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New York Times, Tuesday, August 28, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,792

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Iffy word. : PERHAPS
8
Ship's bearing. : ABEAM
13
Four-wheeler. : BAROUCHE
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Destinies, in the Far East. : KARMAS
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Abstruse. : ESOTERIC
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Very impractical. : INSANE
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W. W. II ship. : LST
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Slip down. : DELAPSE
21
Dark distillate. : TAR
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Make progress. : GAIN
24
Stock transfers. : SALES
25
TV first name. : DESI
26
C. Z. town. : ANCON
28
Squalid resort. : DEN
29
The March King. : SOUSA
30
Whatnot. : ETAGERE
32
Inhabiting a wood. : NEMORAL
34
M. P.'s concern. : AWOL
35
Kaye or Kitt. : STAR
36
"Sing me ___ . . . " : TOSLEEP
39
Polite affirmative. : YESMAAM
43
VIP in Mecca. : AMEER
44
Niflheim's queen. : HEL
46
Speech: Sp. : HABLA
47
Sheepfolds. : PENS
48
Belluno's river. : PIAVE
50
Sir, on Penang. : TUAN
51
What Napoleon called Elba. : ILE
52
Husbandman. : PEASANT
54
Little, in Dundee. : SMA
55
Give treatment de luxe. : REGALE
57
Picture in one's mind. : ENVISION
59
Old ___ (veteran). : STAGER
60
Town near Sacramento. : RIOLINDA
61
Marshy places. : SLEWS
62
Ship's canvas. : SAILAGE
Down
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En ___ (by the way): Fr. : PASSANT
2
Sensuous art. : EROTICA
3
Bosh! : ROT
4
Colored. : HUED
5
Estates. : ACRES
6
See 20 Down. : PHILADELPHIA
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Genus of rye. : SECALE
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"Make me immortal with ___!" : AKISS
9
Pest. : BANE
10
Mutters of doubt. : ERS
11
Tyro. : AMATEUR
12
The ___ Mauler (Jack Dempsey). : MANASSA
13
A people of Caesar's time. : BELGAE
15
Piecemeal novel. : SERIAL
20
Famous avenue in Washington. : PENNSYLVANIA
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Arizona city. : NOGALES
25
Spunkless soul. : DOORMAT
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More recent. : NEWER
29
Tennis stroke. : SMASH
31
Fish dish. : ROE
33
Summer in the Bois. : ETE
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Rhino's cousins. : TAPIRS
37
Brunch dishes. : OMELETS
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Mali's neighbor. : SENEGAL
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Maligning. : ABUSING
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Fashionably. : ALAMODE
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Before long: Sp. : MANANA
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Relievers. : EASERS
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Nobles. : PEERS
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Poetic postscript: Fr. : ENVOI
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A beaver skin. : PLEW
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Cash drawer. : TILL
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Seniority. : AGE
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Pueblo Indian. : SIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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