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New York Times, Monday, July 23, 1962

Author: Alda Zimpel
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,756
Across Down
1. Jejune. : ARID
5. At the summit. : ATOP
9. Source of Solomon's gold. : OPHIR
14. Miss. : LOSE
15. Feminine title. : DONA
16. Michelangelo masterpiece. : PIETA
17. Symbol of Kansas. : SUNFLOWER
19. Color. : STAIN
20. Emperor, 962–973. : OTTOI
21. Simmer. : STEW
23. Run. : TROT
24. Inventor Whitney. : ELI
26. ___ fixe. : IDEE
28. Weights: Abbr. : TNS
29. Shade of green. : PEA
32. Ancient Syria. : ARAM
34. Protein food. : EGGS
36. Showed. : INDICATED
39. Loamy deposit. : LOESS
42. Russian city, now called Donetsk. : STALINO
43. Issue. : EMANATE
45. Like: Prefix. : HOMEO
46. Division of Oceania. : MELANESIA
48. Assyrian god: Var. : ASUR
50. Church season. : LENT
51. ___ king. : ERL
52. Brooch. : PIN
54. Ancestor. : SIRE
56. Sharp prong. : NIB
58. Companion of odds. : ENDS
60. Prima donna. : DIVA
62. Roman emperor, A.D. 96–98. : NERVA
66. Native of Atka. : ALEUT
68. Vivid yellow. : DANDELION
70. River embankment. : LEVEE
71. Sicilian peak. : ETNA
72. Preposition. : INTO
73. Uncompromising. : STERN
74. Tall grass. : REED
75. See 31 Down. : EDEN
1. In addition. : ALSO
2. Disorderly crowd. : ROUT
3. Ain't. : ISNT
4. Crusoe's creator. : DEFOE
5. Fuss. : ADO
6. Pulls. : TOWS
7. Former. : ONETIME
8. Peeled. : PARED
9. Roman goddess. : OPS
10. Famous P. M. : PITT
11. Peace of mind. : HEARTSEASE
12. Noun suffix. : ITION
13. Talks noisily. : RANTS
18. Of a certain color. : LILACIOUS
22. Tiny. : WEE
25. Country on the Caspian. : IRAN
27. Sweetbrier. : EGLANTINE
29. Fiddle-de-dee! : PISH
30. Inner: Prefix. : ENTO
31. The puttyroot. : ADAMANDEVE
33. Minute quantity. : ATOM
35. Past. : GONE
37. Islands: Fr. : ILES
38. Take out. : DELE
40. Move about. : STIR
41. Fur. : SEAL
44. U. S. educator. : MANN
47. Raise in rank. : ELEVATE
49. Disencumber. : RID
52. Chimes. : PEALS
53. Small bay. : INLET
55. Amendment to a document. : RIDER
57. Misrepresent. : BELIE
59. Petitioner. : SUER
61. ___ Boleyn. : ANNE
63. Peel. : RIND
64. Suffrage. : VOTE
65. Ever and ___. : ANON
67. Cardinal number. : TEN
69. Family member. : DAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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