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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

New York Times, Friday, May 4, 1962

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 324 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,676
Across Down
1. Requests courteously. : BEGS
5. Sibilant signals. : ESTS
9. River into the Rio Grande. : PECOS
14. Greenland place. : ETAH
15. To ___ (exactly). : ATEE
16. Stop: Naut. : AVAST
17. Troika, for example. : TRIO
18. Ross. : TELAWRENCE
20. Author of "Tropic" novels. : HENRYMILLER
22. Marble. : TAW
23. East Indian tree. : TOON
24. Last ones in. : LOSERS
26. Library bookcases. : STACKS
29. Substance. : MATTER
31. Signature of American author. : EAPOE
32. Immense. : HUGE
33. Rose's husband. : ABIE
36. French town, scene of Vichy trial. : RIOM
37. More sensible. : SANER
38. Lather. : SUDS
39. "___ Want is You." : ALLI
40. Quondam. : ONCE
41. Kentucky college. : BEREA
42. Headlong dash. : ONRUSH
44. Good ___! : FORYOU
45. Rough-edged. : JAGGED
47. Farm product. : CROP
48. Where: Lat. : UBI
49. Bok, Lorimer, etc. : MAGAZINEMEN
55. Theatre sections. : MEZZANINES
57. Title. : NAME
58. Implore. : PLEAD
59. Be without. : LACK
60. Awning. : TILT
61. Grasslike plant. : SEDGE
62. Pale. : ASHY
63. Asserts. : SAYS
1. Meg's sister. : BETH
2. To be: Fr. : ETRE
3. Achieve. : GAIN
4. Fault. : SHORTCOMING
5. Isle of St. John the Divine. : EATMOS
6. American expatriate writer. : STEIN
7. Relate. : TELL
8. Signet ring. : SEAL
9. Talking bird. : PARROT
10. Temptress. : EVE
11. Chaucerian locale. : CANTERBURY
12. "West Side Story" win. : OSCAR
13. Simmers. : STEWS
19. Wallow. : WELTER
21. Wooden frame for carrying. : YOKE
25. Mythical marine creatures. : SEASERPENTS
26. Antitoxins. : SERA
27. Scut. : TAIL
28. Expressed regret. : APOLOGIZED
29. Boston Symphony conductor. : MUNCH
30. Pulitzer prize author. : AGEE
32. Author Zinsser. : HANS
34. Idea: Prefix. : IDEO
35. Jacob's brother. : ESAU
37. African region. : SOUDAN
41. Blessing. : BOON
43. Formed again. : REMADE
44. Frolicsome. : FRISKY
45. Checker moves. : JUMPS
46. White poplar. : ABELE
47. Karel Capek, for example. : CZECH
50. Arizona river. : GILA
51. Duck genus. : ANAS
52. Loveliest of the Pleiades. : MAIA
53. Little Miss Peggotty. : EMLY
54. Certain fabrics. : NETS
56. Sharp turn in a course. : ZAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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