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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

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Across
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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
Down
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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
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Stage direction. : ENTER
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Famous physicist. : FERMI
47
Educate. : TRAIN
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The "West Point" of France. : STCYR
51
Put in the books: Abbr. : ENTD
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Actual condition: Colloq. : SIZE
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Sister of Charles and Andrew. : ANNE
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Willard of boxing. : JESS
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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Turnover. : PIE

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

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