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New York Times, Monday, February 12, 1962

Author: Brice Metcalfe
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Brice Metcalfe has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,595
Across Down
1. Navy amphibian. : LST
4. Birdcalls. : CAWS
8. ___ de chambre. : VALETS
14. ___ Jima. : IWO
15. Scope. : AREA
16. Ancient Hispania. : IBERIA
17. Lincoln ___. : MEMORIAL
19. Luscious. : CREAMY
20. Lincoln, ___. : NEBRASKA
21. French pastry. : TARTES
22. Lincoln ___. : STEFFENS
23. Cries of surprise. : OHS
24. Chemical suffix. : ENE
25. Brother. : FRA
26. Subside. : EBB
29. Vaults. : LEAPS
33. Device for measuring saltiness. : SALIMETER
36. Trees yielding cork. : OAKS
37. Lichen genus. : USNEA
38. Nothing: Sp. : NADA
39. A quality of new bills. : CRISPNESS
41. " . . . gang aft ___." : AGLEY
42. Lincoln's ___, London. : INN
43. Weight units: Abbr. : LBS
44. Biddy. : HEN
46. Medieval French poem. : LAI
47. Stanzas. : STROPHES
52. Where Athens was. : ATTICA
55. Aaron Copland's "A Lincoln ___." : PORTRAIT
56. Lincoln's father. : THOMAS
57. "Three Men ___." : ONAHORSE
58. So far. : TODATE
59. Plexus. : RETE
60. A kind of rose. : TEA
61. Washed, as clothes. : SUDSED
62. Royal title. : TSAR
63. Purpose. : END
1. Portrays. : LIMNS
2. Piece of candy. : SWEET
3. Grave: Fr. : TOMBE
4. Decanters. : CARAFES
5. Sprung. : ARISEN
6. Faults. : WEAKNESSES
7. Rooms: Sp. : SALAS
8. Novelist Lincoln. : VICTORIA
9. Postmaster Lincoln. : ABRAHAM
10. Sly looks. : LEERS
11. He was: Lat. : ERAT
12. Occasion. : TIME
13. Recites. : SAYS
18. Small fish. : ORF
25. Portraitist's color effects. : FLESHTONES
26. Relative of etc. : ETAL
27. English historian. : BEDE
28. Harsh sound. : BRAY
29. Places. : LOCI
30. Get. : EARN
31. Similar. : AKIN
32. Epistolary abbreviation. : PSS
34. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
35. Where Lincolnshire is: Abbr. : ENG
37. Fair. : UNBIASED
40. Mollify. : PLACATE
41. One more. : ANOTHER
45. List of mistakes with corrections. : ERRATA
46. Certain beans. : LIMAS
47. Fun. : SPORT
48. Type of athlete. : PRO
49. American author. : HARTE
50. Iron: Ger. : EISEN
51. Stand one in good ___. : STEAD
52. Professional men: Abbr. : ATTS
53. Biblical pronoun. : THOU
54. Lincoln's father-in-law. : TODD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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