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New York Times, Saturday, September 8, 1962

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Missing: { F K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,803
Across
1. Kind of cracker. : GRAHAM
7. Shoe with a wooden sole. : PATTEN
13. Track events. : RELAYS
14. Informal receptions. : ATHOMES
16. Rome Beauties. : APPLES
17. Pusher. : THRUSTER
19. At one's fingertip. : NAIL
20. Flout. : SNEER
21. Refrain syllable. : TRA
22. Take food. : DINE
23. Winged: Suffix. : PTENE
24. Meager. : SLIM
25. Floral emblem of Switzerland. : EDELWEISS
27. Clip. : SHEAR
28. 1,300-mile mountain range. : URALS
29. City at the mouth of the Douro. : OPORTO
30. Impel through space. : TRAJECT
33. Nibbled on. : BROWSED
34. Not cruel. : HUMANE
35. Brilliant reflection. : GLARE
36. Oriental servants. : AMAHS
37. Vacation pleasures. : BOATTRIPS
41. Small green plant. : MOSS
42. Armed force. : POSSE
43. Ink spot. : BLOT
44. Common suffixes. : ERS
45. Famous Ford. : ERNIE
46. Choir section. : ALTO
47. Tree sprout. : SEEDLING
49. Coal miner. : PITMAN
51. China center. : DRESDEN
52. Buy: Fr. : ACHETE
53. Sugar bits. : SWEETS
54. Wise old man. : NESTOR
Down
1. Rio ___. : GRANDE
2. Compensated. : REPAID
3. Growing in high mountains. : ALPINE
4. Exclamations of praise. : HALLELUJAHS
5. Ever, old style. : AYE
6. Documents of a sort. : MSS
7. Suitability. : PATNESS
8. King Paul's city. : ATHENS
9. "Soldiers ___." : THREE
10. Journey of a sort. : TOUR
11. Resort near Koblenz. : EMS
12. Provoking persons. : NETTLERS
15. Arranged in succession. : SERIATE
18. Rifleman's need. : RAMROD
20. Long-legged bird. : STILT
23. Partner of quiet. : PEACE
24. Relatives of tubs. : SHOWERBATHS
26. Relatives of the Waves. : WRENS
27. Recreation. : SPORT
29. Declaim. : ORATE
30. View from Scotland Yard. : THAMES
31. Noised abroad. : RUMORED
32. Hoarders. : AMASSERS
33. World-weary. : BLASE
35. Green lights. : GOSIGNS
37. Indian's feathered headdress. : BONNET
38. Unpropitiously encountered. : ILLMET
39. ___ race. : POTATO
40. Kitchen implement. : STONER
42. Self-respect. : PRIDE
45. Other than. : ELSE
48. Moisture. : DEW
49. Container for heating. : PAN
50. Cooler. : ICE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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