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New York Times, Saturday, March 3, 1962

Author: Brice Metcalfe
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B Q X }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,614
Across Down
1. Type of business: Abbr. : MFG
4. Menu. : CARTE
9. Instant: Colloq. : JIFFY
14. Gas: Prefix. : AER
15. Classic theatre. : ODEON
16. Florida city. : OCALA
17. Apocryphal prophet of Feb. 2. : GROUNDHOG
19. English poet. : CAREW
20. Manacles. : IRONS
21. Period. : ERA
22. Apprehended. : KNOWN
23. European alliance. : COMMONMARKET
26. Uncle: Scot. : EME
27. Myrna of the movies. : LOY
28. Vim: Colloq. : ZIP
31. Strange. : UNFAMILIAR
36. Hill formed by the wind. : DUNE
37. Rhone tributary. : SAONE
38. Acknowledge. : OWN
39. Part of a poem. : CANTO
40. Throw off. : EMIT
41. Wartime groceries. : FOODRATION
43. ___ Rio, Texas. : DEL
44. Clumsy boat. : ARK
45. Diminutive suffix. : ULE
46. Atomic submarine. : USSSWORDFISH
52. African country. : EGYPT
55. Mouth: Prefix. : ORI
56. Irish dance like the Virginia reel. : RINKA
57. Slip away. : ELOPE
58. New name for city founded in 1589. : VOLGOGRAD
60. Light: Fr. : LEGER
61. Without end: Archaic. : ETERN
62. French season. : ETE
63. Long (for). : YEARN
64. Tidies (up), old style. : REDDS
65. Middle: Prefix. : MES
1. Sorcery. : MAGIC
2. Iron: Prefix. : FERRO
3. Prepare. : GROOM
4. Soup. : CONSOMME
5. Say further. : ADD
6. Mend, as a shirt. : REHEM
7. "___-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral." : TOORA
8. Wreathe with flowers. : ENGARLAND
9. Rider. : JOCKEY
10. "___ do the sum." : ICANT
11. Card game. : FARO
12. Moved swiftly. : FLEW
13. Show fatigue. : YAWN
18. Not intentional. : UNMEANT
24. Not elsewhere included: Abbr. : NEI
25. Old Hebrew measure. : KOR
28. Pueblo Indian. : ZUNI
29. To the form of. : INTO
30. Latin American laborer. : PEON
31. Accustomed. : USED
32. Appoint. : NAME
33. Frustrate. : FOIL
34. Examines. : LOOKSOVER
35. ___ Jima. : IWO
36. Variety of dried tropical fruit. : DATEFIG
39. Large kettles. : CALDRONS
41. Money in Paris: Abbr. : FRS
42. Capek drama. : RUR
44. In the wake. : ASTERN
46. Top. : UPPER
47. Penned. : WROTE
48. Lubricated. : OILED
49. Against a thing: Lat. : INREM
50. Sting ray. : SKATE
51. Pluto's realm. : HADES
52. Wriggling. : EELY
53. Jollity. : GLEE
54. Oriental discipline. : YOGA
59. Guaranteed: Abbr. : GRD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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