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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
Lois Hillis has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,695

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Spanish nobles. : DONS
5
Plural of that. : THOSE
10
Throw down. : CAST
14
Ancient coin. : OBOL
15
German philosopher. : HEGEL
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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Monk parrot. : LORO
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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
Down
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
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Cougar. : PUMA
37
Work animals. : OXEN
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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
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Minute. : TINY
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St. Philip ___. : NERI
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Stamina. : GRIT
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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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