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New York Times, Monday, April 16, 1962

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Clue for 9-Down was "Illiadic herald." Changed it to "Iliadic herald."
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,658
Across Down
1. Presents. : GIFTS
6. Map maker's abbreviation. : ISLS
10. Savoir-faire. : TACT
14. Idolize. : ADORE
15. Bickering. : SPAT
16. Rod shaped for strength. : IBAR
17. Canary's cousin. : SERIN
18. Travels faster. : MAKESTIME
20. Emotion of pity. : PATHOS
22. Escaped. : WENTFREE
23. Wilde's Mr. Gray. : DORIAN
25. Trampled. : TRODON
26. Hymn tunes. : CHORALS
28. Follower of "Oom Paul." : BOER
29. ___ hand in. : HADA
30. Mediterranean food fishes. : OMBERS
32. Samples: Abbr. : SPS
35. Point of view. : ANGLE
37. "___ an American." : IAM
38. Postponed one's bed time. : SATUP
40. Relative of HST. : DDE
41. Surge forward. : ROLLON
44. ___ Lisa. : MONA
45. Short for a girl's name. : PRUE
46. One's own name. : AUTONYM
48. Noah's landfall. : ARARAT
51. Disloyal. : UNTRUE
52. Departing: Colloq. : MOVINGON
54. Summer headdress. : SUNHAT
57. Refuse to back down. : STANDUPTO
59. Italian man's name. : ITALO
60. Miss Liberty faces it. : EAST
61. Tenpenny. : NAIL
62. Barber's gear. : STROP
63. W. W. II craft. : LSTS
64. Double-runner. : SLED
65. Fashions. : MODES
1. Catch the breath. : GASP
2. Design. : IDEA
3. City in Iowa. : FORTDODGE
4. Occurring at certain intervals. : TRIHORAL
5. Woman's title. : SENORA
6. Cult. : ISM
7. Eggs of fishes. : SPAWN
8. Huron, for one. : LAKE
9. Iliadic herald. : STENTOR
10. ___ tat. : TITFOR
11. "___ in the hand . . . " : ABIRD
12. Carved gem. : CAMEO
13. Made of wood. : TREEN
19. Emphasis. : STRESS
21. Pit for a missile. : SILO
24. "And ___ lit Casey's face . . . " : ASMILE
26. African lake. : CHAD
27. Assistance. : HAND
28. Weep over. : BEMOAN
31. ___ masque. : BAL
32. Granitelike. : STONEHARD
33. Undersized. : PUNY
34. Part of the Western Hemisphere: Abbr. : SPAM
36. Commission. : ERRAND
39. Equal. : AMOUNTTO
42. Excels at shooting. : OUTGUNS
43. Ingredient of brittle. : NUTS
45. Figured fabrics. : PRINTS
47. Axiom. : TRUISM
48. Ringed ouzel or thrush. : AMSEL
49. Rosters. : ROTAS
50. Sailor's warning. : AVAST
51. Loosen. : UNTIE
53. October birthstone. : OPAL
55. Relative of the lily. : ALOE
56. Rises above. : TOPS
58. ___ Bay State. : OLD

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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