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New York Times, Saturday, September 15, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,810
Across Down
1. Bass, for example. : SEAFISH
8. Nuts. : ACORNS
14. Rochester's waterfront. : ONTARIO
15. Appear unexpectedly. : CROPOUT
16. Overlooks. : FORGETS
17. Streaked. : LINEATE
18. Kyushu volcano. : ASO
19. After-dinner treat. : NUTMEAT
21. Decoration: Abbr. : DSM
22. Part of a cheer. : HIP
23. Fertile spots. : OASES
25. Of sight. : OPTIC
28. Football position: Abbr. : CTR
29. Kind of party. : STAG
32. Irrational, as a number. : SURD
33. What many businesses are started on. : SHOESTRING
36. Blackthorn. : SLOE
37. Afternoon, in Spain. : TARDE
38. River into the Caspian. : URAL
39. ___ the shouting. : ALLOVERBUT
41. "___ Mable." : DERE
42. Twist, veer. : SLUE
43. Kind of banana. : TOP
44. Rheims' river. : VESLE
45. Sound of music. : TRALA
47. First name in baseball. : MEL
48. Zoo denizen. : APE
51. ___ Woods, N. H. : BRETTON
53. ___ alai. : JAI
56. Gets to the bottom of. : FATHOMS
58. ___ Bay Company. : HUDSONS
60. Excites. : AROUSES
61. Say again. : ITERATE
62. Roamed about. : RANGED
63. Member of a fraternal order. : SHRINER
1. Davenport. : SOFA
2. Space monkey. : ENOS
3. Black: Prefix. : ATRO
4. Become tired. : FAG
5. Peaceful. : IRENIC
6. Keep late hours. : SITUP
7. Multitude. : HOST
8. Certain recordings. : ARIAS
9. Dispute. : CONTEST
10. Unfold: Poet. : OPE
11. Way. : ROAD
12. McAuliffe's historic reply. : NUTS
13. Goblet part. : STEM
15. Explained. : CLEAREDUP
20. Angler's craft. : MOTORBOAT
22. Where to get away from it all. : HIDEOUT
24. Pastry. : STRUDEL
25. Greek mountain. : OSSA
26. Tugs. : PULLS
27. Supernatural being. : TROLL
28. Unguided. : CHARTLESS
30. Buenos ___. : AIRES
31. Twist. : GNARL
33. Sault ___ Marie. : STE
34. Fit words to music. : SET
35. High good humor. : GLEE
40. Loquacious. : VERBOSE
44. Peddler. : VENDER
46. Prepared. : ARMED
47. Declaim. : MOUTH
48. In the distance. : AFAR
49. Kind of rubber. : PARA
50. Thames town. : ETON
52. "___ England." : THIS
53. Role in Shaw play. : JOAN
54. Poker necessity. : ANTE
55. River of Bohemia. : ISER
57. Embrace. : HUG
59. Mister, to a Hindu. : SRI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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