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New York Times, Thursday, August 16, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,780

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Across
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Rio de la ___. : PLATA
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Knave. : RASCAL
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City in Wisconsin. : RACINE
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City in Texas. : ELPASO
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English writer for children. : AAMILNE
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Toscanini. : MAESTRO
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Hit the dirt. : SLIDE
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Pasture. : LEA
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___ firma. : TERRA
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Transgressions. : SINS
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Military sash. : SCARF
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Jacob ___, slum foe. : RIIS
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Collection of anecdotes. : ANA
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Arranged in a pile. : STACKED
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English river. : DEE
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Experience. : MEETWITH
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Compulsion. : DURESS
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Role in "The Meistersinger." : HANS
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Gourd fruit. : PEPO
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Skirtlike garment. : SARONG
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Silas, in Robert Frost poem. : HIREDMAN
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Swiss canton.. : URI
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Iroquois Indians. : SENECAS
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"Where ___?" : AMI
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Northern European. : LAPP
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Bucolic. : RURAL
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___ on the market. : DRUG
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German prowler, 1917. : UBOAT
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Sunset hue. : RED
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Chapter's partner. : VERSE
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No he-men they. : SISSIES
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Distinguished actor. : OLIVIER
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Minerva in Athens. : ATHENE
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More piquant. : RACIER
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Approached. : NEARED
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Joins closely. : WELDS
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Confection. : PRALINE
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Thin plates. : LAMINAE
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Corrosives. : ACIDS
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Roofing material. : TILE
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Massachusetts cape. : ANN
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Observation. : REMARK
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Winglike part. : ALA
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Small barracuda. : SPET
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Boxer. : CASER
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Straddling. : ASTRIDE
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Trucks in Torquay. : LORRIES
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Mississippi fishes. : EELCATS
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India's neighbor. : ASSAM
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Verdant spots. : OASES
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Every one. : EACH
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Bee weapon. : STINGER
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Soldier of 1861. : FEDERAL
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Beautiful birds. : SWANS
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Cheats. : DUPES
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Conjunction, shortened. : THO
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Aaron's ___. : ROD
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Bull baiter. : PICADOR
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Moro tribesmen. : SULUS
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Handsome horse. : ARABIAN
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Repartee. : RIPOSTE
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Present. : HERE
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United. : MARRIED
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Diverting people. : AMUSERS
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African river. : NIGER
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Managed carefully. : NURSED
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Turkish title. : PASHA
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Old Scratch. : DEVIL
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Layer. : TIER
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In the place of. : VICE
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Course on the sea. : ENE
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Regulation. : LAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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