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New York Times, Monday, May 7, 1962

16-Across : Part of an atom.

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,679
Across
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Parts of slips. : STRAPS
7
Embrace. : CLASP
12
Models of perfection. : PARAGONS
14
Protagonists. : HEROES
16
Part of an atom. : ELECTRON
17
Young bird. : EAGLET
18
Signals of a sort. : WINKS
19
Speed-checking device. : RADAR
21
Ethan Allen's brother. : IRA
22
State: Abbr. : IND
23
Position of an anchor. : ATRIP
24
For men only. : STAG
25
Acid ___. : TEST
27
Strike out. : DELE
28
Criterion. : GAUGE
29
O. T. book: Abbr. : OBAD
31
Reverberation. : THUNDER
33
Edna Ferber novel. : SOBIG
35
National Park in Colorado. : ESTES
36
Refers indirectly (to). : ALLUDES
38
Roman statesman. : CATO
39
Certain South Africans. : BOERS
40
God of 31 Across. : THOR
42
Try: Colloq. : STAB
46
Psychologist Pavlov. : IVAN
47
Signified. : MEANT
48
Loki's daughter. : HEL
49
Cub's place. : DEN
50
___ over on (trick). : PUTIT
51
Fourteen pounds. : STONE
53
Captivate. : ENDEAR
55
Full-length movies. : FEATURES
57
Western mountain range. : SIERRA
58
TV adjuncts. : ANTENNAS
59
Satellite of Uranus. : ARIEL
60
Tom and others. : DEWEYS
Down
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Briny. : SALINE
2
Tendencies. : TRENDS
3
Ruin's partner. : RACK
4
Author's aides: Abbr. : AGTS
5
For: Sp. : POR
6
Expressed audible contempt. : SNORTED
7
Easily got. : CHEAP
8
King of drama. : LEAR
9
Member of O. A. S.: Abbr. : ARG
10
Lonely place. : SOLITUDE
11
Ranks and dignities. : PEERAGES
12
Lapwing. : PEWIT
13
Entangle. : SNARL
15
Old hand. : STAGER
20
Where calories count. : DIET
23
Maxim. : ADAGE
24
Seaport in Brazil. : SANTOS
26
Money ___. : TOBURN
28
Sudden strong wind. : GUST
30
Offers. : BIDS
32
Courage. : HEART
33
Part of Yugoslavia. : SLOVENIA
34
Evergreen shrub. : OLEANDER
36
Stands fast. : ABIDES
37
Opposite of 27 Across. : STET
38
Argue. : CONTEND
41
Seaport of Israel. : HAIFA
43
Full of controversial points. : THORNY
44
Son of Anchises and Venus. : AENEAS
45
Protect. : BLESS
47
Type of picture. : MURAL
50
Peel. : PARE
51
Ragout. : STEW
52
Bring into harmony. : TUNE
54
Outmoded man's name. : ERI
56
Corroded. : ATE

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

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