signal. : PST
60
Siouan Indian. : OSAGE
61
Take notice. : HEED
Down
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Lexical elucidations: Abbr. : DEFS
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Med. course. : ANAT
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Give trouble to. : INCOMMODE
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Minor administrators. : SATRAPS
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Execrated. : HATED
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Vinegary. : ACID
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Nipponese name. : ITO
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Tropical bird. : TOUCAN
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Compelling attention. : INSISTENT
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Objection. : PROTEST
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18th century mathematician. : EULER
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Greatly excited. : AFIRE
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Loving. : FOND
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Bogus: Abbr. : IMIT
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Sharp pain. : STING
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Certain shelves. : MANTELS
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Pull straps. : TABS
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Give forth. : EMIT
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Genus of rodents. : MUS
29
Befalls. : HAPPENSTO
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Dean Rusk or Byron White. : APPOINTEE
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Type: Abbr. : ITAL
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See 23 Across. : LASS
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Popular pet. : PUPPY
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Suppositions. : IFS
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Expended. : PAIDOUT
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City of Greece. : CORINTH
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Places of contest. : ARENAS
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Equal: Prefix. : PARI
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Biblical murderess. : JAEL
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Tear open. : UNRIP
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Canonical hour. : NONES
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Cubic meter. : STERE
50
Boat for duck shooting. : SKAG
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Butter from buffalo milk. : GHEE
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Transmit. : SEND
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___ loss. : ATA

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

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