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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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R
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C
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K
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M
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B
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R
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C
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Y
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B
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,570
Across
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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