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New York Times, Tuesday, October 30, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
David Steinberg notes:

Entry for 8-Down (OPRY) was clued as "Grand Old ___." Corrected it to "Grand Ole ___."

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R
2
A
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J
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A
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H
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R
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O
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O
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M
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S
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K
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I
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M
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A
M
A
N
A
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P
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I
C
A
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N
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N
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S
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M
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R
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T
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D
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T
R
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M
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M
A
N
Y
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C
R
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M
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Z
O
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W
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H
U
P
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P
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L
A
N
E
T
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T
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H
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R
S
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T
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S
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L
U
R
E
D
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F
R
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S
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R
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D
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A
C
I
S
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C
O
O
P
S
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B
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N
E
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T
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B
O
O
T
S
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M
O
U
S
E
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A
S
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C
E
N
D
S
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C
A
L
M
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D
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O
W
N
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C
R
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A
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G
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A
N
A
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A
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W
A
Y
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T
H
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E
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M
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C
O
N
S
I
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G
N
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D
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L
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A
V
E
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I
N
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A
T
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O
R
N
E
S
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D
E
A
L
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T
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A
S
T
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A
© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,855
Across
1
Potentate. : RAJAH
6
Nursery, for one. : ROOM
10
Glide. : SKIM
14
"Give ___ horse he can ride . . . " : AMANA
15
Involve. : IMPLICATE
17
Numerals. : NINES
18
Steeped in oil and vinegar. : MARINATED
19
Clip. : TRIM
20
Numerous. : MANY
21
___ de menthe. : CREME
22
Yippee! : ZOWIE
24
Word to urge on a horse. : HUP
25
Venus, for instance. : PLANET
27
Cravings. : THIRSTS
31
Beguiled. : LURED
32
French ___. : FRIES
33
Choleric. : RED
35
Mythical shepherd, lover of Galatea. : ACIS
36
Stores of a sort. : COOPS
37
Twining plant. : BINE
38
Cravat. : TIE
39
Sam Weller's job. : BOOTS
40
Mickey ___. : MOUSE
41
Rises. : ASCENDS
43
Quieted. : CALMED
44
Acknowledge. : OWN
45
Sprightly. : CRISP
46
Capital of Guam. : AGANA
49
Off. : AWAY
51
Pronoun. : THEM
54
Entrusted. : CONSIGNED
56
Time off. : LEAVE
57
Set apart. : INSULATED
58
Village near Verdun. : ORNES
59
Pine board. : DEAL
60
In order. : TIDY
61
2nd word in Kansas motto. : ASTRA
Down
1
Declaim noisily. : RANT
2
Relative of 1 Across. : AMIR
3
Turkish soldiers. : JANIZARIES
4
Wind flowers. : ANEMONES
5
Common verb. : HAS
6
Fissures: Biol. : RIMAE
7
Part of Arabia. : OMAN
8
Grand Ole ___. : OPRY
9
15 years before the Norman Conquest. : MLI
10
Steep cliffs. : SCARPS
11
Heroine of musical fame. : KATE
12
Separate thing. : ITEM
13
Native of ancient Ecbatana. : MEDE
16
Brings upon oneself. : INCURS
20
With: Ger. : MIT
23
United. : WED
24
Hastens. : HIES
25
Braid. : PLAT
26
Miss Ashton of opera. : LUCIA
27
Jogs. : TROTS
28
Fruits of the wild rose. : HIPS
29
Successful. : TRIUMPHANT
30
Anticipate. : SENSE
32
Budget item. : FOOD
34
Important paper. : DEED
36
State: Abbr. : CONN
37
Pillows. : BOLSTERS
39
Mourn. : BEWAIL
40
Avril, ___, Juin. : MAI
42
Career man. : CONSUL
43
Slogan. : CRY
45
Box for tea. : CADDY
46
Cutting. : ACID
47
Used up. : GONE
48
Handle: Lat. : ANSA
49
Hostile to: Prefix. : ANTI
50
Purslane, for one. : WEED
52
In any case. : EVER
53
Plateau. : MESA
55
Narrow ship channel. : GAT
56
Mauna ___. : LOA

Answer summary: 1 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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