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INTERNATIONAL

New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 1962

Author:
Ted Dombras
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 89, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 624 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,741
Across
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Imperceptive. : OBTUSE
7
Toss. : FLIP
11
Copies: Abbr. : DUPS
15
Products of Cathay. : SPICES
21
Des ___, Iowa. : MOINES
22
Chinese delicacy: Var. : LICHEENUT
24
Island capital: Sp. : HABANA
25
Hosts. : ARMIES
26
Place name in 7 states. : UNIONCITY
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Like Bartok's works. : ATONAL
28
S. F. hill. : NOB
29
Western nation: Abbr. : DEN
31
Vacillates. : TEETERS
32
Ph.D.'s. : DRS
33
M.D.'s group. : AMA
34
French title. : DUC
36
River of England. : SEVERN
38
Ukase. : DECREE
40
Concept. : IDEA
41
Certain Hindus. : SIKHS
43
Israeli coin. : MIL
44
Western nation: Abbr. : IRE
46
Norse goddess. : HEL
47
O. T. song. : PSALM
48
Involved. : ENTAILED
50
Eastern images. : ICONS
52
Mother of Perseus. : DANAE
54
French shrine. : LOURDES
55
Far Eastern. : ASIATIC
57
Bog. : MORASS
60
Moscow's rival. : LENINGRAD
62
Adepts in the occult. : CABALISTS
64
Area of 1944. : ETO
66
Sailor: Lat. : NAUTA
67
Quake. : TREMOR
69
Goulash. : STEW
70
Political phenomenon in Belgrade. : TITOISM
72
Slangy suffix. : EROO
74
Roman commoner. : PLEBIAN
76
Star: Fr. : ASTRE
77
___ Royale. : ISLE
79
Far East headliner. : LAOS
81
Cowboy's home. : RANGE
83
Shore. : SEASIDE
85
The women. : SHES
87
Pursued. : HOUNDED
89
Western land: Abbr. : AUST
90
Venetian landmark. : RIALTO
92
___ Rivières. : TROIS
94
Wave lengths: Abbr. : WLS
95
Natives of Exeter. : DEVONIANS
97
Famed Ingres painting. : ODALISQUE
100
Egyptian god. : OSIRIS
101
Furnace men. : STOKERS
103
Waxworks founder. : TUSSAUD
107
People of Vilna: Abbr. : LITHS
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Hackneyed. : STALE
110
Region of N. Italy. : TRENTINO
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Sao ___. : PAULO
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Raincoat: Brit. abbr. : MAC
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Prefix in chemistry. : THI
117
Day: Sp. : DIA
118
Surrounds. : GIRTS
119
Magic sign. : RUNE
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Milan-Rome express. : RAPIDO
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American Indians. : CREEKS
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Vide. : SEE
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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The Peking ___. : MAN
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Reds. : COMMIES
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Israelites: Abbr. : HEB
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Thirsty. : DRY
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Egyptian land. : GOSHEN
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Part of Spain. : CATALONIA
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Spanish project of 1588. : ARMADA
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Prepare to decant. : UNCORK
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"Der Alte" and family. : ADENAUERS
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Peon. : TOILER
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Place de l'___. : ETOILE
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Russian press agency. : TASS
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Ooze. : SEEP
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Belgian port. : OSTEND
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Arabian state. : OMAN
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Battle site near Moscow. : BORODINO
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Sudanese town. : TIMBUKTU
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Common prefix. : UNI
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Sow. : SEED
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Letters. : ESSES
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Asian ___. : FLU
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Part of a door frame. : LINTEL
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More gelid. : ICIER
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Ancient Near Eastern land. : PHOENICIA
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Whodunit figure. : DECEDENT
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To join: It. : UNIRE
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Petty revolt: Ger. : PUTSCH
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Pen. : STY
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Part. : SHARE
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Light blows. : PATS
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Nigerian. : IBO
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Western nation. : CANADA
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Opaque glaze. : ENAMEL
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Eastern bow. : SALAAM
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Common suffix. : ENT
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African herbs. : NEMESIAS
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English author. : DELAMARE
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City named for a queen. : CHARLOTTESVILLE
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See: Lat. abbr. : VID
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___ Desert, in Arabia. : RED
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"East ___ West." : ISEASTANDWESTIS
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Salt: Fr. : SEL
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East or West. : SIDE
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"___ Rome." : ROADTO
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Left Bank denizen. : PARISIAN
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Namesakes of Steinbeck character. : LENNIES
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Near East nation. : ISRAEL
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Groom in India: Var. : SICE
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___-pros. : NOL
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Business man: Abbr. : AGT
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Field: It. : CAMPO
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One of the Caseys. : STENGEL
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Compass point. : SSW
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Ancient North African land. : NUMIDIA
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Russian theatre. : BOLSHOI
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Fine gauzes. : TISSUES
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Hero, for one. : ROLE
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Handel's "Israel in Egypt." : ORATORIO
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Stop. : REST
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Abrupt. : BRUSQUE
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O'Casey and others. : SEANS
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Gazing. : ASTARE
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MS. men. : EDS
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Dubliner. : IRISHMAN
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Oriental pipe. : HOOKAH
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Russian violinist. : OISTRAKH
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Trouble. : ADO
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Invasion boats: Abbr. : LSTS
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British novelist. : RLS
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Wee louse. : NIT
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Variety of apple. : DELICIOUS
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Defense unit: Abbr. : USNG
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Turks. : OTTOMANS
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Yorkshire terrier. : AIREDALE
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___ Linden. : UNTERDEN
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Parties: Brit. : DOS
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Energy. : SAP
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Ascot. : TIE
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East European capital. : PRAGUE
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French actor. : AUMONT
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Cultural agency. : UNESCO
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Locust. : CICADA
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Wish. : DESIRE
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Noted German historian. : RANKE
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___ on (is overfond of). : DOTES
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French girl's name. : RENEE
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East-West alliance. : SEATO
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European blackbird. : MERL
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Language assn. : MLA
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Marx ___. : BROS
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Scotland ___. : YARD
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___ polloi. : HOI
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Persian or Siamese. : CAT
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Nile worm. : ASP
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With: Ger. : MIT

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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