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New York Times, Wednesday, February 7, 1962

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,590
Across Down
1. Whitefish. : CISCO
6. Stringed instrument: It. : ARPA
10. Handle. : HAFT
14. For this case only: Lat. : ADHOC
15. Brother of Odin. : VILI
16. Turkish regiment. : ALAI
17. Had to do (with). : DEALT
18. Segregation policy in S. Africa. : APARTHEID
20. Mexican state. : SONORA
22. Interval of a sort. : ENTRACTE
23. Evening: Fr. : SOIR
25. Oxfords. : TIES
26. On deck. : TOPSIDE
29. Islamic title. : AGA
30. Crowd into. : MOB
33. "___ Irish Rose." : ABIES
34. Relative of a high wire. : TIGHTROPE
37. Bill of fare. : MENU
38. West Pointer. : CADET
39. Uniform. : EVEN
40. Play by G. B. S. : PYGMALION
42. Quill. : SPINE
43. Balaam's mount. : ASS
44. French lace. : VAL
45. Himalayan peak. : EVEREST
47. Sibilant sound. : SISS
48. Pitchfork part. : TINE
49. Devastate. : LAYWASTE
53. Red Square city. : MOSCOW
57. City in New Jersey. : OCEANPORT
59. Unhesitant. : READY
60. Pickle spice. : DILL
61. Country on the Caspian. : IRAN
62. Baseball's "Cap." : ANSON
63. Trifling. : IDLE
64. Cozy retreat. : NEST
65. Where the poop is. : STERN
1. Bounders. : CADS
2. Idea: Prefix. : IDEO
3. ___ State, part of Burma. : SHAN
4. Structure dating from 72 A. D. : COLOSSEUM
5. Municipal taxes, in Europe. : OCTROIS
6. Hollywood first name. : AVA
7. Mellow. : RIPE
8. English royal house. : PLANTAGENET
9. Impenetrable. : AIRTIGHT
10. Sounds of mirth. : HAHAS
11. Name akin to Sandy. : ALEC
12. ___ accompli. : FAIT
13. Ebb and flow. : TIDE
19. Negotiate. : TREAT
21. First ___. : AID
24. Emporium. : RETAILSTORE
26. City in Florida. : TAMPA
27. Is guided by. : OBEYS
28. Sharp sounds. : PINGS
30. Form of entertainment. : MOVIE
31. Unfolds. : OPENS
32. Pulitzer prize poet, 1928. : BENET
35. Affirmative phrase. : IDO
36. Delineate. : REPRESENT
38. Graduation memento. : CLASSPIN
41. Of the birds. : AVIAN
42. Ladies of 20 Across. : SENORAS
46. Energy. : VIM
47. Marshy plain. : SWALE
49. City in New Jersey. : LODI
50. Tart. : ACID
51. Loud outcry. : YELL
52. Periods of time. : ERAS
54. Instance. : CASE
55. Fragrance. : ODOR
56. Veteran comedian. : WYNN
58. Explosive. : TNT

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

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