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New York Times, Thursday, May 31, 1962

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,703
Across
1. Disconcert. : ABASH
6. School course. : MATH
10. Mandrills. : APES
14. Greek sorceress. : MEDEA
15. State. : OHIO
16. Sound. : HALE
17. French pronoun. : ELLES
18. Conversely. : VICEVERSA
20. Glenn's pick-up ship. : NOA
21. Barracuda. : SPET
23. ___ a pin. : NEATAS
24. Woven in ribs. : TWILLED
26. Ornithoid. : BIRDY
27. Poetic contraction. : OER
28. Flying prefix. : AERO
29. Roll, as of paper money. : WAD
32. Town near Caen. : STLO
35. Man's nickname. : DOUG
37. Asian statesman. : NEHRU
39. Man in his fifties. : QUINQUAGENARIAN
42. Neighbor of Quemoy. : MATSU
43. Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
44. ___ dixit. : IPSE
45. Relative of div. : INT
46. Asian title. : AMIR
48. Letter. : VEE
50. George and others. : LAKES
52. Blithe. : GAYSOME
56. Hit the ceiling. : SEERED
58. Office holder. : FILE
59. Managed. : RAN
60. Judge's dictum. : OVERRULED
62. ___ on. : ONAND
64. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
65. Marketed. : SOLD
66. Baseball term. : FUNGO
67. Color. : GRAY
68. With competence. : ABLY
69. Fury. : ANGER
Down
1. Catkin. : AMENT
2. On the earth. : BELOW
3. U. N. name. : ADLAI
4. Note. : SEE
5. Melee of a sort. : HASSLE
6. Pulled up stakes. : MOVED
7. Make ___ (be successful). : AHIT
8. Twitching. : TIC
9. Norse god. : HOENIR
10. In first place. : AHEAD
11. Sen. Humphrey's role. : PARTYWHIP
12. Opera heroine. : ELSA
13. High ___. : SEAS
19. Shakespearean setting. : VERONA
22. In hiding. : PERDU
25. Water birds. : LOONS
26. Adorn with jewels. : BEGEM
28. Boring tool. : AUGER
30. Border river of Iran. : ARAS
31. Sand pile. : DUNE
32. 640 acres: Abbr. : SQMI
33. Malayan title. : TUAN
34. Heroine of American classic. : LITTLEEVA
36. Desert spot. : OASIS
38. Friends of the Senecas. : ERIES
40. William Penn, for one. : QUAKER
41. Abounding in snow. : NIVAL
47. Gorgon. : MEDUSA
49. ___ needle. : EYEOFA
51. Deck out. : ARRAY
52. Frivolous. : GIDDY
53. Manlike ape. : ORANG
54. Canine ailment. : MANGE
55. Biblical place. : ENDOR
56. Dance's partner. : SONG
57. In any degree. : EVER
58. Cut down. : FELL
61. Tennis stroke. : LOB
63. Sister. : NUN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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