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New York Times, Saturday, June 16, 1962

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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1. Fragment. : CHIP
5. Secret handshake. : GRIP
9. June phenomenon. : BRIDE
14. The best. : AONE
15. Poem: Poet. : RUNE
16. Fields of knowledge. : LORES
17. Popular votes of decision. : REFERENDA
19. Abigail's White House husband. : ADAMS
20. Ante up. : PREPAY
21. Strings and bass: Abbr. : ORCH
23. Sine ___ non. : QUA
24. King: Sp. : REY
25. Wall Street term. : BULL
26. Muddy. : MIRY
27. Move deeply. : STIR
29. Quiet down. : SUBSIDE
31. Cry of recognition. : OHO
32. Murmur of ripples. : PURL
33. Idea. : NOTION
37. Document for two. : MARRIAGELICENSE
40. Follows. : ENSUES
41. Hayseed. : HICK
42. Washington initials. : CIA
43. Nuptial events. : BRIDALS
45. Region: Abbr. : DIST
46. Pass. : GOBY
49. Extremely. : VERY
50. Refer to: Lat: Abbr. : VID
51. Plant. : RUE
52. School master. : DEAN
53. Wisest. : SAGEST
56. Only ___ a customer. : ONETO
58. Aura of flowers. : REDOLENCE
60. Eight, as adjective. : OCTAL
61. Redhead in Genesis. : ESAU
62. Glance over. : SCAN
63. Intermediate: Law. : MESNE
64. Initials on wedding invitation. : RSVP
65. Gull's relative. : TERN
1. Fish. : CARP
2. Weeder. : HOER
3. Underlings. : INFERIORS
4. Frog in Spring. : PEEPER
5. Author of Westerns. : GREY
6. Series. : RUN
7. Married, figuratively. : INDOUBLEHARNESS
8. Total loss to swine. : PEARLS
9. Sheer nonsense. : BLAH
10. Izaak's pole. : ROD
11. Man from Baghdad. : IRAQI
12. Object. : DEMUR
13. Try. : ESSAY
18. Arm of a starfish. : RAY
22. Hospital departments. : CLINICS
25. Town. : BURG
26. Deal out. : METE
27. Uncertain amount. : SOME
28. Comparison word. : THAN
29. Influencing. : SUASIVE
30. Common weed. : DOCK
32. Harbor facility. : PIER
34. Extent of influence. : INCIDENCE
35. Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
36. Spruce. : NEAT
38. Carmine. : RUBY
39. Symbol of purity. : LILY
44. More beloved. : DEARER
45. Summary. : DIGEST
46. June squire. : GROOM
47. Light weight. : OUNCE
48. Sugar yielders. : BEETS
50. Kind of lace. : VAL
52. Give but little. : DOLE
53. Dinner course. : SOUP
54. Rocky cliff. : SCAR
55. Crockett's home state: Abbr. : TENN
57. Touch of sun. : TAN
59. Psalmist: Abbr. : DAV

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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