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New York Times, Thursday, January 19, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,206
Across
1. Cold dishes. : SALADS
7. Sounds from a guitar. : TWANGS
13. King Arthur's musical. : CAMELOT
14. Succeed. : PREVAIL
15. Stir. : AGITATE
16. Self-restraint. : RESERVE
17. Churchmen: Abbr. : RECTS
18. Catkin. : AMENT
20. Moisture. : DEW
21. Nesting place. : TREE
22. Produced by molding. : PLASTIC
24. Certain museum pieces. : RELICS
26. Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
30. In honor of. : FOR
33. Window glass. : PANE
34. Ancient Celtic priest. : DRUID
35. Vesper time. : EVENING
37. Adriatic port. : TRIESTE
39. Poetic name of Jerusalem. : SALEM
40. Capable of choosing for itself. : FREE
41. International writers' association. : PEN
42. Narrow passage, as in English cathedrals. : SLYPE
43. Pass. : ELAPSE
45. Passages of music. : STRAINS
47. Forward part of a ship. : STEM
51. Members of A. M. A. : DRS
54. Is bad for. : HURTS
55. Breathing pore in plants. : STOMA
56. Do better than other merchants. : OUTSELL
58. Pacific islands. : OCEANIA
60. Certain museum pieces. : STATUES
61. People. : MORTALS
62. Set the amount of. : ASSESS
63. Inflexible. : STEELY
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1. With greater wisdom. : SAGER
2. White linen vestment. : AMICE
3. Note. : LETTER
4. Word of regret. : ALAS
5. Part of the Morse code. : DOT
6. Larceny. : STEALING
7. Little Nell's last name. : TRENT
8. Antilles. : WESTINDIES
9. Greeting. : AVE
10. Ointment. : NARD
11. Deliver. : GIVE
12. Large number: Colloq. : SLEW
13. Conveyance. : CART
14. Iron. : PRESS
19. Spice. : MACE
22. Blueprint. : PLAN
23. Cooperative for aid to Europe. : CARE
25. Pandora's husband. : EPIMETHEUS
27. Point of a crescent moon. : CUSP
28. Ceremony. : RITE
29. Garden spot. : EDEN
30. Horizontal band, in heraldry. : FESS
31. Rounded shape. : OVAL
32. Depend (on). : RELY
36. Knots of wool. : NEPS
37. Windows above doors. : TRANSOMS
38. Corded fabrics. : REPS
40. Dart. : FLIT
43. Noblemen. : EARLS
44. Condition of life. : ESTATE
46. Criteria. : RULES
48. Pertaining to musical keys. : TONAL
49. One of the Brontës. : EMILY
50. Dutch river. : MAAS
51. ___-dos (back to back): Fr. : DOSA
52. Routine procedures. : RUTS
53. Depots: Abbr. : STAS
55. Withered. : SERE
57. Holy woman: Abbr. : STE
59. Portable bed. : COT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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