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New York Times, Monday, December 31, 1962

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 11-Down had "pribilof"; changed it to "Pribilof."

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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,914

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Across
1
Coronet wearer. : DUKE
5
Quahog. : CLAM
9
Religious observances. : FASTS
14
Al ___, wall between heaven and hell (Koran). : ARAF
15
Ethereal. : AERY
16
Derived from oil. : OLEIC
17
Retaliation in kind. : TITFORTAT
19
Vaquero's rope. : RIATA
20
Coolidge's Alma Mater. : AMHERST
21
Site of famous German legend. : HAMELIN
23
Cathedral precinct. : CLOSE
25
Mayor's title: Abbr. : HON
26
Midwest football conference. : BIGTEN
29
Textbook listing of special words. : GLOSSARY
34
Business man's Latin. : INRE
35
Tropical lizard. : AGAMA
36
___ yong, Chinese omelette. : FOO
37
Willing. : GLAD
38
Scenic lake of the Sierra Nevada. : TAHOE
39
Famed Jacksonian Democrat. : POLK
40
Hiatus. : GAP
41
Forefathers: Poet. : SIRES
42
Cove, often used in place names. : HOLE
43
Fragrant flower. : SWEETPEA
45
Texas university. : BAYLOR
47
Bobby's cousin. : COP
48
Dizzy and Daffy of baseball. : DEANS
50
Western characters. : COWBOYS
54
City in headlines. : ALGIERS
58
Knock for ___. : ALOOP
59
Character in pantomine. : HARLEQUIN
61
Speak: Fr. : PARLE
62
Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
63
Ill-favored. : UGLY
64
Completed. : ENDED
65
Term in weaving. : WEFT
66
Smorgasbord treat. : EELS
Down
1
Detailed information. : DATA
2
___ and Thummim. : URIM
3
Girl's name: Abbr. : KATH
4
Brought about. : EFFECTED
5
Trapper and guide of pioneer days. : CARSON
6
Baltic people. : LETTS
7
Constellation S of the Scorpion. : ARA
8
Allegory. : MYTH
9
Where Taipei is. : FORMOSA
10
Issei, for example. : ALIENS
11
Denizen of the Pribilof Islands. : SEAL
12
Buckwheat tree. : TITI
13
Glance over. : SCAN
18
Heraldic wreath. : ORLE
22
"Oh, give me ___ . . . " : AHOME
24
Modern-type highbrow. : EGGHEAD
26
English-American organist. : BIGGS
27
Family member. : INLAW
28
Plum purple. : GRAPE
30
Country under coalition government. : LAOS
31
"___ there was . . . " : AFOOL
32
Juvenile hero. : ROLLO
33
Maker of shoulder frames. : YOKER
35
Swiss river. : AARE
38
Unsteady. : TIPPY
39
Build. : PHYSIQUE
41
Humbled oneself. : STOOPED
44
Digression, in rhetoric. : ECBOLE
45
Ulanova's forte. : BALLET
46
Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
49
___ corn. : EAROF
50
Fear or Wrangell. : CAPE
51
Pearl Buck heroine. : OLAN
52
Promise. : WORD
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Parade. : SHOW
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Well done!, Latin style. : EUGE
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Brooklet. : RILL
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Curved planks of hulls. : SNYS
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Honest ___. : ABE

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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