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New York Times, Thursday, September 20, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Miss March. : BETH
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Certain rulers. : SHAHS
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Silly. : DAFT
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Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
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Spartan serf. : HELOT
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Spanish jar. : OLLA
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Legal matter. : TORT
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Figuratively, America. : MELTINGPOT
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Buffoon. : TOMFOOL
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Historic salt lake. : DEADSEA
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A little: Sp. : POCO
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___ Rica. : COSTA
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Utter confusion. : CHAOS
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Machine part. : COG
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Turkish city. : AYDIN
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Engrossed. : RAPT
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Mandible or maxilla. : JAW
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Legal football maneuver. : ONSIDE
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Prayer. : AVE
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Quarrel. : FALLOUT
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Fleur-de-___. : LIS
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Church official. : VERGER
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Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
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Coagulate. : CLOT
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Follow. : ENSUE
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Household need. : ICE
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Some Egyptians. : COPTS
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Military maneuver. : FLANK
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Amazon Indian. : TUPI
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Likes better. : PREFERS
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Portrays. : DEPICTS
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Making of amends. : REPARATION
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Vegetable. : OKRA
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Confess. : AVOW
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Originator of I.Q. test. : BINET
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Adjective suffix. : ULAR
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Jumble. : MESS
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Forest debris. : SLASH
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Month: Abbr. : SEPT
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Larva of a fly. : BOTT
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Slangy suffix. : EROO
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Students' assignments. : TERMPAPERS
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Go hastily: Colloq. : HOTFOOT
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Al Capp creation. : SHMOO
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Lean to a side. : HEEL
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Everything. : ALL
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Popular snack. : HOTDOG
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Enclosures. : STIES
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Sultry time. : DOGDAYS
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European landmark. : ALPS
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Field of ice. : FLOE
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Tot's farewell. : TATA
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Floating. : NATANT
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Army school: Abbr. : OCS
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Barber's problem. : COWLICK
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Desire. : CRAVE
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Refuge. : HAVEN
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Presidential nickname. : CAL
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Popular garnish. : DILLPICKLE
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Goose. : IDIOT
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Homes of a sort. : NESTS
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Shake up. : JAR
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Possessive. : OUR
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Negotiator's proposal. : FEELER
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Swedish coin. : ORE
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Loud laughs. : GUFFAWS
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Abundant. : COPIOUS
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Infuse slowly. : INSTIL
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Trophy. : CUP
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Certain Semites. : ARABS
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Fraction. : TENTH
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Hyde Park vehicle. : PRAM
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"Manon" aria, "Le ___." : REVE
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Primitive poem. : EPOS
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Renders. : DOES
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Light carriage. : TRAP
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Iranian Turk. : SART
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Dog ___ manger. : INA

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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