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New York Times, Friday, December 21, 1962

Author:
William F. Bulow
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
William F. Bulow has 7 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Clues for 40-Across and 52-Across were missing close quotes. Added them. Also, there was no clue for 32-Down (WORSE), so put one in ("Not as good.").

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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,906

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Where Snowdon is. : WALES
6. Further. : ALSO
10. Famous street. : WALL
14. Old-womanish. : ANILE
15. Condemn. : DOOM
16. Jai ___ : ALAI
17. Hobbyists or housewives. : STAMPCOLLECTORS
20. Omar's land. : PERSIA
21. What hydrogen is. : LIGHTEST
22. Likely. : APT
24. Women's group. : DAR
25. Bird: Lat. : AVIS
29. Caribbean export. : RUM
31. Insolent answer. : SOWHAT
36. White House name. : CAROLINE
38. Part of a river. : MOUTH
39. Former Italian queen. : ELENA
40. "Ite, missa, ___." : EST
42. Baseball term. : ERROR
43. Mysterious. : RUNIC
44. Generous. : HANDSOME
46. Lighthouse. : BEACON
48. "___, hoo!" : YOO
49. Else, in Scotland. : ENSE
50. Drench. : SOP
52. "___ loves me . . . " : SHE
54. Excursion. : SIDETRIP
59. Youth's goals. : IDEALS
64. Wall Street item. : MARKETQUOTATION
66. Molding. : OGEE
67. Seaport of England. : HULL
68. Fabulous capital of El Dorado. : MANOA
69. Olympians. : GODS
70. ___ pearl. : SEED
71. Drop heavily. : SLUMP
Down
1. Irritating one. : WASP
2. Penny ___. : ANTE
3. Prevaricator. : LIAR
4. New England features. : ELMS
5. Color. : SEPIA
6. Fuss. : ADO
7. Lounge. : LOLL
8. Type of geometry. : SOLID
9. Greek letters. : OMEGAS
10. Light bulb rating. : WATT
11. Medicinal plant. : ALOE
12. Etruscan title. : LARS
13. Shopper's agenda. : LIST
18. Bay of Naples isle. : CAPRI
19. Plated. : CHROMED
23. Carol. : TUNE
25. Bitter. : ACERB
26. Worth. : VALUE
27. Spenser's Ireland. : IRENA
28. ___ boom. : SONIC
30. Netted. : MESHY
32. Not as good. : WORSE
33. Canadian Indian. : HURON
34. ___ for Peace. : ATOMS
35. Trinity. : THREE
37. Famous name in tennis. : LACOSTE
41. New Mexican Indian. : TAOS
45. Baseball term. : NOHIT
47. Famous Mr. and Mrs. : NORTHS
51. Popular fabric. : PIQUE
53. Cheeses. : EDAMS
54. Weather word. : SMOG
55. Classic villain. : IAGO
56. ___ Scott decision. : DRED
57. Pieces (out). : EKES
58. Whimper. : PULE
60. Useful Latin abbreviation. : ETAL
61. Japanese aborigine. : AINU
62. Art of weaving. : LOOM
63. Photo. : SNAP
65. Venerable. : OLD

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