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New York Times, Thursday, November 29, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,885
Across Down
1. Uppish one. : SNOB
5. Directly: Colloq. : SLAP
9. Red Sea vessels. : DHOWS
14. Heroine of "The Last of the Mohicans." : CORA
15. Far: Prefix. : TELE
16. Uncanny. : EERIE
17. Landed. : ALIT
18. Weather forecast. : RAIN
19. Safe: Lat. : SALVA
20. Directly: Colloq. : RIGHTOFFTHEREEL
23. Clears (of). : RIDS
24. Stag. : HART
25. American novelist. : CAPOTE
28. Something sweet. : HONEYDEW
32. Et ___ (and elsewhere). : ALIBI
33. Famous tenor role. : FAUST
34. State: Abbr. : ALA
35. Cause of harm. : BANE
36. Mendacious : FALSE
37. Cousin of smaze. : SMOG
38. Total: abbr. : AMT
39. Clear up. : SOLVE
40. Extent. : SCOPE
41. Small opening. : LOOPHOLE
43. Bewailed. : MOANED
44. Grooves. : RUTS
45. Warren. : EARL
46. Intermittently : BYFITSANDSTARTS
53. Make ___ of money. : AMINT
54. Be ready. : WAIT
55. Tough. : WIRY
56. Ago. : SINCE
57. Competent. : ABLE
58. "___ For All Seasons." : AMAN
59. German city. : TRIER
60. Franco-Belgian river. : YSER
61. Fetter. : GYVE
1. Isolated rock. : SCAR
2. ___ me tangere (touch me not): Lat. : NOLI
3. Not a copy: Abbr. : ORIG
4. Garment. : BATHROBE
5. Stepped. : STRODE
6. Turns pages. : LEAFS
7. Arabic letter. : ALIF
8. High home. : PENTHOUSE
9. Utah's nickname. : DESERET
10. Cordial. : HEARTY
11. Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
12. Get married. : WIVE
13. Ratify. : SEAL
21. Small monkeys. : TITI
22. Merchant guild. : HANSE
25. Intrigue. : CABAL
26. Cottonwood. : ALAMO
27. Pony. : PINTO
28. Bisect. : HALVE
29. Historic friend. : DAMON
30. Abscond. : ELOPE
31. Carried on. : WAGED
33. Declines gradually. : FALLSAWAY
36. ___ the bill (pays). : FOOTS
37. Rogue: Colloq. : SCALAWAG
39. Blind. : SHUTTER
40. Quality. : SORT
42. A jolly good fellow: Colloq. : PRINCE
43. Vanquish. : MASTER
45. Roman official. : EDILE
46. Woody fiber. : BAST
47. Norse giant. : YMIR
48. Concluded: Fr. : FINI
49. Seizes: Colloq. : NABS
50. Frosty. : RIMY
51. Tourist: Abbr. : TRAV
52. See 56 Across. : SYNE

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

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