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New York Times, Monday, October 15, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,840
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1. Hebrew letter. : BETH
5. Omit. : DELE
9. Moving throng. : SWARM
14. Concerning. : INRE
15. Coup d'___. : ETAT
16. Scenic lake in the West. : TAHOE
17. Timing device. : STOPWATCH
19. Writer Loos. : ANITA
20. Mouth: Prefix. : ORI
21. ___ fixe. : IDEE
22. Alice's Dinah. : KITTEN
23. Cuddle. : NESTLE
25. Scotsman's "don't." : DINNA
27. Novelist Ferber. : EDNA
29. Conifer leaves. : NEEDLES
33. Kind of sandwich. : THREEDECKER
37. Verb form: Abbr. : IMP
38. Den. : ROOM
39. The least bit. : RAP
40. Tucker's forte. : ARIA
41. Medical group. : AMA
42. Weather forecast. : FAIRANDWARM
46. Kind of picture. : MONTAGE
48. University VIP. : DEAN
49. Gather together. : AMASS
51. Author Owen. : WISTER
55. Member of a fictional trio. : ARAMIS
58. Campus workrooms. : LABS
60. Burmese premier. : UNU
61. Western hero. : HEMAN
62. Playgoers of a special sort. : SAVOYARDS
64. Old-womanish. : ANILE
65. Once more. : OVER
66. Japanese assembly. : DIET
67. Portends. : BODES
68. Swiss canton. : BERN
69. Prince's nickname. : ANDY
1. Almost extinct animal. : BISON
2. ___ nous. : ENTRE
3. Three: Fr. : TROIS
4. Wise (to). : HEP
5. Street sign. : DEADEND
6. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
7. Fastened, as shoes. : LACED
8. African land: Abbr. : ETH
9. Worker on furniture. : STAINER
10. Newspaper item. : WANTAD
11. "We want ___!" : AHIT
12. By ___ (without thought). : ROTE
13. Average. : MEAN
18. Oscar. : WILDE
22. Joint. : KNEE
24. Swarm. : TEEM
26. Office equipment. : INKPAD
28. Birds' nests. : AERIES
30. Turkish coin. : LIRA
31. Oriental prince. : EMIR
32. Neighbor of U. S.: Abbr. : SPAM
33. Conveyance. : TRAM
34. ___ sapiens. : HOMO
35. Equine color. : ROAN
36. Caboose. : CAR
40. Beards of grain. : AWNS
42. Periods of privation. : FAMINES
43. Oriental rulers. : AGAS
44. Adjective for an infant. : NEWBORN
45. Girl of song. : DAISY
47. Mexican dish. : TAMALE
50. Drudge. : SLAVE
52. City on the Po. : TURIN
53. Completed. : ENDED
54. Out of practice. : RUSTY
55. Character in "Moby Dick." : AHAB
56. City near 16 Across. : RENO
57. Surrounded by. : AMID
59. State. : AVER
62. Wail. : SOB
63. Political group. : ADA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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