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New York Times, Friday, October 12, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,837
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1. Miss Dartle. : ROSA
5. Clownish one. : JAPER
10. A manner of speaking. : LISP
14. Eight: Ger. : ACHT
15. Bridge bid. : SPADE
16. Noun suffix. : ENCE
17. Travail. : CHILDBIRTH
19. In the distance. : AFAR
20. Poetic contraction. : EEN
21. ___ Room, White House salon. : EAST
22. Salt of a certain acid. : IODATE
24. Essay by Charles Lamb. : DREAMCHILDREN
27. Querying sound. : HUH
28. Exactly alike. : IDENTIC
31. Track or trail. : SPOOR
34. Heads of hair. : MANES
36. Equal: Prefix. : ISO
37. Cart puller. : PONY
38. Hold sway. : REIGN
39. Muse of history. : CLIO
40. Quite. : ALL
41. Sews together. : SEAMS
42. Theme of the "Looking-glass" tale. : CHESS
43. Host's phrase. : SAYWHEN
45. Affirmative of a sort. : OUI
46. Poem or play (with "The"). : CHILDRENSHOUR
52. Gaseous hydrocarbon. : ETHANE
54. Dickens character. : HEEP
55. O. T. book: Abbr. : ISA
56. Conceal. : VEIL
57. One term for this puzzle. : CHILDSPLAY
60. French pronoun. : ELLE
61. Genus of the clothes moth. : TINEA
62. Plant akin to the yucca. : SEGO
63. Crayon colors. : REDS
64. "Tell me a ___." : STORY
65. Red Sea port. : ADEN
1. Rushed. : RACED
2. Dark yellow. : OCHER
3. Excel. : SHINE
4. An ocean: Abbr. : ATL
5. Signature in music. : JSBACH
6. Fantastically silly. : APISH
7. Serial section. : PARTI
8. Timetable abbreviation. : EDT
9. Concealed again. : REHIDDEN
10. Dull gray. : LEADEN
11. Childish. : INFANTILE
12. Shoo! : SCAT
13. Garçon's dad. : PERE
18. Object. : DEMUR
23. Raw materials. : ORES
25. Nautical cry. : AHOY
26. Fish. : LINGS
29. Egyptian deity. : ISIS
30. Murmurs. : COOS
31. Certain resorts. : SPAS
32. First name in early movies. : POLA
33. One without siblings. : ONLYCHILD
34. "___ Juliet." : MEAND
35. Purpose. : AIM
38. Chooses again. : REELECTS
39. Chinese foot, 14.1 in. : CHIH
41. Climb (up). : SHIN
42. Horns of the crescent moon. : CUSPS
44. Certain mammals. : WHALES
45. Sometime in the future. : ONEDAY
47. Zoo feature. : RHINO
48. Fisherman. : EELER
49. Lubricated. : OILED
50. Habit. : USAGE
51. Dress material. : RAYON
52. By any chance. : EVER
53. Prefix with phone or graph. : TELE
58. Baseball term. : HIT
59. O. T. book: Abbr. : PSA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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