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New York Times, Friday, July 27, 1962

Author: Lois Hillis
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,760
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1. Hand over ___. : FIST
5. German composer. : BACH
9. Jaunts. : TRIPS
14. As soon as. : ONCE
15. "Little Sir ___." : ECHO
16. Attention-getting cry. : HULLO
17. Lake of Grand Coulee. : ROOSEVELT
19. Chou ___. : ENLAI
20. Puzzling. : KNOTTY
21. Adversary. : OPPONENT
23. Bristlelike organs. : SETAE
24. Amusingly. : DROLLY
25. Played the flute. : TOOTED
26. Asseverate. : VOW
29. Laudatory one. : PRAISER
34. French physicist. : AMPERE
36. Antares. : REDSTAR
37. Tinged with color. : STAINED
38. Qualifying word. : ADVERB
39. Bowling. : TENPINS
40. Witticism. : MOT
41. Spring time. : EASTER
44. ___ Sea, saline lake in California. : SALTON
45. Girl of song. : CHLOE
50. Poor Richard's creator. : FRANKLIN
53. Having a sharp point. : SPEARY
54. Limits. : RADII
55. Unassailable fortress. : GIBRALTAR
57. Malaga. : GRAPE
58. Plateau. : MESA
59. Piece of land. : ACRE
60. Suffix with sooth. : SAYER
61. Macaws. : ARAS
62. Women. : SHES
1. Certain roads. : FORKS
2. ___ piece. : INONE
3. Go quickly: Colloq. : SCOOT
4. Seed coat. : TESTA
5. Flock of quail. : BEVY
6. Tennis term. : ACE
7. Light-green: Prefix. : CHLORO
8. Stew. : HOTPOT
9. "___ and the Sea." : THEOLDMAN
10. Excessively soft and liquid. : RUNNY
11. Latin pronoun. : ILLE
12. Project. : PLAN
13. "Honi ___ . . . " : SOIT
18. French season. : ETE
22. Sewing machine attachment. : PLEATER
24. Beetle: Var. : DORR
25. Brewing aid. : TEABALL
26. I came: Lat. : VENI
27. Senator Long. : OREN
28. Espouses. : WEDS
29. Baby buggy. : PRAM
30. Fix over. : REDO
31. Public notice: Abbr. : ADVT
32. Verb suffix. : ISE
33. More variable. : STREAKIER
35. Seed. : PIP
37. British gun. : STEN
42. Mark of reproach. : STIGMA
43. More stylish: Slang. : TONIER
44. Limicoline bird. : SNIPE
45. Man of figures. : CPA
46. Alas!: Fr. : HELAS
47. Gate fastening. : LATCH
48. To pray: It. : ORARE
49. Circuit courts of England. : EYRES
50. Initials after a geographer's name. : FRGS
51. ___ avis. : RARA
52. Call it ___. : ADAY
53. Spanish matrons: Abbr. : SRAS
56. Scouts' group. : BSA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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