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New York Times, Monday, May 7, 1962

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
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1. 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
1. 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, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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