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New York Times, Saturday, April 7, 1962

Author:
Manny Miller
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Nobel prize bacteriologist. : KOCH
5. Pause: Colloq. : LETUP
10. In a frenzy. : AMOK
14. Wish very much: Colloq. : ACHE
15. Household appliances. : IRONS
16. Poisonous plant. : LOCO
17. Rural scene. : STRAWBERRYPATCH
20. Hat. : SAILOR
21. Cal. ___. : TECH
22. Man's nickname. : HAL
23. Metaphysical being. : ENS
24. Hillbilly's parent. : MAW
26. Tints. : SHADES
28. River in Hades. : LETHE
30. Time from Maine to Florida. : EST
32. Small finch. : SERIN
34. Siouan language. : MANDAN
36. Signal to with gestures. : BECKON
37. Caliph's name. : OMAR
39. Official decree. : UKASE
41. Her day is July 26. : ANNE
42. Seaport of Japan. : SASEBO
44. Opera role. : FIGARO
46. Ooze. : SLIME
47. Sister. : NUN
48. Noted Scottish chemist. : DEWAR
51. Ancient Palestinian. : ESSENE
53. O. T. book: Abbr. : NEH
55. See 41 Across. : STE
56. Greatest possible. : ALL
57. Unit of living matter. : CELL
59. Made a tennis play. : LOBBED
61. Color combination. : PEACHESANDCREAM
64. Capital of Yemen. : SANA
65. Recipient of gift. : DONEE
66. Peak in Larissa home. : OSSA
67. Vortex. : EDDY
68. Express contempt. : SNEER
69. ___ gun. : STEN
Down
1. City on the Fulda. : KASSEL
2. Hydrocarbon. : OCTANE
3. HQ of Joint Task Force 8. : CHRISTMASISLAND
4. Get better. : HEAL
5. Roman pound. : LIBRA
6. Rather than. : ERE
7. Legal term. : TORT
8. Disquiet. : UNREST
9. Mind: Prefix. : PSYCH
10. According to: Fr. : ALA
11. Advice to small fry. : MOTHERKNOWSBEST
12. Opportunity. : OCCASION
13. Cosmetic of the East. : KOHL
18. Dwellers in 29 Down. : WOMEN
19. Stage. : PHASE
25. Irresolute. : WEAK
27. Metric unit of area. : DECARE
29. Parts of Mohammedan houses. : HAREMS
31. Awry, militarily speaking. : SNAFU
33. Compass point. : NNE
35. Two voices. : DUO
36. Command to a dog. : BEG
37. Cloak-and-dagger agency. : OSS
38. Theatrical plum. : MALELEAD
40. ___ Fein. : SINN
43. Nut-bearing tree. : BEECH
45. For a certain purpose: Lat. : ADHOC
47. British naval hero. : NELSON
49. Drill command. : ATEASE
50. Indian. : REDMAN
52. Requisites. : NEEDS
54. Berry plant. : ELDER
56. Basilica section. : APSE
58. Bowling alley. : LANE
60. Orville and Wilbur: Abbr. : BROS
62. Island. : CAY
63. Born. : NEE

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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