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New York Times, Friday, August 3, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,767

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Polite term of address. : MAAM
5
Region in Jordan. : MOAB
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Gratuities. : TIPS
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Husband of Gudrun. : ATLI
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Together: Mus. : ADUE
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Nocturnal bird. : OWLET
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Musial of St. Louis. : STAN
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Title in India. : RANA
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Newsboy's course. : ROUTE
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Hollywood street. : SUNSETSTRIP
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Peak: Abbr. : MTN
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Attempt. : TRY
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Author of "Essays." : EMERSON
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Kind of corundum. : EMERY
30
Rub off. : ABRADE
32
___ en scène. : MISE
33
Shut out. : BAR
34
People on the Corso. : ROMANS
38
Common suffix. : ICAL
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Exalt. : RAISE
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Tree of Central America. : EBOE
42
___ ride (hitchhike). : THUMBA
44
College in Cambridge. : MIT
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Very small sum. : MITE
46
Wilde hero. : ERNEST
48
Steel girder. : HBEAM
49
Windward island. : GRENADA
52
Spruce. : FIR
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Fortunate chance. : HIT
54
Noted French prophet. : NOSTRADAMUS
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Audibly. : ALOUD
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Round trip. : TOUR
63
Mother's double plea. : NONO
64
Succinct. : TERSE
65
State: Abbr. : OREG
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Wind. : COIL
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Over there: Poet. : YOND
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Las Vegas activity. : FARO
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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___ meeting. : MASS
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Aleutian island. : ATTU
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Man's name. : ALAN
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Troubadours. : MINSTRELMEN
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Award-winning movie. : MARTY
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Harem rooms. : ODAS
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Charley's Brazilian visitor. : AUNT
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Safari member. : BEARER
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Small firework. : TORPEDO
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___ Jima. : IWO
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Choice of objects. : PLUMS
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Begin. : SETTO
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State: Abbr. : TENN
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Noun suffix. : ERY
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Inn in Turkey. : IMARET
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Souvenir. : REMEMBRANCE
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Send forth. : EMIT
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State: Abbr. : MICH
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Biblical twin. : ESAU
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Gov't. agency. : AAA
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Hat parts. : BRIMS
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Actor from Omaha. : BRANDO
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Memorable Broadway role. : ABIE
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___ little (very much). : NOTA
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Appear to exist. : SEEM
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Be located. : SIT
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Marked. : BRANDED
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"___ Eden." : EASTOF
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Kept secret. : HID
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Mountain range of India. : GHAT
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Hoosier poet. : RILEY
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Kurile island. : ETORO
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Pony express man. : FARGO
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Law of Moses. : TORA
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Remorseful one. : RUER
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Debatable. : MOOT
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Military group. : UNIT
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Fish. : SOLE
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Sea-going initials. : USN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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