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New York Times, Thursday, June 21, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,724

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Across
1
___ boy. : BUS
4
Southern power source. : TVA
7
Be ___ mind (agree). : OFONE
12
Rickover, for one. : ADMIRAL
14
Dryness. : ARIDITY
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Hit musical of the Twenties. : RIORITA
17
Wife of Aeneas. : LAVINIA
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Ready for use. : ONTAP
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Avignon's river. : RHONE
21
Astronaut's "all right!" : AOK
22
Shortage. : NEED
23
___ a whip. : SMARTAS
25
Moral principles. : ETHICS
27
Bellini opera. : NORMA
31
Title for Jeanne d'Arc: Abbr. : STE
34
Gamble. : RISK
35
Clever. : ADROIT
36
Parade of floats. : PAGEANT
38
Mexican of a sort. : WETBACK
39
Proverbial bid for one's thoughts. : APENNY
40
Buster Brown's dog. : TIGE
41
Goddess: Lat. : DEA
42
Sea birds. : TERNS
43
Constitutional. : AIRING
45
Wraith. : SPECTER
47
Numerical prefix. : OCTO
51
Book of the Bible: Abbr. : PSA
54
Photo-developing substance. : ORTOL
55
Edith Wharton hero. : ETHAN
56
First part of "Divine Comedy." : INFERNO
58
American pioneer in aviation. : EARHART
60
Coin of Turkey. : PIASTER
61
Vacation spot. : SEASIDE
62
Newspapers. : PRESS
63
Rested. : SAT
64
Grain crop. : RYE
Down
1
Magnate. : BARON
2
City near Venice. : UDINE
3
Dealt a blow. : SMOTE
4
Junket. : TRIP
5
Caldron. : VAT
6
Cousin of a crapehanger. : ALARMIST
7
Praying figure. : ORANT
8
Shopping center of the good old days. : FIVEANDTEN
9
I hate: Lat. : ODI
10
Historic ship. : NINA
11
Cause: Prefix. : ETIO
13
Moslem fiat. : IRADE
14
Then: Fr. : ALORS
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Wild ox. : YAK
20
Untalented writer. : HACK
23
Glistening. : SHINY
24
Mountain ash. : SORB
26
Troopships. : TRANSPORTS
28
Turnpike. : ROAD
29
Trio in an old round. : MICE
30
Aleutian island. : ATKA
31
Slight altercation. : SPAT
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Ticker ribbon. : TAPE
33
Czech river. : EGER
35
Giant of Norse myth. : AEGIR
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Austrian river into the Danube. : ENNS
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British radio. : WIRELESS
40
Josip Broz. : TITO
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Member of 59 Down. : ACTOR
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Alaric's men. : GOTHS
46
Ospreys. : ERNES
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Professorship. : CHAIR
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Belated. : TARDY
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Where foursomes meet. : ONTEE
51
Boy with "great expectations." : PIP
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Small cut. : SNIP
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At a distance. : AFAR
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Part or Q. E. D. : ERAT
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Compass point. : ESE
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Initials of Equity. : AEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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