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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
17. She-bear: Lat. : URSA
18. Message carrier. : POSTALCARD
20. Conspicuous object that serves as a guide. : LANDMARK
22. Ate sparingly. : DIETED
23. 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
1. 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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