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New York Times, Wednesday, May 9, 1962

Author: Walt Clark
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Walt Clark has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,681
Across Down
1. Vaunts. : BRAGS
6. Uses up. : WASTES
12. Advance. : PROMOTE
14. Cracker. : SALTINE
15. Satirize. : LAMPOON
16. Outlay. : EXPENSE
17. Hollywood first name. : AVA
18. Heads: Colloq. : NODDLES
20. Towboat. : TUG
21. ___-Avesta. : ZEND
23. Affairs of honor. : DUELS
24. Circular motion. : GYRE
25. Kind of tie. : ASCOT
27. Cape in Arabia. : RAS
28. One who overcomes problems. : COPER
29. Canine. : TERRIER
31. Chic shapes in millinery. : CONES
32. Care about. : MIND
33. River crossing. : FORD
34. Sauciness: Colloq. : CHEEK
36. Swimming larva. : TADPOLE
39. Hidden supply. : HOARD
40. Title. : SIR
41. Ornamental slit. : SLASH
43. Namesakes of H. G. Wells heroine. : ANNS
44. Equilateral parallelogram. : RHOMB
46. "___ boy!" : ATTA
47. Post office initials. : RFD
48. Complainers. : WHINERS
50. Children's game. : TAG
51. Columbus, for one. : PIONEER
53. Make as one again. : REUNITE
55. Tutor. : EDUCATE
56. Arab. : SARACEN
57. Witty reply. : RETORT
58. Coolidge's V. P. : DAWES
1. Adjective for astronauts. : BRAVEST
2. Type of novel. : ROMANCE
3. Electric unit: Abbr. : AMP
4. Continue. : GOON
5. Remained unchanged. : STOOD
6. Increases in size. : WAXES
7. Dolomites. : ALPS
8. Holy person: Abbr. : STE
9. Old-fashioned photo. : TINTYPE
10. Guarantees. : ENSURES
11. American poet. : SEEGER
12. Market place. : PLAZA
13. Remain unchanged. : ENDURED
14. Markets. : SELLS
19. Beloved. : DEAR
22. Windows. : DORMERS
24. Taxi in Venice. : GONDOLA
26. Companion of true. : TRIED
28. Peace ___. : CORPS
30. Printer's purchase. : INK
31. Food fish. : COD
33. Important workers. : FARMERS
34. Entrust. : CONFIDE
35. Something for nothing. : HANDOUT
36. Noun suffix. : TION
37. Decorative framework. : LATTICE
38. Country homes. : ESTATES
39. Pioneer in American publishing. : HARPER
40. Devon or Dorset. : SHIRE
42. Former golf champion. : HAGEN
44. Scarlett's real love. : RHETT
45. Food. : BREAD
48. Partner of tear. : WEAR
49. Koran section. : SURA
52. Corporal, for one. : NCO
54. Slangy negative. : NAW

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

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