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New York Times, Wednesday, April 11, 1962

Author: Kathryn Righter
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Kathryn Righter has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,653
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1. Etagere part. : SHELF
6. Silk of maize. : FLOSS
11. Not effective. : STERILE
13. Scoffed. : FLOUTED
15. ___ come. : KINGDOM
16. Relative of verbena. : LANTANA
17. Sphere. : ORB
18. Exhausting. : SAPPING
20. Muslim saint. : PIR
21. Native of San'a. : ARAB
23. Gallic exclamation. : TIENS
24. Keyway. : SLOT
25. ___ probe. : LUNAR
27. Duster. : RAG
28. Bridge supports. : PIERS
29. Pertaining to the seas. : PELAGIC
31. Musical. : BANDS
32. Canoe material. : BIRCHBARK
34. Dispositions. : MOODS
36. Certain ships. : TANKERS
39. Printer's measures. : PICAS
40. Time table abbreviation. : ARR
41. Spaces. : AREAS
43. Crafts' partners. : ARTS
44. British machine guns. : BRENS
46. Pit in a mine. : SUMP
47. Man's name meaning "watchful." : IRA
48. Panacea. : CUREALL
50. Aegean island. : NIO
51. Literary form. : NOVELLA
53. Type of writer. : REALIST
55. "Henry VI," for example. : TRILOGY
56. Consecrates. : DEVOTES
57. Piquant. : SALTY
58. Disk. : PATEN
1. Saddle appendage. : STIRRUP
2. Old World herb. : HENBANE
3. Unit of energy. : ERG
4. Covers. : LIDS
5. Parade vehicle. : FLOAT
6. Fruit pies, in Britain. : FLANS
7. Tedious. : LONG
8. Absent. : OUT
9. Fastened in a certain way. : STAPLED
10. Campus VIP's. : SENIORS
11. Scandinavian toast. : SKOAL
12. Charlatan. : EMPIRIC
13. Lively dance. : FLING
14. Game. : DARTS
19. Famous street in Atlanta. : PEACHTREE
22. Coins of Panama. : BALBOAS
24. Lead weights. : SINKERS
26. Forays. : RAIDS
28. Hooded coat. : PARKA
30. Groups of 144: Abbr. : GRS
31. Prohibit. : BAN
33. College founded in 1889. : BARNARD
34. Reflects. : MIRRORS
35. Wife of Marc Antony. : OCTAVIA
37. Come together again. : REUNITE
38. Japanese banjo-like instrument. : SAMISEN
39. Make-up. : PAINT
40. Deck. : ARRAY
42. Patches. : SPOTS
44. Having bumps and lumps. : BULGY
45. Lie dormant. : SLEEP
48. Coagulate. : CLOT
49. Molten rock. : LAVA
52. Old cloth measure. : ELL
54. Genesis name. : LOT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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