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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
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1. Bottle size. : QUART
6. Bivouac. : CAMP
10. Urban overcast. : SMOG
14. Pajama top. : UPPER
15. Not quite round. : OVAL
16. Behest. : WISH
17. Variety of quartz. : AGATE
18. Fragrance. : REDOLENCE
20. Speck. : DOT
21. Beginner. : ABECEDARIAN
23. 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
1. College yard. : QUAD
2. Ascend. : UPGO
3. Indifferent. : APATHETIC
4. Not active: Abbr. : RET
5. "Don't ___ me!" : TREADON
6. Fruit centers. : CORES
7. With: Fr. : AVEC
8. 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
41. Brown ermines. : STOATS
42. Tank fill. : GAS
43. Spare piece. : EXTRA
44. Poetic. : LYRIC
45. To port. : ALEFT
46. Premier. : FIRST
48. Spoken. : ORAL
49. 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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