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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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Students & seniors
Across
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
Down
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
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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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