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New York Times, Thursday, May 24, 1962

Author:
Joseph Crowell
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { B F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Joseph Crowell has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,696
Across
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Momentous. : GRAVE
6
Strip on a shoe sole. : CLEAT
11
Introduce. : PRESENT
13
Bobbies, in England. : PEELERS
15
Parts of the eye. : RETINAE
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Rochester's water front. : ONTARIO
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Here: Fr. : ICI
18
Pantomime. : ACTOUT
20
California city, N of Oakland. : NAPA
21
Japanese primitive. : AINU
23
Cape Cod town. : TRURO
24
Crown. : TOP
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___ Loa. : MAUNA
27
Panay negrito. : ATI
28
Lumps of earth. : CLODS
30
Death: Prefix. : NECRO
32
Nautical symbols. : ANCHORS
34
Trophy. : LOVINGCUP
36
The infield. : DIAMOND
38
Kind of paper. : CREPE
41
Raccoon's cousin. : PANDA
42
Fish dish. : ROE
44
Warning, old style. : LARUM
46
Purpose. : END
47
Menu items. : SOUPS
49
City on the Truckee. : RENO
50
Prepare copy. : EDIT
52
Branch of medicine: Abbr. : PATHOL
54
Twitch. : TIC
55
Interwoven. : PLAITED
57
Four quarts. : ONEPECK
59
Ladies in Lisbon. : SENORAS
60
Gorges. : RAVINES
61
More sensible. : SANER
62
Fruit parts. : RINDS
Down
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Attic. : GRECIAN
2
Train. : RETINUE
3
"Just ___ am . . . " : ASI
4
Vein: Lat. : VENA
5
Decree. : ENACT
6
Central Treaty group. : CENTO
7
Diminutive suffix. : LET
8
Spirit. : ELAN
9
Atomizer, for one. : AERATOR
10
Camera supports. : TRIPODS
11
Regal Trojan. : PRIAM
12
Four: Prefix. : TETRA
13
Streaming. : POURING
14
Lathers. : SOAPS
19
Complete. : OUTANDOUT
22
Naked. : UNCLAD
26
Spicy odor. : AROMA
28
Boor. : CHURL
29
Rabbit's feature. : LOPEAR
31
Egg: Prefix. : OVO
33
4th cen. date. : CCC
35
Forays. : INROADS
36
Fondles. : DANDLES
37
University at Bloomington. : INDIANA
39
Simulate. : PRETEND
40
Namesakes of one of the Kennedys. : EUNICES
41
Brief looks. : PEEPS
43
Greek magistrate. : EPHOR
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Burlesques. : MOCKS
47
Javelin. : SPEAR
48
Underwater detection device. : SONAR
51
Noun suffix. : TION
53
Contemporary Italian writer. : LEVI
56
Three: It. : TRE
58
Links marker. : PIN

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

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