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New York Times, Saturday, October 13, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,838

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Cancel. : REMIT
6. Piece of wood. : SLAT
10. Scottish port. : OBAN
14. Resembling the Cotswold. : OVINE
15. Name meaning maiden. : CORA
16. Baby girl: Sp. : NENA
17. Wills. : TESTAMENTS
19. Observer. : EYER
20. Joining. : ENTERING
21. Profit from sacred things. : SIMONY
23. Shaped unevenly. : EROSE
24. Region from Greece to Egypt. : LEVANT
25. Immobile. : ATREST
27. Polska. : POLAND
28. Sink down. : LAPSE
29. Interlaced. : WOVEN
30. Norse deity. : TYR
33. Road surface. : DIRT
34. Did carpentry. : SAWED
35. Scare away. : SHOO
36. Pub specialty. : ALE
37. Abundant flow. : RIVER
38. Gods: Fr. : DIEUX
39. Arachnid. : SPIDER
41. Cook a certain way. : PANFRY
42. German songs. : LIEDER
43. One whose fate is sealed. : GONER
44. Bridge player. : BIDDER
45. Grammar violator. : SOLECIST
48. Jacta est ___ (the die is cast). : ALEA
49. Receiving no visitors or calls. : OUTTOLUNCH
51. Diet, old style. : BANT
52. Inter ___. : ALIA
53. Debate. : ARGUE
54. Entr'___. : ACTE
55. Small missile. : DART
56. Verging on tears. : WEEPY
Down
1. Mechanical repetition. : ROTE
2. Uniform. : EVEN
3. Capital entertainment. : MISTERPRESIDENT
4. Share. : INTEREST
5. Flower. : TEAROSE
6. Part of an act. : SCENE
7. Extended. : LONG
8. Stratagem. : ART
9. Ornamented in a certain way. : TASSELED
10. ___ show. : ONEMAN
11. Export revue from London. : BEYONDTHEFRINGE
12. Concerning. : ANENT
13. Not one: Dial. : NARY
18. Fine spray. : MIST
22. A Karamazov. : IVAN
24. Term of endearment. : LOVER
25. Famous name in opera. : ALDA
26. Kinkajou's special feature. : TAIL
27. Might. : POWER
29. Hesitate. : WAVER
31. ___ Honor. : YOUR
32. Famous name in theaters. : ROXY
34. Highway offshoot. : SIDEROAD
35. Soft job. : SINECURE
37. Tyrannize over. : RIDE
38. Norse code. : DANELAW
40. Having feet. : PEDATE
41. Famous Venetian. : POLO
42. Delicate color. : LILAC
43. Ascertained. : GOTAT
44. Eastern title. : BABA
45. Activity. : STIR
46. Sea fish. : SCUP
47. Pronoun. : THEY
50. Diminutive suffix. : ULA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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