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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
Across
1. ___ boy. : BUS
4. Southern power source. : TVA
7. Be ___ mind (agree). : OFONE
12. Rickover, for one. : ADMIRAL
14. Dryness. : ARIDITY
16. Hit musical of the Twenties. : RIORITA
17. Wife of Aeneas. : LAVINIA
18. Ready for use. : ONTAP
19. 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
15. 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
32. Ticker ribbon. : TAPE
33. Czech river. : EGER
35. Giant of Norse myth. : AEGIR
37. Austrian river into the Danube. : ENNS
38. British radio. : WIRELESS
40. Josip Broz. : TITO
43. Member of 59 Down. : ACTOR
44. Alaric's men. : GOTHS
46. Ospreys. : ERNES
48. Professorship. : CHAIR
49. Belated. : TARDY
50. Where foursomes meet. : ONTEE
51. Boy with "great expectations." : PIP
52. Small cut. : SNIP
53. At a distance. : AFAR
55. Part or Q. E. D. : ERAT
57. Compass point. : ESE
59. 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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