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New York Times, Monday, October 1, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { G J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,826
Across Down
1. Campus VIP. : PROF
5. NCO's command. : HALT
9. Twists. : WARPS
14. Timber wolf. : LOBO
15. Straight girder. : IBAR
16. Convex molding. : OVOLO
17. Agent or artisan. : OPERATIVE
19. Bedouin. : NOMAD
20. Hamelin's river. : WESER
21. Caribbean inlet. : RIA
22. George Meredith heroine. : DIANA
23. Broke out afresh. : RECRUDESCED
26. Man's nickname. : LEN
27. Good motor sound. : PURR
28. Clean (up). : MOP
31. Trustee. : DEPOSITARY
35. Yorkshire river. : AIRE
36. That is: Lat. : IDEST
37. Miner's quest. : ORE
38. Island group, Borneo, Java, etc. : SUNDA
39. Hollywood and ___. : VINE
40. Barber. : HAIRCUTTER
42. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
43. Signs of Spring. : BUDS
44. DeSoto's quest. : ORO
45. Tenacity. : PERSISTENCE
49. On earth. : BELOW
52. Links gadget. : TEE
53. Hammer and tongs. : TOOLS
55. Joab's cousin. : AMASA
56. Going places. : ONTHEMOVE
58. Half a sawbuck. : FIVER
59. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
60. What-___. : ISIT
61. Jacques, for one. : FRERE
62. City in Spain. : LEON
63. Synonym for dough. : CASH
1. Do a farmer's job. : PLOW
2. Cowboy. : ROPER
3. Pinguid. : OBESE
4. What mortgagors do. : FORECLOSE
5. Single or double. : HIT
6. "No more appetite than ___." : ABIRD
7. Offenbach opera. : LAVIEPARISIENNE
8. Elizabeth Rudel Smith. : TREASURER
9. Astonishment. : WONDER
10. Shun. : AVOID
11. City of the Via Veneto. : ROMA
12. Blueprint. : PLAN
13. Pop. : SODA
18. Check. : ARREST
24. Prefix with corn and form. : UNI
25. Watchword. : CRY
28. Large amount. : MINT
29. Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
30. Fruit. : PEAR
31. Peters or Stevens. : DIVA
32. Do rewrites. : EDIT
33. Confined. : PENT
34. Fleshy fungus. : TOADSTOOL
35. Acting independently. : AUTONOMIC
38. French police. : SURETE
40. "Ben ___." : HUR
41. Trucklebed. : COT
43. Look out! : BEWARE
45. Affected person. : POSER
46. Bout. : SETTO
47. River in Georgia and Alabama. : COOSA
48. Teen-agers' favorite. : ELVIS
49. Stroke lofting a golf ball. : BAFF
50. Turkish title. : EMIR
51. Wash. : LAVE
54. Adam's third. : SETH
57. Pet name. : HON

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

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