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New York Times, Tuesday, January 10, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 89, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,197

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Approach. : ACCESS
7. Estimates official value. : ASSESSES
15. Sea song. : CHANTY
16. American poet. : MACLEISH
17. Wool comber. : CARDER
18. Mythical huntress. : ATALANTA
19. Where Salem is: Abbr. : ORE
20. One or the other. : EITHER
22. Chop ___. : SUEY
23. Something that achieves unexpected success. : SLEEPER
25. Ill-humored. : CROSS
27. District: Abbr. : TERR
28. Proton or neutron. : NUCLEON
31. Goddess of the sacred cow. : ISIS
32. Instrumental string. : CHORD
33. Greek letter. : CHI
36. Last in the batting lineup. : NINTH
38. ___ Gardens. : KEW
39. Drawing room. : SALON
41. Racing boat. : GIG
42. Troubled. : AILED
44. Man's nickname. : BERT
45. Part of an airplane wing. : AILERON
47. Nonprecious, as metal. : BASE
48. Abide. : DWELL
50. Bettor. : WAGERER
52. Title of respect in India. : MIAN
53. Historic nickname. : WINNIE
56. Respectful fear. : AWE
57. Gooselike. : ANSERINE
59. ___ wits' end. : ATONES
61. Sold to the customer. : RETAILED
62. Pleasant to hear. : DULCET
63. Supporting frames. : TRESTLES
64. Rates of motion. : SPEEDS
Down
1. Approaching and speaking to. : ACCOSTING
2. One of the Stuart kings. : CHARLESII
3. Rushing wildly. : CAREERING
4. Football player. : END
5. Excessive: Colloq. : STEEP
6. Native of Beyrouth: Fr. sp. : SYRIEN
7. Oriental maidservant. : AMAH
8. Glut. : SATE
9. Less abundant. : SCARCER
10. Right-angled extension. : ELL
11. Spring, for one. : SEASON
12. Hollow cavity. : SINUS
13. Colorado resort park. : ESTES
14. Carriage: Colloq. : SHAY
21. Move on small wheels. : TRUCKLE
24. Formerly formerly. : ERST
26. Measures of distance. : RODS
29. Comfort. : CHEER
30. The actual facts: Slang. : LOWDOWN
33. After-Christmas sale. : CLEARANCE
34. Strong-smelling plant of the mint family. : HORSEWEED
35. Excites the curiosity of. : INTERESTS
37. Greet. : HAIL
40. French cleric. : ABBE
43. Hostile feeling. : ILLWILL
45. Ancestral hero of the Romans. : AENEAS
46. Nymphs. : NAIADS
48. Type of restaurant. : DINER
49. Squander. : WASTE
51. Organize. : GETUP
52. Shopping center. : MART
54. Arrow poison. : INEE
55. Edgar, Edmund, etc. : NEDS
58. Musical abbreviation. : RIT
60. Diminutive suffix. : OLE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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