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New York Times, Wednesday, January 3, 1962

Author: Joseph S. Crowell
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Joseph Crowell has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,555
Across Down
1. City in Tibet. : LHASA
6. Year in Dante's time. : MCCC
10. Appeared. : CAME
14. Fisherman. : EELER
15. Mackerel-like fish. : CERO
16. Welshman's name. : OWEN
17. Bellowing. : AROAR
18. Mount where Esau dwelt. : SEIR
19. Churl. : LOUT
20. Indian ceremony. : POWWOW
22. Relative of the pipefish. : SEAHORSE
24. Court cry. : OYES
26. Meager. : SLENDER
27. Flying fish. : SEAROBIN
31. Wily. : SLY
32. Crotchets. : WHIMS
33. Tourist's haven. : MOTEL
35. Recreation. : FUN
38. Noun suffixes. : IERS
39. "El Capitan" composer. : SOUSA
40. Memphis' river. : NILE
41. Very: Sp. : MUY
42. Plant of the pea family. : SENNA
43. Chinese province. : HONAN
44. Accountant. : CPA
45. Derisive. : SNEERING
47. Forays. : INROADS
51. He loves: Lat. : AMAT
52. Aquamarine. : SEAGREEN
54. Hydrocarbon. : ETHANE
58. Bien-___ (well-beloved). : AIME
59. Musical instrument. : VIOL
61. District in Surrey, England. : ESHER
62. Definitely not for. : AGIN
63. Contemporary dramatist. : INGE
64. A great amount: Colloq. : REAMS
65. Man's nickname. : CHET
66. Byzantine emperor, 457–74. : LEOI
67. Peasant's shoe. : SABOT
1. Vault. : LEAP
2. Leander's love. : HERO
3. Nautical term. : ALOW
4. Marine annelids. : SEAWORMS
5. Dry gullies. : ARROYOS
6. Dais performers. : MCS
7. Letters. : CEES
8. "Man overboard!" and others. : CRIES
9. Part of the Pacific. : CORALSEA
10. Settlement. : COLONY
11. "___ to the wise." : AWORD
12. Verdun's river. : MEUSE
13. Start. : ENTER
21. Network. : WEB
23. ___ Gate, part of the East River. : HELL
25. Apostle. : SIMON
27. Do the crawl. : SWIM
28. Alas!: Lat. : EHEU
29. Breezy. : AIRY
30. Parts of speech. : NOUNS
34. Ethiopian lake. : TSANA
35. Ended: Fr. : FINI
36. ___ Bator. : ULAN
37. Where Maine is: Abbr. : NENG
39. Octopus. : SEADEVIL
40. Arm of the Atlantic. : NORTHSEA
42. Boom. : SPAR
43. Radiators. : HEATERS
44. Convincing. : COGENT
46. Uncle: Dial. : EME
47. Biblical figure. : ISAAC
48. Equine sound. : NEIGH
49. Fiber plant. : RAMIE
50. Rouen's river. : SEINE
53. Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
55. Captain of the Pequod. : AHAB
56. Capitain of the Nautilus. : NEMO
57. Of yore. : ERST
60. Garland. : LEI

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

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