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New York Times, Thursday, September 27, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,822
Across
1. The "Man for All Seasons." : MORE
5. Refractor. : PRISM
10. Part of Q. E. D. : QUOD
14. Girasol. : OPAL
15. Mysterious. : EERIE
16. Ascend. : UPGO
17. Traditional story. : SAGA
18. Full dress attire. : TAILS
19. Leeds' river. : AIRE
20. Lead. : SHEPHERD
22. Riviera resort. : CANNES
24. Pulpit talks: Abbr. : SERS
25. ___ accompli. : FAIT
26. Nursery rhyme character. : BOPEEP
29. Ease. : PALLIATE
33. Where: Lat. : UBI
34. Bootlace. : LACET
36. Shoulder ___. : STRAP
37. Parts of yards. : FEET
39. Roman date. : NONES
41. Asian river. : YALU
42. Met squarely. : FACED
44. Gore, for one. : INSET
46. Brooklyn, for one: Abbr. : BOR
47. County officers. : SHERIFFS
49. College in New Orleans. : TULANE
51. Olympian god. : MARS
52. Dugout: Fr. : ABRI
53. For a short time. : AWHILE
56. Medicine man's prize remedy. : SNAKEOIL
60. Shortly. : SOON
61. Kind of jelly. : ASPIC
63. City on the Truckee. : RENO
64. Stage garment. : TUTU
65. Subway entrance. : KIOSK
66. Señora's boy. : NINO
67. Dwight's namesakes. : IKES
68. Fills to repletion. : SATES
69. Esau's father-in-law. : ELON
Down
1. Sphagnum. : MOSS
2. Colorful fish. : OPAH
3. Fashion: Colloq. : RAGE
4. Slip by. : ELAPSE
5. Alias Mary Martin. : PETERPAN
6. Makes a pesade. : REARS
7. Crocus. : IRID
8. ___ vous plaît. : SIL
9. Small cactus. : MESCAL
10. Amount. : QUANTITY
11. ___ arms. : UPIN
12. Folklore figure. : OGRE
13. Solves. : DOES
21. Command to a dog. : HEEL
23. Troubles. : AILS
25. Clotho and Lachesis. : FATES
26. Devotees: Slang. : BUFFS
27. Form of sorcery. : OBEAH
28. Artistic work or composition. : PIECE
29. Famous Quakers. : PENNS
30. Cab of the Near East. : ARABA
31. Claw. : TALON
32. Architect's tracing. : EPURE
35. Close-fitting caps. : COIFS
38. End. : TERMINUS
40. Reverses. : SETBACKS
43. Clock part. : DIAL
45. Native of Adana. : TURK
48. Circus features. : FREAKS
50. Rib in Gothic vaulting. : LIERNE
52. Flavoring substance. : ANISE
53. Italian city. : ASTI
54. Current novelist. : WOUK
55. Table d'___. : HOTE
56. Name for a Dalmatian. : SPOT
57. Eye: Fr. : OEIL
58. ___ time. : INNO
59. Water bird. : LOON
62. N. M. Indian. : SIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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