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New York Times, Friday, November 2, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,858
Across
1. Chatters: Colloq. : GABS
5. Kingdom of ancient Arabia. : SABA
9. Petty one: Slang. : PIKER
14. Levantine port. : ACRE
15. Fine cheese. : EDAM
16. Counterpart. : IMAGE
17. Cottage cheese. : SMEARCASE
19. ___ Minor. : CANIS
20. Music, ballet, drama. : PERFORMINGARTS
22. ___ de Sevres. : RUE
23. Set of twenty. : SCORE
24. Taxes of a sort. : IMPOSTS
28. Like days of yore. : OLDTIME
32. Chile con ___. : CARNE
33. Like certain locks. : CURLY
35. Teachers' group: Abbr. : NEA
36. Send forth. : EMIT
37. Deever. : DANNY
38. Froth. : SUDS
39. Pony. : NAG
40. Thick soup. : PUREE
41. Carousal. : SPREE
42. Seat. : INSTALL
44. Tire. : RETREAD
46. Loafed. : IDLED
48. Neckline shape. : VEE
49. School subject. : INDUSTRIALARTS
55. Phlegmatic. : STOIC
56. Distributed. : HANDEDOUT
57. Leaf around a floret. : PALEA
58. Similar. : AKIN
59. Heating lamp. : ETNA
60. Sound of lapping waves. : PLASH
61. Head: Fr. : TETE
62. Bring up the ___. : REAR
Down
1. Breathy sound. : GASP
2. Peak. : ACME
3. ___ Fox. : BRER
4. Coast. : SEAFRONT
5. Undercover. : SECRET
6. "Madam, I'm ___." : ADAM
7. Foundation. : BASIS
8. Section of some churches. : AMENCORNER
9. Region of northern France. : PICARDY
10. Turkish hostelry. : IMARET
11. German philosopher. : KANT
12. Protection. : EGIS
13. Home: Abbr. : RES
18. Stir up. : ROUSE
21. Oradell's shout for Schirra, "___, Wally!" : GOLLY
24. Ancient tribe of Britons. : ICENI
25. Jeune fille's parent. : MAMAN
26. Prudes. : PRIGS
27. Cardinal's symbol. : SCARLETHAT
29. Take effect. : INURE
30. Greek sorceress. : MEDEA
31. Let up. : EASED
34. French article. : UNE
37. Blunts. : DULLS
38. Dinner table item. : SPREADER
40. City on the Ohio. : PADUCAH
41. Carved pillar. : STELE
43. Straightens (up). : TIDIES
45. Faithful wife of Greek legend. : EVADNE
47. English admiral. : DRAKE
49. Type: Abbr. : ITAL
50. Felix Arndt tune. : NOLA
51. Letter: Abbr. : INIT
52. Routine. : ROTE
53. Food fish. : TUNA
54. Spica. : STAR
55. Species: Abbr. : SPP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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