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New York Times, Wednesday, April 25, 1962

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,667
Across
1. Spiral. : COIL
5. Mythical ship. : ARGO
9. Contend. : ARGUE
14. Both: Prefix. : AMBI
15. Companion of tooth. : NAIL
16. Unbound. : LOOSE
17. Adorn with sequins. : BESPANGLE
19. Stendhal hero. : SOREL
20. 21 plus. : AGE
21. Type of song. : DUET
22. Something amusing. : COMEDY
23. Wanting energy. : LANGUID
25. The wherewithal, in Rome. : LIRE
26. Allow. : LET
27. Long Island Indian. : CANARSEE
31. Highest point. : ACME
34. Navy clerks. : YEOMEN
36. Forage. : HAY
37. Cotton twill. : CHINO
39. Campus building. : LAB
40. Seed or germ. : SPORE
42. Metal. : TIN
43. Goldfinny. : WRASSE
46. Admits. : OWNS
47. Margaret Mitchell's heroine. : SCARLETT
49. Truck of a sort. : VAN
51. Dresden's river. : ELBE
52. Grape crop. : VINTAGE
56. Dumas character. : ARAMIS
59. Outlet. : VENT
60. Back: Fr. : DOS
61. Ferber novel. : SOBIG
62. Trumpet daffodil. : NARCISSUS
64. Molar. : TOOTH
65. Move sideways. : EDGE
66. Department of France. : AUDE
67. Scorched. : ADUST
68. Burdock. : WEED
69. December time. : XMAS
Down
1. Intriguing faction. : CABAL
2. Greek letter. : OMEGA
3. Great dramatist. : IBSEN
4. Edge. : LIP
5. Payment of a sort. : ANNUITY
6. Stormed. : RAGED
7. Thin layer of gold. : GILT
8. Aficionado's cry. : OLE
9. Losers. : ALSORANS
10. Lodger. : ROOMER
11. Skirt insert. : GORE
12. Exercised. : USED
13. Wriggling. : EELY
18. Together: Mus. : ADUE
22. French movie, for short. : CINE
24. Narrow valley. : GLEN
25. Noted New York club. : LAMBS
27. Seaside. : COAST
28. Parade. : SHOW
29. Gain. : EARN
30. Examines. : EYES
31. Circus events. : ACTS
32. Cleverly stylish. : CHIC
33. Old Greek weight. : MINA
35. Make joyful. : ELATE
38. Dusk. : OWLLIGHT
41. ___ Neuf. : PONT
44. Uprisers. : REBS
45. Indicated. : EVINCED
48. Pardons. : REMITS
50. Disagreeing one. : ANTI
52. Border upon. : VERGE
53. I am present: Lat. : ADSUM
54. Dutch cheese. : GOUDA
55. Letters. : ESSES
56. TV canine. : ASTA
57. ¼ acre. : ROOD
58. Oriental name. : ABOU
59. Go: Lat. : VADE
62. Unfamiliar. : NEW
63. Kind of horn. : SAX

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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