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New York Times, Thursday, May 3, 1962

Author: Joseph Crowell
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,675
Across Down
1. Hesitated. : PAUSED
7. Smokes: Colloq. : CIGS
11. Beverage. : TEA
14. Overturn. : TOPPLE
15. Plaything to be rolled. : HOOP
16. Forth from. : OUT
17. Counties. : SHIRES
18. Establish securely. : INTRENCH
20. Coin. : NICKEL
22. Bargain. : HAGGLE
23. ___-garde. : AVANT
25. Celebrity: Slang. : VIP
27. Travel by rail. : TRAIN
28. Puppeteer Tony. : SARG
29. Towers aloft. : REARS
31. Concludes. : ENDS
32. Doctrine. : ISM
33. Freight cars. : GONDOLAS
35. Falangist. : FASCIST
37. Tout. : TIPSTER
41. Virtually. : INEFFECT
43. ___ de Rivoli. : RUE
44. Twirled. : SPUN
47. Billow. : SURGE
48. Chum: Slang. : PARD
49. Yearned (for). : PINED
51. Edgar ___ Masters. : LEE
52. Helpmeets. : WIVES
53. Hostility. : ANIMUS
55. Slip away. : ESCAPE
57. Unconnected. : DETACHED
59. Unwilling. : AVERSE
62. Prior to. : ERE
63. Fight finish. : KAYO
64. Individual. : PERSON
65. Sward. : SOD
66. Ham's brother. : SHEM
67. Acquiesce. : ASSENT
1. Torpedo boats, for short. : PTS
2. Hibernian group: Abbr. : AOH
3. Ready to fight. : UPINARMS
4. Season. : SPRING
5. Choose. : ELECT
6. Clerk's place. : DESK
7. A thousand years. : CHILIAD
8. Son of Apollo. : ION
9. Ancient Teuton. : GOTH
10. Little fish. : SPRAT
11. Native of the Friendly Island. : TONGAN
12. Great Greek. : EUCLID
13. Where 12 Down was educated. : ATHENS
19. Way out. : EGRESS
21. Momentous. : EVENTFUL
23. As though. : ASIF
24. Ducts: Anat. : VASA
26. Patron's concerns. : PROTEGES
29. Multifloras. : ROSES
30. Golf term. : SLICE
33. Snare. : GIN
34. Relevant. : APT
36. Kind of theatre. : CINEMA
38. Move across. : TRAVERSE
39. River into the Seine. : EURE
40. Pigments. : REDS
42. Independence. : FREEDOM
44. Black suit. : SPADES
45. English dramatist. : PINERO
46. One. : UNITED
48. Well-paid musicians. : PIPERS
50. Canvasbacks. : DUCKS
52. Breakers. : WAVES
54. Iranian visitor with "headaches." : SHAH
56. ___-pie (from head to foot). : CAPA
58. Look at. : EYE
60. Child. : SON
61. Noun suffix. : ENT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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