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New York Times, Thursday, May 10, 1962

Author: Brice Metcalfe
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,682
Across Down
1. Compass point. : NNW
4. Acclaim. : ECLAT
9. Dotted, as with stars, in heraldry. : SEME
13. Where Diamond Head is. : OAHU
15. Run after. : CHASE
16. Old-time wagon. : WAIN
17. Not conventional. : UNORTHODOX
19. Latin "to be." : ESSE
20. Like a maple seed. : SAMAROID
21. Legal matters. : TORTS
23. Sinister look. : LEER
24. Pitcher's specialty. : CURVE
25. Greek letters. : SIGMAS
28. Shaven and shorn. : BARBERED
31. Interweaves. : PLATS
32. Vehicles of a sort. : BUSES
33. Greek letter. : TAU
34. Cure-___. : ALLS
35. Narrow openings. : SLITS
36. Venture. : RISK
37. Hindu cymbals. : TAL
38. Bucket handles. : BAILS
39. Euripides play. : MEDEA
40. Relative by remarriage. : STEPAUNT
42. Hard rolls. : BAGELS
43. Produce. : YIELD
44. Vasco da ___. : GAMA
45. Dusky. : SWART
46. Not to mention. : LETALONE
50. Whereupon. : WHEN
51. New Guinea, for example: Abbr. : SOUTHSEAIS
53. Tolerably. : SOSO
54. Spasm of pain. : THROE
55. Card game. : SKAT
56. Bloc in Prohibition days. : WETS
57. Rectify. : EMEND
58. Compass point. : SSE
1. Entre ___. : NOUS
2. 1880 novel. : NANA
3. Pronoun. : WHOM
4. Repeats. : ECHOES
5. Singers. : CHOIR
6. Movie actor. : LADD
7. Kyushu volcano. : ASO
8. Characters of woven fabrics. : TEXTURES
9. Turn aside. : SWERVE
10. Post-Lenten period. : EASTERTIDE
11. Feminine title. : MISS
12. Compass point. : ENE
14. Feature between two continents: Abbr. : URALMTS
18. Govt. dept. : TREAS
22. Sun and moon. : ORBS
24. Playbill lists. : CASTS
25. Shoe store merchandise. : SPATS
26. ___ ease. : ILLAT
27. Knock ___ (break into smithereens). : GALLEYWEST
28. Constructed. : BUILT
29. Studio item. : EASEL
30. French composer. : DUKAS
32. Dazzle. : BLIND
35. ___ Marie. : SAULTSTE
36. Entertains. : REGALES
38. Former boxing figure. : BAER
39. Family members. : MAMAS
41. Stringed instruments. : PIANOS
42. Showered. : BATHED
44. Prosper. : GETON
45. Pump. : SHOE
46. Entice. : LURE
47. Dumbarton ___. : OAKS
48. Indonesian island. : NIAS
49. Town near Padua. : ESTE
50. Compass point. : WSW
52. Electrical unit. : OHM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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