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New York Times, Wednesday, July 11, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,744
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1. Change of ___. : PACE
5. Book of the Apocrypha: Abbr. : MACC
9. Last king of Ilium. : PRIAM
14. Not dual. : UNAL
15. Asian sea. : ARAL
16. Wig color. : HENNA
17. The Space Needle, for example. : STRUCTURE
19. Made a choice. : OPTED
20. Ibsen girl. : HEDDA
21. TV late show. : MOVIE
23. Meek animal. : EWE
24. Little ___. : EVA
26. Figaro or Como. : BARBER
28. Shylock's daughter. : JESSICA
32. Water spirit. : KELPIE
35. Title of courtesy: Abbr. : ESQ
36. Fabled hundred-eyed giant. : ARGUS
39. ___ fide. : BONA
40. "Picture" in the northern heavens. : SQUAREOFPEGASUS
44. Sir, in Malaysia. : TUAN
45. Curtain fabric. : GAUZE
46. Before. : ERE
47. Running tale. : SERIAL
50. Cupboard. : DRESSER
52. Tricksy. : ELFISH
55. Middleman: Abbr. : AGT
56. Panama. : HAT
58. Garden parties. : FETES
60. Consumed. : EATEN
64. Full of noise. : AROAR
66. Satan. : ARCHENEMY
68. City in Tuscany. : SIENA
69. Rich earth. : LOAM
70. Feminine title. : DAME
71. Chayefsky. : PADDY
72. Closes. : ENDS
73. Louver board. : SLAT
1. Vigorous effort. : PUSH
2. Before: Lat. : ANTE
3. Birthday ___. : CARD
4. Gets away from. : ELUDES
5. Doily. : MAT
6. Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
7. Locust pod. : CAROB
8. Opera conductor. : CLEVA
9. Flycatcher. : PHOEBE
10. Fabric. : REP
11. Comes between. : INTERPOSES
12. Freshly. : ANEW
13. Invented. : MADE
18. Fish dish. : CAVIAR
22. Weary. : IRK
25. Port of Israel. : ACRE
27. Italian island. : ELBA
28. Makes merriment. : JESTS
29. Suffix used with arab and Roman. : ESQUE
30. Old-fashioned. : SQUARETOED
31. Excited. : AGOG
33. Take effect. : INURE
34. One who brings comfort. : EASER
37. City in Bashkir. : UFA
38. Irish Cobbler: Colloq. : SPUD
41. Indigo. : ANIL
42. O. T. book. : EZRA
43. Horse: Colloq. : GEEGEE
48. Melee. : AFFRAY
49. Mendacity. : LIE
51. End tables. : STANDS
53. Flavorless. : STALE
54. Relative of the umbrette. : HERON
56. Fastener. : HASP
57. Melody. : ARIA
59. Horse mackerel. : SCAD
61. River duck. : TEAL
62. Novel of 1816. : EMMA
63. Veto word in U. N. : NYET
65. In order to: Colloq. : AND
67. ___ Pinafore. : HMS

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

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