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New York Times, Thursday, April 26, 1962

Author: A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,668
Across Down
1. June symbol. : ROSE
5. Lebanon seaport. : SAIDA
10. Decorate. : TRIM
14. Aleutian isle. : ATKA
15. World-weariness. : ENNUI
16. Bit. : IOTA
17. Party item. : NOISEMAKER
19. Powdery earth. : DUST
20. Fish container. : KETTLE
21. Use with great effort. : STRAINAT
23. Stratagem. : WILE
25. Fathered. : SIRED
26. Something often declared. : DIVIDEND
30. ___ wide (everywhere). : FARAND
33. Miss Dunne. : IRENE
34. Musical gymnastic. : TRILL
36. Neckpiece. : BOA
37. Lille's department. : NORD
38. Fowl. : GEESE
39. Carbon waste. : SOOT
40. Massachusetts cape. : ANN
41. Of hours. : HORAL
42. Mickey. : MOUSE
43. Atlas' astral daughters. : HYADES
45. Chased. : RANAFTER
47. Top of a wave. : CREST
49. Emporium. : MART
50. Sunday prohibitions. : BLUELAWS
53. Scene of decisive English battle, 1645. : NASEBY
57. Dancer Montez. : LOLA
58. Birthdays, for example. : MILESTONES
60. Cheese. : EDAM
61. French school. : ECOLE
62. Entr'___ : ACTE
63. Lean and sinewy. : WIRY
64. Cordelia's sister. : REGAN
65. Bartlett. : PEAR
1. High degree. : RANK
2. Indian. : OTOE
3. Part of a revue. : SKIT
4. Eurus. : EASTWIND
5. Mother of Dionysus. : SEMELE
6. Backward: Prefix. : ANA
7. The red and the black. : INKS
8. Opera numbers. : DUETS
9. Toy of a sort. : AIRRIFLE
10. More in order. : TIDIER
11. Indirect. : ROUNDABOUT
12. "___ boy!" : ITSA
13. N. T. book: Abbr. : MATT
18. Suppress. : ELIDE
22. Asiatic sea. : ARAL
24. Insert. : ENTER
26. Alice in Wonderland's kitten. : DINAH
27. Dramatic factor. : IRONY
28. Native speech. : VERNACULAR
29. Melancholy: Poet. : DREAR
31. Snare. : NOOSE
32. Office device. : DATER
35. Moslems. : ISLAM
38. Light and filmy. : GOSSAMER
39. Flatter: Colloq. : SOFTSOAP
41. Spike of a sort. : HEEL
42. Corday's victim. : MARAT
44. Utterly delightful: Colloq. : DREAMY
46. Norwegian arctic explorer. : NANSEN
48. Bis. : TWICE
50. Stormed. : BLEW
51. Italian city. : LODI
52. Toil. : SLOG
54. Noun suffix. : ENCE
55. Second of a series. : BETA
56. River to the North Sea. : YSER
59. High note in old scale. : ELA

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

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