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New York Times, Wednesday, October 24, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,849
Across
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Bottle size. : QUART
6
Bivouac. : CAMP
10
Urban overcast. : SMOG
14
Pajama top. : UPPER
15
Not quite round. : OVAL
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Behest. : WISH
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Variety of quartz. : AGATE
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Fragrance. : REDOLENCE
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Speck. : DOT
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Beginner. : ABECEDARIAN
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Where the Lethe runs. : HADES
25
Entertain. : DIVERT
26
Where Salem is. : OREGON
28
Island of the Minotaur. : CRETE
30
Wand. : BATON
31
Memorable movie star. : BEERY
32
Sail back and forth. : PLY
35
Similar. : AKIN
36
Cotton pods. : BOLLS
37
Members of the firm: Abbr. : BROS
38
Calendar abbreviation. : DEC
39
Irish green. : KELLY
40
Pale tan. : BEIGE
41
Stadium fixtures. : SEATS
42
Range animal. : GRAZER
43
Snap beetle. : ELATER
46
Laissez ___. : FAIRE
47
Player of a percussion instrument. : XYLOPHONIST
50
Clothing mishap. : RIP
53
Fiduciary official. : TREASURER
54
Strong string. : TWINE
56
Fissure. : RIFT
57
Fish. : GARS
58
Jousting gear. : LANCE
59
Dissimulates. : ACTS
60
Deer track. : SLOT
61
Mystery prize. : EDGAR
Down
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College yard. : QUAD
2
Ascend. : UPGO
3
Indifferent. : APATHETIC
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Not active: Abbr. : RET
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"Don't ___ me!" : TREADON
6
Fruit centers. : CORES
7
With: Fr. : AVEC
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Fabricated. : MADE
9
Dogged workers. : PLODDERS
10
Swing off course. : SWERVE
11
Civil War bullet. : MINIE
12
Cinema goal. : OSCAR
13
Good-news city. : GHENT
19
Nonprofessionals. : LAITY
22
___ Bella. : BEN
24
Greek contest. : AGON
26
O. T. book: Abbr. : OBAD
27
Leaf gatherer. : RAKE
28
Rooms of a sort. : CELLS
29
Put trust (in). : RELY
31
Panic and run. : BOLT
32
Sports locale. : PRIZERING
33
Opera vantage point. : LOGE
34
Belgian river. : YSER
36
Affectionate embraces. : BEARHUGS
37
Carry. : BEAR
39
Dungeons. : KEEPS
40
Crisp candy. : BRITTLE
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Brown ermines. : STOATS
42
Tank fill. : GAS
43
Spare piece. : EXTRA
44
Poetic. : LYRIC
45
To port. : ALEFT
46
Premier. : FIRST
48
Spoken. : ORAL
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Famous fictional sleuth. : NERO
51
Early Peruvian. : INCA
52
A full equal. : PEER
55
Stuff. : WAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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