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New York Times, Friday, May 25, 1962

Author: Jean Reed
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Jean Reed has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,697
Across Down
1. Spanish stew. : OLLA
5. Infrequently: Abbr. : OCCAS
10. ___ dry. : DRIP
14. Travels. : GOES
15. Girl's name. : RHODA
16. Facility. : EASE
17. Sheep's relative. : GOAT
18. Mercenary one. : GOLDDIGGER
20. Of a part of Asia. : INDIC
22. Necklace of a sort. : LEI
23. Lawyer's work. : CASES
24. Ordinary writing. : PROSE
26. "___ brillig . . . " : TWAS
28. Chemical suffix. : ANE
30. Cat. : PERSIAN
32. Record: Colloq. : TAB
35. Spears. : LANCES
37. Fabricate. : CONTRIVE
39. In ___ parentis. : LOCO
40. Colorful speech. : SLANG
42. Soon. : ANON
43. Thing left out. : OMISSION
45. ___ on (flatters). : LAYSIT
47. Thread: Fr. : FIL
48. Yarn. : WORSTED
50. Certain uniforms, for short. : ODS
51. Catch: Colloq. : LAND
52. Perfection. : IDEAL
54. Cylinder. : SPOOL
57. Aves. : STS
59. Tame sea bird. : NODDY
62. Rattler's relative. : COPPERHEAD
65. Split. : RIVE
66. Sheltered. : ALEE
67. Girl in old song. : DIANE
68. Linden tree. : TEIL
69. Baby-sit. : TEND
70. Berlin's river. : SPREE
71. Seed covering. : ARIL
1. Today, in Italy. : OGGI
2. Water bird. : LOON
3. Steno's tool. : LEADPENCIL
4. Up and about. : ASTIR
5. Assn. : ORG
6. Wrath. : CHOLER
7. King of rhyme. : COLE
8. Something new. : ADDITION
9. Woebegone. : SAD
10. Painter of the theatre. : DEGAS
11. Pieces of music. : RAGS
12. Expression of enlightenment. : ISEE
13. Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : PERS
19. "___ Do the Sum." : ICANT
21. Be a match for. : COPE
25. Legislative period. : SESSION
27. Finagled. : WANGLED
28. Quite; fully. : ALLOF
29. Biblical mother-in-law. : NAOMI
31. Goes over hastily. : SCANS
32. Child's toy. : TINSOLDIER
33. Shirk. : AVOID
34. Tendencies. : BENTS
36. Romaine. : COS
38. Skate. : RAY
41. Dominion. : LORDSHIP
44. Marshy place. : SWALE
46. Arabian gulf. : ADEN
49. Herb tea. : TISANE
51. Took long strides. : LOPED
53. Artery. : AORTA
54. Go away! : SCAT
55. Mast. : POLE
56. Frank. : OPEN
58. Rush. : TEAR
60. 507. : DVII
61. Call out. : YELL
63. See 57 Across. : RDS
64. Letter. : DEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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