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New York Times, Saturday, March 10, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Opposite of "vive." : ABAS
5. Bare mountains. : BALDS
10. Dictator. : TSAR
14. Great Brian of Erin. : BORU
15. In the vicinity. : ABOUT
16. Town in central Italy. : ATRI
17. TV specialty. : ANIMATEDCARTOON
20. Smiles radiantly. : BEAMS
21. Diadem. : TIARA
22. Eggy beverage. : NOG
23. Sprain easer. : ARNICA
25. Lake in Australia. : TORRENS
27. Counts. : TELLS
30. Backwoods quarrel. : FEUD
31. Point of decline. : EBB
34. Tacks. : NAILS
36. Carte. : MENU
39. Babe Ruth specialty. : GRANDSTANDPLAYS
43. Left. : GONE
44. Look. : STARE
45. Marsh. : FEN
46. Containers. : KEGS
49. Used up. : SPENT
51. Connecting. : BONDING
54. Imagined. : DREAMT
58. Cuckoo. : ANI
59. Rural exhibitions. : FAIRS
62. Do-___ (indomitable). : ORDIE
63. Cornell specialty. : LEGITIMATEDRAMA
66. Son: Ger. : SOHN
67. ___ mutton. : LEGOF
68. Something unique: Slang. : ONER
69. Companions of science. : ARTS
70. Napped. : SLEPT
71. Terence Rattigan play. : ROSS
Down
1. Addis ___. : ABABA
2. Error of a sort. : BONER
3. Believer: Suffix. : ARIAN
4. Kind of conference. : SUMMIT
5. Racket. : BAT
6. Assist. : ABET
7. City in Italy. : LODI
8. Shylock's coin. : DUCAT
9. ___ Bethlehem. : STAROF
10. Gunny cloth. : TAT
11. Without hearing. : STONEDEAF
12. Irish "Darling." : AROON
13. Saturn's bands. : RINGS
18. Rise up. : ASCEND
19. Seldom seen. : RARE
24. Sad word. : ALAS
26. Beardsley ___. : RUML
28. Wagon-___, sleeping cars. : LITS
29. Nickname for a thin man. : SLATS
31. Sometime missile. : EGG
32. Family member: Abbr. : BRO
33. Time for prizes. : BANKNIGHT
35. Energy. : SNAP
37. American humorist. : NYE
38. Sea-going monogram. : USN
40. Lack. : NEED
41. Famous slave. : DRED
42. Tarkington boy. : PENROD
47. Aptitude. : GIFT
48. Slowpokes. : SNAILS
50. Pest: Colloq. : TERROR
51. Wood. : BALSA
52. ___ two (a few). : ONEOR
53. Hebrew letter. : GIMEL
55. Town with a bell. : ADANO
56. Entertainers. : MIMES
57. Certain drops. : TEARS
60. Tempest. : RAGE
61. Hesitate. : STOP
64. Members of a clique. : INS
65. After, old style. : EFT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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