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New York Times, Friday, January 13, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { B J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,200
Across
1. Tea expert's job. : TASTING
8. Persona ___. : GRATA
13. Africa's largest lake. : VICTORIA
14. Kings. : RULERS
16. Concern. : INTEREST
17. Light again: Poet. : RELUME
18. Young hog. : SHOAT
19. Who stoops to conquer? : SHE
21. Kind of butterfly. : SATYR
22. Aquarium item. : TANK
23. Colleagues. : PEERS
25. One's native place. : HOME
26. Broke a fast. : ATE
27. Stand for firearms. : GUNRACK
29. One of the Canterbury pilgrims. : NUN
30. Cupid's father. : MARS
31. Able to bear stress, as metals. : TENSILE
33. Peddle tickets illegally. : SCALP
35. Family member. : NIECE
36. Herblock product. : CARTOON
38. Solemnity. : RITE
39. Chemical suffix. : ANE
40. Avow. : PROFESS
42. Partner of wide. : FAR
45. Brilliant. : STAR
47. Expanse. : TRACT
48. Insipid. : TAME
49. Strainer made of cloth. : TAMIS
51. Winning tennis serve. : ACE
52. Bittern or boatbill. : HERON
53. Bestowed abundantly. : RAINED
55. Rest periods: Colloq. : TIMESOUT
57. Jumpy. : ONEDGE
58. Proposal. : OVERTURE
59. Incendiarism. : ARSON
60. North American trees. : REDOAKS
Down
1. Helmet, 1917 style. : TINHAT
2. Current best seller. : ACTONE
3. Filet mignon. : STEAK
4. Wrongful act: Law. : TORT
5. Choler. : IRE
6. Army huts. : NISSENS
7. Deduce. : GATHER
8. Watchdog's warning. : GRR
9. Is regretful. : RUES
10. Muezzin's deity. : ALLAH
11. Of an ancient tribe. : TEUTONIC
12. Famous mascot. : ARMYMULE
13. Prospect. : VISTA
15. Placid. : SERENE
20. Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
23. Meaning. : PURPORT
24. The stage is his world. : SCENIST
27. Lively dance. : GALOP
28. Works with wool. : KNITS
30. Interweave. : MAT
32. Call on. : SEE
33. City in Southern California. : SANTAANA
34. More luscious. : CREAMIER
36. Controversial figure in headlines. : CASTRO
37. Ballerina Kaye. : NORA
38. Be a host. : RECEIVE
41. Constituent. : FACTOR
42. King forced to abdicate, 1952. : FAROUK
43. Affairs of the heart. : AMOURS
44. Frenchman's income. : RENTE
46. Outer layers. : RINDS
48. Seed covering. : TESTA
50. Utah symbol. : SEGO
52. Man of the hour. : HERO
54. Haunt. : DEN
56. Type of school, for short. : MED

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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