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New York Times, Thursday, July 19, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,752

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Oriental country. : SIAM
5
Transvaalers. : BOERS
10
The team to watch. : METS
14
Vagabond's cousin. : HOBO
15
Jargon. : ARGOT
16
Buttery oil. : OLEO
17
Is obliged for. : OWES
18
Cheroot. : CIGAR
19
Allow use of. : LEND
20
Coach and four. : TALLYHO
22
Actual: Lat. : DEFACTO
24
Quits. : EVEN
25
Leather punchers. : AWLS
26
"Desert Fox" of 1941–43. : ROMMEL
29
Doubter. : AGNOSTIC
33
"But ___ on forever." : IGO
34
Amiens' river. : SOMME
36
What "Margaret" means. : PEARL
37
Brief autobiographical sketch. : VITA
39
Song of a sort. : ROUND
41
German naval commander. : SPEE
42
City of Old Castile. : AVILA
44
Group of eight. : OCTAD
46
___ spot. : INA
47
Part of Paris. : LEFTBANK
49
Humdinger. : ROUSER
51
Sea birds. : ERNS
52
Shopping bag contents: Abbr. : PKGS
53
Big bird. : OSTRICH
56
Pasqueflower. : ANEMONE
60
Reliable. : SURE
61
Pivotal point. : HINGE
63
Señorita's name. : INES
64
Trudge doggedly. : SLOG
65
Dutch physicist, Nobelist of 1913. : ONNES
66
Geographical location: Abbr. : NLAT
67
Sedan. : AUTO
68
Section of an orchestra. : REEDS
69
"Is one with Nineveh and ___!" : TYRE
Down
1
Small pellets. : SHOT
2
Where Sioux City is. : IOWA
3
W. H. Hudson hero. : ABEL
4
Islamite. : MOSLEM
5
No lady's man. : BACHELOR
6
Mythical hunter. : ORION
7
Humpty Dumpty. : EGG
8
Highwayman. : ROADAGENT
9
Scattered about. : STREWN
10
Sorghum. : MOLASSES
11
Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
12
Marquee. : TENT
13
"And ___ I." : SODO
21
Actor Montand. : YVES
23
Broadway tragedy. : FLOP
26
Antagonist. : RIVAL
27
Pointed arch. : OGIVE
28
Theme, in art. : MOTIF
29
Run ___. : AMUCK
30
Carpet: Fr. : TAPIS
31
Netherlands princess. : IRENE
32
Weather forecast. : CLEAR
35
Mountain spirits. : MOONSHINE
38
Boon companion. : ALTEREGO
40
Nightfall. : DARKNESS
43
Hillside dugout: Fr. : ABRI
45
Dignitary of old Venice. : DOGE
48
Marine's insignia. : ANCHOR
50
Money-making establishment. : USMINT
52
Summoned by intercom. : PAGED
53
Greek peak. : OSSA
54
Moro tribesman. : SULU
55
Hambletonian gait. : TROT
57
Sole. : ONLY
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Approach. : NEAR
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Town near Padua. : ESTE
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Compass reading. : NNE

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

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