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New York Times, Wednesday, March 14, 1962

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,625
Across
1. Cat. : PUMA
5. Principal. : MAJOR
10. Way. : ROAD
14. A science: Abbr. : ANAT
15. Athenian shopping center. : AGORA
16. ___ Elizabeth Alice Louise. : ANNE
17. Longing. : WISH
18. Italian seaport. : TRANI
19. Beyond: Prefix. : META
20. Lyrical exercise in pronunciation. : THERAININSPAIN
23. Become drowsy. : NOD
24. ___ naught (disregard). : SETAT
25. Indian chief. : SAGAMORE
30. Golden: Sp. : DORADO
33. Id's relative. : EGO
34. Seed coverings. : ARILS
36. Storage space. : ATTIC
37. Lofty. : TALL
39. To that extent. : SOFAR
41. Progenitor. : SIRE
42. Currents. : TIDES
44. River to the Danube. : SIRET
46. Ranch sound. : MAA
47. Kind of dog or show. : ONEMAN
49. One of the cardinals. : NINETEEN
51. Composition for nine. : NONET
53. Time. : ERA
54. Another exercise in pronunciation. : HOWNOWBROWNCOW
60. Sacred Buddhist mountain. : OMEI
61. Flaherty film of the South Seas. : MOANA
62. Ku Klux. : KLAN
64. Odds and ends: Abbr. : MISC
65. Guiding spirit. : ANGEL
66. Retreat. : LAIR
67. Diminutive ending. : ETTE
68. List for the Red Cross. : NEEDS
69. City southwest of Messina. : ENNA
Down
1. Foot. : PAW
2. ___ rule. : UNIT
3. Part of a brew. : MASH
4. Greek goddess. : ATHENA
5. Stars in the "corrida." : MATADORS
6. Lands: Lat. : AGRI
7. French saint. : JOAN
8. Avifauna. : ORNIS
9. Came down hard. : RAINED
10. Fortifications. : RAMPARTS
11. Singly. : ONEATATIME
12. Contrary: Prefix. : ANTI
13. Elder member of a group. : DEAN
21. Cato's home. : ROMA
22. Neighbor of 15 Across. : STOA
25. Fight: Colloq. : SETTO
26. Encore. : AGAIN
27. "Girl of the ___." : GOLDENWEST
28. Large streams: Sp. : RIOS
29. Impish. : ELFIN
31. The Furies. : DIRAE
32. Broad expanse. : OCEAN
35. Garment in New Delhi. : SARI
38. Dessert. : LEMONICE
40. Certain subscriptions. : RENEWALS
43. In corpore ___. : SANO
45. Gull's cousin. : TERN
48. Regenerated one. : NEWMAN
50. Football player. : TACKLE
52. Cut of beef. : TBONE
54. Familiar setting. : HOME
55. Elide. : OMIT
56. Vogue. : RAGE
57. United. : ONED
58. Heroine of "The Good Earth." : OLAN
59. Old form of wagon. : WAIN
63. 1933 initials. : NRA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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