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New York Times, Wednesday, December 5, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,891
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1. Apprehends: Colloq. : NABS
5. Golden shiner. : CHUB
9. Family member. : INLAW
14. Clear. : EXONERATE
16. Artless. : NAIVE
17. Assigned. : ALLOCATED
18. Game trail. : SPOOR
19. Garden flower. : TEAROSE
20. Splash gently. : LAP
22. Compass point. : NNE
23. Trains of a sort. : ELS
24. Spanish seaport. : CADIZ
26. Essex or Sussex. : SHIRE
29. Certain writer. : HUMORISTS
33. Containers. : CANS
34. New: Abbr. : MOD
35. Far East land. : NIPPON
36. Along with. : AND
37. Source of mortar ingredient. : SANDPIT
39. ___ dime (in a very small area). : ONA
40. Became active. : ROUSED
42. ___ Vegas. : LAS
43. Straitlaced one. : PRIG
44. Fight opponents. : FISTMATES
46. Cats: Sp. : GATOS
47. Fruit. : LIMES
48. Roaster. : PAN
49. Social gathering. : BEE
52. Capture. : NET
53. Historic town on the Rhine. : REMAGEN
57. Suburb of hell. : LIMBO
59. Tiny arachnid. : HOUSEMITE
61. Bay window. : ORIEL
62. Realms of richness. : ELDORADOS
63. This: Fr. : CETTE
64. Arms of a starfish. : RAYS
65. Delivered. : SENT
1. Cleverly done. : NEAT
2. Spindle. : AXLE
3. Gaucho weapon. : BOLA
4. Certain sleepers. : SNORERS
5. Lacking delicacy. : CRASS
6. Distaste. : HATE
7. Enemy of the Navaho. : UTE
8. Confusion. : BEDLAM
9. Hearten. : INSPIRIT
10. Siesta. : NAP
11. Courageous one. : LION
12. Earl of Eden's title. : AVON
13. Lived. : WERE
15. School: Fr. : ECOLE
21. Mythical youth. : ADONIS
24. Curls up. : CUDDLES
25. Energy: Colloq. : ZIP
26. Band of fabric. : SCARF
27. Tonkin city. : HANOI
28. River through Kashmir. : INDUS
29. Dear. : HON
30. Amusement. : SPORT
31. Famous opera role. : TONIO
32. Obstacles. : SNAGS
34. Title. : MADAME
37. Osceola was one. : SEMINOLE
38. Dance step. : PAS
41. Initials on Musial's cap. : STL
43. Headgear. : PANAMAS
45. Rope or chain. : TETHER
46. Pluckier. : GAMER
48. Money in Morelos. : PESOS
49. Political group. : BLOC
50. Where Sligo is. : EIRE
51. Give forth. : EMIT
53. Vallee of Vermont. : RUDY
54. André of France. : GIDE
55. It isn't far from London. : ETON
56. Retreat. : NEST
58. Bouncing ___, soapwort plant. : BET
60. Wave: Sp. : OLA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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