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New York Times, Saturday, July 21, 1962

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,754
Across Down
1. Talon. : CLAW
5. Last of the bottle. : DREGS
10. Enter ___ (share). : INTO
14. Hounds' prey. : HARE
15. ___ no. : YESOR
16. German negative. : NEIN
17. Almost never: Colloq. : ONCEINACOONSAGE
20. German pronoun. : ICH
21. Having handles. : EARED
22. Fisherman. : EELER
23. Improvements of a sort. : REFORMS
25. Michaelmas daisies. : ASTERS
26. "___ crazy over you . . . " : IMSO
27. Manly skirts. : KILTS
29. Officer: Abbr. : PRES
31. Spooky. : EERIE
32. Wager. : BET
35. Long past: Colloq. : DONKEYSYEARSAGO
39. Latin abbreviation used in math. : QED
40. Caused to limp. : LAMED
41. Presently. : ANON
42. After: Fr. : APRES
43. Ace. : CARD
45. Pride of Lamar. : TRUMAN
48. Current state of affairs. : COLDWAR
51. Peace: Fr. : REPOS
52. Market place. : AGORA
54. State: Abbr. : ALA
55. 1964, in China. : YEAROFTHEDRAGON
58. Serf. : ESNE
59. Plowed land: Sp. : ARADA
60. Chanson. : SONG
61. Vermilions. : REDS
62. Hotsy-___. : TOTSY
63. The gloomy Dean. : INGE
1. Singing group. : CHOIR
2. Weapon. : LANCE
3. Mephisto himself. : ARCHFIEND
4. Tiny. : WEE
5. Source of energy. : DYNAMO
6. Rises. : REARS
7. Verb ending. : ESCE
8. Well-behaved. : GOOD
9. Sign of a hit. : SRO
10. Parts of some maps. : INSETS
11. English hymnist. : NEALE
12. This year, in China. : TIGER
13. Great experts: Slang. : ONERS
18. Noun endings. : IERS
19. Homesteader. : NESTER
24. City in Siberia. : OMSK
25. Inter ___. : ALIA
27. Author of "Dinner at Antoine's." : KEYES
28. Made angry. : IRED
29. At once: Slang. : PDQ
30. Fish delicacy. : ROE
31. Man's name. : ESME
32. Political vehicle. : BANDWAGON
33. Little me. : EGO
34. Weight. : TON
36. Neighbor of Juarez. : ELPASO
37. Tall tale. : YARN
38. Carnelian. : SARD
42. Ovid's love poems. : AMORES
43. Charlotte of the French Revolution. : CORDAY
44. Winglike. : ALAR
45. ___-out (tester). : TRYER
46. Pewee. : REESE
47. ___ doing. : UPAND
48. Some girls. : COEDS
49. "Sing ___ with Mitch." : ALONG
50. Roam about. : RANGE
52. Black: Prefix. : ATRO
53. Mountain pass, in India. : GHAT
56. Overweight. : FAT
57. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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