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New York Times, Wednesday, January 11, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,198

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Distinct. : SHARP
6
Bulgar. : SLAV
10
Sounds for silence. : PSTS
14
Stronghold on a high place. : AERIE
15
Helper. : AIDE
16
Money on the Corso. : LIRE
17
Scene of Scott novel. : LAMMERMOOR
19
Zone. : AREA
20
Prior to. : ERE
21
Laborer. : PEON
22
River into the Bay of Bengal. : GANGES
24
Institute of Technology in Hoboken. : STEVENS
26
Greek enchantress. : MEDEA
27
Classification: Abbr. : ORD
28
Fence material. : WIRE
29
Carefully woven trap. : WEB
32
Land. : SOIL
35
Tunisian port. : SFAX
37
Mutual concord. : PEACE
39
One of the "wee small" hours. : THREE
41
Tool. : AXE
42
In a ___ (in a moment). : TRICE
43
Made known. : AIRED
44
Jumble. : MESS
46
Singles. : ONES
47
Small antelope of Tibet. : GOA
48
Put into operation. : USED
50
Something to chew. : CUD
52
Gamed. : DICED
54
Peninsula discovered by Gosnold in 1602. : CAPECOD
58
Aircraft. : GLIDER
60
Is "on the go." : GADS
61
River rising in Bernese Alps. : AAR
62
Not assumed. : REAL
63
___ thin air. : VANISHINTO
66
Before: Lat. : ANTE
67
Jewish month. : ADAR
68
Indians. : OTOES
69
Afrikander. : BOER
70
Well-kept grass plot. : LAWN
71
Young years. : TEENS
Down
1
Bazaars. : SALES
2
It's pledged to "great loyalty" in 4-H clubs. : HEART
3
La Grande ___, 1804–14. : ARMEE
4
Raised border. : RIM
5
Species of frog. : PEEPER
6
Greek island. : SAMOS
7
One of the Felidae. : LION
8
Commotion. : ADO
9
Church caretaker. : VERGER
10
Smoothing tool. : PLANE
11
Knight of the Round Table. : SIRGAWAIN
12
Hornbeam or pepperidge. : TREE
13
High ___. : SEAS
18
Tears. : RENDS
23
Expert. : ADEPT
25
A la ___ (on the wing): Fr. : VOLEE
26
Cake-maker's purchases. : MIXES
28
Grew. : WAXED
30
Behold: Lat. : ECCE
31
Four-winged insects. : BEES
32
Kind of party. : STAG
33
Paducah's river. : OHIO
34
Shine upon. : IRRADIATE
36
Well-known. : FAMED
38
Eat away. : ERODE
40
Draw out. : EDUCE
45
Oodles. : SCADS
49
African tigercat. : SERVAL
51
Conclusion. : UPSHOT
53
Drone. : IDLER
54
Shaggy dog from Scotland. : CAIRN
55
Kayak. : CANOE
56
Avenaceous. : OATEN
57
Rubbish. : DROSS
58
Clutch. : GRAB
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Curtain fabric. : LENO
60
Relative of 38 Down. : GNAW
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Girl's name meaning "beauty." : ADA
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Noun suffix denoting mineral. : ITE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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