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AROUND THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, December 16, 1962

Author: Mary Grow
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 596 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Mary Grow has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: This puzzle actually appeared on Saturday, December 15, 1962, but originally may have been intended for Sunday and run early because of the strike. Assumed this was the case and dated it December 16, 1962. No puzzle or solution was in the 12/16/62 paper because of the strike.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,901
Across Down
1. Salten story. : BAMBI
6. Police record. : BLOTTER
13. Harsh. : RASPY
18. Shape of a Kremlin tower. : ONION
19. TV Western. : RAWHIDE
20. Takes off the line. : UNHOOKS
23. Scenic "chain" in Maine. : RANGELEYLAKES
25. Makeshift. : STOPGAP
26. Anne, Marie, etc.: Abbr. : STES
27. ___ lamb. : EWE
28. Circus on the road. : TENTSHOW
30. Ethan Allen's brother. : IRA
31. Coins: Abbr. : CTS
32. Burrow. : LAIR
33. Play ___. : TOWIN
34. Upper: Ger. : OBER
35. Seats on elephants. : HOWDAHS
37. Small marmosel. : TAMARIN
40. Silvery food fish. : SMELT
41. Tractable. : EASY
42. Symbol of Christmas. : TINYTIM
43. Illinois city. : PEORIA
44. Discloses. : OPENS
46. Overseers. : FOREMEN
47. Loser: Colloq. : ALSORAN
48. Envelop. : LAP
49. Jerusalem thorn. : RETAMA
50. Festivities. : GALAS
52. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
53. "Please take ___, Miss Jones." : ALETTER
56. Bell sound. : DONG
58. The Dinsmore girl. : ELSIE
60. Ranger. : FIREWARDEN
62. Adjective for Detroit. : AUTOMOTIVE
67. Permitted. : LICIT
68. Merit. : EARN
70. Pseudonym of Victorian poet Thomson. : VANOLIS
71. Hansom. : CAB
74. Motif. : THEME
76. Rock garden plants. : MOSSES
78. Extra sense, for short. : ESP
79. Evens up. : EQUATES
81. Blanket. : SMOTHER
83. "But never jam ___." : TODAY
85. Sordid gains. : LUCRES
86. Two-wheeler. : SCOOTER
87. Eating place. : CAFE
88. Took to. : LIKED
89. Bookish. : LEARNED
90. Blow fitfully. : WHIFFLE
93. Part of Canada: Abbr. : ALBA
94. Fra ___ Lippi. : LIPPO
95. Spoken. : ORAL
96. ___ dollar. : RIX
97. Brazilian coffee. : RIO
98. Hodgepodge. : PASTICHE
101. Counter. : BAR
102. Except. : SAVE
103. Forward: Fr. : ENAVANT
105. Climbing bean. : SCARLETRUNNER
108. Roman writer of comedies. : TERENCE
109. Grow dull. : TARNISH
110. Ornamental edging. : PICOT
111. Discourage. : DETER
112. Cold explosions. : SNEEZES
113. Sir Patrick of Scottish ballad. : SPENS
1. Kind of soup. : BORSCH
2. Yellow dye. : ANATTO
3. Ship of a sort. : MINESWEEPER
4. Where cranberries grow. : BOGS
5. Like: Suffix. : INE
6. Bread with drippings, old style. : BREWIS
7. Fold. : LAYER
8. Night hooter. : OWL
9. In ___ (because). : THAT
10. Little one. : TIKE
11. Lacking teeth. : EDENTATE
12. Fixing up. : RESTORING
13. Enter hastily. : RUSHIN
14. Chekhov. : ANTON
15. One kind of boat. : SHOW
16. Santa's aide. : POP
17. Famous Yankee. : YOGIBERRA
21. Isthmus E of Finland. : KARELIAN
22. Hardy ones. : SPARTANS
24. World War II Admiral. : LEAHY
29. Do the crawl. : SWIM
32. Member of the fair sex. : LASS
34. Melville novel. : OMOO
36. Cupid's title. : DAN
37. Diatribe. : TIRADE
38. Windflower. : ANEMONE
39. Friday, for one. : MYMAN
40. Assembly. : SESSION
42. Little one. : TOT
43. Blood fluids. : PLASMAS
44. Norse name. : OLAF
45. Buddhist language. : PALI
46. Charon-type conveyances. : FERRIES
47. Finished. : ALLOVER
49. Comes to. : REACHES
51. At the age of: Lat. abbr. : AET
54. ___ Aviv. : TEL
55. Reproached. : TWITTED
57. Strangle. : GAROTTE
59. Europe in W. W. II. : ETO
61. M.D.'s degree. : DTM
63. Not discarded. : UNSHED
64. Where Paris is. : ILEDEFRANCE
65. Passport OK. : VISA
66. Catch sight of. : ESPY
69. Many ___ (a long time). : AMOON
71. Tantalus. : CELLARET
72. Eagle-like. : AQUILINE
73. Open carriage. : BUCKBOARD
75. Ivory tower dwellers. : ESCAPISTS
77. Utility: Abbr. : SER
80. Space. : AREA
82. Rabat native. : MOROCCAN
83. Plane part. : TAIL
84. Gone. : OFF
86. Old Irish clan. : SEPT
87. Kind of trout. : CHARR
89. Famed English surgeon. : LISTER
90. Jovian outbursts. : WRATHS
91. Remain in the memory. : LIVEON
92. Wields. : EXERTS
94. Cavalry weapon. : LANCE
95. Fleshy. : OBESE
98. Huff and puff. : PANT
99. Hound's prey. : HARE
100. Sea bird. : ERNE
102. Saucy girl. : SNIP
104. Flight formation. : VEE
106. Alias Cleo. : LIZ
107. Good times. : UPS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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