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New York Times, Monday, October 22, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,847
Across
1
Miner's nail. : SPAD
5
Ventured. : DARED
10
First place. : LEAD
14
Sussex stream. : OUSE
15
Elicit. : EDUCE
16
Pond plant. : ALGA
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She-bear: Lat. : URSA
18
Message carrier. : POSTALCARD
20
Conspicuous object that serves as a guide. : LANDMARK
22
Ate sparingly. : DIETED
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Forsaken, poetically. : LORN
24
Adjective suffix. : BLE
25
Greeting of a sort. : HEY
26
When "no birds sing," according to 43 Across. : SILENTSPRING
31
___ were. : ASIT
32
Scans. : RUNSOVER
36
Law: Abbr. : STAT
37
Stand out. : SHINE
39
Card game. : FARO
40
Pupils' place. : HOMEROOM
42
Helga's sister. : OLGA
43
Former government biologist. : RACHELCARSON
47
The "wee ___" hours. : SMA
50
Peking name. : MAO
51
Sheik's subject. : ARAB
52
Puzzler's tool. : PENCIL
54
Warrior of a type. : SPEARMAN
58
Free. : ONTHELOOSE
60
Pinguid. : OILY
61
Pith of a matter. : CORE
62
Diminished. : EASED
63
Housemaid's ___. : KNEE
64
Realized. : KNEW
65
Rubbish. : DROSS
66
Bridge player. : EAST
Down
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Moving spirit. : SOUL
2
Aqua ___. : PURA
3
NAM, for one. : ASSN
4
Law no longer enforced. : DEADLETTER
5
Go. : DEPART
6
Beautifies. : ADORNS
7
State's Dean. : RUSK
8
External: Prefix. : ECT
9
Time limit. : DEADLINE
10
Fine fabric. : LACE
11
Ancient port, Gulf of Aqaba. : ELATH
12
Be of one mind. : AGREE
13
Whom "my heart belongs to." : DADDY
19
Property claims. : LIENS
21
Calendar abbreviation. : MON
24
Brown: Fr. : BRUN
26
Casement. : SASH
27
Words of comparison. : ISTO
28
Irish man's name. : LIAM
29
The best of anything. : PRIME
30
"Shoot the works." : GOFORBROKE
33
Example of 10 Down. : VALS
34
Hence. : ERGO
35
Equine color. : ROAN
37
Known inaccurately as. : SOCALLED
38
Jolly shout. : HOHO
41
Fiber plant. : RAMIE
44
Becomes forfeit. : LAPSES
45
Statements of belief. : CREEDS
46
Athletic group. : AAA
47
Popular pediatrician. : SPOCK
48
___ horseback (dictators). : MENON
49
Old-time cave. : ANTRE
53
Cogitate. : CHEW
54
Just passably. : SOSO
55
Ancient money unit. : MINA
56
Pub potions. : ALES
57
Opposite of "da." : NYET
59
Sweep. : OAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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