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New York Times, Wednesday, November 21, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,877
Across Down
1. Chief town of Sulu Archipelago. : JOLO
5. African port. : DAKAR
10. Blemish. : SCAR
14. "Three men in ___ . . . " : ATUB
15. Chalcedony. : AGATE
16. Italian lake. : COMO
17. Art lovers of sorts. : DILETTANTI
19. Jannings. : EMIL
20. Voracious. : ESURIENT
21. Doilies, etc. : NAPERY
23. Spicy stew. : OLLA
24. Intimations. : HINTS
25. Act's beginning. : SCENEI
28. ___ gravity. : CENTEROF
31. So! : AHA
32. Tie-up. : SNARL
34. Kitchen emanation. : AROMA
35. Four years, for one. : TERM
37. Throw forth. : ERUPT
39. Done for. : SUNK
40. Author Havelock. : ELLIS
42. Franck. : CESAR
44. In Berlin, never. : NIE
45. Part of D. S. T. : DAYLIGHT
47. ___ gold. : GOODAS
49. Metallic. : TINNY
50. Son of Kish. : SAUL
51. Item for baby. : BOOTEE
53. Exalted. : LIFTEDUP
57. White: Lat. : ALBA
58. Deep-rooted. : INVETERATE
60. Row. : TIER
61. Leave (with "off"). : SHOVE
62. Frankfort's river. : ODER
63. Tiny West Indian bird. : TODY
64. Member of a Christmas Club. : SAVER
65. Famed cartoonist. : NAST
1. Shade of green. : JADE
2. Colonial orator. : OTIS
3. Something outstanding: Slang. : LULU
4. Fairy king. : OBERON
5. 180th meridian, largely. : DATELINE
6. Guam's capital. : AGANA
7. German philosopher. : KANT
8. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
9. Slow down. : REININ
10. Symbols of authority. : SCEPTERS
11. Relents or concedes: Colloq. : COMESROUND
12. Eastern ruler. : AMIR
13. Poly's pal. : ROLY
18. Pieces; counters. : TILES
22. Square column. : ANTA
24. Assists. : HELPS
25. Replete. : SATED
26. Crab's claw. : CHELA
27. Part of a formula for wisdom. : EARLYTOBED
28. Small glass bottle. : CRUET
29. ___ vincit amor. : OMNIA
30. Imposters. : FAKES
33. Mehitabel's friend. : ARCHY
36. Pentagon personages. : MILITARY
38. Follow (someone) closely. : TAGAFTER
41. Tangent's cousin. : SINE
43. Way. : ROUTE
46. Banded rock. : GNEISS
48. Island in the Bay of Biscay. : OLERON
50. Kitchen utensil. : SIEVE
51. Military group: Abbr. : BATT
52. Miscellany. : OLIO
53. Ukrainian city. : LVOV
54. Word in a baby's vocabulary. : DADA
55. Indians. : UTES
56. Forward. : PERT
59. Housing agency. : NHA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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