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New York Times, Tuesday, September 25, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,820
Across
1. Romantic isle. : CAPRI
6. Furniture workers. : CANERS
12. Man from Burma. : UTHANT
14. Menu items. : OMELETS
16. Public performer. : ARTISTE
17. "Baghdad on the Subway." : NEWYORK
18. Pasture sound. : BAA
19. Jewelry item. : PENDANT
21. Oahu fare. : POI
22. Patriot of '76. : OTIS
24. Karnak attractions. : RUINS
25. Small dog, for short. : PEKE
26. Has a meal. : DINES
28. Grain. : OAT
29. Less flighty. : SANER
30. Important. : EVENTFUL
32. Enclosure. : STY
33. But: Lat. : SED
34. Historic town in Egypt. : ROSETTA
36. Where Prague is: Abbr. : BOH
39. Cherish. : HUG
40. Compelling. : COERCIVE
42. Cotton fabric. : SCRIM
45. City ways: Abbr. : STS
46. Big cat. : TIGER
47. Afflictions. : WOES
48. Herb. : ANISE
50. Concerning. : INRE
51. Trio for beginners. : ABC
52. Bakery machines. : SLICERS
54. I hate: Lat. : ODI
55. Fought. : BATTLED
57. Rhubarb, old style. : RUCTION
59. Tito constituent. : SLOVENE
60. Meager. : SPARSE
61. Merchant. : TRADER
62. Subjects to annoyance. : TRIES
Down
1. Remedy. : CURATIVE
2. Arrived at. : ATTAINED
3. Alpha Delta ___. : PHI
4. File. : RASP
5. ___ alia. : INTER
6. American educator. : CONANT
7. Approving words. : AMENS
8. Salamander. : NEWT
9. English cathedral town. : ELY
10. Begin again. : REOPEN
11. Oarsman. : STROKE
13. Slender. : TENUOUS
15. Schussboomer. : SKIER
16. Habitations. : ABODES
20. Method of logic. : DIALECTIC
23. Japanese coin. : SEN
25. Earnings. : PAY
27. Play a musical instrument. : STRUM
29. Jump. : START
31. Blur. : FOG
32. ___ Anne de Beaupré. : STE
35. Restless resters. : TOSSERS
36. Person of consequence: Slang. : BIGNOISE
37. Exaggerates. : OVERDOES
38. In this place. : HEREIN
39. Pronoun. : HIS
41. 2nd cen. date. : CII
42. Mops. : SWABS
43. Shade of blue. : COBALT
44. Clergyman. : RECTOR
45. Duke of baseball. : SNIDER
48. Coeur d'___. : ALENE
49. Break out. : ERUPT
52. Coaster. : SLED
53. Bare spot on a mountain side. : SCAR
56. Tennessee's pride. : TVA
58. Numerical prefix. : TRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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