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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
1. Umpire's call. : SAFE
5. Lost one's footing. : SLID
9. Musical symbol. : REST
13. Unyielding. : IRON
14. Arroyo's relative. : WADI
15. Greek assembly. : AGORA
17. Buskin. : BOOT
18. Graven image. : IDOL
19. Operandi or vivendi. : MODUS
20. Petty kingdom. : SATRAPY
22. Compendium. : EPITOME
24. Turnpike division. : LANE
25. Depot: Abbr. : STA
26. Devilkins. : IMPS
27. Valuable wood. : EBONY
29. Length measures. : METRES
31. Partner of branch. : ROOT
32. Vexation. : HARASSMENT
36. Pronoun. : ITS
37. Trainees at Parris Island, S. C. : MARINES
38. 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
60. Envelope contents: Abbr. : ENCL
61. Difficult situation. : MESS
62. December time. : YULE
63. Dist. ___. : ATTY
Down
1. 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
7. Groom's words. : IDO
8. Dabbler in the arts. : DILETTANTE
9. Branches: Bot. : RAMI
10. Boastfulness. : EGOTISM
11. Wicked Biblical city. : SODOM
12. Important suit. : TRUMP
16. Grieg's "___ Death." : ASES
21. At all. : ANY
23. Fire-worshiper. : PARSEE
25. Arranged in groups. : SERIATE
27. Drama expert Bentley. : ERIC
28. The two. : BOTH
29. Famous eulogist. : MARKANTONY
30. Sigmoid. : ESS
32. Speed up. : HASTEN
33. Overflowing with good spirits. : EBULLIENT
34. Muzzle. : NOSE
35. Gate receipts. : TAKE
37. British legislators. : MPS
40. TV adjuncts. : AERIALS
41. Kind of fishing. : DEEPSEA
43. College degrees. : MAS
44. Bone up. : CRAM
45. Zenana. : HAREM
46. Dote upon. : ADORE
48. Painting category. : GENRE
50. Bellicose Olympian. : ARES
51. "Camino ___." : REAL
52. Savoir-faire. : TACT
53. Dickens girl. : EMLY
56. 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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