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New York Times, Monday, September 17, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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C
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,812
Across
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Man's name: Abbr. : CHAS
5
Like the sound of "ng." : NASAL
10
Boodle. : SWAG
14
Cease. : HALT
15
Take effect. : ENURE
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Entire: Prefix. : HOLO
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Great, decisive battle. : ARMAGEDDON
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Come ___ (get). : INTO
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Peeled. : PARED
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Regarded with favor. : SMILEDON
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High-flown: Colloq. : TALL
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Carrot plant. : ANISE
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Like a tree. : ARBOREAL
30
Preface: Abbr. : INTROD
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Anklebone. : TALUS
34
A sudden activity. : BURST
36
Business degree: Abbr. : MBA
37
Law: Abbr. : STAT
38
French impressionist. : MONET
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Fortuneteller. : SEER
40
Long time. : EON
41
Oleo, in Britain. : MARGE
42
Feel. : SENSE
43
Sock. : ANKLET
45
Lettered. : EDUCATED
47
Panorama. : VISTA
49
Weather word. : SNOW
50
Container of a sort, for apples, etc. : PIESHELL
53
Choleric. : IRATE
56
Red deer. : HART
57
Infer the truth of. : REASONTHAT
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In ___ (in existence). : ESSE
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Hamburger embellishment. : ONION
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Tolerant. : EASY
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Vienna. : WIEN
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Bracken. : FERNS
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Formal observance. : RITE
Down
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Part of a dance. : CHA
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Lyra. : HARP
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Fostering: Lat. : ALMA
4
Begin. : STARTOUT
5
Compass pointer. : NEEDLE
6
"___ how!" : AND
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Washday word. : SUDS
8
Scent. : AROMA
9
Russian, circa 1920. : LENINIST
10
Most retiring. : SHIEST
11
A marvel. : WONDERMENT
12
Choir voice. : ALTO
13
Continue. : GOON
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Low and high. : GEARS
22
Fluff. : LINT
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W. Willard Wirtz' concern. : LABOR
26
Yachting. : ATSEA
27
New Mexico town. : RATON
28
Milton specialty. : BLANKVERSE
29
Sudden thrust. : LUNGE
31
Plump plus. : OBESE
32
Challenged. : DARED
35
Grasses. : REEDS
38
___ course. : MATTEROF
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Mermaid's habitat. : SEAWATER
41
Interlock. : MESH
42
Disdain. : SCORN
44
Take advice. : LISTEN
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See 24 Down. : UNIONS
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Coeur d'___, Idaho. : ALENE
50
Exclamation of many meanings. : PHEW
51
Romanian city. : IASI
52
Den. : LAIR
54
People of Asia. : THAI
55
Down ___. : EAST
58
Offspring. : SON
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Nautical chain or rope. : TYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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