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New York Times, Tuesday, January 16, 1962

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,568
Across
1. Ricochet. : SKIP
5. As though. : ASIF
9. Ascend. : SOAR
13. Lessen. : WANE
14. Having secret meaning. : RUNIC
16. Man's name. : ERLE
17. Similar. : AKIN
18. Modern type of crossroad. : CLOVERLEAF
20. Inborn. : NATURAL
22. Raise. : ELEVATE
23. The liner, for one. : LADY
24. Bargain item. : LEADER
25. River into the Missouri. : PLATTE
28. Guitar sound. : TWANG
30. ___ Paul Kruger. : OOM
31. River into the Rhone. : ISERE
33. Wild. : FERAL
37. Cathedral, in Italy. : DUOMO
39. Aunt, in Spain. : TIA
40. Siouan language. : OSAGE
41. Pinafore. : APRON
42. Chief of King Saul's army. : ABNER
44. Source of light. : SUN
45. Aunt, in France. : TANTE
47. Teacher on trial, 1925. : SCOPES
49. Escort of a sort. : GIGOLO
52. Ragout. : STEW
53. Loud-voiced ones. : ROARERS
55. U-shaped device on a boat. : OARLOCK
59. Army term. : ENLISTMENT
61. Hired man Holden. : EBEN
62. Partiality. : BIAS
63. Pivot. : HINGE
64. Edible root. : TARO
65. Down ___. : EAST
66. 1891 heroine. : TESS
67. English novelist. : SNOW
Down
1. Constellation Cygnus. : SWAN
2. N. Z. parrot. : KAKA
3. Put one's foot ___. : INIT
4. Next-to-last syllable. : PENULT
5. Covered passageways. : ARCADES
6. Tarnish. : SULLY
7. Wife of Athamas. : INO
8. Basketball team. : FIVE
9. Fabric edges. : SELVAGES
10. Dryad's cousin. : OREAD
11. Winged. : ALATE
12. Assign (to). : REFER
15. Inner part of a temple. : CELLA
19. One who "makes assurance doubly sure." : REENFORCER
21. Statements of reasons. : RATIONALES
25. Feet: Suffix. : PODA
26. Wolf, in France. : LOUP
27. Cupid in art. : AMOR
28. Social group. : TRIBE
29. Reconcile to the loss of something. : WEAN
32. State: Fr. : ETAT
34. Grate. : RASP
35. Fever and chills. : AGUE
36. Part of the eye. : LENS
38. Type of traveler. : MOTORIST
43. Properties. : ESTATES
46. Boreas' realm. : NORTH
48. Young birds. : OWLETS
49. Diving bird. : GREBE
50. Where Ephesus was. : IONIA
51. Celebrations. : GALAS
52. Madrigals. : SONGS
54. Hit hard. : SMIT
56. Scottish port. : OBAN
57. Fish. : CERO
58. Comprehend. : KNOW
60. Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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