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New York Times, Wednesday, May 23, 1962

Author: Lois Hillis
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,695
Across Down
1. Spanish nobles. : DONS
5. Plural of that. : THOSE
10. Throw down. : CAST
14. Ancient coin. : OBOL
15. German philosopher. : HEGEL
16. Poetic preposition. : UNTO
17. Monk parrot. : LORO
18. Correction. : EMENDATION
20. Pastries. : LEMONPIES
22. Roman dictator. : SULLA
23. Samoan port. : APIA
24. Attraction. : APPEAL
25. Every member. : ALL
27. Type of pitched ball. : KNUCKLE
31. Capital of Idaho. : BOISE
33. Not too much: Mus. : NONTROPPO
38. Shed for birds. : COTE
39. Peninsula in NE Egypt. : SINAI
40. Critical point. : CRUX
41. Aviator of a sort. : SKYWRITER
43. Many ___ (often). : ATIME
44. Cities in Texas and Ukraine. : ODESSAS
46. Girl's nickname : NAN
47. Grate. : SCRAPE
51. Metallic element. : ZINC
53. Customers. : TRADE
54. Revealing unintentionally. : BETRAYING
59. Adriatic land. : YUGOSLAVIA
61. Mime. : APER
62. Wanton look. : LEER
63. Girl's name meaning peace. : IRENE
64. Asian garment. : SARI
65. Otherwise. : ELSE
66. Plastic substance. : VINYL
67. Came to rest. : ALIT
1. Admired person, often "living." : DOLL
2. Wood wind. : OBOE
3. Natural state. : NORMALITY
4. Cutter's cousin. : SLOOP
5. Flash in ___ (brilliant effort that fails). : THEPAN
6. Half: Prefix. : HEMI
7. S-shaped molding. : OGEE
8. French city. : SENS
9. Old times: Archaic. : ELD
10. Show-off. : CUTUP
11. Old-womanish. : ANILE
12. Roman garment. : STOLA
13. Of sound. : TONAL
19. Old Turkish coin. : ASPER
21. Defense missile. : NIKE
24. Low female voices. : ALTI
25. Fundamentals. : ABCS
26. Pay attention! : LOOK
28. Join forces. : UNITE
29. Volcanic peaks. : CONES
30. Tree trunk knote. : KNARS
32. Darn. : SEW
34. Month: Abbr. : OCT
35. Highest in rank. : PRINCIPAL
36. Cougar. : PUMA
37. Work animals. : OXEN
39. Right or left. : SIDE
42. Mountain climbers' gear. : ROPES
43. Home of the tiger. : ASIA
45. Angel of death, in ancient beliefs. : AZRAEL
47. Etching tool. : STYLE
48. Unkind. : CRUEL
49. Storms. : RAGES
50. Venerate. : ADORE
52. African lake. : NYASA
54. Apulia's capital. : BARI
55. Level. : EVEN
56. Minute. : TINY
57. St. Philip ___. : NERI
58. Stamina. : GRIT
60. Year Nero took over. : LIV

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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