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New York Times, Monday, August 27, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,791

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Early French King. : CAPET
6. Countersink. : REAM
10. This month: Abbr. : INST
14. Harden. : ENURE
15. Mismatched: Scot. : ORRA
16. SHAPE organization. : NATO
17. Herb. : BASIL
18. Truman's plane. : SACREDCOW
20. ___ Forrestal. : USS
21. High canvas. : SKYSAIL
23. Computer job. : RUN
24. The Abominable Snowman. : YETI
26. Salutes. : GREETS
28. Arouse. : INFLAME
31. Care: Fr. : SOIN
32. Dove, for one. : COOER
33. Dresses again. : RECLOTHES
38. Land of Esau's children. : EDOM
39. Cheat. : FRAUD
40. Rant. : RAVE
41. H-bomb's raison d'etre. : DETERRENT
43. Navy girls. : WAVES
44. Want. : NEED
45. Little fishes. : SHINERS
47. Pharmacy tool. : PESTLE
50. Theater group. : ANTA
51. Eastern name. : ALI
52. Eight British kings. : EDWARDS
56. India's conquest. : GOA
59. Bad dream. : NIGHTMARE
61. Aromas. : ODORS
63. Miss Millay. : EDNA
64. Room to swing ___. : ACAT
65. Intended. : MEANT
66. In case. : LEST
67. Alaskan cape. : NOME
68. Diner. : EATER
Down
1. Leyte's neighbor. : CEBU
2. Collections of sayings. : ANAS
3. Move with caution. : PUSSYFOOT
4. Son of Gad. : ERI
5. New name in TV. : TELSTAR
6. Promising. : ROSY
7. Ages. : ERAS
8. Alms box. : ARCA
9. The color cadmium orange. : MARIGOLD
10. State: Abbr. : IND
11. Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
12. Stylish ___. : STOUT
13. Business centers. : TOWNS
19. The river: Sp. : ELRIO
22. Kipling novel. : KIM
25. Basic substance. : ELEMENT
27. Competitor. : ENTRANT
28. Glacé. : ICED
29. Lump. : NODE
30. Did wrong. : ERRED
31. Rabbits' tails. : SCUTS
34. Of or like: Suffix. : EAN
35. Attempt. : HAVEAGOAT
36. Word used with who or for. : EVER
37. Meeting: Abbr. : SESS
39. Ex-slave. : FREEDMAN
42. Sublease. : RELET
43. Charming. : WINSOME
46. Experienced. : HAD
47. TV group. : PANEL
48. Leave out. : ELIDE
49. WALK and WAIT. : SIGNS
53. Texas city. : WACO
54. Ancient Syria. : ARAM
55. Plexus. : RETE
57. Caen's river. : ORNE
58. Stargazing: Abbr. : ASTR
60. Topper. : HAT
62. Goddess: Lat. : DEA

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

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