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New York Times, Saturday, September 15, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,810
Across
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Bass, for example. : SEAFISH
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Nuts. : ACORNS
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Rochester's waterfront. : ONTARIO
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Appear unexpectedly. : CROPOUT
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Overlooks. : FORGETS
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Streaked. : LINEATE
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Kyushu volcano. : ASO
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After-dinner treat. : NUTMEAT
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Decoration: Abbr. : DSM
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Part of a cheer. : HIP
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Fertile spots. : OASES
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Of sight. : OPTIC
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Football position: Abbr. : CTR
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Kind of party. : STAG
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Irrational, as a number. : SURD
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What many businesses are started on. : SHOESTRING
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Blackthorn. : SLOE
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Afternoon, in Spain. : TARDE
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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___ the shouting. : ALLOVERBUT
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"___ Mable." : DERE
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Twist, veer. : SLUE
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Kind of banana. : TOP
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Rheims' river. : VESLE
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Sound of music. : TRALA
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First name in baseball. : MEL
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Zoo denizen. : APE
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___ Woods, N. H. : BRETTON
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___ alai. : JAI
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Gets to the bottom of. : FATHOMS
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___ Bay Company. : HUDSONS
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Excites. : AROUSES
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Say again. : ITERATE
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Roamed about. : RANGED
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Member of a fraternal order. : SHRINER
Down
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Davenport. : SOFA
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Space monkey. : ENOS
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Black: Prefix. : ATRO
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Become tired. : FAG
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Peaceful. : IRENIC
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Keep late hours. : SITUP
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Multitude. : HOST
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Certain recordings. : ARIAS
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Dispute. : CONTEST
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Unfold: Poet. : OPE
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Way. : ROAD
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McAuliffe's historic reply. : NUTS
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Goblet part. : STEM
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Explained. : CLEAREDUP
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Angler's craft. : MOTORBOAT
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Where to get away from it all. : HIDEOUT
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Pastry. : STRUDEL
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Greek mountain. : OSSA
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Tugs. : PULLS
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Supernatural being. : TROLL
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Unguided. : CHARTLESS
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Buenos ___. : AIRES
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Twist. : GNARL
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Sault ___ Marie. : STE
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Fit words to music. : SET
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High good humor. : GLEE
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Loquacious. : VERBOSE
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Peddler. : VENDER
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Prepared. : ARMED
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Declaim. : MOUTH
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In the distance. : AFAR
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Kind of rubber. : PARA
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Thames town. : ETON
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"___ England." : THIS
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Role in Shaw play. : JOAN
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Poker necessity. : ANTE
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River of Bohemia. : ISER
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Embrace. : HUG
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Mister, to a Hindu. : SRI

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

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