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James E. Hinish Jr.
James E. Hinish Jr.

New York Times, Monday, April 9, 1962

Author:
James E. Hinish, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
James E. Hinish, Jr. has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,651

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Across
1
Laughing matter. : JOKE
5
Decline. : WANE
9
Westport, for example. : TOWN
13
Olive tree genus. : OLEA
14
Leg of lamb. : GIGOT
15
Ancient theatres. : ODEA
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Tunes. : AIRS
17
"Girl of the Golden West." : OPERA
18
Chinese idol. : JOSS
19
___ Passage. : NORTHWEST
21
Prime Minister, 1776. : NORTH
22
Court hearing. : OYER
23
Ribicoff's dept. : HEW
25
Eating places. : CAFES
27
TV fare. : WESTERNS
32
Silver: Pot. : ARGENT
33
Skill. : ART
34
August, in Paris. : AOUT
35
Opera role. : GILDA
36
Victory: Colloq. : WIN
37
Lamb work. : ESSAY
38
Indian. : OTOE
39
And what is more. : YES
40
Grass for cattle. : EATAGE
41
Maine. : DOWNEAST
43
Come about. : ARISE
44
Clever. : APT
45
W. W. II vessels. : LSTS
46
Beauty's companion. : BEAST
50
Cape of Tasmania. : SOUTHEAST
55
She, in Italy. : ELLA
56
Creator of the Pooh. : MILNE
57
The East. : ASIA
58
Yale men. : ELIS
59
One of the Eisenhowers. : EDGAR
60
North ___. : STAR
61
South ___. : SEAS
62
Dash. : TEAR
63
Pound down. : TAMP
Down
1
"The Lark." : JOAN
2
Medley. : OLIO
3
Oklahoma senator. : KERR
4
Steinbeck story. : EASTOFEDEN
5
Auto accessory. : WIPER
6
Periods. : AGES
7
___ lights. : NORTHERN
8
Greek letter. : ETA
9
Premier of Japan, 1941–44. : TOJO
10
Perfume. : ODOR
11
American painter. : WEST
12
American poet. : NASH
14
Greeley's advice. : GOWEST
20
Wolflike animal. : HYENA
21
Part of Canada: Abbr. : NWT
24
Timetable abbr. : EST
25
Work by Plato. : CRITO
26
Burning. : AGLOW
27
Bodice. : WAIST
28
Phrase in a famous ballad. : EASTISEAST
29
Miss Dartle and others. : ROSAS
30
Cloud: Fr. : NUAGE
31
Eye trouble. : STYE
32
"Fortune is ___"—Aeschylus. : AGOD
36
"___ Story." : WESTSIDE
37
Ground. : EARTH
39
Caroline island. : YAP
40
Holiday. : EASTER
42
Consume. : EAT
45
Kind of eclipse. : LUNAR
46
Contests of a sort. : BEES
47
French pronoun. : ELLE
48
Inter ___. : ALIA
49
Backtalk. : SASS
51
Former queen of Greece. : OLGA
52
Canine of fiction. : ASTA
53
Part of 57 Across. : SIAM
54
Hatch cover, for short. : TARP
56
Place for 17 Across. : MET

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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