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New York Times, Monday, August 20, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,784

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Across
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Book after Joel. : AMOS
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Wasted time. : IDLED
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Smoke deposit. : SOOT
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Villify. : CALUMNIATE
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Discover. : ESPY
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Casanova's specialties. : INAMORATAS
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Maple genus. : ACER
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Given. : DONATED
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Manhattan marvel. : SKYLINE
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Track official. : TIMER
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Put out to sea. : SAIL
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Pack animal. : BURRO
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Playing marble. : MIG
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Lively dance. : POLKA
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1,665,000,000 people. : ASIANS
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Sunshine. : DAY
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Not a one. : NARY
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Forbid. : BAN
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Worker with leather. : SADDLER
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Crag. : TOR
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One-basket contents. : EGGS
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Brynner. : YUL
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Placid. : SERENE
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Flavoring agent. : LEMON
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Piece of furniture. : BED
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Persian allies. : MEDES
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Rainless. : ARID
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Moslem title. : SAYID
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Energetic worker. : BUSTLER
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Cigarette additive. : MENTHOL
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Numerical prefix. : OCTO
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1869 romance. : LORNADOONE
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French color. : BLEU
68
Galactic region. : OUTERSPACE
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Iranian Turk. : SART
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Grains. : SEEDS
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Where Pierre is: Abbr. : SDAK
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Strong fluid. : ACID
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___ War. : MANO
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"Good Earth" heroine. : OLAN
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Island near Java. : SUMATRA
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Against a thing: Law. : INREM
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Regal emblem. : DIADEM
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Long.'s partner. : LAT
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Greek E's. : ETAS
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Furniture pieces. : DESKS
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Ocean mammal. : SEALION
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Swung to and fro. : OSCILLATED
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Not limited. : OPEN
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Ancient city. : TYRE
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Proposals. : MOTIONS
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Bark. : YAP
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Puzzles. : RIDDLES
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Unfinished tower. : BABEL
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Custom. : USAGE
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Circus bigwig. : RINGMASTER
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Part of a hogshead: Abbr. : GAL
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Money in Oslo. : KRONE
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Lew of the films. : AYRES
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Chance to speak. : SAY
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Agree with. : YES
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Name. : DUB
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Jogs the memory. : REMINDS
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Arrange in order. : SORTOUT
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Forage grasses. : REDTOPS
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Nothing. : NIL
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Descriptive of Faust. : DAMNED
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Cyclades isle. : DELOS
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Bringers of wisdom, proverbially. : YEARS
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Jumps up and down. : BOBS
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Western campus. : UCLA
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Rakehell. : ROUE
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Aussie tennis star. : HOAD
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An ounce, in Portugal. : ONCA
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Onion's relative. : LEEK
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Way: Abbr. : RTE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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