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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.
PS notes: Clue for 11-Down had "pribilof"; changed it to "Pribilof."
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,914
Across Down
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
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
53. Parade. : SHOW
55. Well done!, Latin style. : EUGE
56. Brooklet. : RILL
57. Curved planks of hulls. : SNYS
60. Honest ___. : ABE

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

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