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New York Times, Monday, September 24, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,819
Across
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Marcus Porcius. : CATO
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Go cycling. : PEDAL
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Cocoon dweller. : PUPA
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German lancer. : ULAN
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Mr. Dionne. : OLIVA
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River near Dunkerque. : YSER
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___ risk (take a chance). : RUNA
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Plant exudation. : RESIN
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River bank. : RIPA
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Erie Canal nickname. : BIGDITCH
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Republic since 1948. : ISRAEL
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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School of a sort. : TECH
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Spent; unproductive. : EFFETE
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Breakfast food. : PORRIDGE
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Cigarette feature. : FILTERTIP
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Squirrel's cache. : ACORN
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Mauna ___. : LOA
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Writer like Hemingway. : REALIST
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Winnie's sign. : VEE
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Begin. : ARISE
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Make-up item. : FACECREAM
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Dresses down. : TELLSOFF
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Part of a tennis score. : THIRTY
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATTY
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Part of a stile. : STEP
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N.Y.C. landmark. : WALLST
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Spoiled by fungi, as plants. : MILDEWED
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Foreign trade discount. : AGIO
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Cremona craftsman. : AMATI
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Riviera resort. : NICE
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Out of. : FROM
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Circus vehicle. : WAGON
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Biblical land. : EDOM
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Hosiery shades. : TANS
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Imitative. : APING
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Contradict. : DENY
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Bus stop. : CURB
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His: Fr. : ALUI
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Special flavor. : TANG
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Counting calories. : ONADIET
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Doorway curtain. : PORTIERE
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Choose. : ELECT
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Bowl. : DISH
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Prefix in bird words. : AVI
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American poet (1842–81). : LANIER
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___ victory (costly success). : PYRRHIC
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Information agency: Abbr. : USIA
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Casbah character. : PEPE
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Sea near Vostok's launch point. : ARAL
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Concerns. : INTERESTS
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Withdrawn from a race. : SCRATCHED
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Subject. : TOPIC
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Musical tone. : EFLAT
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Flower: It. : FIORE
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Threshing tool. : FLAIL
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Korean rice dish. : PILAF
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Gov. Carvel's city. : DOVER
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Eminent. : GREAT
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Hostile unit. : ENEMY
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Candy. : TAFFY
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Colonizing. : SETTLING
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Skiers' maneuvers. : SLALOMS
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Matured. : RIPENED
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Canadian capital. : OTTAWA
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Be a member of. : SITON
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Float. : WAFT
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City on the Jumna. : AGRA
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Celebrity. : LION
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Caspar, et al. : MAGI
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Far's partner. : WIDE
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Study course: Abbr. : ECON
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Size of paper. : DEMY
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Newspaper illustration. : MAP

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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