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New York Times, Monday, June 18, 1962

Author: Joseph Crowell
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, 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. 4,721
Across Down
1. Device for clutching. : GRAB
5. Author of "Man for All Seasons." : BOLT
9. Victory symbol : PALM
13. Eurytus' daughter. : IOLE
14. Suffix denoting eye defect. : OPIA
15. Maxim. : AXIOM
17. Observe: Lat. : NOTA
18. American scientist. : BELL
19. Seed covering. : TESTA
20. Dealer with bulls and bears. : STOCKBROKER
23. Pasture. : LEA
24. Scars on seeds. : HILA
25. Shore birds. : AVOCETS
27. Wise answer. : ORACLE
30. Office worker. : STENO
31. Automatic device. : ROBOT
32. Desirous. : FAIN
33. Where Provo is. : UTAH
37. Man's nickname. : CLEM
38. Europeans : SLAVS
39. No part. : NONE
40. Seed plant. : HERB
41. Hearty's partner. : HALE
42. Rose quartz. : STONE
43. Typewriter type. : ELITE
45. Hebrew coin. : SHEKEL
46. Second edition. : REPRINT
49. Shiny mineral. : SPAR
50. State: Abbr. : ALA
51. Go steady. : KEEPCOMPANY
56. Indic language. : HINDI
58. Man's name meaning black. : NERO
59. Nautical term. : ALEE
60. Slipper fabric. : SATIN
61. Common abbreviation. : ETAL
62. Becky. : REBA
63. Poetry. : SONG
64. Party members, for short. : DEMS
65. Village in N. M. : TAOS
1. Traps. : GINS
2. Establish. : ROOT
3. High: Sp. : ALTO
4. Idler of a sort. : BEACHCOMBER
5. Diamond error. : BOBBLE
6. Grand ___. : OPERA
7. French actress. : LILO
8. Chatty. : TALKATIVE
9. Customer. : PATRON
10. Cut. : AXE
11. Thread. : LISLE
12. Choir's rendition. : MOTET
16. Dutch Meuse. : MAAS
21. Skirt of a sort. : KILT
22. Levels off. : EVENS
26. Twin. : COUNTERPART
27. Musical group: Abbr. : ORCH
28. Ingenue. : ROLE
29. But: Ger. : ABER
30. River in Germany. : SAALE
32. Smoothed. : FLATTENED
34. Adopted. : TOOK
35. Actress Bancroft. : ANNE
36. Command to a dog. : HEEL
38. Be brilliant. : SHINE
42. Pillow cover. : SHAM
44. Preference. : LIKING
45. Reels. : SPOOLS
46. Rooters' shouts. : RAHS
47. Biblical prophet. : ELIAS
48. All: Prefix. : PANTO
49. Get going! : SCRAM
52. Man's nickname. : PETE
53. Jacta est ___ (the die is cast). : ALEA
54. Biblical peak. : NEBO
55. Affirmatives. : YEAS
57. Uproar. : DIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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