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New York Times, Thursday, August 9, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q V }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,773
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1. The elected. : INS
4. Very able one: Slang. : WHIZ
8. Out of shape. : WARPED
14. Pile. : NAP
15. Sheet. : PAGE
16. Comfortable. : ATEASE
17. Abridges. : CURTAILS
19. ___ Bethlehem. : STAROF
20. Askew. : AGEE
21. Home site. : LOT
22. Corona. : HALO
23. Bundle. : SHEAF
25. Extend. : OFFER
27. Hoover, for one. : DAM
30. Diminutive suffixes. : ETS
31. Illogical. : ABSURD
33. Rent. : HIRE
34. Twisted. : WRY
35. Calendar term. : LEAPYEAR
37. African river. : SENEGAL
41. Idle chatter. : TWADDLE
42. German. : TEUTONIC
44. Common verb. : ARE
45. Ivy Leaguers. : ELIS
46. Impedes. : DELAYS
48. Power agency, estab. in 1920. : FPC
51. Postscripts. : PSS
52. Mobile. : FLUID
53. Zola. : EMILE
55. To the: It. : ALLA
57. Time periods: Abbr. : MOS
59. Pupil's ordeal. : EXAM
60. French painter. : RENOIR
62. Renounce. : ABNEGATE
64. Curving. : ARCING
65. Fresh-water duck. : TEAL
66. Four bells. : TEN
67. Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
68. Catch sight of. : ESPY
69. Id ___. : EST
1. If. : INCASE
2. Zero. : NAUGHT
3. Revels. : SPREES
4. Gov't agency, 1935–43. : WPA
5. Salute. : HAIL
6. Certain homes. : IGLOOS
7. Highly enjoyable. : ZESTFUL
8. Gone with the tide. : WASHEDAWAY
9. Perfume. : ATTAR
10. Authentic. : REAL
11. Burlesqued. : PARODIED
12. Within: Prefix. : ESO
13. Dictionary entry: Abbr. : DEF
18. Collation. : TEA
24. City in North Dakota. : FARGO
26. Worry. : FRET
28. Asian lake. : ARAL
29. Simple. : MERE
32. On the whole. : BYANDLARGE
33. ___ Park. : HYDE
34. Douses. : WETS
36. Term in grammar. : PARSE
37. Chassé, for one. : STEP
38. Smorgasbord item. : EELS
39. Bother. : NUISANCE
40. Stead. : LIEU
43. Pride of Florida and/or California. : CLIMATE
47. Certain homes. : ADOBES
48. Focus one's eyes upon. : FIXATE
49. China. : PLATES
50. Building material. : CEMENT
52. Kind of quartz. : FLINT
54. A princess. : MEG
56. Cut of meat. : LOIN
58. Photo. : SNAP
60. Rodent. : RAT
61. Miscalculate. : ERR
63. English isle. : ELY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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