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New York Times, Monday, September 24, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,819
Across
1. Marcus Porcius. : CATO
5. Go cycling. : PEDAL
10. Cocoon dweller. : PUPA
14. German lancer. : ULAN
15. Mr. Dionne. : OLIVA
16. River near Dunkerque. : YSER
17. ___ risk (take a chance). : RUNA
18. Plant exudation. : RESIN
19. River bank. : RIPA
20. Erie Canal nickname. : BIGDITCH
22. Republic since 1948. : ISRAEL
24. "What's ___ for me?" : INIT
25. School of a sort. : TECH
26. Spent; unproductive. : EFFETE
29. Breakfast food. : PORRIDGE
33. Cigarette feature. : FILTERTIP
35. Squirrel's cache. : ACORN
36. Mauna ___. : LOA
37. Writer like Hemingway. : REALIST
39. Winnie's sign. : VEE
40. Begin. : ARISE
42. Make-up item. : FACECREAM
44. Dresses down. : TELLSOFF
46. Part of a tennis score. : THIRTY
47. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATTY
48. Part of a stile. : STEP
49. N.Y.C. landmark. : WALLST
52. Spoiled by fungi, as plants. : MILDEWED
56. Foreign trade discount. : AGIO
57. Cremona craftsman. : AMATI
59. Riviera resort. : NICE
60. Out of. : FROM
61. Circus vehicle. : WAGON
62. Biblical land. : EDOM
63. Hosiery shades. : TANS
64. Imitative. : APING
65. Contradict. : DENY
Down
1. Bus stop. : CURB
2. His: Fr. : ALUI
3. Special flavor. : TANG
4. Counting calories. : ONADIET
5. Doorway curtain. : PORTIERE
6. Choose. : ELECT
7. Bowl. : DISH
8. Prefix in bird words. : AVI
9. American poet (1842–81). : LANIER
10. ___ victory (costly success). : PYRRHIC
11. Information agency: Abbr. : USIA
12. Casbah character. : PEPE
13. Sea near Vostok's launch point. : ARAL
21. Concerns. : INTERESTS
23. Withdrawn from a race. : SCRATCHED
25. Subject. : TOPIC
26. Musical tone. : EFLAT
27. Flower: It. : FIORE
28. Threshing tool. : FLAIL
29. Korean rice dish. : PILAF
30. Gov. Carvel's city. : DOVER
31. Eminent. : GREAT
32. Hostile unit. : ENEMY
34. Candy. : TAFFY
38. Colonizing. : SETTLING
41. Skiers' maneuvers. : SLALOMS
43. Matured. : RIPENED
45. Canadian capital. : OTTAWA
48. Be a member of. : SITON
49. Float. : WAFT
50. City on the Jumna. : AGRA
51. Celebrity. : LION
52. Caspar, et al. : MAGI
53. Far's partner. : WIDE
54. Study course: Abbr. : ECON
55. Size of paper. : DEMY
58. Newspaper illustration. : MAP

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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