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LEXICOGRAPHY

New York Times, Sunday, July 1, 1962

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.74, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 565 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,734
Across Down
1. Song for patriots. : ANTHEM
7. Island near Tokyo Bay. : OSHIMA
13. The oil of anointment. : CHRISM
19. Branch of government. : BUREAU
20. Room. : BOUDOIR
22. Jinx. : HOODOO
23. Grape seed. : ACINUS
24. Lincoln Center feature. : THEATRE
25. Unscathed. : INTACT
26. Eats. : SUPS
27. That "vast immeasurable abyss"—Milton. : CHAOS
29. Acetylene hydrocarbon: Var. : OCTINE
31. Theatrical godsend. : HIT
32. Yalensian. : ELI
33. Pigtail. : PLAIT
34. Beethoven's Third. : EROICA
35. Aim. : GOAL
36. Colonize. : SETTLEIN
38. Radar type of viewing instrument. : HSCOPE
39. City on the Rhine. : BASLE
40. Westphalian city. : HAMM
41. Centering on. : FOCAL
42. Occidental region: Abbr. : SPAM
44. Lorraine's partner. : ALSACE
47. Hindu guitars. : SITARS
48. Destinies, in Far East. : KARMAS
51. Digging pitfalls. : SETTINGTRAPS
53. Moves by jumps. : SALTATES
55. Steer shy of. : AVOID
56. Bast fiber. : RAMIE
57. Matched pair. : MATES
58. Fold over. : LAP
59. My lady's. : HERS
60. Artfully sweet. : SUGARCOATED
62. Ready for anything. : GAME
63. Tree. : ELM
64. Clothing. : LINEN
65. Vessel. : LINER
66. Pinched. : RANIN
67. Antigua, St. Kitts, etc. : LEEWARDS
69. Smacking of red herring. : FALSESCENTED
71. Depending on folds for effect. : DRAPEY
72. Draw up, as nets. : HAULIN
73. Wedding-march terminals. : ALTARS
74. Caesar's "I came." : VENI
75. Handles: Fr. : ANSES
76. Uncle Remus title. : BRER
77. Uproar. : BABEL
80. Musical instrument. : SPINET
82. Honest borrowers. : REPAYERS
86. Arena echoes. : OLES
87. Hits. : SMITES
88. Simulated. : MIMED
89. Status ___. : QUO
90. Initials in headlines. : OAS
91. Slimy. : VISCID
92. French legislature. : SENAT
93. Indian hemp. : SUNN
94. Famous septuagenarian. : TRUMAN
96. Clays for porcelain. : KAOLINS
98. Tropical plant. : BANANA
100. Taking on. : HIRING
101. Cuddle. : SNUGGLE
102. Easer. : ABATER
103. Unseemly exhibitions. : SCENES
104. Note-takers. : STENOS
105. Yawners. : GAPERS
1. Humbles. : ABASES
2. Nutlet: Bot. : NUCULE
3. "Come, and ___ as you go . . . " : TRIPIT
4. Layers. : HENS
5. French beverage. : EAU
6. Beach athletes. : MUSCLEMEN
7. Get. : OBTAIN
8. Not ___ (mediocre): Slang. : SOHOT
9. All colors. : HUES
10. Mountain near Canada. : IDA
11. Sunday traffic. : MOTORCARS
12. Ventilates. : AIRCOOLS
13. The hungry land. : CHINA
14. Put an edge on. : HONE
15. Crumble at last. : ROT
16. Potatoes. : IDAHOS
17. Party. : SOCIAL
18. Speckle with color. : MOTTLE
21. Give a second gratuity. : RETIP
28. Home: Scot. : HAIM
30. Rockefeller Center blades. : ICESKATERS
33. Tranquil. : PLACID
34. Loopholes in leases. : ESCAPECLAUSES
35. Greek letter. : GAMMA
37. English i.e. : THATIS
38. Talk of a sort. : HOTAIR
39. Noblemen: Abbr. : BARTS
41. Sultan's decree. : FIRMAN
43. Blanched. : PALED
44. Biblical name, "God hath made." : ASAHEL
45. Placed one's cards on the table. : LEVELED
46. Rager. : STORMER
47. Western coaches. : STAGES
49. Where Joel Chandler Harris lived. : ATLANTA
50. More squalid. : SEAMIER
52. Prim and prissy ideas. : GRUNDYISMS
53. Glossy cloth. : SATEEN
54. Loosens the purse strings. : SPENDS
57. Voguls, Ural Russians. : MANSIS
60. Singer to Ulysses. : SIREN
61. Old eyelet. : OILLET
62. Structure at Canaveral. : GANTRY
64. Boutonnière base. : LAPEL
66. Direct again. : RELEAD
68. Restless waters. : WAVES
69. Spread in a half circle. : FANNEDOUT
70. 1865 symbol. : CARPETBAG
72. Magic Islanders. : HAITIANS
76. Chancel of early church. : BEMA
77. Midway structures. : BOOTHS
78. King, A.D. 400. : ALARIC
79. To ___. : BESURE
81. Plectrums. : PICKS
82. Beauty shop extras. : RINSES
83. Put on a par. : EQUATE
84. Boy on Wall St. : RUNNER
85. Sub-detecting devices. : SONARS
87. Grows lyrical. : SINGS
88. Edison's Park. : MENLO
91. Weathercock. : VANE
92. WALK, for one. : SIGN
93. Sudden break. : SNAP
95. Opposite of max. : MIN
97. Economy size: Abbr. : LGE
99. Oriental fabric. : ABA

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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