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New York Times, Wednesday, May 16, 1962

Author: Barbara A. Brasure
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J V W X }, Scrabble score: 314 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,688
Across Down
1. Five, in France. : CINQ
5. Spadelike tool. : SPUD
9. Small change. : CENTS
14. Type of tire: Abbr. : PNEU
15. Opera role. : ELSA
16. Tin Woodman's desire. : HEART
17. English composer. : ARNE
18. Presidential terms. : QUADRENNIA
20. Finishes. : SEESOUT
22. Concha. : EAR
23. 7th cen. date. : DCI
24. Fates or Graces. : TRIO
25. Offended. : PIQUED
27. Maid ___. : MARIAN
30. Farewell. : ADIEU
32. Rigel's constellation. : ORION
33. Originated. : BRED
34. Particular. : ITEM
38. Word of approval. : AMEN
39. Elevator cars. : CAGES
40. Lowest point. : ZERO
41. Northumberland river. : TYNE
42. Wake-robin. : ARUM
43. Tulip time. : APRIL
44. Social strata. : RANKS
46. Describing Satan. : HORNED
47. Hero of the Twenties. : GATSBY
50. Fabric. : LENO
51. Pother. : ADO
52. Quagmire. : BOG
54. Commemorate. : ELEGIZE
58. Describing 2, 4, 6, 8, etc. : SEQUENTIAL
61. Vex. : ROIL
62. Fruits. : PLUMS
63. Icy cold wind of the Adriatic. : BORA
64. Jot. : ATOM
65. Percolates. : SEEPS
66. Quick trips. : RUNS
67. Numerous. : MANY
1. Auditors. : CPAS
2. Concerning. : INRE
3. Goose of Hawaii. : NENE
4. Certain panelists. : QUESTIONERS
5. Shiny ornament. : SEQUIN
6. Outermost planet. : PLUTO
7. Member of NATO. : USA
8. Florida county. : DADE
9. Pierre's beloved. : CHERIE
10. Poetic contraction. : EEN
11. South American ostrich. : NANDU
12. Moment. : TRICE
13. Settled. : STAID
19. White water strongpoint. : RAPIDS
21. S. A. O. : ORAN
26. TV show. : QUIZPROGRAM
27. Ditch. : MOAT
28. Great number. : ARMY
29. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
30. Alert watchman. : ARGUS
31. Judge. : DEEM
33. Snap. : BARK
35. Sea swallow. : TERN
36. Pennsylvania port. : ERIE
37. Die. : MOLD
39. Scenic attraction. : CANYON
43. Superior: Colloq. : AONE
45. St. Theresa was one. : ABBESS
46. Greece. : HELLAS
47. Pants audibly. : GASPS
48. Relative of Delia. : ADELE
49. Brimless hat. : TOQUE
50. Hear (of). : LEARN
53. Part of the U. K. : GTBR
55. See 64 Across. : IOTA
56. Heavenly city. : ZION
57. Abounding in certain trees. : ELMY
59. Diamond man. : UMP
60. Debtor's stopgap : IOU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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