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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
Manny Miller has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,649

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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
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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
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Basilica section. : APSE
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Bowling alley. : LANE
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Orville and Wilbur: Abbr. : BROS
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Island. : CAY
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Born. : NEE

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

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