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New York Times, Tuesday, September 11, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,806
Across
1. Parody. : SKIT
5. Architectural structure. : APSE
9. Tabula ___ (clean slate). : RASA
13. A lick ___ promise. : ANDA
14. Sulks. : POUTS
16. Waves: Sp. : OLAS
17. "Iolanthe" character. : PEER
18. Gambling device. : PUNCHBOARD
20. Show off. : SWAGGER
22. Man from Indiana. : HOOSIER
23. Periods. : ERAS
24. District of London. : PUTNEY
25. Conspirator against Caesar. : BRUTUS
28. Kind of thread. : LISLE
30. Saucy speech: Slang. : LIP
31. Biblical repeater. : BEGAT
33. Golf stroke. : DRIVE
37. Perfumes. : ODORS
39. Prayer. : AVE
40. City in Germany. : ESSEN
41. Doctrine. : TENET
42. Island west of New Guinea. : TIMOR
44. Even: Poet. : EEN
45. Hiding place. : CACHE
47. Vipers. : ADDERS
49. Kansas city. : TOPEKA
52. Guy rope. : STAY
53. Laundry workers. : IRONERS
55. Device for measuring current. : AMMETER
59. Bar connecting two bitts. : CROSSPIECE
61. Isle off Scotland. : IONA
62. Prefix meaning 1000. : KILO
63. Sawfish's saw. : SERRA
64. ___ Sad, Yugoslavia. : NOVI
65. Nieuport's river. : YSER
66. A science: Abbr. : GEOL
67. Sentimental English novelist. : GLYN
Down
1. Gullible ones. : SAPS
2. Was sure of. : KNEW
3. Supposition. : IDEA
4. Clay pigeon. : TARGET
5. Pacify. : APPEASE
6. Rains cats and dogs. : POURS
7. Parhelion. : SUN
8. Do art work. : ETCH
9. Gamecocks. : ROOSTERS
10. Lesage's first name. : ALAIN
11. Hindu garment: Var. : SAREE
12. ___ as a bone. : ASDRY
15. Booteries, bakeries, etc. : SHOPS
19. Former name of Black Canyon project. : BOULDERDAM
21. Finances a prospector. : GRUBSTAKES
25. Escutcheon's stain. : BLOT
26. Harass: Slang. : RIDE
27. Above. : UPON
28. C'est ___! : LAVIE
29. Piece of news. : ITEM
32. Birthplace of Goliath. : GATH
34. Conversational cliché. : ISEE
35. Change. : VEER
36. River into Danube. : ENNS
38. Criticize again. : RECENSOR
43. Breakfast dish. : OATMEAL
46. Cavils. : CARPS
48. Textile process. : DYEING
49. Full of mites. : TICKY
50. Upholstery braid. : ORRIS
51. Author of "The Harbor." : POOLE
52. Consecrated: Prefix. : SACRO
54. Victory: Ger. : SIEG
56. Jack, for example. : TOOL
57. Grudge. : ENVY
58. Shower. : RAIN
60. Cockney's "Present!" : ERE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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