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New York Times, Monday, August 6, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,770
Across Down
1. Powerful city-state of 500 B.C. : SPARTA
7. Top layers of masonry walls. : COPINGS
14. Lofty. : AERIAL
15. Handsome horses. : ARABIANS
17. Toy. : TRIFLE
18. Major general's command. : DIVISION
19. Maltreat. : ILLUSE
21. Noun-forming suffixes. : EES
22. 1933 agency. : NRA
23. Deutschland über ___. : ALLES
24. Famous diva. : PONS
26. Gentle. : MEEK
27. Do dock work. : LOAD
28. All: Fr. : TOUT
29. English novelist. : HARDY
30. Conjunction. : BUT
31. Discernment. : TACT
32. Brilliant. : GAY
33. Ace in the hole, in mystery stories. : SEARCHWARRANT
38. Seoul soldier. : ROK
39. Mosque priest. : IMAM
40. Auricle. : EAR
42. Functioned. : ACTED
45. Support. : STAY
46. Bazaar. : SALE
47. Town near Lille. : LOOS
48. Football play. : PASS
49. Dull. : VAPID
50. Big bird. : EMU
51. Set of beliefs: Abbr. : REL
52. Opinions: Colloq. : SLANTS
54. Postponement. : REPRIEVE
57. Punctual. : ONTIME
59. Machine parts. : TREADLES
60. East Indies cedar. : DEODAR
61. Dispatchers. : SENDERS
62. Early monastic. : ESSENE
1. Rested. : SAT
2. Risky. : PERILOUS
3. Having seed coverings. : ARILLATE
4. Plundered. : RIFLED
5. Ankle bone. : TALUS
6. Pub favorites. : ALES
7. Kiss-and-tell man. : CAD
8. Global area. : ORIENT
9. Does road work. : PAVES
10. Nile bird. : IBIS
11. Yugoslav city. : NIS
12. Fancy dive. : GAINER
13. Slept noisily. : SNORED
16. Serpentine. : SNAKY
20. Period. : EPOCH
23. Vestment. : ALB
25. Circumvents. : OUTWITS
26. Yucatan Indian. : MAYA
28. Zigzag course. : TACK
29. Injure. : HARM
31. Walked. : TROD
32. "Elegy" man. : GRAY
34. Bellicose deity. : ARES
35. Accumulate. : AMASS
36. Ocean phenomenon. : NEAPTIDE
37. Charm. : TALISMAN
41. Rosy. : RED
42. Nimble. : ALERT
43. Men of promise. : COMERS
44. Baldpate item. : TOUPEE
45. Tray. : SALVER
46. Coffee capital. : SANTOS
48. Elizabethan playwright. : PEELE
49. Weathercocks. : VANES
51. Lorna's John. : RIDD
53. Prospector's find. : LODE
55. Spread. : RAN
56. Letter. : ESS
58. Sooner than. : ERE

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

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