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New York Times, Monday, January 16, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,203
Across Down
1. Quip. : JEST
5. Promenades. : WALKS
10. College campus area: Colloq. : QUAD
14. Melody. : ARIA
15. Serve. : AVAIL
16. Language of Pakistan. : URDU
17. Fragrant garden flower. : MIGNONETTE
19. Long time. : AGES
20. Sweet Alice's hero. : BEN
21. Net. : MESH
22. Roving in search of adventure. : ERRANT
24. Certain cards. : ACES
26. Recognize: Colloq. : SPOT
27. Maestro's accessory. : BATON
29. Lightning of Star. : SAILBOAT
33. Calla lily. : ARUM
34. Young hen. : PULLET
35. Vase. : URN
37. Native of Nis. : SERB
38. Lazes. : IDLES
39. American Indian. : OTOE
40. Summer in Paris. : ETE
41. Priscilla Mullens' in-laws. : ALDENS
42. Pronoun. : YOUR
43. Edible. : ESCULENT
45. Slow: Mus. : LENTO
46. Islands in Galway Bay. : ARAN
47. Island near Malta. : GOZO
48. Hungarian dramatist. : MOLNAR
51. Salt-water food fish. : SCAD
53. Extinct bird. : MOA
56. So be it. : AMEN
57. Kind of coal. : BITUMINOUS
60. First name in Westerns. : ZANE
61. Emulate Cicero. : ORATE
62. So brief as to be rude. : CURT
63. Character in "Antony and Cleopatra." : EROS
64. Former name of Jerez. : XERES
65. Mountain in Thessaly. : OSSA
1. Side of an opening. : JAMB
2. Cleveland's waterfront. : ERIE
3. Holographic items. : SIGNATURES
4. Sun ___. : TAN
5. Ebbs. : WANES
6. Prayers. : AVES
7. Thin strip of wood. : LATH
8. Companion of caboodle. : KIT
9. Wakeful. : SLEEPLESS
10. Book size. : QUARTO
11. Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
12. Near East port. : ADEN
13. Cosmic ___ from interstellar space. : DUST
18. Portent. : OMEN
23. Man's name: Abbr. : ROBT
25. Grooming accessory. : COMB
26. Uncommunicative. : SILENT
27. Foundation. : BASE
28. Sharp ridge. : ARETE
29. Abrupt. : SUDDEN
30. One of the Dulleses. : ALLEN
31. Having self-government. : AUTONOMOUS
32. Fish. : TROUT
34. Place to post letters in England. : PILLARBOX
36. Fictional sleuth. : NERO
39. Hear ye! : OYEZ
41. Distinctive atmosphere. : AURA
44. Riviera town. : CANNES
45. Lombardy city. : LODI
47. Tests of skill, courage, etc. : GAMES
48. State of bewilderment. : MAZE
49. Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
50. Type of weave. : LENO
51. General's insigne. : STAR
52. Pleasingly pretty. : CUTE
54. Not theirs. : OURS
55. Fictional dog. : ASTA
58. Anger. : IRE
59. Army man. : NCO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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