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New York Times, Tuesday, August 21, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q W }, Scrabble score: 345 (avg 1.81)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,785
Across
1. Service de ___. : LUXE
5. Mallet. : GAVEL
10. Upland flat. : MESA
14. Kind of quartz. : ONYX
15. Chemical compound. : OXIDE
16. Pivot. : AXIS
17. Spatial quality. : SIZE
18. Cuts. : SEVERANCES
20. Kind of symbol, for seekers. : STATUS
22. Right away. : ANON
23. Early apple-eater. : EVE
24. Untamed. : FERAL
26. Quenches. : STIFLES
28. Says another way. : REFRAMES
31. The sun. : SOL
32. Arab's robe. : ABA
33. Ranch pants. : LEVIS
35. Debater of 1960. : NIXON
39. Grand ___ de Paris, Longchamp race. : PRIX
41. Fit up again. : RERIG
43. Errand boy. : PAGE
44. Dismal. : SORRY
46. Civil War signature. : RELEE
48. Mrs. U. S. Grant, ___ Dent. : NEE
49. Facilitate. : AID
51. Old Scots court crier. : DOOMSTER
53. Thespians. : PLAYERS
57. Mount Holyoke's neighbor. : SMITH
58. ___ of luxury. : LAP
59. Pilot's stunt. : LOOP
61. Reach a goal. : ARRIVE
64. Promptitude. : EXPEDITION
67. Summit. : APEX
68. "___ Well . . . " : ALLS
69. Poisonous. : TOXIC
70. Latin pronoun. : IPSE
71. Nautical chains or ropes. : TYES
72. Furtively. : SLYLY
73. Shows a profit. : NETS
Down
1. Red ink entry. : LOSS
2. One is one. : UNIT
3. Franco-American scandal of 1797. : XYZAFFAIR
4. Andover's rival. : EXETER
5. Flimsy. : GOSSAMER
6. Tin Woodman's tool. : AXE
7. Cry at La Scala. : VIVA
8. Elysiums. : EDENS
9. Dormice. : LEROTS
10. Biped. : MAN
11. Surpass. : EXCEL
12. Strainer. : SIEVE
13. Quadrupeds. : ASSES
19. Negative ion. : ANION
21. Eurasian river. : URAL
25. Implement for Archimedes. : LEVER
27. Turn over. : FLIP
28. Séance sounds. : RAPS
29. Zaragoza's river. : EBRO
30. Begot. : SIRED
34. Ferment tanks. : SILOS
36. Peevish wife in Athens, 400 B. C. : XANTHIPPE
37. Pointed arch. : OGEE
38. ___-do-well. : NEER
40. Roentgen's find. : XRAY
42. Divination by dots on paper. : GEOMANCY
45. Bear fruit. : YIELD
47. Omani noble. : EMIR
50. Legal rights. : DROITS
52. Filter. : STRAIN
53. Fold of cloth. : PLEAT
54. Imprecisely. : LAXLY
55. Pome. : APPLE
56. Yuccalike plant. : SOTOL
60. Kobold's cousin. : PIXY
62. Garment. : VEST
63. Letters. : EXES
65. Feminine suffix. : ESS
66. The midnight ___. : OIL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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