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New York Times, Monday, January 2, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
PS notes: In the original 6-Down clue, "Stratagem" was spelled "Strategem"; corrected spelling.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,189
Across Down
1. More's island. : UTOPIA
7. Arthurian land. : AVALON
13. Butler's land. : EREWHON
14. Arthurian city. : CAMELOT
16. Exasperating. : GALLING
17. Loud metallic noise. : CLANGOR
18. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
19. Female in Paradise. : LILITH
21. Sits on a sundeck. : TANS
22. Eggy beverages. : NOGS
24. Roman copper. : AES
25. Darwin subject. : APE
27. Mental perception. : KEN
29. Plato's mythical island. : ATLANTIS
34. Petty officier on shipboard. : BOSUN
37. ___ means. : BYALL
38. Choler. : IRE
39. Pastoral paradise. : ARCADIA
41. Islamic feast. : RAMADAN
43. Meadowland. : LEA
44. Relief organization. : UNRRA
46. Occasion. : EVENT
47. Imaginary country. : ELDORADO
49. Calendar abbreviation. : FRI
50. Month: Abbr. : DEC
51. Extinct relative of the ostrich. : MOA
53. Before-mentioned. : SAME
57. French friend. : AMIE
60. Land Gulliver visited. : LAPUTA
63. Land of ___. : NOD
64. Participates in an auction. : BIDSFOR
66. ___-La. : SHANGRI
68. Place of perfect happiness. : ELYSIUM
69. Downpour. : TORRENT
70. Large antelopes. : ELANDS
71. Vilifies. : SMEARS
1. Word element for heaven. : URANO
2. Type of message: Abbr. : TELEG
3. Lucubrator. : OWL
4. Loving: Comb. form. : PHIL
5. Sea of Italy and Greece. : IONIAN
6. Stratagem: Slang. : ANGLE
7. Financial record: Abbr. : ACCT
8. Place of immortality. : VALHALLA
9. Doctors' group. : AMA
10. Pre-Easter. : LENTEN
11. Baclanova. : OLGA
12. Twelve. : NOON
13. Alaskan Governor. : EGAN
15. Financial aides: Abbr. : TRS
20. Britisher's phrase. : ISAY
23. Large brown sea bird. : SKUA
26. Top pro golfer. : PALMER
28. Last. : ENDURE
30. Historic village in Ireland. : TARA
31. Noted non-waiter. : TIDE
32. Land of a new Crown Prince. : IRAN
33. Conveyed. : SENT
34. Bundle. : BALE
35. City on the Oka. : OREL
36. Mackerel-like fish. : SCAD
37. Ancient Celtic poet. : BARD
40. "And they ascended up to heaven ___." : INACLOUD
42. Rara ___. : AVIS
45. Boisterous frolic. : ROMP
48. Black Sea city. : ODESSA
49. Probe the depths. : FATHOM
52. Expels. : OUSTS
54. Quality of young English writers. : ANGER
55. Poetic times. : MORNS
56. Supervise writing. : EDIT
57. HEW Sec'y Ribicoff. : ABE
58. Twenty-minute walk. : MILE
59. Arthurian-type poem. : IDYL
61. "___ and the Man." : ARMS
62. Swiss river. : AARE
65. Obsolescent car decoration. : FIN
67. Gen. Johnson's assignment, 1933–34. : NRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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