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New York Times, Friday, June 22, 1962

Author:
Brice Metcalfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 323 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Brice Metcalfe has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,725
Across
1. ___ avis. : RARA
5. Pretend. : SHAM
9. Face powder shade. : FLESH
14. Sweet as ___. : ANUT
15. Rib in a fabric. : WALE
16. Of hearing. : AUDIO
17. No one: Lat. : NEMO
18. Spanish stew. : OLLA
19. High suit. : TRUMP
20. June 21 or 22. : SUMMERSOLSTICE
23. Southern constellation. : ARA
24. Over again. : ANEW
25. Finical scholar. : PEDANT
27. Corona. : CIGAR
29. Long. : YEARN
31. Likewise. : TOO
32. Expresses reverence. : KNEELS
34. British decoration: Abbr. : DSO
35. Go: Poet. : WEND
36. Now hear this! : OYEZ
38. Walpole. : HUGH
40. Start. : OPEN
43. Tournament round. : LEG
45. Soft ribbed wool. : TRICOT
49. Swamp. : FEN
50. Juniper. : CEDAR
52. Blue. : AZURE
53. Overshoe. : ARCTIC
55. Pointers. : TIPS
57. In medias ___. : RES
58. His day is Midsummer day. : JOHNTHEBAPTIST
61. Ottoman sultan. : MURAD
62. Hence! : AWAY
63. Jot. : IOTA
64. "The Forsyte Saga" heroine. : IRENE
65. Market. : SALE
66. The "Barcarolle," for one. : DUET
67. Name of a golf cup. : RYDER
68. R. L. S. character. : HYDE
69. To be: Lat. : ESSE
Down
1. Search thoroughly. : RANSACK
2. ___ Bevan, late Labour figure. : ANEURIN
3. See 1 Down. : RUMMAGE
4. Particle. : ATOM
5. Under oath. : SWORN
6. American admiral. : HALSEY
7. Permissable. : ALLOWED
8. Lunch. : MEAL
9. Enrich. : FATTEN
10. Ghastly. : LURID
11. School. : EDUCATE
12. French mystery writer. : SIMENON
13. Short plane flight. : HOP
21. In good season. : EARLY
22. Offshoot. : SPROUT
26. Bushy clump. : TOD
28. Eternity. : AEON
30. Hardwood. : ASH
33. Choice. : SELECT
35. Hum. : WHIZ
37. Letter. : ZED
39. Possession. : GRASP
40. One ___ kind. : OFA
41. Courtroom crime. : PERJURY
42. Called back from the wings. : ENCORED
44. Entrance. : GATEWAY
46. Odd. : CURIOUS
47. Electra's brother. : ORESTES
48. Having left a will. : TESTATE
50. Dross. : CINDER
51. Coarse. : RIBALD
54. Baron's ancestor. : THANE
56. Creditor. : PAYEE
59. Mixture. : HASH
60. Help along (with "over"). : TIDE
61. German "me." : MIR

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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