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New York Times, Tuesday, October 16, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 33-Down had two "with"s. Eliminated one of them.

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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,841
Across
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Umpire's call. : SAFE
5
Lost one's footing. : SLID
9
Musical symbol. : REST
13
Unyielding. : IRON
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Arroyo's relative. : WADI
15
Greek assembly. : AGORA
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Buskin. : BOOT
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Graven image. : IDOL
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Operandi or vivendi. : MODUS
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Petty kingdom. : SATRAPY
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Compendium. : EPITOME
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Turnpike division. : LANE
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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Devilkins. : IMPS
27
Valuable wood. : EBONY
29
Length measures. : METRES
31
Partner of branch. : ROOT
32
Vexation. : HARASSMENT
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Trainees at Parris Island, S. C. : MARINES
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Feather scarf. : BOA
39
No check payer, he. : CHEAPSKATE
41
Crepusculum. : DUSK
42
Stage of life. : ESTATE
43
Free-for-all. : MELEE
44
Scorch. : CHAR
47
Chemical suffix. : ENE
48
Manxman. : GAEL
49
Beaming. : RADIANT
51
Breather. : RESPITE
54
Making a din. : AROAR
55
Golf tournament. : OPEN
57
Line or ridge. : SEAM
58
Actress Oberon. : MERLE
59
Contiguous. : NEAR
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Envelope contents: Abbr. : ENCL
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Difficult situation. : MESS
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December time. : YULE
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Dist. ___. : ATTY
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Kinsmen. : SIBS
2
Copper mining town, Venezuela. : AROA
3
Free. : FOOTLOOSE
4
Contestant. : ENTRANT
5
Pilfer: Slang. : SWIPE
6
"The Liner she's a ___ . . . " : LADY
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Groom's words. : IDO
8
Dabbler in the arts. : DILETTANTE
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Branches: Bot. : RAMI
10
Boastfulness. : EGOTISM
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Wicked Biblical city. : SODOM
12
Important suit. : TRUMP
16
Grieg's "___ Death." : ASES
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At all. : ANY
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Fire-worshiper. : PARSEE
25
Arranged in groups. : SERIATE
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Drama expert Bentley. : ERIC
28
The two. : BOTH
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Famous eulogist. : MARKANTONY
30
Sigmoid. : ESS
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Speed up. : HASTEN
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Overflowing with good spirits. : EBULLIENT
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Muzzle. : NOSE
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Gate receipts. : TAKE
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British legislators. : MPS
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TV adjuncts. : AERIALS
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Kind of fishing. : DEEPSEA
43
College degrees. : MAS
44
Bone up. : CRAM
45
Zenana. : HAREM
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Dote upon. : ADORE
48
Painting category. : GENRE
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Bellicose Olympian. : ARES
51
"Camino ___." : REAL
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Savoir-faire. : TACT
53
Dickens girl. : EMLY
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Little: Fr. : PEU

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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