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James E. Hinish Jr.
James E. Hinish Jr.

New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 1963

Author:
James E. Hinish, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
James E. Hinish, Jr. has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,946
Across
1. The mail, in India. : DAK
4. Pounds, for short. : SOVS
8. Agreements, in ancient Rome. : PACTA
13. Asian land: Abbr. : ISR
14. Conception. : IDEA
15. Name akin to Louis. : ALOIS
16. Galbraith's calling. : ECONOMIST
19. Attains: Colloq. : LANDS
20. Certain business men. : MANUFACTURERS
22. Kitchen device. : PARER
23. Renaissance humanist. : ERASMUS
25. Puget and others: Abbr. : SDS
26. Missile. : DART
27. Year in the 11th century. : MIV
29. Type of dwelling. : TEPEE
32. Refer to. : CITE
33. Recent: Suffix. : CENE
34. Embellish. : ADORN
35. Suffix in chemistry. : ENE
36. Type of comedy. : FARCE
37. Muddy. : MIRY
38. Ship channels. : GATS
39. Goose genus. : ANSER
40. Baseball great. : OTT
41. Gardener's gear. : HOSE
42. Poetic verb form. : ART
43. German city. : HANOVER
45. Nonsense. : TRASH
48. Position for action. : BATTLESTATION
51. Comedian's line. : ADLIB
53. Artificial language. : ESPERANTO
54. Canadian official. : REEVE
55. Terminals: Abbr. : STAS
56. Language: Abbr. : GER
57. Looked over: Slang. : CASED
58. Intensified sibilant sound. : SSST
59. Street name in New England. : ELM
Down
1. Per ___. : DIEM
2. Tin-pan Alley group. : ASCAP
3. Coin of Sweden. : KRONA
4. Old-time robes for women. : SIMARS
5. Of a poem. : ODIC
6. Bankers' concern. : VESTEDINTERESTS
7. Loads to capacity. : SATURATES
8. Dimmest. : PALEST
9. Rouse to action. : ALARM
10. Target of 20 Across. : CONSUMERS
11. Thrice a day: Lat. abbr. : TID
12. Quadruped. : ASS
17. Room of a sort. : NURSERY
18. "East ___." : OFEDEN
21. Distinctive. : RARE
24. In as much as. : SINCE
28. Shift. : VEER
29. ___ shanter. : TAMO
30. Nurse Cavell. : EDITH
31. Certain radios. : PORTABLES
32. Interminable. : CEASELESS
33. Musical offering. : CANTATA
36. Famous soprano. : FARRAR
38. Polit. sci. : GOVT
41. Growth environment. : HOTBED
42. Certify. : ATTEST
44. Artless. : NAIVE
46. Scorch. : SINGE
47. Type of dwelling. : HOTEL
49. Warm and Hot Springs. : SPAS
50. Standard. : NORM
51. Curve. : ARC
52. Roman goddess. : DEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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