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New York Times, Wednesday, September 26, 1962

39-Across : Communications.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,821
Across
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Reprimand. : SLAP
5
Small drum. : TABOR
10
Occident. : WEST
14
Carnegie. : HALL
15
Addis ___. : ABABA
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Andean. : INCA
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Water: Sp. : AGUA
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___ out (settled a matter). : HADIT
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Uniform. : EVEN
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Whodunit theme. : HOMICIDE
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___ last. : ATLONG
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Observe: Lat. : NOTA
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Education. : STUDIES
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Cogitative gear. : THINKINGCAP
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French girl's name. : RENEE
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Accepts what one has fought against. : EATSCROW
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Shakespearean maid. : IRAS
37
Time in Seattle. : PST
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Food of a sort. : HASH
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Communications. : MESSAGES
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Special residence. : MANSE
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Recently. : THEOTHERDAY
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Spaniard. : CATALAN
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City NW of Napoli. : ROMA
51
Handsome youth. : ADONIS
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Man with a megaphone. : DIRECTOR
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Timber wolf. : LOBO
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Jaunts. : TRIPS
59
African land. : TOGO
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Historic periods. : ERAS
61
Thread. : LISLE
62
Saragossa's river. : EBRO
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___ noire. : BETE
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Parts of garments. : YOKES
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Nautical term. : REEF
Down
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Potentate. : SHAH
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Como, for example. : LAGO
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Styptic. : ALUM
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Simplicity. : PLAINNESS
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Society island. : TAHITI
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Port of Iran. : ABADAN
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Commanded. : BADE
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Kimono sash. : OBI
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Repetitive sound. : RATATAT
10
Handle. : WIELD
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Literary postscript. : ENVOI
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Place of occurrence. : SCENE
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Traces (of). : TANGS
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By-product of coal. : COKE
23
Male sheep. : TUPS
25
Go away! : SCAT
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Window dressing. : TRIM
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There's partner. : HERE
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___ much. : INAS
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Plaster of Paris. : GESSO
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Novelist's creation. : CHARACTER
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Leather strip on a shoe. : RAND
34
Mountain of myth. : OSSA
35
Milk product. : WHEY
37
Part of a hammer. : PEEN
40
Husband of Gudrun. : ATLI
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Very bad: Colloq. : GHASTLY
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Same: Fr. : MEME
44
Baseball hit. : TRIPLE
45
Bays. : HORSES
46
Emissary of Moses. : CALEB
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Venerate. : ADORE
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Go ___ for. : TOBAT
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___ for news. : ANOSE
52
Platter. : DISK
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Future. : TOBE
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Blunderbore. : OGRE
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Figuratively, a house. : ROOF
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___ de la Plata. : RIO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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