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New York Times, Friday, August 31, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has mirror symmetry.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,795

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Part of N. Y. C. : CITY
5
Joyous hymn. : CAROL
10
Teapot cover. : COZY
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Suburban accessory. : HOSE
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Sheeplike. : OVINE
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Anne Nichols' hero. : ABIE
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Style of type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Smallest liquid measure. : MINIM
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Laborer. : PEON
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New Mexico landmark. : CARLSBADCAVERNS
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Type of golf tournament. : OPEN
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Author Ambler. : ERIC
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Fan. : BLOWER
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Clog. : STOPUP
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Wash lightly. : RINSE
33
Turkish lord. : AGA
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Idolize. : ADORE
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State: Fr. : ETAT
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Sinuous. : SNAKY
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Sound of a raindrop. : SPAT
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Musical group. : TRIO
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Historic town in Italy. : ANZIO
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River into the Seine. : EURE
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Sea swallow. : TERN
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Certain horses. : ROANS
46
Copycat. : APER
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V-___ , 1945. : EDAY
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Muffins. : GEMS
51
Loose fold of a garment. : LAPPET
54
Western desert. : MOHAVE
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Famous first lady. : ELEANOR
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Decisive battle in Peninsular War, 1813. : VITORIA
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Vespucci. : AMERIGO
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Repeating. : ITERANT
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Oregon Trail traveler. : PARKMAN
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East Indies island. : CELEBES
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Modish. : CHIC
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Greek letter. : IOTA
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Emperor. : TSAR
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Oldest national recreation area. : YELLOWSTONEPARK
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Large wave. : COMBER
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Of the birds. : AVIAN
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Part of a cheese. : RIND
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In cold storage. : ONICE
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Iowa city. : LEMARS
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Newest national recreation area. : CAPECODSEASHORE
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Upper: Ger. : OBER
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Park in Utah. : ZION
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Deep longings: Colloq. : YENS
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Graf ___. : SPEE
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Life: Lat. : VITA
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Hemingway heroine. : BRETT
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Metric measure. : LITRE
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Walking ___. : ONAIR
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High fly ball, on the diamond. : POPUP
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Arrow poison: Var. : URARE
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Wendy's friend. : PETER
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Irritate. : ANNOY
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Philistine city. : GAZA
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"Every inch ___." : AKING
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Historical park of N. Y. : SARATOGA
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California mountain region. : YOSEMITE
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Workaday cloth. : DENIM
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Tourists' rest. : MOTEL
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Vault. : LEAP
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___ mater. : ALMA
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Equal. : PEER
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Breed of horse. : ARAB
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Morning-glory. : VINE
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Gnaws. : EATS
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Man's nickname. : RON
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Old ___. : VIC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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