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New York Times, Thursday, November 22, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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1. Bankrolls. : WADS
5. Cut up for for cooking. : DICE
9. Herr's wife. : FRAU
13. "___ man with seven wives." : IMETA
15. Alter ___. : EGOS
16. Tennis strokes. : LOBS
17. The system we live in. : SOLAR
18. Low shoes with large buckles. : COLONIALS
20. Small island off Maine coast. : CRANBERRY
22. Summits. : ACMES
23. Small boat. : DORY
24. Item on an exchange: Abbr. : STK
25. Long-snouted animals. : TAPIRS
28. Wool holders for spinning wheels. : DISTAFFS
33. Japanese apricots. : UMES
34. Kind of bright red. : TURKEY
36. Dolphin whale. : ORC
37. Strip of wood. : LATH
38. Father of Abner. : NER
39. Bending of the knees, in ballet. : PLIE
40. Give ___ try. : ITA
41. Thrifty. : FRUGAL
44. Legal claim. : LIEN
45. Brewster, Bradford, etc. : PILGRIMS
47. Days ___. : OFYORE
49. Fold over. : LAP
50. Term of polite address. : MAAM
51. Drawing room. : SALON
54. Trailing arbutus. : MAYFLOWER
59. The color fog blue. : PRISCILLA
61. Apartment. : SUITE
62. A long time. : AGES
63. Flavoring substance. : DILL
64. Alcohol heaters. : ETNAS
65. Bright. : ROSY
66. Rounded. : OVAL
67. Serve with food and drink. : HELP
1. Where Green Bay is: Abbr. : WISC
2. Cupid. : AMOR
3. Mazo ___ Roche. : DELA
4. Case for writing materials. : STANDISH
5. Censure. : DECRY
6. Stravinsky : IGOR
7. Mousebird. : COLY
8. Within: Prefix. : ESO
9. Fictional horse. : FLICKA
10. Range over. : ROAM
11. Proficient : ABLE
12. Letters on American vessels. : USSS
14. Where grapes grow. : ARBOR
19. Smartly dressed. : NATTY
21. Formerly formerly. : ERST
24. Compass point. : SSE
25. May-flowering plant. : TULIP
26. Famous violin. : AMATI
27. Flower part. : PETAL
28. Lees. : DREGS
29. Superior variety of caviar. : IKRA
30. Size of paper. : FOLIO
31. Chicken. : FRIER
32. Spectacle. : SCENE
35. Word on a cent. : UNUM
39. The color fashion gray. : PLYMOUTH
41. Monetary unit. : FRANC
42. Van Winkle. : RIP
43. Meat ___. : LOAF
46. Sleek. : GLOSSY
48. Perfidious. : FALSE
50. "My life, my soul, ___." : MYALL
51. Shiny material. : SPAR
52. Jason's ship. : ARGO
53. Is situated. : LIES
54. Year in the 11th century. : MLIV
55. Nazimova. : ALLA
56. Sherry. : WINE
57. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
58. Breathing: Abbr. : RESP
60. Words of assent. : IDO

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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