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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 Down
1. Momentous. : GRAVE
6. Strip on a shoe sole. : CLEAT
11. Introduce. : PRESENT
13. Bobbies, in England. : PEELERS
15. Parts of the eye. : RETINAE
16. Rochester's water front. : ONTARIO
17. 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
25. ___ 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
1. 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
45. 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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