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New York Times, Wednesday, October 17, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,842
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1. Hot jazz devotees. : CATS
5. Woe is me! : ALACK
10. Course of action. : PATH
14. Bright-colored fish. : OPAH
15. Shinbone. : TIBIA
16. Farm unit. : ACRE
17. English composer. : ARNE
18. Heel: Fr. : TALON
19. Washington operatives. : TMEN
20. Musical slur. : LIGATURE
22. Spartans, for instance. : GREEKS
24. Sloppy dresser. : SLOVEN
25. Irish parliament. : DAIL
26. Rather than. : ERE
27. Meteorite of stone. : AEROLITE
31. Ausable ___. : CHASM
34. Added data to. : ANNOTATED
35. Undersized: Dial. : LIL
36. One of the ologies. : SOCIO
37. Branch of mathematics: Abbr. : ALG
38. In proportion to worth. : ADVALOREM
41. Match. : TALLY
43. Rustics. : PEASANTS
44. Projection on a filing card. : TAB
45. Roofed colonnade. : STOA
46. Oil city of Persian Gulf. : ABADAN
50. Superficial appearance. : VENEER
53. Misleading. : DELUSIVE
55. Golf club. : IRON
56. Empty-headed. : INANE
58. Trying. : HARD
59. Man of letters. : POET
60. Rocky Mt. range. : TETON
61. Arthurian heroine. : ENID
62. Money in Peru. : SOLS
63. Ferment. : YEAST
64. John Charles. : DALY
1. Newcastle items. : COALS
2. Thirty days. : APRIL
3. Dance. : TANGO
4. Grooved wheels. : SHEAVES
5. Bring into accord. : ATTUNE
6. Unreliable one. : LIAR
7. Adjective beloved by candidates. : ABLE
8. Labor initials. : CIO
9. Wallaby. : KANGAROO
10. Kneecap. : PATELLA
11. Highest point. : ACME
12. Migration. : TREK
13. Plymouth Rocks. : HENS
21. Four years, for one. : TERM
23. Bright display. : RIOT
25. Sturdy fabric. : DENIM
27. Noun suffixes. : ANCES
28. Type face: Abbr. : ITAL
29. Reveal. : TELL
30. Testy. : EDGY
31. Thunder sound. : CLAP
32. Disguise. : HIDE
33. City in Oklahoma. : ALVA
34. Part of the circulatory system. : AORTA
36. Resonance. : SONORITY
39. Says yes. : ASSENTS
40. Better than never. : LATE
41. Forbidden. : TABU
42. Embarrassed. : ABASHED
44. Scout's objective. : TALENT
47. The moon. : DIANA
48. See 2 Down. : AVRIL
49. Donkey. : NEDDY
50. Celebrities. : VIPS
51. Slangy suffix. : EROO
52. Coward. : NOEL
53. Information. : DATA
54. He lived 905 years. : ENOS
57. Born. : NEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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