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New York Times, Friday, June 29, 1962

Author:
Jean Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Jean Reed has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,732

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Early car starter. : CRANK
6
Journey: Abbr. : TRAV
10
Smacko. : WHAM
14
Mythical hours. : HORAE
15
Trick. : RUSE
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Type of headgear. : HALO
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Friend in Taxco. : AMIGO
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Italian city. : ASTI
19
Singer Burl. : IVES
20
Comedian from Indiana. : REDSKELTON
22
Legal wrong. : TORT
23
Eurasian river. : URAL
24
Choose. : ELECT
26
Northern state. : ALASKA
30
Set up a fund for. : ENDOW
32
Symbol of whiteness. : MILK
33
Raced. : TORE
35
Type of talk. : LINGO
39
Make a ___. : PLAYFOR
41
Cocker. : SPANIEL
43
Cubic measure. : STERE
44
Space agency. : NASA
46
Pleased. : GLAD
47
Plotter of 1678. : OATES
49
Stair parts. : RISERS
51
Large: Prefix. : MACRO
53
Knee's neighbor. : SHIN
55
Part of the game. : LUCK
56
Navy air stunters. : BLUEANGELS
62
Pertaining to. : INRE
63
Boathouse gear. : OARS
64
Thin as ___. : ARAIL
65
Worry. : FRET
66
Lyrics. : ODES
67
Southern title. : MASSA
68
Insomniac's action. : TOSS
69
City dating from 2800 B. C. : TYRE
70
Found: Abbr. : ESTAB
Down
1
Cleaning woman. : CHAR
2
European capital. : ROME
3
Dry. : ARID
4
Ponies. : NAGS
5
Iowa city. : KEOKUK
6
Gay syllables. : TRALA
7
Western character. : RUSTLER
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Regarding. : ASTO
9
Having streaks. : VEINED
10
Street cleaners. : WHITEWINGS
11
Play ___ with. : HAVOC
12
On the qui vive. : ALERT
13
Largest part. : MOST
21
Inspirer of 66 Across. : ERATO
25
"What ___ wants . . . " : LOLA
26
Watts' cousins: Abbr. : AMPS
27
Gay tune. : LILT
28
Wings. : ALAE
29
Goes up very fast. : SKYROCKETS
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Suffix with good or ill. : NESS
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Normandy river. : ORNE
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African river. : NILE
37
High or low. : GEAR
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Early auto maker. : OLDS
40
Suspect. : FEAR
42
Gulf near Trinidad. : PARIA
45
British insurance man. : ASSURER
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In addition. : TOBOOT
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___ only. : INNAME
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Saki's name. : MUNRO
52
Farm units. : ACRES
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German state. : HESSE
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Heel part. : LIFT
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Dowager. : LADY
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Mardi ___. : GRAS
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Bridge position. : EAST
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Mona ___. : LISA
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Pitcher's plate. : SLAB

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

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