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New York Times, Saturday, November 17, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,873
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1. Mount. : CLIMB
6. Petty prince. : SATRAP
12. Mistake: Slang. : BOOBOO
13. Shirked. : AVOIDED
15. Rooflike cover. : AWNING
16. Word for word. : VERBATIM
18. Copied. : APED
19. Subtle suggestions. : HINTS
20. Compass point. : ENE
21. Fish. : EEL
22. Border. : FRINGE
24. Writer Harte. : BRET
25. Road overpass, in New England. : DRYBRIDGE
27. Numerical prefix. : SEPTI
28. Storms. : RAGES
29. Chide. : BERATE
30. Imaginary circle. : EQUATOR
33. Program director. : PLANNER
34. Member of a German Baptist group. : DUNKER
35. Design. : FRAME
36. Contributor. : GIVER
37. Ladies of substance. : HEIRESSES
41. Greek letters. : ETAS
42. Shrivel: Var. : WEAZEN
43. Exclamation of mild rebuke. : TUT
44. Atop, poetically. : OER
45. Originate. : ARISE
46. Gail. : PACE
47. New-born: Fr. : NAISSANT
49. Fit for plowing. : ARABLE
51. Item of haberdashery. : NECKTIE
52. Be a substitute. : FILLIN
53. Made concave. : DISHED
54. Subdued. : TAMED
1. 18th cen. English poet. : COWPER
2. Solitary. : LONELY
3. In the same place: Lat. abbr. : IBID
4. Calendar abbreviation. : MON
5. Swamp. : BOG
6. Unexpended sums. : SAVINGS
7. Exact satisfaction for. : AVENGE
8. Rich cake. : TORTE
9. Meat cuts. : RIBS
10. Political group. : ADA
11. Often-revived play. : PETERPAN
12. Bleated. : BAAED
14. Small room. : DINETTE
17. One's "line." : METIER
19. Children's game participant. : HIDER
22. Brother: Lat. : FRATER
23. Inflexibility. : RIGOR
24. Swiss city and canton. : BERNES
26. Stops. : BRAKES
27. Sailors. : SEAMEN
29. Proclaim loudly. : BLARE
30. Have the ___ (have an advantage). : EDGEON
31. Admirable, as "___ achievement." : QUITEAN
32. Monotonous. : UNVARIED
33. Value highly. : PRIZE
35. Dined. : FEASTED
37. German man's nickname. : HEINIE
38. Constant. : STABLE
39. Greek mathematician. : EUCLID
40. Dutch painter. : STEEN
42. Anger. : WRATH
45. Inquires. : ASKS
46. Tropical tree. : PALM
48. Systemized knowledge: Abbr. : SCI
49. Toward the stern. : AFT
50. Long narrow inlet. : RIA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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