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New York Times, Friday, April 13, 1962

Author:
Brice Metcalfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,655

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Mower's path. : SWATH
6. Construct. : REAR
10. Sailor's cleaning tool. : SWAB
14. African kingdom. : LIBYA
15. Auto part. : AXLE
16. Scorch. : CHAR
17. Box ___. : ELDER
18. Bugbear. : BETENOIRE
20. Multiple: Abbr. : PLU
21. Early labor figure. : DEBS
23. Type of window. : DORMER
24. 19th century novelist. : TOLSTOI
26. Snow ___. : TIRES
27. Charge. : COST
28. Wiesbaden resident. : HESSIAN
31. Misbehave. : ACTUP
34. ___ Khan (Sir Tiger). : SHERE
36. Exclamation. : CRY
37. Way. : ROAD
38. Trick. : FOB
39. Reach. : GAIN
40. State: Abbr. : ARK
41. Look severe. : SCOWL
43. Mot. : SALLY
44. Conductor. : MAESTRO
46. River of E. Asia. : AMUR
48. ___ simple (pure and simple): Fr. : PURET
49. Vegetable. : CABBAGE
53. Harum-___. : SCARUM
55. Norwegian dish of curds. : SKYR
56. Greek letters. : NUS
57. Bay rum. : HAIRTONIC
59. They say: Fr. : ONDIT
61. Normandy river. : ORNE
62. ___ bene. : NOTA
63. Pickled pigs' feet. : SOUSE
64. Flower. : POSY
65. Support. : ABET
66. ___-Maritimes, where Nice is. : ALPES
Down
1. Dozed. : SLEPT
2. ___-the-wisp. : WILLO
3. Turkish name. : ABDUL
4. Chain for hoisting a yard. : TYE
5. Style of car. : HARDTOP
6. One answer to today's challenge. : RABBITSFOOT
7. Signatures of a sort. : EXES
8. Elevation: Abbr. : ALT
9. Sounding more like an oboe. : REEDIER
10. A large number. : SCORES
11. Capricious. : WHIMSICAL
12. Swiss river. : AARE
13. ___ Rabbit. : BRER
19. European language. : NORSE
22. Aurora's counterpart. : EOS
25. Wind-driven clouds. : SCUD
26. Poe's 18 Across. : THEBLACKCAT
29. Seed coating. : ARIL
30. Gotham address: Abbr. : NYNY
31. Ancient Syria. : ARAM
32. Girl's name meaning "maiden." : CORA
33. Use great care. : TAKEPAINS
35. To what effect. : HOW
39. Style of dress. : GARB
41. Swagger. : STRUT
42. Fine violin. : CREMONA
43. Confidentially: Lat. : SUBROSA
45. Carriage. : SURREY
47. Spring time. : MAY
50. Words indicating a price range. : ANDUP
51. Semblance. : GUISE
52. Kefauver. : ESTES
53. Market. : SHOP
54. Verdi's "___ Nome." : CARO
55. Scene. : SITE
58. Hill of San Francisco. : NOB
60. ___. pros. : NOL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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