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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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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,787

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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
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Cut. : PARE
55
Give out. : EMIT
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Unusually good. : RARE
57
Duck. : SMEW
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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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