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New York Times, Tuesday, August 14, 1962

48-Down : Moss.

Author:
J. S. Crowell
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joseph Crowell has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,778
Across
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Amateur speculator. : LAMB
5
Carrie herself. : CATT
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Book: Lat. : LIBER
14
Ellipsoidal. : OVAL
15
The shivers. : AGUE
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Resident of Tabriz. : IRANI
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"Peter Pan" dog. : NANA
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Garner's middle name. : NANCE
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Hiawatha's "shining Big-Sea-Water." : GITCHEGUMEE
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Cubs' home. : DEN
24
Assuages. : SLAKES
25
___ Arabia. : SAUDI
27
Weather phenomena. : MISTS
30
Places at intervals. : SPACES
33
Yucatan plant. : SISAL
36
Formerly. : ONCE
38
___ contendere. : NOLO
39
Buddhist sacred dialect. : PALI
40
Hair net. : SNOOD
41
Caffein-rich nut. : COLA
42
Bedouin headband. : AGAL
43
Stern deck. : POOP
44
Mr. Pepper. : PETER
45
The external world, in philosophy. : NONEGO
47
Guide for aviators. : PYLON
49
Male duck. : DRAKE
51
Large lizard. : IGUANA
55
Haggard novel. : SHE
57
Loafer of a sort. : BEACHCOMBER
60
Bright color. : CORAL
62
Persian title. : SHAH
63
Presage. : BODE
64
White poplar. : ABELE
65
White-wall. : TIRE
66
Norse literary work. : EDDA
67
Legal problems. : TORTS
68
Whirl. : SPIN
69
Authentic. : REAL
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Hankers (for). : LONGS
2
Help. : AVAIL
3
Horse blanket. : MANTA
4
Perry Mason's prey. : BLACKMAILER
5
Fondle. : CARESS
6
Biblical king. : AGAG
7
Moro tribesman. : TUTU
8
Nines. : TEAMS
9
List of players. : LINEUP
10
David's aide. : IRA
11
Large rat of India. : BANDICOOT
12
Noun suffix. : ENCE
13
Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
21
German greeting. : HEIL
22
Made comfortable. : EASED
26
Theatrical specialty. : DANCENUMBER
28
Up ___ good. : TONO
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Nose around. : SNOOP
31
She: Fr. : ELLE
32
Rise high. : SOAR
33
Short space of time. : SPAN
34
Classic villain. : IAGO
35
Maligner. : SLANDERER
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Reporter's product. : COPY
40
Lectured. : SPOKE
44
Comic animal. : POGO
46
Features of houses. : GABLES
48
Moss. : LICHEN
50
Goes toward the sunrise. : EASTS
52
Domicile. : ABODE
53
Heroine of "I Pagliacci." : NEDDA
54
Of a surface. : AREAL
55
Get going! : SCAT
56
Man on the road. : HOBO
58
Golf shot. : CHIP
59
Mata ___. : HARI
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High in pitch. : ALT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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