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New York Times, Wednesday, February 14, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,597
Across
1. "I am monarch of ___ survey . . . " : ALLI
5. 2,457 girls. : SMITH
10. 11th cen. date. : MLIV
14. Entrance. : DOOR
15. Jack of movies. : OAKIE
16. Bulwer-Lytton heroine. : IONE
17. Gym adjunct. : LOCKERROOM
19. Apothecary's measures: Abbr. : SCRS
20. River in Scotland. : ESK
21. Peacockish. : VAIN
22. Picture frame of a sort. : LOCKET
24. Coat. : REEFER
26. Concentrate. : FOCUS
27. Singles. : ONES
29. Plotted. : SCHEMED
32. ___ as a fiddle. : ASFIT
35. Chooses. : PICKS
37. Japanese name. : ITO
38. Electrical units. : RELS
39. Plaza de ___. : TOROS
40. Arctic island. : ATTU
41. Dernier ___. : CRI
42. U. S. poet. : BENET
43. Composer of "I Love You So." : LEHAR
44. Crooked as a dog's ___." : HINDLEG
46. God with a magic hammer. : THOR
48. Macbeth, for one. : THANE
49. Squirrel rations. : ACORNS
53. Jai alai. : PELOTA
55. Tower town. : PISA
57. Drivers' group. : AAA
58. M. P.'s concern. : AWOL
59. Heroine of Richard Southey tale. : GOLDILOCKS
62. Alençon. : LACE
63. Rejoice (in). : EXULT
64. Famous Virginians. : LEES
65. Printer's supplies. : INKS
66. Good wives. : DAMES
67. Whirlpool. : EDDY
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1. Exponent of the inferiority complex. : ADLER
2. Let fly. : LOOSE
3. Creator of Petroleum V. Nasby. : LOCKE
4. Bore. : IRK
5. "And what is ___ as a day in June?" : SORARE
6. Spouse: Fr. : MARI
7. Sacred image. : IKON
8. Uncle: Sp. : TIO
9. Evergreens. : HEMLOCKS
10. Error: Colloq. : MISCUE
11. Key man. : LOCKSMITH
12. Concerning. : INRE
13. Bodice. : VEST
18. Occurrence. : EVENT
23. U. S. newspaper family. : OCHS
25. Faith: Fr. : FOIS
26. Fitzgerald. : FSCOTT
28. Kind of cake. : SPONGE
30. Girl's name. : ETTA
31. Gloomy. : DOUR
32. Part of the foot. : ARCH
33. Silk: Prefix. : SERI
34. Old-fashioned gun. : FLINTLOCK
36. Great anger. : IRE
39. Designating certain minors. : TEENAGED
40. Air prefix. : AERO
42. Blurt out: Colloq. : BLAT
43. Not express. : LOCAL
45. Dogs of India. : DHOLES
47. "My heart ___ love."—Heine. : HASITS
50. Competed. : RACED
51. Unadorned. : NAKED
52. Forward. : SASSY
53. Language of Buddhism. : PALI
54. Celtic man's name. : EWAN
55. Fruit tree. : PLUM
56. Groundless. : IDLE
60. Prefix in chemistry. : OXA
61. Cockney's bomb shelter. : OLE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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