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New York Times, Saturday, August 4, 1962

28-Across : It shoots the sun.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,768
Across
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Sloshed through. : WADED
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"___ a man with seven wives." : IMET
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Altar end of a church. : APSE
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Pyrenees peak. : ANETO
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Middle, in combinations. : MEDI
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Creator of Eliza Doolittle. : SHAW
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Still ___. : LIFES
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Uncivilized. : PRIMITIVE
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Diminutive: Scot. : SMA
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Pioneer. : TRAILBLAZER
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Incomplete. : HALF
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Changer. : ALTERER
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Spice. : CLOVE
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It shoots the sun. : SEXTANT
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Less robust. : FRAILER
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Great Lakes canal. : SOO
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Dogs of a sort. : RATTERS
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Idioms. : PHRASES
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Army address. : APO
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Victor's wreath. : LAURELS
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Famed Dutch treaty city. : UTRECHT
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Starlike flower. : ASTER
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Writer of a sort. : DIARIST
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Random effort. : STAB
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BSA leader. : SCOUTMASTER
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Resentment. : IRE
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Cover-up. : CONCEALER
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Praiseful memoir. : ELOGE
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The Old One. : ALTE
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Dodecanese isle: It. : LERO
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Caballero. : SENOR
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New Mexico art colony. : TAOS
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Spotted. : SEEN
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Appetizing. : TASTY
Down
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Famous Senator from Montana. : WALSH
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Soul: Lat. : ANIMA
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Embezzler. : DEFALCATOR
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Opposite of "hiver." : ETE
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Poetic verb form. : DOST
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Skewers. : IMPALERS
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Virtue. : MERIT
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Roman magistrates. : EDILES
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Tonal resonance. : TIMBRE
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Suddenly. : ASTART
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Face: Slang. : PHIZ
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Accumulate. : SAVE
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Holly tree. : ILEX
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Extravagant talker. : RAVER
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Flutter. : FLIT
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Chemistry suffix. : OLE
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Declarations. : ASSERTIONS
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Seasonal song. : NOEL
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Lob. : TOSS
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Lady of the "haus." : FRAU
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Wholly intent. : RAPT
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Turtle's bottom shell. : PLASTRON
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Flurry. : HASTE
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Well-worn path. : RUT
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Tough Olympian. : ARES
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Evokes. : EDUCES
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Refer to. : CITE
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Oriental porters. : HAMALS
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Site of an Irish rose. : TRALEE
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Rhone tributary. : ISERE
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Jargon. : ARGOT
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Malty and hoppy. : BEERY
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Begone! : SCAT
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Soda flavor. : COLA
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Upon. : ONTO
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Pause for recovery. : REST
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Poetic field. : LEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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