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New York Times, Monday, April 2, 1962

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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Across
1. The first of us. : ADAM
5. Perform work carelessly. : SCAMP
10. Cervine animal. : STAG
14. Tibetan priest. : LAMA
15. Volcano on Martinique. : PELEE
16. ___ to. : HOVE
17. Collar or jacket. : ETON
18. Seaport in Morocco. : RABAT
19. O'Neill character. : ORIN
20. Decanters. : CARAFES
22. Keep from having. : DEPRIVE
24. Indian tribe. : CREES
26. Rodent. : RAT
27. Zodiac sign of Libra. : SCALES
30. High rank. : TOPLEVEL
35. Slippers. : MULES
36. Baltic port. : RIGA
37. Take a chance. : DARE
38. Rio de ___, Spanish W. African region. : ORO
39. The firmament. : HEAVENS
42. Jeremiah's book: Abbr. : LAM
43. Bits of thread. : LINT
45. Beech or birch. : TREE
46. City of Honshu. : KIOTO
48. At the same time. : TOGETHER
50. Protector. : PATRON
51. Bishopric. : SEE
52. Flash flood. : SPATE
54. Cannons. : MORTARS
58. Run. : OPERATE
62. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
63. Symbol on a quarter. : EAGLE
65. Without feet. : APOD
66. Tight-fitting cap. : COIF
67. Eastern title. : AMEER
68. Where Maine is: Abbr. : NENG
69. Sinless. : HOLY
70. English industrial city. : LEEDS
71. Playing card. : TREY
Down
1. Actor Guinness. : ALEC
2. Facts and figures. : DATA
3. Counterpart of Cupid. : AMOR
4. Shackle. : MANACLE
5. Lively frolics. : SPREES
6. Stop. : CEASE
7. Vestment. : ALB
8. Lake formed by Hoover Dam. : MEAD
9. Hero of fantasy. : PETERPAN
10. Electrician's term. : SHORTED
11. Convex moldings. : TORI
12. Tel ___. : AVIV
13. Biologic factor. : GENE
21. Unfatigued. : FRESH
23. Buddy. : PAL
25. Dutch coins. : STIVERS
27. Young salmon. : SMOLT
28. Art object. : CURIO
29. One way to sing. : ALONG
31. Architectural curve. : OGEE
32. Courage. : VALOR
33. Melpomene's sister. : ERATO
34. Tropical fruit. : LEMON
36. Hard to find. : RARE
40. Celestial. : ETHEREAL
41. Large fish. : SKATE
44. Be evidence of. : TESTIFY
47. Repeating. : ITERANT
49. Kind of rose. : TEA
50. Documents. : PAPERS
53. Propelled in a certain way. : POLED
54. Famous Austrian physicist. : MACH
55. Melville book. : OMOO
56. Stir up. : ROIL
57. Equivalent. : SAME
59. Imitative one. : APER
60. Modulation. : TONE
61. Nervous. : EDGY
64. Agree. : GEE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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