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New York Times, Friday, September 7, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,802
Across
1
Obtuse. : CRASS
6
Sail before the wind. : SCUD
10
Main point. : GIST
14
Providential. : LUCKY
15
Firenze's river. : ARNO
16
Part of Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
17
Full to the top. : ABRIM
18
Camelot lady. : GUINEVERE
20
Equality State: Abbr. : WYO
21
Raise: Colloq. : BOOST
23
Convex moldings. : TORES
24
City in Illinois. : PEORIA
26
Avenaceous. : OATEN
27
NASA's goal. : MOONLANDINGS
30
Flat plinth. : ORLO
31
Behold: Lat. : ECCE
32
Relative of frère. : FRA
35
Recreation time. : LEISURE
39
Native of Darmstadt. : HESSIAN
41
Sigmoid letter. : ESS
42
Asiatic palm. : NIPA
44
Came to earth. : ALIT
45
Last queen of Hawaii, 1891–93. : LILIUOKALANI
49
U. S. submarine in North Pole rendezvous. : SKATE
51
Coronet. : DIADEM
52
Lofty lodging. : AERIE
53
Children's favorite author. : MILNE
54
Relative of "usw." : ETC
57
Arkansas. : BEARSTATE
59
Sir, in Spain. : SENOR
61
Camelot lady. : ENID
62
Stravinsky. : IGOR
63
32 Across, for one. : TITLE
64
Hamelin's problem. : RATS
65
Affected manners. : AIRS
66
Follow. : ENSUE
Down
1
Part of a hammer. : CLAW
2
Gem. : RUBY
3
Stronghold of a Grecian city. : ACROPOLIS
4
Slalom. : SKI
5
Dove or lion, for example. : SYMBOL
6
S. American monkey. : SAGOIN
7
Strive to further a cause. : CRUSADE
8
Single thing. : UNIT
9
Sir, in Spain. : DON
10
Dances. : GAVOTS
11
River in France. : ISERE
12
Bewitching one. : SIREN
13
Very: Fr. : TRES
19
Floors: Fr. : ETAGES
22
Pray: Lat. : ORA
25
Father of Cainan. : ENOS
26
As soon as. : ONCE
27
Jetty. : MOLE
28
Siderite and others. : ORES
29
German pronoun. : ICH
32
Parts of electric bulbs. : FILAMENTS
33
Drizzle. : RAIN
34
Contra. : ANTI
36
Merges. : UNITES
37
Vex: Dial. : RILE
38
Finial of a roof. : EPI
40
Business deal. : SALE
43
Ledger examiner. : AUDITOR
45
Certain Highlanders. : LAIRDS
46
Fuel ships. : OILERS
47
Jayhawker's State: Abbr. : KAN
48
"___ Fideles." : ADESTE
49
"If I had ___ ghost . . . " : SEENA
50
Snake of India. : KRAIT
52
But: Ger. : ABER
53
Christmas figures. : MAGI
55
Kind of balsam. : TOLU
56
Canadian Indian. : CREE
58
___ Juana. : TIA
60
German "one." : EIN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 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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