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New York Times, Friday, February 23, 1962

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q U W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Airy. : LIGHT
6. Name for a satellite. : ECHO
10. Bridge term. : SLAM
14. Kind of tube. : INNER
15. Drudge. : MOIL
16. Not exciting. : TAME
17. Look fixedly. : STARE
18. Shameless. : BAREFACED
20. Type of pillar. : TOTEMPOLE
22. Musical comedy heroine. : IRENE
23. Charges of a sort. : TOLLS
24. Executive: Abbr. : GOV
25. Emeritus. : RETIRED
28. Takes into custody. : ARRESTS
32. One of the Waughs. : ALEC
33. Surpassed. : BESTED
35. Light repast. : TEA
36. Tutor, as at Oxford. : DON
37. Legislative bodies. : SENATES
38. Founded: Abbr. : EST
39. Simian. : APE
40. Cooking utensil. : PIEPAN
41. Fortune. : FATE
42. Tire repair. : RETREAD
44. Certain London theatres. : CINEMAS
46. Common suffix. : IAN
47. Gaiety. : CHEER
48. Ringing sound. : CLANK
51. Disable. : HAMSTRING
55. Hesitates, figuratively. : HANGSFIRE
57. Genus of moths. : TINEA
58. English princess. : ANNE
59. Church image. : IKON
60. Kind of Broadway offering: Slang. : LEGIT
61. Rip. : TEAR
62. Orion's ___. : BELT
63. Pleasant places. : EDENS
Down
1. Careen. : LIST
2. Look ___ (examine). : INTO
3. Tiny insect. : GNAT
4. Nonconformist. : HERETIC
5. Vibration. : TREMOR
6. Heartened. : EMBOLDENED
7. Newcastle specialty. : COALS
8. Take on. : HIRE
9. Diminutive suffix. : OLE
10. Suffer from any want. : STARVE
11. Needle point. : LACE
12. Verily. : AMEN
13. Ancient Asian. : MEDE
19. Narrow inlets. : FIORDS
21. Commonplace. : PLEBEIAN
24. Inexperienced ones. : GREENIES
25. Warning system. : RADAR
26. Abscond. : ELOPE
27. Belief. : TENET
28. Affection. : ATTACHMENT
29. Vapor. : STEAM
30. Seed coating. : TESTA
31. Gluts. : SATES
34. Enervate. : SAP
37. Converses. : SPEAKS
41. Emulated Charon. : FERRIED
43. Perfect quoit shot. : RINGER
45. Annoy. : NETTLE
47. Song. : CAROL
48. Converse. : CHAT
49. Traffic division. : LANE
50. Relative of a rupee. : ANNA
51. Form of exercise. : HIKE
52. Current playwright. : INGE
53. German negative. : NEIN
54. Ship channels. : GATS
56. Falsehood. : FIB

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

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