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New York Times, Monday, August 6, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,770

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Powerful city-state of 500 B.C. : SPARTA
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Top layers of masonry walls. : COPINGS
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Lofty. : AERIAL
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Handsome horses. : ARABIANS
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Toy. : TRIFLE
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Major general's command. : DIVISION
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Maltreat. : ILLUSE
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Noun-forming suffixes. : EES
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1933 agency. : NRA
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Deutschland über ___. : ALLES
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Famous diva. : PONS
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Gentle. : MEEK
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Do dock work. : LOAD
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All: Fr. : TOUT
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English novelist. : HARDY
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Conjunction. : BUT
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Discernment. : TACT
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Brilliant. : GAY
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Ace in the hole, in mystery stories. : SEARCHWARRANT
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Seoul soldier. : ROK
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Mosque priest. : IMAM
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Auricle. : EAR
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Functioned. : ACTED
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Support. : STAY
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Bazaar. : SALE
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Town near Lille. : LOOS
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Football play. : PASS
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Dull. : VAPID
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Big bird. : EMU
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Set of beliefs: Abbr. : REL
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Opinions: Colloq. : SLANTS
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Postponement. : REPRIEVE
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Punctual. : ONTIME
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Machine parts. : TREADLES
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East Indies cedar. : DEODAR
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Dispatchers. : SENDERS
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Early monastic. : ESSENE
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Rested. : SAT
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Risky. : PERILOUS
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Having seed coverings. : ARILLATE
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Plundered. : RIFLED
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Ankle bone. : TALUS
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Pub favorites. : ALES
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Kiss-and-tell man. : CAD
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Global area. : ORIENT
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Does road work. : PAVES
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Nile bird. : IBIS
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Yugoslav city. : NIS
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Fancy dive. : GAINER
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Slept noisily. : SNORED
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Serpentine. : SNAKY
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Period. : EPOCH
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Vestment. : ALB
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Circumvents. : OUTWITS
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Yucatan Indian. : MAYA
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Zigzag course. : TACK
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Injure. : HARM
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Walked. : TROD
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"Elegy" man. : GRAY
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Bellicose deity. : ARES
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Accumulate. : AMASS
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Ocean phenomenon. : NEAPTIDE
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Charm. : TALISMAN
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Rosy. : RED
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Nimble. : ALERT
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Men of promise. : COMERS
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Baldpate item. : TOUPEE
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Tray. : SALVER
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Coffee capital. : SANTOS
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Elizabethan playwright. : PEELE
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Weathercocks. : VANES
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Lorna's John. : RIDD
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Prospector's find. : LODE
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Spread. : RAN
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Letter. : ESS
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Sooner than. : ERE

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

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