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New York Times, Saturday, September 8, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Missing: { F K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,803
Across
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Kind of cracker. : GRAHAM
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Shoe with a wooden sole. : PATTEN
13
Track events. : RELAYS
14
Informal receptions. : ATHOMES
16
Rome Beauties. : APPLES
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Pusher. : THRUSTER
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At one's fingertip. : NAIL
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Flout. : SNEER
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Refrain syllable. : TRA
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Take food. : DINE
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Winged: Suffix. : PTENE
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Meager. : SLIM
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Floral emblem of Switzerland. : EDELWEISS
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Clip. : SHEAR
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1,300-mile mountain range. : URALS
29
City at the mouth of the Douro. : OPORTO
30
Impel through space. : TRAJECT
33
Nibbled on. : BROWSED
34
Not cruel. : HUMANE
35
Brilliant reflection. : GLARE
36
Oriental servants. : AMAHS
37
Vacation pleasures. : BOATTRIPS
41
Small green plant. : MOSS
42
Armed force. : POSSE
43
Ink spot. : BLOT
44
Common suffixes. : ERS
45
Famous Ford. : ERNIE
46
Choir section. : ALTO
47
Tree sprout. : SEEDLING
49
Coal miner. : PITMAN
51
China center. : DRESDEN
52
Buy: Fr. : ACHETE
53
Sugar bits. : SWEETS
54
Wise old man. : NESTOR
Down
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Rio ___. : GRANDE
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Compensated. : REPAID
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Growing in high mountains. : ALPINE
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Exclamations of praise. : HALLELUJAHS
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Ever, old style. : AYE
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Documents of a sort. : MSS
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Suitability. : PATNESS
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King Paul's city. : ATHENS
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"Soldiers ___." : THREE
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Journey of a sort. : TOUR
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Resort near Koblenz. : EMS
12
Provoking persons. : NETTLERS
15
Arranged in succession. : SERIATE
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Rifleman's need. : RAMROD
20
Long-legged bird. : STILT
23
Partner of quiet. : PEACE
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Relatives of tubs. : SHOWERBATHS
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Relatives of the Waves. : WRENS
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Recreation. : SPORT
29
Declaim. : ORATE
30
View from Scotland Yard. : THAMES
31
Noised abroad. : RUMORED
32
Hoarders. : AMASSERS
33
World-weary. : BLASE
35
Green lights. : GOSIGNS
37
Indian's feathered headdress. : BONNET
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Unpropitiously encountered. : ILLMET
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___ race. : POTATO
40
Kitchen implement. : STONER
42
Self-respect. : PRIDE
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Other than. : ELSE
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Moisture. : DEW
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Container for heating. : PAN
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Cooler. : ICE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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