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New York Times, Monday, December 3, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Students & seniors
Across
1. ___ accompli. : FAIT
5. Park features. : MALLS
10. Ramble. : ROVE
14. Edison's middle name. : ALVA
15. Beginning. : ONSET
16. Black. : EVIL
17. Corner. : NOOK
18. Absolute. : UTTER
19. One of the Joneses. : DAVY
20. Pressures. : STRESSES
22. Theater areas. : AISLES
24. Feline pet. : PUSS
25. River of England. : TYNE
26. Roofed passage. : ARCADE
29. Archaic sign. : LACKADAY
33. Grows. : REARS
34. Nautical warning. : BELAY
35. French season. : ETE
36. Violent talk. : RANT
37. Heavenly phenomenon. : COMET
38. Aqua ___. : PURA
39. Statute. : ACT
40. Drives away. : SHOOS
41. Horse. : PACER
42. Describing some merchandise. : SHOPWORN
44. Tip to one side. : CAREEN
45. Knocks. : RAPS
46. Haul. : CART
47. Finale. : THEEND
50. Sailor's fare. : HARDTACK
54. Snobbish characteristic. : AIRS
55. Legally responsible. : OFAGE
57. Thought: Prefix. : IDEO
58. Garden section. : PLOT
59. Stratagems. : WILES
60. Fuse. : MELT
61. Just fair. : SOSO
62. Desires. : NEEDS
63. Within: Prefix. : ENTO
Down
1. Punkahs. : FANS
2. Very much: Colloq. : ALOT
3. Composer Novello. : IVOR
4. Share. : TAKEPART
5. Type of dessert. : MOUSSE
6. Certain stakes. : ANTES
7. W.W. II ships. : LSTS
8. Shelter. : LEE
9. S.P.C.A concern. : STRAYCAT
10. Scene of Biblical miracle. : REDSEA
11. Face shape. : OVAL
12. Exclamation of acclaim: Fr. : VIVE
13. Isle and city of England. : ELYS
21. Laundry item. : SUDS
23. Black. : INKY
25. Yarns. : TALES
26. Tapestry. : ARRAS
27. Go as far as. : REACH
28. Term in poetry. : CANTO
29. Popular flavor. : LEMON
30. Card. : DEUCE
31. "A poem as lovely as ___ . . . " : ATREE
32. Pine. : YEARN
34. Impolite ones. : BOORS
37. Hew. : CHOPDOWN
38. Designating some work. : PARTTIME
40. "___ Lake." : SWAN
41. Leopard: Poet. : PARD
43. Magician's word. : PRESTO
44. Light touch. : CARESS
46. Confined. : CAGED
47. Army camp signal. : TAPS
48. Hawaiian city. : HILO
49. Statue in Piccadilly Circus. : EROS
50. Healthy. : HALE
51. Arabian gulf. : ADEN
52. Hibernian. : CELT
53. Japanese stringed instrument. : KOTO
56. Archaic reproach. : FIE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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