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New York Times, Friday, April 27, 1962

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,669
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1. Armadillo. : PEBA
5. Fish dam. : WEIR
9. Pierrot and others. : AMIS
13. Sherbets. : ICES
14. Talk too much and foolishly. : PRATE
15. Deadly harm: Poet. : BANE
16. Downright and firm: Colloq. : FLATFOOTED
18. Winglike. : ALAR
19. Candidate of a sort. : FAVORITESON
21. Military medal. : DSM
22. White ___. : LIE
23. Unicum. : ONER
24. "___ Joy." : ODETO
26. Wayward. : ERRANT
28. Prehistoric being. : CAVEMAN
30. Loud speaker. : STENTOR
33. I forbid: Lat. : VETO
34. Demonstrative. : THAT
37. Ship's crane. : DAVIT
38. Senator Long. : OREN
39. Port of Hawaii. : HILO
40. ___ 'em. : UPANDAT
42. Catches. : ENTRAPS
44. Chooses. : ELECTS
48. Stalks. : STEMS
49. Way. : ROAD
51. Prior to. : ERE
52. Land: Abbr. : TER
53. Taskmaster. : SIMONLEGREE
57. River to the Baltic. : ODER
59. Engineer. : MASTERMIND
60. Half of a Samoan city. : PAGO
61. Monastic. : PRIOR
62. Punta del ___. : ESTE
63. Pack away. : STOW
64. Leak through. : SEEP
65. Desideratum. : NEED
1. Stuff and nonsense!: Slang. : PIFFLE
2. Pastry. : ECLAIR
3. TV lad. : BEAVER
4. About. : ASTO
5. Authored. : WROTE
6. Dinner guest. : EATER
7. Disciples: Suffix. : ITES
8. Make over. : REDO
9. Arab's robe. : ABA
10. Voyager's distress. : MALDEMER
11. Very agitated. : INASTATE
12. ___ the Mount. : SERMONON
14. Emphasized. : POINTEDUP
17. Facade. : FRONT
20. Month: Abbr. : NOV
25. Consecrate. : DEVOTE
27. "___ in a teacup." : ASTORM
28. Quarter, for one. : COIN
29. Vendor of virtu. : ARTDEALER
31. Snoozes. : NAPS
32. Power project. : TVA
34. Pull out all ___ in organ playing. : THESTOPS
35. Intimated. : HINTEDAT
36. Very close friend. : ALTEREGO
41. Tree of birch family. : ALDER
43. Donkey. : ASS
45. Red. : CERISE
46. Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
47. Ranked, as in tennis. : SEEDED
49. Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
50. Leading. : ONTOP
54. Devilkins. : IMPS
55. ___ nostrum. : MARE
56. Federal agents. : GMEN
58. Squabble. : ROW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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