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New York Times, Monday, September 10, 1962

36-Across : "Finger" of ivy.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { B J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,805
Across
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Chinese gambling game. : FANTAN
7
Mountain tops. : PEAKS
12
Native of 28 Down. : ALGERIAN
14
Woolly. : LANATE
16
"Emperor" or "Warsaw." : CONCERTO
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Incarnation. : AVATAR
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Short-billed bird. : CRAKE
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Incensed. : IRATE
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U. S. Dept. : AGR
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"Brother ___." : RAT
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Tshombe's land. : CONGO
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Sicilian commune. : ENNA
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Hebrew letter. : ALEF
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Handle: Fr. : ANSE
28
Harmonium. : ORGAN
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Gremlins. : IMPS
31
Asleep. : DORMANT
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___ house. : MANOR
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Emulate Picasso. : PAINT
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"Finger" of ivy. : TENDRIL
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Founder of a state. : PENN
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Consumed. : EATEN
40
"___ effort." : AFOR
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China, Japan, etc. : EAST
46
Maple genus. : ACER
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Novelist Cather. : WILLA
48
Cpl. or Sgt. : NCO
49
Over: Prefix. : SUR
50
Hawaiian veranda. : LANAI
51
Talk of a sort. : ARGOT
53
Evoke. : ELICIT
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"Elsinore. A Platform before the Castle." : SCENEONE
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Marred. : SPOILT
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Son of Zeus. : HERCULES
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Accented part of a poetic foot. : ARSIS
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"Not so ___ a well." : DEEPAS
Down
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Made of roses, violets, etc. : FLORAL
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Male relative. : AGNATE
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Head supporter. : NECK
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Baobab or deodar. : TREE
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Manner. : AIR
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United ___. : NATIONS
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Socrates' pupil. : PLATO
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Part of a roof. : EAVE
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Santa ___. : ANA
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See 23 Across. : KATANGAN
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Inactive. : STAGNANT
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Gold Coast port. : ACCRA
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Scandinavian goddesses. : NORNS
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Wandering. : ERRANT
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Full of years. : AGED
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Bay of Naples island. : CAPRI
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Emblem of purity and honor. : ERMINE
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Camera device. : FINDER
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N. African port. : ORAN
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Poetic time. : MORN
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Wagner's forte. : OPERA
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Formal acknowledgment of error. : MEACULPA
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Toward the front. : ANTERIOR
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Irritates. : TEASES
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Reclined. : LAIN
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Kept the peace. : POLICED
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Burst of light. : FLASH
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Region south of 23 Across. : ANGOLA
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Teacakes. : SCONES
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Hauls: Colloq. : TOTES
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Notable hymn writer. : WATTS
50
Variant of a girl's name. : LILI
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Noun suffix. : ANCE
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Re-enlist: Slang. : REUP
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On this side of: Prefix. : CIS
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Before. : ERE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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