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New York Times, Thursday, August 23, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Autumn pear. : BOSC
5. Quibble. : CAVIL
10. Castile. : SOAP
14. Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
15. Spring up. : ARISE
16. Boss of a shield. : UMBO
17. Sluggish: Colloq. : LOGY
18. Man. : VALET
19. Period of time. : WEEK
20. Variety of cabbage. : KOHLRABI
22. Not enough. : SCANTY
24. Slick. : OILY
25. Darby's mate. : JOAN
26. Title in Turin. : SIGNOR
29. Daybooks. : JOURNALS
33. Jutting rock. : TOR
34. Slayer of Mercutio. : TYBALT
36. Way out. : EXIT
37. Standard amounts. : UNITS
39. Part of Canada: Abbr. : ONT
40. Ax handle. : HELVE
41. ___ en scène. : MISE
42. Bad-tempered. : CRUSTY
44. The Marshall Plan: Abbr. : ERP
45. Lords of the manor. : PATROONS
47. Diverts. : AMUSES
49. Piece of land. : ACRE
50. ___ Fein. : SINN
51. One of the Magi. : GASPAR
54. Wits, maybe. : PUNSTERS
58. Grandson of Methuselah. : NOAH
59. At some distance. : APART
61. Caliph's title. : IMAM
62. Contra. : ANTI
63. Generous. : LARGE
64. Land of the Dail. : EIRE
65. Abound. : TEEM
66. Rosinante. : STEED
67. Irish ___. : STEW
Down
1. Pitcher's misdeed. : BALK
2. Sequel to "Typee." : OMOO
3. Mournful sound. : SIGH
4. Where Colombo is. : CEYLON
5. Rough Riders. : CAVALRY
6. Sheikdom. : ARABY
7. Brother of Odin. : VILI
8. Common suffix. : ISE
9. Releases. : LETSOUT
10. River of song. : SUWANNEE
11. Auspice. : OMEN
12. Help in evildoing. : ABET
13. Small and uncomfortable. : POKY
21. Relatives of rumbles. : RIOTS
23. Compact. : CAR
25. Shocks. : JOLTS
26. Puzzle: Colloq. : STUMP
27. City in Michigan. : IONIA
28. Miller's concern. : GRIST
29. Roman god. : JANUS
30. Parts of running gear. : AXLES
31. Book: Fr. : LIVRE
32. Ladder. : STEPS
35. Carried. : BORNE
38. Household gods of ancient Hebrews. : TERAPHIM
40. Canticles. : HYMNS
42. Livestock enclosures. : CORRALS
43. Smirched. : TAINTED
46. Tuber plant. : OCA
48. Loosens. : UNTIES
50. Wave. : SURGE
51. Insect. : GNAT
52. Unexcelled: Colloq. : AONE
53. Glut. : SATE
54. Cut. : PARE
55. Give out. : EMIT
56. Unusually good. : RARE
57. Duck. : SMEW
60. Opportune. : PAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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