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New York Times, Tuesday, September 18, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,813
Across
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Frigga's spouse. : ODIN
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Mountain of Homeric legend. : OSSA
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Young boxer. : PUPPY
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Pisa's river. : ARNO
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___ my word! : UPON
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Rooms: Lat. : ATRIA
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Officer of state. : SECRETARY
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Creature, often "poor." : THING
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Early afternoon. : TWO
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Goods: Abbr. : MDSE
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Somnolent state. : TRANCE
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Melancholy. : GLOOM
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Rodin masterpiece. : THINKER
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Skipjack. : BONITO
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Hunting trip. : SHOOT
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Subject of London musical. : OLIVERTWIST
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Army man. : SGT
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Municipality. : CITY
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Rhone tributary. : AIN
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Source of energy. : ATOM
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Chinese diplomat. : KOO
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Ally. : CONFEDERATE
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Barbecue. : ROAST
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Climbing palm. : RATTAN
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American tradition. : LIBERTY
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One of the James boys. : JESSE
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Dumas character. : ARAMIS
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Workbench item. : VISE
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Part of Africa: Abbr. : SWA
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Former dictator. : PERON
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February 2. : CANDLEMAS
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Motionless. : INERT
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River of Normandy. : ORNE
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100,000 rupees. : LAKH
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Bernhardt. : SARAH
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Old-time cart. : WAIN
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Patella region. : KNEE
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Tobacco kiln. : OAST
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Attracted. : DREW
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Under an assumed name. : INCOGNITO
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Hide ___ hair. : NOR
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Open-air. : OUTDOOR
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Spurt of activity. : SPASM
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Distressed. : SORE
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One or another. : ANY
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Loyal subject. : PATRIOT
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U. N. traveler. : UTHANT
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Dress with special care. : PRINK
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___-nez. : PINCE
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German rifleman. : YAGER
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Overplay a role: Colloq. : EMOTE
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Man's name: Abbr. : THOS
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Roman historian. : LIVY
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Poetic pronoun. : THINE
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Spring brew. : BOCK
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Sooty-brown bird. : SWIFT
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Roadside plant. : TANSY
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See 10 Down. : STATESMAN
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Important Swedish canal. : GOTA
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Agents of a sort. : TMEN
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Academic subjects. : ARTS
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City of ancient Greece. : CORINTH
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Minnesota crop. : OATS
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City on the Elbe. : DRESDEN
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Artist's purchase. : EASEL
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Sucking fish. : REMORA
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___ lazuli, blue gem. : LAPIS
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Ireland personified. : IRENA
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More desolate. : BARER
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Demon of Arabian lore. : JINNI
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Measure, 32 to 43 inches. : VARA
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Historic atoll. : WAKE
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North Carolina patriot. : ASHE
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Intimidate. : COW
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Shoe leather. : ELK

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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