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New York Times, Tuesday, August 14, 1962

Author:
J. S. Crowell
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,778

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Amateur speculator. : LAMB
5. Carrie herself. : CATT
9. Book: Lat. : LIBER
14. Ellipsoidal. : OVAL
15. The shivers. : AGUE
16. Resident of Tabriz. : IRANI
17. "Peter Pan" dog. : NANA
18. Pro ___. : RATA
19. Garner's middle name. : NANCE
20. Hiawatha's "shining Big-Sea-Water." : GITCHEGUMEE
23. Cubs' home. : DEN
24. Assuages. : SLAKES
25. ___ Arabia. : SAUDI
27. Weather phenomena. : MISTS
30. Places at intervals. : SPACES
33. Yucatan plant. : SISAL
36. Formerly. : ONCE
38. ___ contendere. : NOLO
39. Buddhist sacred dialect. : PALI
40. Hair net. : SNOOD
41. Caffein-rich nut. : COLA
42. Bedouin headband. : AGAL
43. Stern deck. : POOP
44. Mr. Pepper. : PETER
45. The external world, in philosophy. : NONEGO
47. Guide for aviators. : PYLON
49. Male duck. : DRAKE
51. Large lizard. : IGUANA
55. Haggard novel. : SHE
57. Loafer of a sort. : BEACHCOMBER
60. Bright color. : CORAL
62. Persian title. : SHAH
63. Presage. : BODE
64. White poplar. : ABELE
65. White-wall. : TIRE
66. Norse literary work. : EDDA
67. Legal problems. : TORTS
68. Whirl. : SPIN
69. Authentic. : REAL
Down
1. Hankers (for). : LONGS
2. Help. : AVAIL
3. Horse blanket. : MANTA
4. Perry Mason's prey. : BLACKMAILER
5. Fondle. : CARESS
6. Biblical king. : AGAG
7. Moro tribesman. : TUTU
8. Nines. : TEAMS
9. List of players. : LINEUP
10. David's aide. : IRA
11. Large rat of India. : BANDICOOT
12. Noun suffix. : ENCE
13. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
21. German greeting. : HEIL
22. Made comfortable. : EASED
26. Theatrical specialty. : DANCENUMBER
28. Up ___ good. : TONO
29. Nose around. : SNOOP
31. She: Fr. : ELLE
32. Rise high. : SOAR
33. Short space of time. : SPAN
34. Classic villain. : IAGO
35. Maligner. : SLANDERER
37. Reporter's product. : COPY
40. Lectured. : SPOKE
44. Comic animal. : POGO
46. Features of houses. : GABLES
48. Moss. : LICHEN
50. Goes toward the sunrise. : EASTS
52. Domicile. : ABODE
53. Heroine of "I Pagliacci." : NEDDA
54. Of a surface. : AREAL
55. Get going! : SCAT
56. Man on the road. : HOBO
58. Golf shot. : CHIP
59. Mata ___. : HARI
61. High in pitch. : ALT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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