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New York Times, Wednesday, April 18, 1962

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,660
Across
1. So long. : TATA
5. Part of SEATO. : ASIA
9. Uraeus and cerastes. : ASPS
13. Burdens. : CARES
14. Edible of a sort. : HUMBLEPIE
16. Relative of "ain't." : ARENT
17. Much-upset vehicle. : APPLECART
18. Feature of a resort. : SEAAIR
20. Hammer end. : PEEN
21. Festive get-togethers, in Britain. : DOS
22. P. T. A., for one. : ASSN
23. Over. : UPON
25. Alas!: Lat. : EHEU
27. Chaucerian inn. : TABARD
29. Author Wister. : OWEN
31. Electrical unit. : OHM
34. Force. : DINT
35. A Truman. : CAPOTE
37. Tufthunters. : TOADIES
39. Italian man's name. : ROBERTO
40. Bays. : INLETS
41. Skat or loo. : GAME
42. Knowledge. : KEN
43. African tree. : COLA
44. Weakness. : FOIBLE
46. Item for 3 Down. : RENT
48. Words in a recipe. : ADDA
49. Bay, in Scotland. : LOCH
53. Evangelist Sankey. : IRA
54. Hamelin's problem. : RATS
56. Baseball rarity. : TRIPLE
58. Journalist of a sort. : SOBSISTER
61. Saw. : AXIOM
62. Branch of the Ohio. : ALLEGHENY
63. Calendar girl. : PINUP
64. Twist of turn. : SLEW
65. Winds up. : ENDS
66. Waste allowance. : TRET
Down
1. Fodder plants. : TARES
2. Fields. : AREAS
3. Inhabitant. : TENANT
4. Italian commune. : ASTI
5. Villainous cachinnation. : AHA
6. Stand by. : SUPPORT
7. Be near at hand. : IMPEND
8. Competent. : ABLE
9. Agency established in 1946. : AEC
10. Preliminaries. : SPADEWORK
11. Whirl. : PIROUETTE
12. Goes down. : SETS
13. Hispanic house. : CASA
15. Smooth, in phonetics. : LENE
19. Gems. : RUBIES
24. Receptacles in a pair of scales. : PANS
26. Promise. : HOPE
28. Stulm. : ADIT
30. 1/2000ths of atmosphere. : NEON
31. Auricular. : OTIC
32. Academic list. : HONORROLL
33. Ductile. : MALLEABLE
35. Strife. : COMBAT
36. Biblical shepherd. : ABEL
38. Students' counsellor. : DEAN
39. Foray. : RAID
41. Boon. : GODSEND
44. Enrich. : FATTEN
45. Tonic. : ELIXIR
47. Math course, for short. : TRIG
50. Express opinions. : OPINE
51. Swat. : CLOUT
52. Rope fiber. : HEMP
53. "A miss ___ good . . . " : ISAS
55. Famous name in North Carolina. : ASHE
57. Entranced. : RAPT
59. Hemstitch. : SEW
60. Transportation lines: Abbr. : RYS

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

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