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New York Times, Thursday, October 4, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,829
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1. Winter sport. : SLIDING
8. Pastry. : TARTLET
15. In name only. : TITULAR
16. Dined too well. : OVERATE
17. Radiate. : EMANATE
18. Transforms. : REMAKES
19. Code word for "a." : ABLE
20. Be obliged for. : OWE
22. Most mellow. : RIPEST
23. Tiny particles: Abbr. : MOLS
24. Keen enjoyment. : ZEST
26. Intense. : FIERCE
29. Put aside. : DOFF
33. Little by little. : PIECEMEAL
37. Supernatural spirit. : GENIE
38. Sharp-cornered. : ANGULAR
39. System of transportation. : AIRLINE
41. Fish with a spoon. : TROLL
42. Began. : INITIATED
44. Throng. : HOST
45. Looked intently. : PEERED
46. Yugoslav port. : ZARA
47. City problem. : SLUM
51. Absolute truth. : GOSPEL
55. Timely. : PAT
58. Ancient language. : PALI
59. Good-natured. : AMIABLE
61. Evergreen. : JUNIPER
63. Brought to completion. : MATURED
64. Girl of song. : ADELINE
65. Bishop. : PRELATE
66. Feels compunction. : REPENTS
1. Energy. : STEAM
2. The border of hell. : LIMBO
3. Get away from ___. : ITALL
4. Cape Cod vista. : DUNES
5. Longshoremen's group. : ILA
6. Defense group. : NATO
7. Sprang up. : GREW
8. High hill. : TOR
9. Reluctant. : AVERSE
10. Decrease. : REMIT
11. Lobster pot, for one. : TRAP
12. One of five "Greats." : LAKE
13. Vous ___. : ETES
14. Audition. : TEST
21. Hebrew priest. : EZRA
25. Pastry. : ECLAIR
26. Knock down. : FELL
27. "___ Yankee Doodle Dandy . . . " : IMA
28. More frightening. : EERIER
29. Rio ___ Plata. : DELA
30. Step ___. : ONIT
31. Excellent. : FINE
32. Sustain. : FEED
33. Trodden way. : PATH
34. Japanese box. : INRO
35. Selves. : EGOS
36. Rites of a religion. : CULT
37. Grating. : GRID
40. Native: Suffix. : ITE
43. Kind of tide. : NEAP
45. Straw bed. : PALLET
46. Equine animal. : ZEBRA
47. Peg used as a spigot. : SPILE
48. Rabbit fur. : LAPIN
49. Abounding in: Suffix. : ULENT
50. Sticks in mud. : MIRES
51. Large umbrella. : GAMP
52. Persian poet. : OMAR
53. Location. : SITE
54. Gauguin. : PAUL
56. Slightly open. : AJAR
57. Noun suffix. : TUDE
60. Netherlands town. : EDE
62. Knot in cotton fiber. : NEP

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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