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New York Times, Tuesday, August 21, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q W }, Scrabble score: 345 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,785
Across
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Service de ___. : LUXE
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Mallet. : GAVEL
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Upland flat. : MESA
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Kind of quartz. : ONYX
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Chemical compound. : OXIDE
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Pivot. : AXIS
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Spatial quality. : SIZE
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Cuts. : SEVERANCES
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Kind of symbol, for seekers. : STATUS
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Right away. : ANON
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Early apple-eater. : EVE
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Untamed. : FERAL
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Quenches. : STIFLES
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Says another way. : REFRAMES
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The sun. : SOL
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Arab's robe. : ABA
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Ranch pants. : LEVIS
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Debater of 1960. : NIXON
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Grand ___ de Paris, Longchamp race. : PRIX
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Fit up again. : RERIG
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Errand boy. : PAGE
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Dismal. : SORRY
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Civil War signature. : RELEE
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Mrs. U. S. Grant, ___ Dent. : NEE
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Facilitate. : AID
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Old Scots court crier. : DOOMSTER
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Thespians. : PLAYERS
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Mount Holyoke's neighbor. : SMITH
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___ of luxury. : LAP
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Pilot's stunt. : LOOP
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Reach a goal. : ARRIVE
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Promptitude. : EXPEDITION
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Summit. : APEX
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"___ Well . . . " : ALLS
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Poisonous. : TOXIC
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Latin pronoun. : IPSE
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Nautical chains or ropes. : TYES
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Furtively. : SLYLY
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Shows a profit. : NETS
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Red ink entry. : LOSS
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One is one. : UNIT
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Franco-American scandal of 1797. : XYZAFFAIR
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Andover's rival. : EXETER
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Flimsy. : GOSSAMER
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Tin Woodman's tool. : AXE
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Cry at La Scala. : VIVA
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Elysiums. : EDENS
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Dormice. : LEROTS
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Biped. : MAN
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Surpass. : EXCEL
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Strainer. : SIEVE
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Quadrupeds. : ASSES
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Negative ion. : ANION
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Eurasian river. : URAL
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Implement for Archimedes. : LEVER
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Turn over. : FLIP
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Séance sounds. : RAPS
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Zaragoza's river. : EBRO
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Begot. : SIRED
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Ferment tanks. : SILOS
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Peevish wife in Athens, 400 B. C. : XANTHIPPE
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Pointed arch. : OGEE
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___-do-well. : NEER
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Roentgen's find. : XRAY
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Divination by dots on paper. : GEOMANCY
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Bear fruit. : YIELD
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Omani noble. : EMIR
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Legal rights. : DROITS
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Filter. : STRAIN
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Fold of cloth. : PLEAT
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Imprecisely. : LAXLY
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Pome. : APPLE
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Yuccalike plant. : SOTOL
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Kobold's cousin. : PIXY
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Garment. : VEST
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Letters. : EXES
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Feminine suffix. : ESS
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The midnight ___. : OIL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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