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New York Times, Saturday, February 24, 1962

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,607

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Maces. : STAFFS
7
Rose oil. : ATTAR
12
Large animal of the North Pacific. : SEALION
13
Wanting. : MEAGER
15
This year. : MCMLXII
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Obscure. : UNNOTED
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Weight unit of Egypt. : OKE
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City in Texas. : ELPASO
21
Breach or rent. : GAPE
22
Slits made by a saw. : KERFS
24
Landing places. : PIERS
26
Unfavorable. : ILL
27
Opera role. : ELSA
28
Drover's concern. : HERD
29
Floral bract. : PALEA
31
Pillage. : BOOTY
33
Precision. : NICETY
34
Province of a Persian viceroy. : SATRAPY
37
Makes fast. : SECURES
38
Voyage. : CRUISE
39
Cave ___ (beware of the dog). : CANEM
40
Vestment. : AMICE
41
Destined. : SURE
42
Earth goddess in "Siegfried." : ERDA
46
Give leave. : LET
47
Flung. : SHIED
49
Show derision. : SNEER
50
Prepare copy. : EDIT
52
One-striper. : ENSIGN
54
Honey, in pharmacy. : MEL
55
Putting away. : STORING
57
Harmful. : NOISOME
59
Tie score. : ONEONE
60
Garden chicories. : ENDIVES
61
Antarctic gulls. : SKUAS
62
Fly off the handle. : SEERED
Down
1
Small pear. : SECKEL
2
Circus performers. : TAMERS
3
Any whatever. : ALL
4
Adjusts. : FIXES
5
Duelist's weapon. : FOIL
6
Unduly brief or curt. : SNIPPETY
7
Delighted. : AMUSED
8
Member of an octet. : TENOR
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Color. : TAN
10
All excited. : AGOG
11
Groceryman. : RETAILER
12
"A good cigar." : SMOKE
14
Filled up. : REPLETE
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Postpones. : DELAYS
20
Sprightly. : AIRY
23
Serge, for one. : FABRIC
25
"Sugar and ___." : SPICE
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One of a well-known trio. : HOPE
30
Keen insight. : ACUMEN
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Desert spots. : OASES
33
National bird of Hawaii. : NENE
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Zodiac sign Libra. : SCALES
35
___ the teeth. : ARMEDTO
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Certain fees. : TUITIONS
37
Fish dish. : SARDINES
39
Actor's concern. : CUES
41
Burns. : SINGES
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Take away. : REMOVE
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Judged. : DEEMED
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French city with Roman ruins. : ARLES
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Shade of red. : HENNA
49
Tricky: Slang. : SNIDE
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Journey. : TREK
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Left. : GONE
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Symbol of debt. : IOU
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Form of address. : SIR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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