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COLORING BOOK

New York Times, Sunday, October 7, 1962

Author: Ted Dombras
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 576 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,832
Across Down
1. Strudel fruit: Ger. : APFEL
6. W. W. II agency. : OSS
9. Top. : CAP
12. Cousin of a big shot. : FATCAT
18. Name meaning lady. : MARTA
19. Part of a cherry. : PIT
20. Eastern nurse. : AMAH
22. "___ of another color." : AHORSE
23. Dungeon. : BLACKHOLE
25. Part of a Stein line. : ROSEISAROSE
27. Brain-wave tracing: Abbr. : EEG
28. "The ___ Crimson." : HARVARD
30. Turnovers. : TARTS
31. Dog: Slang. : MUT
32. Black bird. : ROOK
34. Cubic meter. : STERE
35. Cries of acclaim. : VIVAS
36. Edward de ___, English poet. : VERE
37. Zero. : NIL
39. Irish secret society. : ORANGEMEN
41. Dallier. : TOYER
42. W. W. II prison camp. : STALAG
45. Adorned with historical scenes. : STORIED
46. Pale. : FADE
47. Rank of 36 Across. : EARLDOM
49. Peak W. of Denver. : EVANS
50. Green garnish. : PICKLE
52. Colombian city. : MEDELLIN
54. Apuleius' "Golden ___." : ASS
55. By way of the "wild blue yonder." : AERIALLY
57. General Gage's men. : REDCOATS
59. Reversal. : UPSET
60. Chemical suffix. : OSE
61. Block letters. : ABCS
64. Glosses over. : WHITEWASHES
66. Sheep. : EWES
67. Red leader. : MAO
68. Baltic island. : SAARE
69. Sparking device. : IGNITION
71. Sets of colors. : PALETTES
73. Famous initials. : FDR
74. Made blue. : SADDENED
78. Red-yellow. : SORREL
79. Muse darkly. : BROOD
81. Apparent. : SEEMING
82. Outcry. : ROAR
83. Toasted. : BROWNED
85. Fence steps. : STILES
86. Catch. : CLASP
88. Ablush. : CRIMSONED
90. View. : SEE
91. Value. : RATE
92. "Le Moulin ___." : ROUGE
93. Beadles' staves. : MACES
95. 7 Down and peers: Abbr. : SGTS
98. French gold coin. : ECU
99. Bavarian city. : FURTH
100. De Bergerac and others. : CYRANOS
102. "Le ___ Soleil." : ROI
103. Florid literary ornament. : PURPLEPATCH
106. The Muses, for example. : INSPIRERS
108. Fire with love. : ENAMOR
109. Knowledge. : LORE
110. Redskin. : UTE
111. Game. : CHESS
112. Talks back. : SASSES
113. "How ___ brown cow?" : NOW
114. Red state: Abbr. : SSR
115. ___-tonk (off-color place). : HONKY
1. Reddish-yellow. : AMBER
2. Ancient: Prefix. : PALEO
3. French painter. : FRAGONARD
4. And so forth. : ETC
5. Rs. 1,00,000. : LAKH
6. A red wine is named after it. : OPORTO
7. Bilko. : SILVERS
8. Salt from a white acid. : STEARATE
9. The Red Queen. : CARD
10. ___, amas, amat. : AMO
11. Blackjack, red dog, etc. : PASTIMES
12. Goes hungry. : FASTS
13. Cries of triumph. : AHAS
14. Craggy hill. : TOR
15. Huxley novel. : CROMEYELLOW
16. Convince. : ASSURE
17. Seesaw. : TEETER
21. Lifted. : HEAVED
24. Common verb. : HAS
26. Shah's land. : IRAN
29. Furbish. : RENOVATE
33. Hemingway story (with "The"). : KILLERS
35. Streaks. : VEINS
36. Colorless liquor. : VODKA
38. Scoop. : LADLE
40. Wives of men on the green. : GRASSWIDOWS
41. Wordless. : TACIT
42. School: Abbr. : SEM
43. To: Scot. : TAE
44. Phoenix VIP. : GOLDWATER
46. Homes. : FIRESIDES
48. Actor Redgrave. : MICHAEL
50. Silver coins of Spain. : PESETAS
51. Otherwise. : ELSE
53. Blacks: Fr. : NOIRS
55. Garden pest often green. : APHIS
56. Agree with. : YES
58. Consumed. : ATE
59. Bluejackets' outfit. : USN
61. Electrical unit: Abbr. : AMP
62. Black sheep's sounds. : BAAS
63. Florid musical instruments. : COLORATURAS
65. Farmer's science. : AGRONOMY
66. Parties in the Wars of the Roses. : ENEMIES
68. Watch holder. : STRAP
70. Author of "Golden Boy." : ODETS
72. Uneven. : EROSE
73. Wharton character. : FROME
75. Color linked with Egypt. : NILEGREEN
76. Compass point. : ENE
77. Metric units: Abbr. : DGS
79. English resort. : BRIGHTON
80. Gold coin of old Rome. : DENARIUS
83. Ruthless. : BRUTAL
84. Pours in a certain way. : DECANTS
86. ___ Suzette. : CREPES
87. Gap. : LACUNA
88. Firm: Abbr. : CORP
89. Less lucid. : DENSER
92. People with the blues. : RUERS
94. Dunk. : SOP
96. Codfish. : TORSK
97. Mollycoddle. : SISSY
99. Sheet of ice. : FLOE
100. Munch. : CHEW
101. Oneself: Ger. : SICH
104. Pitt, Peel, Grey, etc.: Abbr. : PMS
105. ___-Magnon. : CRO
107. Greek letter. : RHO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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