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New York Times, Saturday, April 21, 1962

Author:
Helen H. Kamerling
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,663

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Century 21 Exposition site. : SEATTLE
8. Arizona city. : NOGALES
15. Site of first Oregon settlement. : ASTORIA
16. Polished. : ELEGANT
17. Thrashes: Colloq. : LARRUPS
18. Raiment. : VESTURE
19. Clubs and spades. : SUITS
20. Dutch ___. : TREAT
22. Caviar. : ROE
23. Cabinet man. : STEWARTUDALL
26. One of a well-known trio. : TOM
29. Go smoothly. : SWIM
30. Sooner than. : ERE
31. He loves: Lat. : AMAT
33. Faithful wife, in Tennyson. : ENID
35. Levels. : EVENS
39. Nautical rope. : LANYARD
41. Greek letter. : EPSILON
43. Kind of puzzle, for short. : CRYPT
44. ___-the-Redwoods League. : SAVE
46. Yakutsk's river. : LENA
47. See 41 Across. : ETA
49. Shape. : FORM
51. Nickname for a princess. : MEG
52. Subject of J. F. K. message. : CONSERVATION
57. Hematite. : ORE
58. Measure of volume. : STERE
59. Deer. : HARTS
63. Relatives of the guinea pig. : AGOUTIS
65. Genus of insect-eating plants. : DROSERA
67. Having the most sunburn. : TANNEST
68. Father of Ajax. : TELAMON
69. Gussets. : INSERTS
70. Cats. : OCELOTS
Down
1. East Indian trees. : SALS
2. Biblical twin. : ESAU
3. Italian cathedral town. : ATRI
4. Civil wrongs. : TORTS
5. Sherman Act target. : TRUSTS
6. Edge of a bell. : LIP
7. Navigators' concern. : EASTWINDS
8. "And ___ brought to mind?" : NEVER
9. Salt of an acid. : OLEATE
10. Expressive actions. : GESTURES
11. Deputy: Abbr. : AGT
12. Petrarch praised her. : LAURA
13. Enter. : ENROL
14. Shade of gray. : STEEL
21. Branches, in biology. : RAMI
24. Pitcher. : EWER
25. Printer's ___ (apprentice). : DEVIL
26. Soft mineral. : TALC
27. Caliph's name. : OMAR
28. A large number. : MANY
32. Roman and Bodoni. : TYPES
34. Fond of. : DEVOTEDTO
36. Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
37. "And then there were ___." : NONE
38. Nylon flaw. : SNAG
40. Witness. : ATTESTER
42. Elfin being. : PERI
45. From a distance. : AFAR
48. Stuart or Remington. : ARTIST
50. Deepest drilling project. : MOHOLE
52. Raccoon-like animal. : COATI
53. Musical instrument. : ORGAN
54. Store signs. : NEONS
55. Popular garments. : VESTS
56. Speech sound. : NASAL
60. Riviera's San ___. : REMO
61. Jog. : TROT
62. ___ souci. : SANS
64. One: Fr. : UNE
66. Cookbook item: Abbr. : REC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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