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New York Times, Friday, August 17, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,781

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Across
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Glove. : MITT
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Footnote term. : IBID
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Canyon parts. : RIMS
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Ancient concert halls. : ODEA
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Provinces of ancient Greece. : NOMES
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Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
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Deck wood. : TEAK
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Ship in a novel. : CAINE
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Latin sea. : MARE
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Poker item. : HOLECARD
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False name. : ANONYM
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Stack wood. : CORD
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Locate. : SPOT
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Break up or in. : STAVE
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Renounced. : SWOREOFF
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Steeple. : SPIRE
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Separate. : APART
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Meadow. : LEA
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Something beyond recall. : WATEROVERTHEDAM
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Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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Principal. : GRAND
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Beef cut. : PLATE
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Subject of a Christmas appeal. : NEEDIEST
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Wind-deposited loam. : LOESS
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Formerly, long ago. : ERST
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Fruit part. : PULP
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Volcanic rock. : BASALT
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Return. : COMEHOME
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___ arms. : UPIN
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Irregular. : EROSE
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Partly open. : AJAR
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Place associated with Venus. : MILO
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When the alarm rings. : SEVEN
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CENTO relative. : NATO
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Mere money. : PELF
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Four-posters. : BEDS
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Belgrade name. : TITO
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Browntail. : MOTH
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Concept: Prefix. : IDEO
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Small duck. : TEAL
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Be cautious. : TAKECARE
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To the direction (of). : INCARE
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Council. : BOARD
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Organic compound. : IMID
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Small room. : DEN
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Distant. : REMOTE
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Afghanistan's neighbor. : IRAN
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Nursery rhyme name. : MARY
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Check. : STEM
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Boston, for one. : SEAPORT
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Model. : COVERGIRL
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1909 discovery. : NORTHPOLE
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Turf. : SWARD
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Flash flood. : SPATE
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Epithet. : TITLE
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Worn out. : SPENT
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___ the hills. : OLDAS
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Deeds. : FEATS
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Reputation. : FAME
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Trumpeter. : SWAN
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Nautical shout. : AVAST
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Electra's brother. : ORESTES
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Circus performer. : ELEPHANT
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___ Men. : DEANOF
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Light units. : LUMENS
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Sat. : POSED
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Jolt. : BUMP
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Cap-___ (from head to foot). : APIE
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Door piece. : SILL
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Sheltered recess. : COVE
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California town, near Ventura. : OJAI
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N. T. book: Abbr. : MATT
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Humorous suffix. : EROO
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Revolutionist, for short. : REB

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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