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YES AND NO

New York Times, Sunday, March 18, 1962

Author: Hume Craft
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 638 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,629
Across Down
1. Go swiftly. : RACE
5. Family man. : GRAMPA
11. Beans. : LIMAS
16. Habits. : GARBS
21. Eager. : AGOG
22. The Sprats. : EATERS
23. Slow. : INERT
24. ___ a minute. : AMILE
25. Symbol of Alaska. : FORGETMENOT
27. Like Edward Lear's humor. : NONSENSICAL
29. Like ___ (not at all): Slang. : FUN
30. Edward ___. : VII
31. Kind of work. : SPADE
33. Cinch. : SEWUP
34. Hawk parrot. : HIA
35. Repeats. : ITERATES
38. Eden, for one. : ETONIAN
40. Scrub again. : REWASH
42. Brought into the open. : AIRED
43. Leda's daughter. : HELEN
45. German negatives. : NEINS
47. Charlemagne's realm: Abbr. : HRE
48. Sprinkle. : PEPPER
51. One of the Kennedys. : TED
53. Made up. : COINED
55. Coffee maker. : URN
58. Adventurous one. : DARER
59. Horses, in gypsy parlance. : GRIS
61. ___ jack. : ONEEYED
64. Delibes and others. : LEOS
66. Rois Faineants. : DONOTHINGKINGS
70. Compass point. : ENE
71. ___ Day. : MOTHERS
73. Ignore. : LEAVEOUT
74. Sudden, heavy rain. : SPATE
76. Moon courses. : PHASES
77. Kind of vote. : AYE
78. Ethan Frome's vehicle. : SLED
80. Fat. : LARD
81. Certain sons. : HEIRS
82. And so on. : ETC
85. "Sweet" one. : SUE
87. Baton Rouge school. : LSU
88. Roman deity. : JANUS
89. Whether ___. : ORNO
90. God: Sp. : DIOS
92. Leverage. : PRY
94. Animals. : ELANDS
96. ___ cum laude. : MAGNA
98. Colder. : FROSTIER
101. Mournful ballads. : LAMENTS
103. D. D. E.'s theatre. : ETO
104. Under no circumstances. : NOTFORTHEWORLD
108. Digits: Scot. : TAES
109. Football strategy. : DEFENSE
111. Hornbeam. : TREE
112. Natatoriums. : POOLS
114. Lineman's units. : YDS
115. Marks. : TRACES
117. Pronoun. : ITS
118. Display frames. : EASELS
120. Greek letter. : PHI
121. Free. : UNTIE
123. Learned. : HEARD
126. Architect's drawing: Fr. : EPURE
130. Carbolic acid. : PHENOL
132. Call to account. : ARRAIGN
134. Drummers. : SALESMEN
137. Bore. : IRK
138. African capital. : CAIRO
140. Wear out. : SPEND
142. Cream. : TOP
143. Animal. : PIG
144. Nautical tie. : SAILORSKNOT
147. Without fail: Colloq. : RAINORSHINE
150. Like ___ (probably). : ASNOT
151. Take care of. : SEETO
152. Urbana footballers. : ILLINI
153. City on the Oka. : OREL
154. Sweet flag. : SEDGE
155. Elks or Moose. : ORDER
156. Stage remarks. : ASIDES
157. Catfish Row dweller. : BESS
1. Palm tree. : RAFFIA
2. One of the cavies. : AGOUTI
3. Angularity. : CORNER
4. Farm product. : EGG
5. Understand: Colloq. : GETIT
6. Plant fiber. : RAMIE
7. Had tea. : ATE
8. ___ wear, : MENS
9. Drive ahead. : PROPEL
10. In ___ (agitated). : ASTATE
11. High-grade stationery. : LINEN
12. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
13. Altar tops. : MENSAE
14. Element. : ARSENIC
15. Brunswick, for one. : STEW
16. Bay in Quebec. : GASPE
17. "Here ___ . . . " : AMI
18. Sobriquet for an English king. : RICHARDYEAANDNAY
19. Philosopher Pascal. : BLAISE
20. Liturgical sign. : SELAH
26. Got away from. : EVADED
28. Profession honored on 4c stamp. : NURSING
32. 1813 exhortation. : DONTGIVEUPTHESHIP
36. One of the parties: Abbr. : REP
37. Brightness. : SHEEN
39. Blue dyes. : INDIGOS
41. Exclamation. : WHEE
44. Lord Fauntleroy's real name. : ERROL
46. Time of day. : NOON
49. Churchman. : PADRE
50. Nol ___ (discontinued): Law. : PROSSED
52. Sea bird. : ERNE
54. Noun suffix. : NESS
55. German city. : ULM
56. Run again. : REOPERATE
57. Denial. : NOTHINGOFTHEKIND
60. Jolly Roger emblem. : SKULL
62. Charged with a duty. : ENTRUSTED
63. Acts. : DEEDS
65. Pennsylvania city. : SHARON
67. Beverage. : TEA
68. Does a farm job. : HAYS
69. Adherents of: Suffix. : ITES
72. Letter. : ESS
75. Earth. : PLANET
79. Certain combats: It. : DUELLOS
81. Dispatched, as a pigeon. : HOMED
83. Petty quarrel. : TIFF
84. French artist. : COROT
86. Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
88. Bread spread. : JAM
91. More melancholy. : SORRIER
93. Evergreen tree. : YEW
95. Big dipper. : LADLE
97. Mrs. Glenn. : ANNA
99. Editor's word. : STET
100. Man with a lasso. : ROPER
102. Draft group. : SSS
105. Related to kissing. : OSCULAR
106. Cardinal suffix. : TEEN
107. Courses. : ROADS
110. The "Auld Sod." : ERIN
113. Naps. : SLEEPS
116. More bleak. : STARKER
119. Certain trains: Abbr. : SPS
120. Expression. : PHRASE
122. Pressed. : IRONED
124. Woman adviser. : EGERIA
125. History. : ANNALS
127. Arbiter. : UMPIRE
128. Queens: Fr. : REINES
129. Marx's colleague. : ENGELS
130. Province and city of Italy. : PISAS
131. Mexican pine. : OCOTE
133. John Jacob. : ASTOR
135. Expiate. : ATONE
136. Lemur. : LORIS
139. "This ___ sudden!" : ISSO
141. Capital of Timor. : DILI
145. Performance record. : LOG
146. Native: Suffix. : OTE
148. Nest: Fr. : NID
149. Goblin. : HOB

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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