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New York Times, Friday, March 30, 1962

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,641

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Human activities. : LIFE
5. Pro ___. : RATA
9. Government power project. : TVA
12. Name meaning "man." : ENOS
13. Employers. : USERS
15. Gather. : REAP
16. "We'll tak ___ o' kindness yet . . . " : ACUP
17. Intuition. : SIXTHSENSE
19. Translation: Abbr. : VER
20. Converse. : CHAT
21. Founder of British news agency. : REUTER
22. Access. : ENTREE
24. Exclamation of doubt. : HUMPH
25. Part of a rocket. : THIRDSTAGE
28. Wartime group. : OSS
31. Move sideways. : SIDLE
32. Ad libs of a sort. : PUNS
33. Adequate. : FULL
34. Ill effects. : EVILS
35. Army men: Abbr. : LTS
36. "We're off ___ the Wizard . . . " : TOSEE
37. Jewels. : GEMS
38. Small meal. : BITE
39. Ashore, old style. : ALAND
40. Chemical suffix. : OSE
41. Recovered capacity for effort: Colloq. : SECONDWIND
43. Ingenuous. : NAIVE
45. Positive terminals. : ANODES
47. Town in Italy. : ASSISI
49. Moderate. : EASY
51. Constellation. : ARA
52. It's sometimes on Friday. : THIRTEENTH
54. Stead. : LIEU
55. Sounds on a farm. : MOOS
56. Radius of a wheel. : SPOKE
57. Whilom. : ERST
58. Admit. : OWN
59. "___ your bashful barefoot beau . . . " : IWAS
60. Head: Fr. : TETE
Down
1. Set out. : LEAVE
2. Stimuli. : INCENTIVES
3. Time coordinate. : FOURTHDIMENSION
4. Telepathy: Abbr. : ESP
5. Hurried onward. : RUSHED
6. ___ Minor. : ASIA
7. Theme. : TEXT
8. Studied action. : ART
9. Earner of cash in five digits. : TENTHOUSANDAIRE
10. Ornamental vessel. : VASE
11. Copycat. : APER
14. Expressive shoulder motions. : SHRUGS
15. Re-enlist: Slang. : REUP
18. Dotted, as with flowers or stars. : SEME
20. Goddess of grain. : CERES
23. Small brooks. : RILLS
24. Mountain range in Antarctica. : HANSEN
26. Join together. : SPLICE
27. All, in music. : TUTTO
29. Most tenuous. : SLENDEREST
30. ___ dog. : SLED
31. State flower of Utah. : SEGO
33. Leaf of a book. : FOLIO
36. Suntanned. : TAWNY
38. Groups of girls. : BEVIES
41. Relative: Abbr. : SIST
42. Sudden onsets. : DASHES
44. Melodies. : AIRS
46. Fried lightly. : SAUTE
47. Steam: Prefix. : ATMO
48. Instruct. : SHOW
49. "Ah, Wilderness were Paradise ___!" : ENOW
50. Aleutian island. : ATKA
53. Upon: Prefix. : EPI
54. Tennis term. : LET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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