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New York Times, Thursday, September 27, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,822
Across
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The "Man for All Seasons." : MORE
5
Refractor. : PRISM
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Part of Q. E. D. : QUOD
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Girasol. : OPAL
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Mysterious. : EERIE
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Ascend. : UPGO
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Traditional story. : SAGA
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Full dress attire. : TAILS
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Leeds' river. : AIRE
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Lead. : SHEPHERD
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Riviera resort. : CANNES
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Pulpit talks: Abbr. : SERS
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___ accompli. : FAIT
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Nursery rhyme character. : BOPEEP
29
Ease. : PALLIATE
33
Where: Lat. : UBI
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Bootlace. : LACET
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Shoulder ___. : STRAP
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Parts of yards. : FEET
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Roman date. : NONES
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Asian river. : YALU
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Met squarely. : FACED
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Gore, for one. : INSET
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Brooklyn, for one: Abbr. : BOR
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County officers. : SHERIFFS
49
College in New Orleans. : TULANE
51
Olympian god. : MARS
52
Dugout: Fr. : ABRI
53
For a short time. : AWHILE
56
Medicine man's prize remedy. : SNAKEOIL
60
Shortly. : SOON
61
Kind of jelly. : ASPIC
63
City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Stage garment. : TUTU
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Subway entrance. : KIOSK
66
Señora's boy. : NINO
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Dwight's namesakes. : IKES
68
Fills to repletion. : SATES
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Esau's father-in-law. : ELON
Down
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Sphagnum. : MOSS
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Colorful fish. : OPAH
3
Fashion: Colloq. : RAGE
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Slip by. : ELAPSE
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Alias Mary Martin. : PETERPAN
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Makes a pesade. : REARS
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Crocus. : IRID
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___ vous plaît. : SIL
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Small cactus. : MESCAL
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Amount. : QUANTITY
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___ arms. : UPIN
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Folklore figure. : OGRE
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Solves. : DOES
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Command to a dog. : HEEL
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Troubles. : AILS
25
Clotho and Lachesis. : FATES
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Devotees: Slang. : BUFFS
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Form of sorcery. : OBEAH
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Artistic work or composition. : PIECE
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Famous Quakers. : PENNS
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Cab of the Near East. : ARABA
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Claw. : TALON
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Architect's tracing. : EPURE
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Close-fitting caps. : COIFS
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End. : TERMINUS
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Reverses. : SETBACKS
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Clock part. : DIAL
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Native of Adana. : TURK
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Circus features. : FREAKS
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Rib in Gothic vaulting. : LIERNE
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Flavoring substance. : ANISE
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Italian city. : ASTI
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Current novelist. : WOUK
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Table d'___. : HOTE
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Name for a Dalmatian. : SPOT
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Eye: Fr. : OEIL
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___ time. : INNO
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Water bird. : LOON
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N. M. Indian. : SIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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