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New York Times, Tuesday, May 1, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,673

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Naive person. : BABE
5. La ___ Opera House. : SCALA
10. Open. : AJAR
14. Cupid. : AMOR
15. Modern fiber. : ORLON
16. Thousand: Prefix. : KILO
17. Poorly constructed. : JERRYBUILT
19. "For ___ be the Queen of the May." : IMTO
20. Flavoring substance. : ANISEED
21. Rests against. : LEANSON
23. Square feet. : AREA
25. Regarding. : ASTO
26. Some ball teams. : MAJORS
30. Countrywide. : NATIONAL
34. Exams. : ORALS
35. C. G. S. units. : DYNES
36. Part of the New Deal. : WPA
37. Tortoise vs. hare. : RACE
38. Largest of the Lesser Sundas. : TIMOR
39. The Mets, for one. : TEAM
40. Biblical boat. : ARK
41. Continue. : RUNON
42. Relative. : NIECE
43. Old-time steward or pantry man. : LARDERER
45. German lyrics. : LIEDER
46. Desert dweller. : ARAB
47. Israeli VIP. : EBAN
49. ___ love. : LABOROF
52. Naive person. : EWELAMB
57. White: Prefix. : ALBO
58. Flag of a sort. : JOLLYROGER
60. Plant cutting. : SLIP
61. Deport. : EXILE
62. Place for roses. : VASE
63. Porkpies. : HATS
64. Tenth President. : TYLER
65. Mild expletive. : EGAD
Down
1. ___ California, Mexico. : BAJA
2. Responsive word. : AMEN
3. Former Met star. : BORI
4. Slips. : ERRS
5. Becomes sedate. : SOBERS
6. Boorish. : CRUDE
7. Eastern name. : ALI
8. Take it easy. : LOLL
9. Aardvark. : ANTEATER
10. Related. : AKINTO
11. Plant named for Jamestown. : JIMSONWEED
12. Voice. : ALTO
13. Darling, in Ireland. : ROON
18. 1776 and 1962. : YEARS
22. Without change. : ASIS
24. Nowadays (used only in a negative context). : ANYMORE
26. Point of a parable. : MORAL
27. Macaw. : ARARA
28. Jumping animal. : JACKRABBIT
29. Arena sound. : OLE
31. Soon. : ANON
32. Quickly. : APACE
33. Debussy piece. : LAMER
35. Have a meal. : DINE
38. Plane. : TURBOJET
39. Four-in-hand. : TIE
41. Opposite of van. : REAR
42. Forty-___. : NINER
44. Languishes. : DROOPS
45. Buzfuz, for one. : LAWYER
48. Popular girl. : BELLE
49. Tie with rope. : LASH
50. Nazimova. : ALLA
51. Sly. : FOXY
53. World mover. : LOVE
54. King spared by Saul. : AGAG
55. Plateau. : MESA
56. Reared. : BRED
59. "Diamond ___." : LIL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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