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New York Times, Wednesday, January 18, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,205
Across Down
1. Kiss, old style. : BUSS
5. King of Greece. : PAUL
9. Sir Edward ___, composer. : ELGAR
14. Noun suffix. : ANCE
15. Tortosa's river. : EBRO
16. City in SE Spain. : LORCA
17. Attractive. : FAIR
18. Man of all work on a ranch. : ROUSTABOUT
20. Buoys. : FLOATS
22. Part of a chair. : SEAT
23. Nomadic Indian. : UTE
24. Impecunious. : POOR
26. Tropical vine. : LIANE
28. All agreeing. : WITHONEACCORD
33. Timber tree. : ASH
34. By and by. : LATER
35. More recent. : NEWER
38. Farmer in Genesis. : CAIN
40. Attracted. : LURED
42. ___ Square, London. : SOHO
43. Village near Verdun. : ORNES
45. Upward slopes. : RISES
47. Ad ___ (to the point): Lat. : REM
48. Assume an attitude of obstinate resistance. : GETONESBACKUP
51. Andrea ___. : DORIA
52. Undefeated eleven. : YALE
53. Musical instrument: Abbr. : COR
54. Greek letters. : PSIS
57. Up-to-the-minute, as news. : REDHOT
61. ___ of (in close pursuit). : ONTHETRACK
64. Loud sound. : ROAR
65. Sen. Hickenlooper, for one. : IOWAN
66. Equine. : MARE
67. As regards. : INRE
68. Fern leaf. : FROND
69. Parched. : ARID
70. Tax, in old Ireland. : CESS
1. Golf stroke, lofting the ball. : BAFF
2. Single. : UNAL
3. Shadow: Comb. form. : SCIO
4. Celestial being. : SERAPH
5. Subjective. : PERSONAL
6. Swedish name of Turku, city in Finland. : ABO
7. Shaggy wild ox, now extinct. : URUS
8. Fail to keep, as one's temper. : LOSE
9. High spirits. : ELATION
10. Tennis shot. : LOB
11. Basis. : GROUNDWORK
12. Keen. : ACUTE
13. Consider. : RATE
19. Ingredient in powder. : TALC
21. Saw, for one. : TOOL
25. Homecoming. : RETURN
27. Son of Zeus. : ARES
28. City in Texas. : WACO
29. River into the Danube. : ISAR
30. A ___ (something worth knowing). : THINGORTWO
31. Nesting place. : AERIE
32. Battle of 1346. : CRESSY
36. Latin "alas." : EHEU
37. Child's play. : ROMP
39. Poetic contraction. : NEER
41. Went ashore. : DEBARKED
44. Emolument. : STIPEND
46. Transaction. : SALE
49. Kiln for hops. : OAST
50. Character in "Ivanhoe." : CEDRIC
51. Buyer of Christmas seals, for example. : DONOR
53. Close-fitting cap. : COIF
55. Role in current musical. : IRMA
56. European industrial region. : SAAR
58. Sharpen. : HONE
59. Coxswain's mates. : OARS
60. Three, in Spain. : TRES
62. Chinese dynasty. : HAN
63. Dernier ___. : CRI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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