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New York Times, Monday, November 5, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J P Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,861
Across
1. Mixed: Abbr. : MISC
5. Epictetus, for one. : STOIC
10. He, in Italy. : EGLI
14. Nevada city. : ELKO
15. Heath plant. : ERICA
16. Run. : TROT
17. Lake or pool in Wales. : LLYN
18. Upright part of a stair. : RISER
19. Weight: Colloq. : HEFT
20. Picture in words. : DESCRIBE
22. ___ death (used excessively). : DONETO
24. Poem: Poet. : RUNE
25. In return. : AGAIN
26. Confronts. : FACES
29. Not in the running. : SCRATCHED
33. Makes proud. : ELATES
35. Pistons. : RAMS
36. Wave: Sp. : OLA
37. Small insect. : MITE
38. Possessive pronoun. : WHOSE
40. Fortitude. : GRIT
41. Hawaiian guitar. : UKE
42. Relative of Ian. : SEAN
43. ___ Anne de Beaupré. : SAINTE
45. Invests with fresh vigor. : RECREATES
48. Argon, arsine, etc. : GASES
49. Track meet preliminaries. : HEATS
50. Welsh hero. : OWEN
52. Trinket. : BAUBLE
54. Gun turret shields on planes. : BLISTERS
58. Highest point. : ACME
59. Bucolic. : RURAL
61. Native of a Devonshire city. : EXON
62. Ship: Poet. : KEEL
63. Choose. : ELECT
64. Farm structure. : SILO
65. Ornamental vases. : URNS
66. Coolidge's V.P. : DAWES
67. Oyster dish. : STEW
Down
1. Pinochle play. : MELD
2. That: Lat. : ILLE
3. "The ___ the limit." : SKYS
4. Building material. : CONCRETE
5. Finch. : SERIN
6. Social units. : TRIBES
7. French river. : OISE
8. Dessert. : ICE
9. Hearts and others. : CARDGAMES
10. Of a group of mankind. : ETHNIC
11. Beginners. : GREENHORNS
12. Attic. : LOFT
13. Give ___ (scold). : ITTO
21. Trick. : RUSE
23. Feed. : OATS
25. Armenian river. : ARAS
26. Thighbone. : FEMUR
27. Equally. : ALIKE
28. One preparing for confirmation. : CATECHUMEN
30. Witch. : CRONE
31. The cream. : ELITE
32. Teen-agers' preoccupation. : DATES
34. Wearing a certain garment. : SWEATERED
39. Bowlers. : HATS
40. Blunderbore's spouse. : GIANTESS
42. Close tightly. : SEAL
44. Mellows. : AGES
46. Insurgents. : REBELS
47. Comfort. : SOLACE
51. Shrivels. : WILTS
52. Caspian port. : BAKU
53. Genus of maple. : ACER
54. Make tea. : BREW
55. Highway sign. : EXIT
56. Function. : ROLE
57. One kind of bank. : SNOW
60. Diminutive suffix. : ULA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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