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New York Times, Thursday, January 18, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,570
Across
1. Baltic port. : RIGA
5. Part of N. B. : NOTA
9. Alongside of. : WITH
13. March time. : IDES
14. Algerian seaport. : ORAN
15. Bearer: Suffix. : PHORE
16. Delicate mechanism. : CLOCKWORK
18. Helpful one. : AIDER
19. Capital of Montana. : HELENA
20. Dawdler. : SLOWPOKE
22. Knot. : NODE
24. Sea birds. : ERNS
25. Slow. : GRADUAL
28. Footlever. : TREADLE
32. Modern. : NEWSTYLE
34. Confederate general. : EWELL
35. Hollywood first name. : AVA
36. Alabama city. : SELMA
39. Short for a girl's name. : BAB
40. Bucolic. : RURAL
43. Ring champion. : MARCIANO
46. Drift angles. : LEEWAYS
49. Flophouse district. : SKIDROW
50. Joint. : KNEE
51. Girl in a song. : KATY
52. Barked. : BOWWOWED
56. Melba. : NELLIE
60. Another name. : ALIAS
61. Prairie. : GRASSLAND
63. Pied-à-___. : TERRE
64. Wild cat of South America. : EYRA
65. Measure. : INCH
66. Worked in the garden. : HOED
67. Fish delicacies. : ROES
68. Letters. : CEES
Down
1. Sumptuous. : RICH
2. Not in use. : IDLE
3. A science: Abbr. : GEOL
4. Rises. : ASCENDS
5. Currently. : NOWADAYS
6. Spanish gold. : ORO
7. Bluejackets. : TARS
8. Bracelet of a sort. : ANKLET
9. Cutting implement. : WHIPSAW
10. Antiseptic compound: Prefix. : IODO
11. Journey. : TREK
12. In this case. : HERE
15. Indian. : PAWNEE
17. Whip. : KNOUT
21. John Boyd ___. : ORR
23. French pronoun. : ELLE
25. Wood knot. : GNARL
26. Musical show. : REVUE
27. Conscious. : AWARE
29. Prevent. : DEBAR
30. Relative of 61 Across. : LLANO
31. Joint. : ELBOW
33. New England street name. : ELM
37. Mummer's disguise. : MASK
38. State of the Union. : ARKANSAS
41. Gauche. : AWKWARD
42. Woolly. : LANOSE
44. Summons. : CITES
45. Pleasing and simple. : IDYLLIC
47. Tree. : YEW
48. Poet who had a "rendezvous with death." : SEEGER
52. Tub. : BATH
53. Kitchen staple. : OLEO
54. Chicken ___. : WIRE
55. Tree: Prefix. : DRYO
57. Narrow track. : LANE
58. Early movie name. : INCE
59. Anglo-Saxon letters. : EDHS
62. Take place. : ARE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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