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New York Times, Wednesday, August 15, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Special argot. : CANT
5. Saucy: Colloq. : FLIP
9. West Pointer. : CADET
14. Wife: Lat. : UXOR
15. Years and years. : AEON
16. Sheeplike. : OVINE
17. Amuse divertingly. : TITILLATE
19. Soften down. : RELAX
20. Describing some roofs. : SLATED
21. Old in Edinburgh. : AULD
23. Greek letter. : ETA
24. Stettin's river. : ODER
26. Humidify. : MOISTEN
28. Kennedy's country place. : GLENORA
31. Anticipate eagerly. : AWAIT
32. "From Ghent to ___." : AIX
33. Annapolis. : NAVY
35. Andean animal. : LLAMA
38. Building slat. : LATH
40. Lixiviate. : LEACH
43. Be sure of. : KNOW
44. Made a gaffe. : ERRED
46. Certain athletes. : PROS
48. Craggy hill. : TOR
49. Brother of Moses. : AARON
52. Irreverence. : IMPIETY
54. Judge respectively. : COMPARE
56. Zoo inmate. : BEAR
57. ___ Darya (Oxus River). : AMU
58. Fits of pique. : PETS
60. Figures of speech. : TROPES
64. Afternoon: Sp. : TARDE
66. Hoax of a sort. : MARESNEST
68. Rocker. : CHAIR
69. Water: Sp. : AGUA
70. Soft life. : EASE
71. Pauses. : HALTS
72. Standard. : NORM
73. Pulled. : DREW
Down
1. Snubs. : CUTS
2. Angle formed by leaf and stem. : AXIL
3. ___ chance. : NOTA
4. Minor sea god. : TRITON
5. Mere nonsense. : FALDERAL
6. Grassy plain. : LEA
7. Whit. : IOTA
8. Breath of life. : PNEUMA
9. Heart-warming. : CORDIAL
10. Rosary bead. : AVE
11. Dabbler in arts. : DILETTANTE
12. Related maternally. : ENATE
13. LBJ, for one. : TEXAN
18. Enticed. : LEDON
22. Softly. : LOW
25. Utter in frenzy. : RAVE
27. Rich fabric. : SILK
28. Stormy weather. : GALE
29. Glib deceiver. : LIAR
30. Outside city or college limits. : EXTRAMURAL
34. Bark. : YAP
36. Debatable. : MOOT
37. Askew. : AWRY
39. Mound. : HEAP
41. Barred bed. : CRIB
42. Ball park favorites. : HOMETEAM
45. Cloth merchants. : DRAPERS
47. Gaffs and booms. : SPARS
50. Mining sample. : ORE
51. Tennis player. : NETMAN
53. Smoothed the wrinkles. : IRONED
54. A rich groom. : CATCH
55. City on the Missouri. : OMAHA
59. Kind of starch. : SAGO
61. Bosc. : PEAR
62. To be: Lat. : ESSE
63. One-dish meal. : STEW
65. On ___, bit of gossip. : DIT
67. Robot drama. : RUR

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