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New York Times, Tuesday, March 20, 1962

Author: Lois Hillis
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q W Y }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,631
Across Down
1. Gay utterance. : TRALA
6. Suffix used with tap and team. : STER
10. Permits. : LETS
14. Get aboard. : HOPON
15. Southern constellation. : ARGO
16. Norway's saint. : OLAF
17. Tabu maneuver in traffic. : UTURN
18. Fastened. : TIED
19. Dear: It. : CARA
20. Ornamental receptacle. : JARDINIERE
22. American general of 1775. : KNOX
23. Enzymes: Suffix. : ASES
24. Poisonous gases. : ARSINES
26. Ape. : IMITATE
27. ___ ami Pierrot. : MON
30. Oriental. : JAPANESE
34. Queen, in France. : REINE
36. Specialist in a certain language. : ARABIST
37. Unsung hero of Christmas. : MAILMAN
39. Disney character. : DUMBO
40. Placing in a crude shelter. : HOVELING
41. German river. : EMS
42. Lumpy. : NODULAR
45. Oahu et al. : ISLANDS
46. Animation. : DASH
50. Seed of a plant. : OATS
53. Furnished with proper grounds for claiming something. : ENTITLEDTO
55. Detect: Colloq. : SPOT
56. Chemical compound. : AZIN
57. Hautboys. : OBOES
58. Market. : SELL
59. High-pitched sound. : TING
60. Book for the ages. : BIBLE
61. Spindle. : AXLE
62. Ham's partner. : EGGS
63. Spirited horse. : STEED
1. Tree of pine family. : THUJA
2. Rosters. : ROTAS
3. Tributary of the Orinoco. : APURE
4. House of ___. : LORDS
5. Years: Lat. : ANNI
6. Writer of a sort. : SATIRIST
7. City E of Venice. : TRIESTE
8. Woman adviser. : EGERIA
9. Gnawing. : RODENT
10. Ringlets. : LOCKS
11. Zest. : ELAN
12. Elephant's ear. : TARO
13. Seaport in Tunisia. : SFAX
21. Designates. : NAMES
25. More weird. : EERIER
26. Skull protuberances. : INIONS
27. Opera role. : MIMI
28. ___ even keel. : ONAN
29. Part of the U. S. : NENG
30. Shade of green. : JADE
31. Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
32. Jacks of clubs. : PAMS
33. Yarn for the warp. : ABB
35. Old measure. : ELL
37. Torus, bead, cavetto, etc. : MOLDINGS
38. Nautical call. : AVAST
40. Outdoor sport. : HUNTING
43. Salt of an oily acid. : OLEATE
44. City in Poland. : DANZIG
45. Fiber for cordage. : ISTLE
46. One side of the ledger. : DEBIT
47. Structure of sun-dried bricks. : ADOBE
48. Stone pillar. : STELE
49. Washed down. : HOSED
50. Movable mountain. : OSSA
51. Top. : APEX
52. Summon with a bell. : TOLL
54. Tennis returns. : LOBS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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