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New York Times, Wednesday, February 28, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,611
Across
1. Small weights. : DRAMS
6. Mary Roberts Rinehart heroine. : TISH
10. Swiss game, probable source of pinochle. : JASS
14. Hair-raising. : EERIE
15. Preposition. : ONTO
16. Military body. : UNIT
17. Name on the best-seller list. : JDSALINGER
19. Charles ___ Gibson. : DANA
20. Cote dweller. : EWE
21. Trifle. : FLIRT
22. Contemporary of Renoir. : DEGAS
23. Preserve. : CAN
24. Black haw. : SLOE
25. Companion of flowers. : HEARTS
26. Marks of individuality. : TRAITS
28. Gyrate. : SPIN
30. Common verb. : ARE
31. Nobel winner Lagerlöf. : SELMA
32. Douglas is its capital. : ISLEOFMAN
34. Old hands. : PROS
36. ___ virumque cano. : ARMA
37. Faith. : CONSTANCY
41. Among: Prefix. : INTER
45. Half of a Heyerdahl title. : AKU
46. Girl's nickname. : ETTA
47. Store, as grain. : ENSILE
48. Versifiers. : RIMERS
50. Children's nurse. : NANA
52. Rule: Abbr. : REG
53. Unique people: Slang. : ONERS
54. Narrow-minded one. : BIGOT
55. Doctors' group. : AMA
56. Village north of Dublin. : TARA
57. Navy air-to-air missile. : SIDEWINDER
59. "When ___ one and twenty . . . " : IWAS
60. Frigg's spouse. : ODIN
61. Upright. : ONEND
62. Dingle. : DALE
63. In order. : NEAT
64. Abodes. : NESTS
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1. Disheartens. : DEJECTS
2. Kind of pottery. : REDWARE
3. Storehouse of a sort. : ARSENAL
4. My: It. : MIA
5. Car parts. : SELFSTARTERS
6. Character in "I Pagliacci." : TONIO
7. Entrance. : INGRESS
8. Let it stand. : STET
9. Opposite of vert. : HOR
10. Pontius Pilate's realm. : JUDEA
11. What "a ragman" is. : ANAGRAM
12. Star of "Sergeants 3." : SINATRA
13. Former Minnesota governor. : STASSEN
18. Troubles. : ILLS
22. Name. : DENOMINATION
25. Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
27. Troublemakers. : IMPS
29. "Gideon," for example. : PLAY
32. "There ___ any more." : ISNT
33. Zealots. : FANS
35. Farmer's crop. : OATS
37. Neck artery. : CAROTID
38. Historic island of SW Pacific. : OKINAWA
39. Roman ___. : NUMERAL
40. Courtesan called a witch by Horace. : CANIDIA
42. Drawn-out speeches. : TIRADES
43. Gold or silver. : ELEMENT
44. Letter sign-off. : REGARDS
47. Plenty, in Chaucer's day. : ENOW
49. Cancel. : ERASE
51. Realtor. : AGENT
54. Wait, old style. : BIDE
57. Heir. : SON
58. Direction. : NNE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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