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New York Times, Monday, September 3, 1962

49-Down : Girl's nickname.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q V }, Scrabble score: 327 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,798
Across
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Part of the face. : BROW
5
Before the ___. : MAST
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Eastern Christian fathers. : ABBAS
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Percolate. : OOZE
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Come ___ (inherit). : INTO
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Code name. : MORSE
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Phrenologist's concern. : BUMP
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Actress Rehan and others. : ADAS
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Two ducks. : BRACE
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Lindsay-Crouse play. : STATEOFTHEUNION
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Hawaiian feast. : LUAU
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Familiar with. : USEDTO
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Began a new day. : AWOKE
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Ring. : REECHO
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Defoe heroine. : ROXANA
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Turkistan city. : OSH
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Vegetable. : YAM
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Slogan of a sort. : CRUSADEFORPEACE
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Royal Navy initials. : HMS
42
Building part. : ELL
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Small centipede. : EARWIG
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Fish out of water. : MISFIT
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Oriental animal. : PANDA
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East. : ORIENT
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___ California, Mexican state. : BAJA
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Quotation from Genesis. : LETTHEREBELIGHT
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& Co.: Fr. : ETCIE
60
Spheres. : ORBS
61
Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
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Additional. : OTHER
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Anne and Marie: Abbr. : STES
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Hackneyed. : WORN
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In-law of Woodrow Wilson. : SAYRE
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Fictional alter ego. : HYDE
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Wrong. : AWRY
Down
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Fishing tackle. : BOBS
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Conquer. : ROUT
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L. Frank Baum's princess. : OZMA
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Lamented. : WEPT
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Cat call. : MIAOU
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"Over the hills ___ away." : ANDFAR
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Famous national monument. : STATUEOFLIBERTY
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Twaddle: Brit. slang. : TOSH
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Waylay. : AMBUSH
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Malayan island. : BORNEO
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Admiral's stripes. : BRAID
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Village near Windsor Castle. : ASCOT
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"___ evil ... " : SEENO
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Helen's relative. : ELENA
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Card game. : EUCHRE
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Type of monument. : ARCH
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Night crawler. : WORM
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Ancient river of Asia. : OXUS
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State: Abbr. : KAS
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Within: Prefix. : ESO
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"___ Fideles." : ADESTE
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Show fatigue. : YAWN
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Biting. : ACID
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Prefix used with ton, phone, etc. : MEGA
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Small sprite. : ELF
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Pontifical. : PAPAL
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Period. : ERA
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Calling. : METIER
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Belong. : INHERE
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Designated. : TABBED
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Dairy counter assortment. : OLEOS
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Girl's nickname. : RETTA
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Impatiently eager. : ITCHY
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David's father. : JESSE
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___ Hashana. : ROSH
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Sioux. : IOWA
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Wax. : GROW
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German title. : HERR
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Theatrical award. : TONY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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