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New York Times, Wednesday, January 17, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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A
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G
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R
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A
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C
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E
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L
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L
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C
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N
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D
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A
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Z
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T
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L
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O
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B
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S
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X
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O
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A
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N
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A
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L
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G
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S
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O
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C
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A
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F
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P
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S
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H
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E
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F
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K
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H
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U
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A
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,569
Across
1
City of India. : AGRA
5
Rooms of a sort. : CELLS
10
Behave. : ACT
13
Didn't say yes. : NOED
14
Great expanse. : OCEAN
15
Weather prediction. : SNOW
16
Portion out. : DEAL
17
Construct. : FRAME
18
Vapor: Prefix. : ATMO
19
Keep ___ (be resolute). : ASTIFFUPPERLIP
22
Responsible. : LIABLE
23
Enthusiast. : ZEALOT
25
Army men: Abbr. : LTS
26
Sun or moon. : ORB
28
The fair ___. : SEX
29
Siouan Indian. : OTO
30
Acquiesces. : ASSENTS
32
Venerable. : AGED
33
Tilting field. : LISTS
36
Certain vets: Abbr. : GAR
37
Dictum. : SAYSO
38
Neglect. : OMIT
39
Wealth. : CAPITAL
41
Month: Abbr. : APL
42
See 23 Across. : FAN
43
Exclamation of disbelief. : PAH
44
Pronoun. : SHE
47
Dutch aircraft designer. : FOKKER
49
Machine part. : PISTON
51
Wins everything in sight. : SWEEPSTHEBOARD
55
Cessation. : STOP
56
Spartan magistrate. : EPHOR
57
Hindustani. : URDU
58
Wine. : PORT
59
Eries, for one. : TRIBE
60
Forecaster. : SEER
61
Figuratively, might. : ARM
62
Church council. : SYNOD
63
Caama. : ASSE
Down
1
One ___. : ANDALL
2
Proceeds rapidly: Slang. : GOESIT
3
Llaneros' gear. : REATAS
4
Spoken extempore. : ADLIB
5
Strongboxes. : COFFERS
6
Light tan. : ECRU
7
Vault. : LEAP
8
Bridge ___. : LAMP
9
Hiemal sounds. : SNEEZES
10
Contradiction in terms. : ANTILOGY
11
Fruit dishes. : COMPOTES
12
Little cassino. : TWO
15
Room: It. : SALA
20
Silk thread. : FLOSS
21
King: Lat. : REX
24
Bustle. : TODO
27
Set about. : BEGAN
28
Narrow runway. : STRIP
30
Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
31
Siesta. : NAP
32
Indian mulberry. : AAL
33
Meat ___. : LOAF
34
Charlatan. : IMPOSTOR
35
Larva of a moth. : SILKWORM
37
Title in India. : SAHIB
39
Wall-to-wall items. : CARPETS
40
___ off (stopped gradually). : TAPERED
42
Retainer. : FEE
44
Looks. : STARES
45
Great numbers. : HORDES
46
Continue. : ENDURE
48
Maintained. : KEPT
50
Bandmaster John Philip. : SOUSA
52
Active. : SPRY
53
Transparent. : THIN
54
Bo. : HOBO
55
Mineral spring. : SPA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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