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New York Times, Tuesday, May 15, 1962

Author:
H. R. Baraboo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,687
Across
1. Popular garment. : SLACKS
7. Trumpet sounds. : BLASTS
13. Done with great effort. : LABORED
15. Pacific seal. : SEALION
16. Wind instrument. : OCARINA
17. Italian seaport. : TARANTO
18. Baltic country: Abbr. : POL
19. ___ dance (explanation of sorts). : SONGAND
21. Pullman. : CAR
22. Sufficient: Poet. : ENOW
24. Brawls. : RIOTS
25. Trapping trophy. : PELT
26. Feasts. : DINES
28. Italy's tip. : TOE
29. Long-eared animals. : HARES
30. Indonesian island. : CELEBES
32. Displayed. : AIRED
33. Fragments of unfinished business. : LOOSEENDS
35. ___ belli. : CASUS
37. Cotton fabrics. : SATEENS
40. Afghanistan's capital. : KABUL
41. Rights: Abbr. : RTS
42. Contemporary pact. : SEATO
44. On tiptoe. : ATIP
45. Ovid, for example. : POETA
47. Titled ones. : SIRS
48. Chemical prefix. : TOL
49. Children's wear. : ROMPERS
51. Clock dial number. : VII
52. Spring bloom. : ANEMONE
54. Lighten. : RELIEVE
56. Tasso hero. : RINALDO
57. Scurry about. : SCUTTER
58. Affected demonstrations. : SCENES
59. Far East princes. : AMEERS
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1. Inclined. : SLOPED
2. Concise. : LACONIC
3. Gastropod mollusk. : ABALONE
4. Heart: Anat. : COR
5. Malay dagger: Var. : KRIS
6. Tampico title. : SENOR
7. Vegetables. : BEANS
8. Enrich. : LARD
9. Winglike part. : ALA
10. Faithful. : SINCERE
11. Added. : TOTALED
12. Equine sounds. : SNORTS
14. Biblical tribe. : DANITES
15. Alaska or Hawaii. : STATE
20. March. : GOOSESTEP
23. Gushes. : WELLSUP
25. Fire worshippers. : PARSEES
27. Asian capital. : SEOUL
29. Masks. : HIDES
31. Cattle genus. : BOS
32. Insect. : ANT
34. Certain winds. : EASTERS
35. Austere, in Roman style. : CATONIC
36. Texas city. : ABILENE
38. Artlessness. : NAIVETE
39. Contender. : STRIVER
40. Indian daggers. : KATARS
41. Mercutio's friend. : ROMEO
43. Willows. : OSIERS
45. Bodies of water. : PONDS
46. Palm tree. : ARECA
49. Ingenue, for one. : ROLE
50. Urban problem. : SLUM
53. Slangy exclamation. : MAN
55. Noun suffix. : ITE

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

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