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New York Times, Friday, April 6, 1962

Author:
Jay Sheldon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,648
Across
1. Founder of Israel. : JACOB
6. Dig. : GRUB
10. Husband: Fr. : MARI
14. U. of Maine town. : ORONO
15. Japanese aborigine. : AINU
16. Place west of Nod. : EDEN
17. Capital of Liguria. : GENOA
18. Promenade. : BOARDWALK
20. Air defense group. : SAC
21. Glaswegian. : SCOT
23. Good tidings. : GOSPEL
24. ___ Quarter. : LATIN
26. Road sign, for short. : SLO
27. Precise point. : TEE
28. Bowl-shaped depression. : CRATER
30. Runner. : SCARF
32. Season before printemps. : HIVER
33. Game groups. : FOURSOMES
37. The same: Lat. : IDEM
38. Pens. : FOLDS
39. Ancient instrument. : LYRE
40. Outlaw of a sort. : DESPERADO
42. Miss Dinsmore. : ELSIE
43. Reference marks, as daggers. : OBELI
44. Sea duck. : SCOTER
45. Cousin of the gecko. : EFT
48. "___ Sylphides." : LES
49. Vermont resort in the Green Mts. : STOWE
50. Sea nymph. : NEREID
52. "Streetcar" hero. : STAN
53. Rule in India. : RAJ
56. Of aeronautical speeds between 600 and 900 MPH. : TRANSONIC
58. Think: Humorous. : OPINE
60. Send forth. : EMIT
61. Labyrinthine. : MAZY
62. Demeanors. : MIENS
63. Lemon peel. : RIND
64. Kind of silver: Abbr. : STER
65. Concessions. : YESES
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1. Nudges. : JOGS
2. Range. : AREA
3. Private meetings. : CONCLAVES
4. Palestine town of Biblical days. : ONO
5. Braggart. : BOASTER
6. Libreville is its capital. : GABON
7. Brilliant display. : RIOT
8. "Faerie Queene" lady. : UNA
9. Second-story men. : BURGLARS
10. Sea gulls. : MEWS
11. Accommodate. : ADAPT
12. Civil War name. : RELEE
13. Linen tape or braid. : INKLE
19. Revolving ___. : DOORS
22. About: Abbr. : CIR
25. Musical direction. : ATEMPO
26. Old coin of Italy. : SCUDO
28. Scolded. : CHID
29. Journey. : RIDE
30. Small Italian coins. : SOLDI
31. Obey. : FOLLOW
33. Young horses. : FOALS
34. Escape literature. : MYSTERIES
35. Buffalo's waterfront. : ERIE
36. Calchas was one. : SEER
38. The Four ___. : FREEDOMS
41. Arabian Satan. : EBLIS
42. Making the most of what one has. : ECONOMY
44. Depot: Abbr. : STA
45. Stage direction. : ENTER
46. Famous physicist. : FERMI
47. Educate. : TRAIN
49. The "West Point" of France. : STCYR
51. Put in the books: Abbr. : ENTD
52. Actual condition: Colloq. : SIZE
54. Sister of Charles and Andrew. : ANNE
55. Willard of boxing. : JESS
57. Man's nickname. : NAT
59. Turnover. : PIE

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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