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New York Times, Tuesday, September 18, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,813
Across
1. Frigga's spouse. : ODIN
5. Mountain of Homeric legend. : OSSA
9. Young boxer. : PUPPY
14. Pisa's river. : ARNO
15. ___ my word! : UPON
16. Rooms: Lat. : ATRIA
17. Officer of state. : SECRETARY
19. Creature, often "poor." : THING
20. Early afternoon. : TWO
21. Goods: Abbr. : MDSE
22. Somnolent state. : TRANCE
23. Melancholy. : GLOOM
25. Rodin masterpiece. : THINKER
26. Skipjack. : BONITO
28. Hunting trip. : SHOOT
29. Subject of London musical. : OLIVERTWIST
31. Army man. : SGT
34. Municipality. : CITY
35. Rhone tributary. : AIN
36. Source of energy. : ATOM
37. Chinese diplomat. : KOO
38. Ally. : CONFEDERATE
42. Barbecue. : ROAST
43. Climbing palm. : RATTAN
44. American tradition. : LIBERTY
47. One of the James boys. : JESSE
48. Dumas character. : ARAMIS
49. Workbench item. : VISE
50. Part of Africa: Abbr. : SWA
53. Former dictator. : PERON
54. February 2. : CANDLEMAS
56. Motionless. : INERT
57. River of Normandy. : ORNE
58. 100,000 rupees. : LAKH
59. Bernhardt. : SARAH
60. Old-time cart. : WAIN
61. Patella region. : KNEE
Down
1. Tobacco kiln. : OAST
2. Attracted. : DREW
3. Under an assumed name. : INCOGNITO
4. Hide ___ hair. : NOR
5. Open-air. : OUTDOOR
6. Spurt of activity. : SPASM
7. Distressed. : SORE
8. One or another. : ANY
9. Loyal subject. : PATRIOT
10. U. N. traveler. : UTHANT
11. Dress with special care. : PRINK
12. ___-nez. : PINCE
13. German rifleman. : YAGER
18. Overplay a role: Colloq. : EMOTE
22. Man's name: Abbr. : THOS
24. Roman historian. : LIVY
25. Poetic pronoun. : THINE
26. Spring brew. : BOCK
27. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
28. Sooty-brown bird. : SWIFT
30. Roadside plant. : TANSY
31. See 10 Down. : STATESMAN
32. Important Swedish canal. : GOTA
33. Agents of a sort. : TMEN
36. Academic subjects. : ARTS
38. City of ancient Greece. : CORINTH
39. Minnesota crop. : OATS
40. City on the Elbe. : DRESDEN
41. Artist's purchase. : EASEL
42. Sucking fish. : REMORA
44. ___ lazuli, blue gem. : LAPIS
45. Ireland personified. : IRENA
46. More desolate. : BARER
47. Demon of Arabian lore. : JINNI
49. Measure, 32 to 43 inches. : VARA
51. Historic atoll. : WAKE
52. North Carolina patriot. : ASHE
54. Intimidate. : COW
55. Shoe leather. : ELK

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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