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New York Times, Thursday, October 25, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { F J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 93, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has super symmetry.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Insect. : CICADA
7. American republic. : PANAMA
13. Pertaining to an arm bone. : HUMERAL
14. Voyagers with Noah. : ANIMALS
16. Making joyful. : ELATING
17. Mediterranean island. : MINORCA
18. Feast. : REGALE
19. Soap opera. : SERIAL
20. Bacheller hero. : EBEN
21. ___ à manger. : SALLE
25. Indigo. : ANIL
26. French court decree. : ARRET
28. Leviathan's habitat. : SEA
29. Feature of South Florida. : GLADE
30. River in Scotland. : TAY
31. Moon goddess. : ASTARTE
34. Established. : SET
35. Fair ladies. : BLONDES
36. Beak on a ship's prow. : RAM
39. Limits. : BORDERS
40. Seance signal. : RAP
43. Writer Cleveland. : AMORY
45. Comparative ending. : IER
46. The end. : OMEGA
48. Part of TV. : TELE
49. Fire worshiper. : PARSI
51. A ___ Able. : ASIN
52. Sorrowful: Fr. : TRISTE
54. Specific point in time. : MINUTE
56. Cellulose, for one. : ACETATE
58. Least possible. : MINIMAL
59. Marine snails. : NERITAS
60. Short poems. : ODELETS
61. Bounce back. : RESILE
62. Maneuver in manege. : PESADE
Down
1. Cut in 7 Across. : CULEBRA
2. Poet's figurative language. : IMAGERY
3. Colorless oil in petroleum. : CETANE
4. Part of a seed. : ARIL
5. Kierkegaard and others. : DANES
6. School subject: Abbr. : ALG
7. Jack of clubs. : PAM
8. Cordial ingredient. : ANISE
9. The Muses. : NINE
10. Not concerned with ethical standards. : AMORAL
11. Docks or basins. : MARINAS
12. Commander of a Spanish fortress. : ALCAIDE
13. By reason of this. : HEREAT
15. Old-time helmet. : SALLET
22. Oregon seaport. : ASTORIA
23. Greek swimmer. : LEANDER
24. Provisions. : LARDERS
27. Cat. : TABBY
29. Plaster of Paris. : GESSO
32. Curtailed road sign. : SLO
33. Region: Abbr. : TER
36. Climbing palm. : RATTAN
37. Imposer of a fine. : AMERCER
38. Jean Baptiste Poquelin. : MOLIERE
40. Began again. : RESUMED
41. Fluster. : AGITATE
42. Certain TV groups. : PANELS
44. "The ___ silence."—Hamlet's last words. : RESTIS
47. Luzon port. : MANILA
49. Part of a rose. : PETAL
50. Organic compound. : IMIDE
53. French comedian. : TATI
55. Senorita's name. : INES
57. Direction. : ESE
58. Clean (up). : MOP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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