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New York Times, Wednesday, August 15, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,779
Across
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Special argot. : CANT
5
Saucy: Colloq. : FLIP
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West Pointer. : CADET
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Wife: Lat. : UXOR
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Years and years. : AEON
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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Amuse divertingly. : TITILLATE
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Soften down. : RELAX
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Describing some roofs. : SLATED
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Old in Edinburgh. : AULD
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Humidify. : MOISTEN
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Kennedy's country place. : GLENORA
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Anticipate eagerly. : AWAIT
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"From Ghent to ___." : AIX
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Annapolis. : NAVY
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Andean animal. : LLAMA
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Building slat. : LATH
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Lixiviate. : LEACH
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Be sure of. : KNOW
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Made a gaffe. : ERRED
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Certain athletes. : PROS
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Craggy hill. : TOR
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Brother of Moses. : AARON
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Irreverence. : IMPIETY
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Judge respectively. : COMPARE
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Zoo inmate. : BEAR
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___ Darya (Oxus River). : AMU
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Fits of pique. : PETS
60
Figures of speech. : TROPES
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Afternoon: Sp. : TARDE
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Hoax of a sort. : MARESNEST
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Rocker. : CHAIR
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Water: Sp. : AGUA
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Soft life. : EASE
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Pauses. : HALTS
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Standard. : NORM
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Pulled. : DREW
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Snubs. : CUTS
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Angle formed by leaf and stem. : AXIL
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___ chance. : NOTA
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Minor sea god. : TRITON
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Mere nonsense. : FALDERAL
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Grassy plain. : LEA
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Whit. : IOTA
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Breath of life. : PNEUMA
9
Heart-warming. : CORDIAL
10
Rosary bead. : AVE
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Dabbler in arts. : DILETTANTE
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Related maternally. : ENATE
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LBJ, for one. : TEXAN
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Enticed. : LEDON
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Softly. : LOW
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Utter in frenzy. : RAVE
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Rich fabric. : SILK
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Stormy weather. : GALE
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Glib deceiver. : LIAR
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Outside city or college limits. : EXTRAMURAL
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Bark. : YAP
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Debatable. : MOOT
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Askew. : AWRY
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Mound. : HEAP
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Barred bed. : CRIB
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Ball park favorites. : HOMETEAM
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Cloth merchants. : DRAPERS
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Gaffs and booms. : SPARS
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Mining sample. : ORE
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Tennis player. : NETMAN
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Smoothed the wrinkles. : IRONED
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A rich groom. : CATCH
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City on the Missouri. : OMAHA
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Kind of starch. : SAGO
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Bosc. : PEAR
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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One-dish meal. : STEW
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On ___, bit of gossip. : DIT
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Robot drama. : RUR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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