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New York Times, Monday, April 30, 1962

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,672

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Across
1. Puccini heroine. : MIMI
5. Steel girder. : IBEAM
10. Sidepiece of a door. : JAMB
14. Byzantine picture. : ICON
15. Australian soprano. : MELBA
16. Melville romance. : OMOO
17. Copper. : CENT
18. Clergymen collectively. : PRIESTHOOD
20. One's double. : ALTEREGO
22. Sweet reasonableness. : SANITY
23. Pluck. : GRIT
24. Jungle path. : TRAIL
26. Part of speech. : PRONOUN
29. Crazy Horse's tribe. : OGLALAS
33. Bellwether. : RAM
34. African fly. : TSETSE
36. Spun. : WOVE
37. Highways of ancient Rome. : ITERS
39. Caldron. : VAT
40. Nile dam site. : ASWAN
41. Grouper of Florida waters. : MERO
42. Means of identification. : PAPERS
44. Windup. : END
45. Construction material. : PLYWOOD
47. Laboratory vessels. : RETORTS
49. Fundamental. : BASAL
51. Famous name in movies. : GISH
52. Mercantile phrase. : ATCOST
55. Bearing no fruit. : ACARPOUS
59. One of a legal trio. : IMMATERIAL
61. Busyness. : RUSH
62. Adjoining. : NEXT
63. Cattle country. : RANGE
64. Feudal slave. : ESNE
65. Etats ___. : UNIS
66. Charger. : STEED
67. Certain votes. : YEAS
Down
1. Translucent mineral. : MICA
2. Arctic island: Abbr. : ICEL
3. British field marshal. : MONTGOMERY
4. Kildare's status. : INTERN
5. Momentum. : IMPETUS
6. Ice Patrol concern. : BERG
7. Nobel prize poet. : ELIOT
8. White House nickname, 1861. : ABE
9. Rubdown. : MASSAGE
10. Policemen: Colloq. : JOHNLAWS
11. To me: Fr. : AMOI
12. Debatable. : MOOT
13. ___ politic (state). : BODY
19. Part of a kite. : TAIL
21. Rowdydows. : RIOTS
25. Muster roll. : ROSTER
26. Get ready for a "big date." : PRIMP
27. Honeybadger. : RATEL
28. Where Carson City is. : NEVADA
30. Legislative body. : LOWERHOUSE
31. Before: Fr. : AVANT
32. Mails. : SENDS
35. Plug. : TAP
38. Skiffs. : ROWBOATS
40. Bustling about. : ASTIR
42. Works of Toulouse-Lautrec. : POSTERS
43. Entertained. : REGALED
46. Tobacco kiln. : OAST
48. Fish hawk. : OSPREY
50. Wool: Fr. : LAINE
52. Japanese primitive. : AINU
53. Certain special agents. : TMEN
54. 10th cen. date. : CMXI
56. Hockey goal. : CAGE
57. Midshipman's campus. : USNA
58. Women. : SHES
60. Bandicoot. : RAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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