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New York Times, Monday, July 2, 1962

Author:
Macon Reed
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Students & seniors
Across
1. 4 Down and ___, historic flag. : BARS
5. Pigments. : BLUES
10. Day times: Abbr. : AFTS
14. End at. : ABUT
15. Bride's path. : AISLE
16. Behind the times. : SLOW
17. Blushing: Colloq. : REDASABEET
19. Familiar farewell. : TATA
20. Watchful. : ALERT
21. Edition of the Bible: Abbr. : ERV
22. Gaseous element. : ARGON
23. Boers' home: Abbr. : SAFR
25. Bequeath. : ENDOW
27. Science degree. : SCB
30. Well-informed. : LEARNED
32. White robe. : ALB
35. Part of armor. : PALLETTE
37. Wonder. : MARVEL
39. Water: Sp. : AGUA
40. Needle. : TEASE
42. Spike. : TINE
43. Tease. : NEEDLE
45. Some court opinions. : DISSENTS
47. Place for action. : GYM
48. Wandering. : ERRATIC
50. Brought. : GOT
51. Fat. : OBESE
53. Men of SAC. : USAF
55. Cues for a palmist. : LINES
57. Whistle stop: Abbr. : STA
59. Energy. : DRIVE
63. Probabilities. : ODDS
64. Midwinter events. : WHITESALES
66. Member's right. : SEAT
67. Buenos ___. : AIRES
68. Dining room of a sort. : MESS
69. Alleges. : SAYS
70. China. : SPODE
71. Punta del ___. : ESTE
Down
1. Theda of early films. : BARA
2. Second son. : ABEL
3. Boorish. : RUDE
4. See 1 Across. : STARS
5. Farm sound. : BAA
6. Free. : LIBERATE
7. Consumer. : USER
8. Sixth prime number. : ELEVEN
9. Shampoo follower. : SET
10. Of a star: Prefix. : ASTRO
11. One kind of patriotism. : FLAGWAVING
12. In ___. : TOTO
13. White bird. : SWAN
18. Flat. : STALE
22. Po tributary. : ADDA
24. Chains. : FETTERS
26. Retribution. : NEMESIS
27. Abruptly: Colloq. : SPANG
28. Sly: Slang. : CAGEY
29. Hard day at the office. : BLUEMONDAY
31. "How to ___ Book." : READA
33. Slow: Mus. : LENTO
34. "___ be the tie . . . " : BLEST
36. Youth. : LAD
38. U. S. 1: Abbr. : RTE
41. Placed. : SITUATED
44. Robert and Harry. : LEES
46. Oodles. : SCADS
49. Go to sea again. : RESHIP
52. Defeats. : BESTS
54. Part of glasses. : FRAME
55. Cause of red ink. : LOSS
56. Notion. : IDEA
58. Amateur. : TIRO
60. Islands: Fr. : ILES
61. Clothe. : VEST
62. Latin verb. : ESSE
64. Lived. : WAS
65. In the style of: Suffix. : ESE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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