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New York Times, Friday, September 14, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,809
Across
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Counterfoil. : STUB
5
Bactrian. : CAMEL
10
Vacation spot. : CAMP
14
Whetstone. : HONE
15
Shade of green. : OLIVE
16
Man of the second generation. : ABEL
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Sailor on the 20 Across. : AUSTRALIAN
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Italian saint. : RITA
20
Challenger in 39 Across. : GRETEL
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One way to finish laundry. : DAMPDRY
23
Knickknack. : TOY
24
Material. : CREPE
26
Aurora. : EOS
27
Man at Palomar: Abbr. : ASTR
29
Rural sound. : MOO
30
And so on. : ETC
32
A lace, for short. : VAL
33
Greek isle. : SAMOS
35
Garage mechanic. : OILER
39
Notable sports event. : AMERICASCUPRACE
42
Lured. : LEDON
43
Flat. : STALE
44
___ Braun. : VON
45
One of 40 Down. : EGG
47
Shade tree. : ELM
48
Ogier the ___. : DANE
49
Meet. : SEE
52
Motor truck. : LORRY
54
Part of RSVP. : SIL
55
Yield. : CONCEDE
57
Embrocation. : ARNICA
60
Concerning. : ASTO
61
Sails. : SPINNAKERS
64
Star in Cetus. : MIRA
65
Ancient: Poet. : OLDEN
66
Part of QED. : ERAT
67
Assembly place near the Acropolis. : PNYX
68
African lake. : NYASA
69
The Abominable Snowman. : YETI
Down
1
Heavy, rough nap. : SHAG
2
Grand ___. : TOUR
3
Changeable. : UNSETTLED
4
Racing fan. : BETTOR
5
West Virginia product. : COAL
6
___ aboard. : ALL
7
Year in Leif Ericson's time. : MII
8
Side-step. : EVADE
9
Delaware Indian. : LENAPE
10
Pond fish. : CARP
11
Stay: Poet. : ABIDE
12
Paris subway. : METRO
13
"The Sea Gull," and others. : PLAYS
18
King, in Spain. : REY
22
Part of a Doric frieze. : METOPE
24
Stupors. : COMAS
25
Dawn harbinger. : ROOSTER
27
Grandparental. : AVAL
28
Unchanged. : SAME
29
Name prefix. : MAC
31
About: Abbr. : CIR
33
Base hit. : SINGLE
34
Like fish. : SCALY
36
Neck ornament. : LAVALIERE
37
College subject: Abbr. : ECON
38
Descartes. : RENE
40
Menu item. : ROE
41
German city. : ULM
46
Member of a christening group. : GODSON
48
Small locomotive: Colloq. : DINKEY
49
Mischievous one. : SCAMP
50
Red dye. : EOSIN
51
Door, hall, etc. : ENTRY
53
Respond. : REPLY
54
Feminine title. : SRA
56
Persuade. : COAX
57
Indian coin. : ANNA
58
Supporter of: Suffix. : CRAT
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Italian wine center. : ASTI
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Ike's mother. : IDA
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Compass points. : NES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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