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New York Times, Thursday, September 20, 1962

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,815
Across Down
1. Miss March. : BETH
5. Certain rulers. : SHAHS
10. Silly. : DAFT
14. Mountain: Prefix. : OREO
15. Spartan serf. : HELOT
16. Spanish jar. : OLLA
17. Legal matter. : TORT
18. Figuratively, America. : MELTINGPOT
20. Buffoon. : TOMFOOL
22. Historic salt lake. : DEADSEA
23. A little: Sp. : POCO
24. ___ Rica. : COSTA
25. Utter confusion. : CHAOS
27. Machine part. : COG
28. Turkish city. : AYDIN
32. Engrossed. : RAPT
33. Mandible or maxilla. : JAW
34. Legal football maneuver. : ONSIDE
35. Prayer. : AVE
36. Quarrel. : FALLOUT
38. Fleur-de-___. : LIS
39. Church official. : VERGER
41. Kind of verb: Abbr. : IRR
42. Coagulate. : CLOT
43. Follow. : ENSUE
44. Household need. : ICE
45. Some Egyptians. : COPTS
46. Military maneuver. : FLANK
48. Amazon Indian. : TUPI
49. Likes better. : PREFERS
52. Portrays. : DEPICTS
55. Making of amends. : REPARATION
57. Vegetable. : OKRA
58. Confess. : AVOW
59. Originator of I.Q. test. : BINET
60. Adjective suffix. : ULAR
61. Jumble. : MESS
62. Forest debris. : SLASH
63. Month: Abbr. : SEPT
1. Larva of a fly. : BOTT
2. Slangy suffix. : EROO
3. Students' assignments. : TERMPAPERS
4. Go hastily: Colloq. : HOTFOOT
5. Al Capp creation. : SHMOO
6. Lean to a side. : HEEL
7. Everything. : ALL
8. Popular snack. : HOTDOG
9. Enclosures. : STIES
10. Sultry time. : DOGDAYS
11. European landmark. : ALPS
12. Field of ice. : FLOE
13. Tot's farewell. : TATA
19. Floating. : NATANT
21. Army school: Abbr. : OCS
24. Barber's problem. : COWLICK
25. Desire. : CRAVE
26. Refuge. : HAVEN
27. Presidential nickname. : CAL
29. Popular garnish. : DILLPICKLE
30. Goose. : IDIOT
31. Homes of a sort. : NESTS
33. Shake up. : JAR
34. Possessive. : OUR
36. Negotiator's proposal. : FEELER
37. Swedish coin. : ORE
40. Loud laughs. : GUFFAWS
42. Abundant. : COPIOUS
44. Infuse slowly. : INSTIL
45. Trophy. : CUP
47. Certain Semites. : ARABS
48. Fraction. : TENTH
49. Hyde Park vehicle. : PRAM
50. "Manon" aria, "Le ___." : REVE
51. Primitive poem. : EPOS
52. Renders. : DOES
53. Light carriage. : TRAP
54. Iranian Turk. : SART
56. Dog ___ manger. : INA

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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