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New York Times, Friday, August 17, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,781
Across
1. Glove. : MITT
5. Footnote term. : IBID
9. Canyon parts. : RIMS
13. Ancient concert halls. : ODEA
14. Provinces of ancient Greece. : NOMES
16. Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
17. Deck wood. : TEAK
18. Ship in a novel. : CAINE
19. Latin sea. : MARE
20. Poker item. : HOLECARD
22. False name. : ANONYM
24. Stack wood. : CORD
25. Locate. : SPOT
26. Break up or in. : STAVE
28. Renounced. : SWOREOFF
32. Steeple. : SPIRE
33. Separate. : APART
34. Meadow. : LEA
35. Something beyond recall. : WATEROVERTHEDAM
38. Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
39. Principal. : GRAND
40. Beef cut. : PLATE
41. Subject of a Christmas appeal. : NEEDIEST
43. Wind-deposited loam. : LOESS
44. Formerly, long ago. : ERST
45. Fruit part. : PULP
46. Volcanic rock. : BASALT
49. Return. : COMEHOME
53. ___ arms. : UPIN
54. Irregular. : EROSE
56. Partly open. : AJAR
57. Place associated with Venus. : MILO
58. When the alarm rings. : SEVEN
59. CENTO relative. : NATO
60. Mere money. : PELF
61. Four-posters. : BEDS
62. Belgrade name. : TITO
Down
1. Browntail. : MOTH
2. Concept: Prefix. : IDEO
3. Small duck. : TEAL
4. Be cautious. : TAKECARE
5. To the direction (of). : INCARE
6. Council. : BOARD
7. Organic compound. : IMID
8. Small room. : DEN
9. Distant. : REMOTE
10. Afghanistan's neighbor. : IRAN
11. Nursery rhyme name. : MARY
12. Check. : STEM
15. Boston, for one. : SEAPORT
21. Model. : COVERGIRL
23. 1909 discovery. : NORTHPOLE
25. Turf. : SWARD
26. Flash flood. : SPATE
27. Epithet. : TITLE
28. Worn out. : SPENT
29. ___ the hills. : OLDAS
30. Deeds. : FEATS
31. Reputation. : FAME
32. Trumpeter. : SWAN
33. Nautical shout. : AVAST
36. Electra's brother. : ORESTES
37. Circus performer. : ELEPHANT
42. ___ Men. : DEANOF
43. Light units. : LUMENS
45. Sat. : POSED
46. Jolt. : BUMP
47. Cap-___ (from head to foot). : APIE
48. Door piece. : SILL
49. Sheltered recess. : COVE
50. California town, near Ventura. : OJAI
51. N. T. book: Abbr. : MATT
52. Humorous suffix. : EROO
55. Revolutionist, for short. : REB

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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