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New York Times, Tuesday, January 17, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,204
Across
1. Cut. : GASH
5. Fault. : FLAW
9. Openings. : SLITS
14. Capable of. : UPTO
15. Easy gait. : LOPE
16. Type of residence. : HOTEL
17. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
18. Bombay's waterfront. : ARABIANSEA
20. Hammer of an electric bell. : VIBRATOR
22. ___ stroke, in swimming. : BREAST
23. Wholehearted: Colloq. : ALLOUT
24. Assignments. : TASKS
26. Misprint. : ERROR
28. Current comedy (with "The"). : BESTMAN
32. Game like napoleon. : PAM
34. Missing link. : APEMAN
36. Pisa's river. : ARNO
37. Accumulate. : AMASS
39. Cushion. : PAD
40. Bower. : ARBOR
41. Confirmation, for example. : RITE
42. Asiatic animals akin to goats. : GORALS
44. As well as. : AND
45. Producer. : CREATOR
47. Words. : NOUNS
49. Under: Ital. : SOTTO
51. Certain vegetables. : GREENS
54. White elephant. : ALBINO
57. Favorite snack with coffee. : SUGARBUN
59. Pacific coast strait. : GOLDENGATE
61. Farewell: Lat. : VALE
62. Closer to the facts. : TRUER
63. Ripening agent. : AGER
64. Girl's name. : ELLA
65. Crystal gazers. : SEERS
66. Catfish Row character. : BESS
67. Glided. : SLID
Down
1. Fruit used for jelly. : GUAVA
2. Month. : APRIL
3. Associate of a sort, in sports. : STABLEMATE
4. Kind of story. : HORROR
5. Naval vessel: Slang. : FLATTOP
6. Monk parrot. : LORO
7. To pieces. : APART
8. "Oh, what a tangled ___ we weave . . . " : WEB
9. Angelfish. : SHARKS
10. Emblem of a state. : LONESTAR
11. "___ boy." : ITSA
12. River of England into North Sea. : TEES
13. Piece of wood. : SLAT
19. Creator of Anitra. : IBSEN
21. Nimbi. : AURAS
25. Asiatic oil center. : ABADAN
27. Commentary. : REPORT
29. Babe Ruth. : MRBASEBALL
30. After a time. : ANON
31. Department of France. : NORD
32. Wooded area in Paris. : PARC
33. Eastern title. : AMIR
35. Predecessor of 2 Down: Abbr. : MAR
38. Shoreman. : SEASIDER
40. A spirit, in the Rig-Veda. : ASURA
42. Was compatible. : GOTON
43. Lumbermen. : LOGGERS
46. Workmen in photography. : TONERS
48. Get on one's ___. : NERVES
50. River into the Missouri. : OSAGE
52. None: Comb. form. : NULLI
53. Big name in golf. : SNEAD
54. Business representatives: Abbr. : AGTS
55. Traditional learning. : LORE
56. Sky or sea (with "the"). : BLUE
58. Uintas. : UTES
60. Chatter: Colloq. : GAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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