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New York Times, Thursday, September 13, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,808

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Songbird. : CHAT
5. Family member. : MAMA
9. "The harp that once thro' ___ halls . . . " : TARAS
14. Hall or large room. : AULA
15. Lake fed by the Oxus. : ARAL
16. In reserve. : ONICE
17. Adjusts to circumstances. : TRIMSSAIL
19. ___ de terre. : POMME
20. Commemoratives. : STAMPS
21. Spread abroad. : DIFFUSED
23. Precinct. : AREA
25. College in North Carolina. : ELON
26. Lamentation. : MOANING
29. Caustic speech. : SARCASM
33. Big game group. : ARMYTEAM
35. Skirmish. : MELEE
36. Variety of coffee. : RIO
37. Take a hike. : TRAMP
40. Mauna ___. : LOA
41. Sea shell. : CONCH
44. Apportion. : WEIGHOUT
47. In progress. : ONGOING
50. Describing some handwriting. : SCRAWLY
51. Humdinger. : ONER
52. Slant or twist. : SKEW
53. Indirect means or way. : BACKDOOR
57. Small cactus. : MESCAL
61. Sprang up. : AROSE
62. Relative of a buffet. : CAFETERIA
64. Become liable to. : INCUR
65. Light tan. : ECRU
66. Angler's collection. : RODS
67. Parts of bows. : LOOPS
68. Take in crops. : REAP
69. Hit like Ruth. : SWAT
Down
1. Persians. : CATS
2. Offended. : HURT
3. Inter ___. : ALIA
4. Delaware Indian chief. : TAMMANY
5. "Manon" composer. : MASSENET
6. Celestial Altar. : ARA
7. Yum-Yum, for one. : MAID
8. United nations. : ALLIES
9. Attribute of champions. : TOPFORM
10. "___ of prevention . . . " : ANOUNCE
11. Wheel parts. : RIMS
12. Summit. : ACME
13. Canary's diet. : SEED
18. Diagonal spar on a sail. : SPRIT
22. State: Abbr. : FLA
24. Powder from seaweeds. : AGAR
26. Polo. : MARCO
27. Brightest constellation. : ORION
28. In association with. : AMONG
30. Sanction. : ALLOW
31. Korean capital. : SEOUL
32. Substantial. : MEATY
34. Relative of 5 Across. : MAW
38. "Kettle of fish." : MESS
39. Bracer. : PICKMEUP
42. Concocts. : COOKSUP
43. Checks. : HINDERS
45. Welcome. : GREET
46. Mooring ropes. : HAWSERS
48. Latest: Prefix. : NEO
49. Important retailer. : GROCER
53. ___ out. : BAIL
54. River of Italy. : ARNO
55. Tropical palm. : COCO
56. Sprint. : RACE
58. Brag. : CROW
59. Opera role. : AIDA
60. Hold out. : LAST
63. Friar: It. : FRA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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