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New York Times, Saturday, March 31, 1962

Author: Walt Clark
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,642
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1. Famous art critic. : RUSKIN
7. British officer's servant. : BATMAN
13. Common live oaks. : ENCINAS
15. Ascends. : UPRISES
17. War weapon. : GRENADE
18. Put on one's best. : DRESSUP
19. Hank of twine. : RAN
20. Counterparts. : IMAGES
22. Indian. : UTE
23. Girl's name. : EVE
24. Hush money. : BRIBES
25. ___ avis. : RARA
26. Backs of animals. : TERGA
28. Trap. : NET
29. Creator of Popeye. : SEGAR
30. Songlike. : LYRICAL
32. Angles. : BEVELS
33. Relating to: Suffix. : ULAR
34. Tiny tot. : MITE
35. Maned, in heraldry. : CRINED
38. Classified items. : WANTADS
41. Author of boys' books. : HENTY
42. Elevator cage. : CAR
43. Lifted up. : ELATE
45. Harem rooms. : ODAS
46. Pig ready for market. : PORKER
48. River into the Ouse. : CAM
49. State: Abbr. : KAN
50. Auto part. : BUMPER
51. Celestial body. : ORB
52. Gourmet. : EPICURE
54. Ductile. : TENSILE
57. Emeritus. : RETIRED
58. Boy's speedster. : SCOOTER
59. City in Australia. : SYDNEY
60. Secret meetings. : TRYSTS
1. Deplore. : REGRET
2. Solve. : UNRAVEL
3. Jo Mielziner's specialty. : SCENERY
4. Of the same nature. : KIN
5. Needle ___ haystack. : INA
6. Lowest point. : NADIR
7. Finance plan. : BUDGET
8. After: Fr. : APRES
9. Three, in Spain. : TRES
10. Bad: Prefix. : MIS
11. Mollify. : ASSUAGE
12. Achromatic. : NEUTRAL
14. Student group. : SEMINAR
16. Weapons. : SPEARS
21. Man's name meaning "vanity." : ABEL
24. London's Old ___. : BAILEY
25. Exhibit. : REVEAL
27. Salt-water fish. : GRUNTS
29. Dog. : SETTER
31. No gentleman. : CAD
32. Storage crib. : BIN
34. Chain stores. : MARKETS
35. Narrow fur piece. : CHOKER
36. Orangutans. : REDAPES
37. Foolish remark. : INANITY
38. Distort. : WARP
39. Burma gangsters. : DACOITS
40. Budding movie personality. : STARLET
42. Broadway offering. : COMEDY
44. Still warm memories, figuratively. : EMBERS
46. Kind of soup. : PUREE
47. Build. : ERECT
50. Flame. : BURN
53. Spanish hero. : CID
55. Direction: Abbr. : NOR
56. Sauce. : SOY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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