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New York Times, Thursday, April 5, 1962

Author: Roberta Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,647
Across Down
1. Sponsorship. : EGIS
5. Simulated. : ACTED
10. Food. : FARE
14. Singer Sack. : ERNA
15. Monte ___. : CARLO
16. Shetland system of land tenure. : UDAL
17. Wagon-___, French sleeping cars. : LITS
18. Lend ___ (listen). : ANEAR
19. Professional degrees: Abbr. : LLBS
20. Explores. : SEEKS
22. Predecessor of the sextant. : ASTROLABE
24. Fly-by-wire craft. : FRIENDSHIPVII
26. House feature in Hawaii. : LANAI
27. Siamese. : TAI
28. Destroyer famed for its pick-up. : NOA
30. Color. : STAIN
33. Nickname for a sinistral man. : LEFTY
37. Pained exclamation. : OUCH
39. Above all. : ONTOP
41. Lasted. : WORE
42. Company officer: Abbr. : TREAS
44. Island NE of Leyte. : SAMAR
46. Bleak. : RAW
47. Family member. : DAD
49. Habituate. : INURE
51. Pioneer hero. : SPACEMANGLENN
56. Sweetheart. : INAMORATA
57. French enamel. : EMAIL
59. Ancient trio. : MAGI
60. Clouds. : MISTS
62. All: Prefix. : OMNI
63. Island group off Ireland. : ARAN
64. Emitting smoke. : AREEK
65. Coral formation. : REEF
66. Fix. : MEND
67. Containing a certain metal. : LEADY
68. Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
1. Great Lakes pest. : EELS
2. Come to ___. : GRIEF
3. Weave. : INTERLACE
4. Rembrandt's wife. : SASKIA
5. Here: Sp. : ACA
6. Some of our allies. : CANADIANS
7. Curl. : TRESS
8. Port on the Gulf of Aqaba. : ELATH
9. Amy ___, Dickens character. : DORRIT
10. Windshield asset. : FULLVIEW
11. U. N. name. : ADLAI
12. Master, in Biblical days. : RABBI
13. If not. : ELSE
21. City on the Yonne River. : SENS
23. Variety of silica. : OPAL
25. Norstad's concern. : NATO
28. Nowise. : NOT
29. "___ Town." : OUR
31. Give ___ whirl. : ITA
32. Proposed. : NOMINATED
34. Alan, Gus, John, etc. : FORENAMES
35. ___-la-la. : TRA
36. Tree. : YEW
38. Felt strongly inclined (with "to"). : HADAMIND
40. Feeling of anguish. : PANG
43. City in Maine. : SACO
45. Guide. : RULE
48. Of the skin. : DERMAL
50. Shark sucker. : REMORA
51. Kind of drum. : SNARE
52. Heathen. : PAGAN
53. French civic official. : MAIRE
54. Uncertain. : ATSEA
55. Baseball teams. : NINES
56. One of Karim's titles. : IMAM
58. Elevator. : LIFT
61. Heaven. : SKY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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