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New York Times, Friday, January 20, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,207
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1. Fish dish. : SOLE
5. Saint Pierre and others. : ILES
9. Book of the Apocrypha: Abbr. : MACC
13. Ending of some feminine nouns. : TRIX
14. Native of an African river region. : NILOT
16. From a distance: Poet. : AFAR
17. Seaworthy. : UNSINKABLE
19. Normandy town. : STLO
20. Dauntless musical heroine. : MOLLYBROWN
21. Part of the weather news: Abbr. : TEMP
22. English essayist. : STEELE
23. Household machine. : WASHER
25. Campus building. : DORM
27. Longed (for). : YEARNED
30. Grampus. : ORC
33. Monograms of Blue Eagle days. : NRAS
35. Gloss (over). : GLOZE
36. Persian mythological being. : PERI
38. Conrad short story. : YOUTH
41. Days of ___. : YORE
42. January: Span. : ENERO
44. Oblique line. : BIAS
46. Sleep. : NAP
47. Certainly. : NODOUBT
50. City of ancient Greece. : ELIS
52. False. : UNTRUE
54. Where Cow Palace is: Colloq. : FRISCO
58. Very soft mineral. : TALC
60. Beautifying. : ORNAMENTAL
62. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
63. One after another. : INDIANFILE
64. Boor. : LOUT
65. Men's service organization. : LIONS
66. ___ arms. : UPIN
67. Part of Paris. : ISSY
68. River into the Danube. : PRUT
69. Went away. : LEFT
1. Unfermented grape juices. : STUMS
2. "To be ___ to be." : ORNOT
3. Rouget de ___, French poet. : LISLE
4. Banished. : EXILED
5. Fruit of the pokeweed. : INKBERRY
6. Double-talker. : LIAR
7. Jostle. : ELBOW
8. First between England and Scotland. : SOLWAY
9. Showing superior skill. : MASTERLY
10. Popular type of 46 Across. : AFTERNOON
11. Unruffled. : CALM
12. Cut short. : CROP
15. Future, for instance. : TENSE
18. Clothing material. : NYLON
24. Witch. : HAG
26. Oriental name. : MAO
28. Book of the Bible. : EZRA
29. Ocean. : DEEP
30. Begin. : OPEN
31. Western city. : RENO
32. Easily convinced. : CREDULOUS
34. Type of vessel, for short. : SUB
37. Pittsburgh. : IRONCITY
39. Bond. : TIE
40. Part-way down the staff. : HALFMAST
43. Absent. : OUT
45. Mermaid. : SIREN
48. Cook. : BROIL
49. Vegetable. : TURNIP
51. Wicked. : SINFUL
53. Home of a witch. : ENDOR
55. Stalk of a plant. : STIPE
56. State: Abbr. : CALIF
57. Fragrant. : OLENT
58. Anklebones. : TALI
59. Book of the Bible. : AMOS
61. Member of a Japanese race. : AINU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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