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New York Times, Monday, January 23, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,210
Across Down
1. Little twig. : SPRIG
6. Angers. : IRES
10. Natural ability. : GIFT
14. Maine town. : ORONO
15. Cozy home. : NEST
16. Amorous stare. : OGLE
17. So as to cover present facts, knowledge, etc. : DOWNTODATE
19. East Indian tree. : TOON
20. Prayers. : AVES
21. Bulrush. : TULE
22. Particle. : SHRED
23. Coin of Peru. : SOL
24. Resin products. : SHELLACS
26. Consumed. : ATE
27. Combining form meaning oil. : OLEO
28. Plaything. : TOY
31. Frying pan. : SPIDER
34. The infernal regions. : TARTARUS
36. City in New Jersey. : CAMDEN
37. Subject of diffusion, in chemistry. : OSMOSE
38. Obvious. : APPARENT
41. One who strikes. : SMITER
42. Dance step. : PAS
43. Conversational phrase. : ISEE
44. Elevator cage. : CAR
45. At the proper time. : INSEASON
47. 205. : CCV
50. Loud ringing sound. : CLANG
53. Let fall. : DROP
54. Attraction. : LURE
55. Paintings. : OILS
56. Instruments used by mathematicians. : SLIDERULES
58. Fixed way of doing something. : ROTE
59. Swerve. : BEND
60. Drive out. : EXPEL
61. Half hitch. : KNOT
62. Nervous. : EDGY
63. Rembrandt ___, American painter. : PEALE
1. Fountain beverages. : SODAS
2. City in Utah. : PROVO
3. Small wheel on a spur. : ROWEL
4. Hostelries. : INNS
5. Acquired a mental grasp of. : GOT
6. Clothe or invest. : INDUE
7. Distribute again. : REALLOT
8. Dickens heroine. : ESTELLA
9. Sault ___ Marie. : STE
10. Barbarians. : GOTHS
11. Operatic prince. : IGOR
12. Floating ice. : FLOE
13. Manage. : TEND
18. Differentness. : OTHERNESS
22. Highlander. : SCOTSMAN
24. Directing. : STEERING
25. Apparatus for collecting dust suspended in air. : AEROSCOPE
26. Tributary of the Po. : ADDA
28. Gait. : TROT
29. River of Yorkshire. : OUSE
30. River of France and Belgium. : YSER
31. One-time MacArthur title. : SCAP
32. Family member. : PAPA
33. Gremlins. : IMPS
35. Prince of Afghanistan. : AMIR
39. Heckled: Colloq. : NEEDLED
40. Moving with speed. : TEARING
45. Put into. : INSET
46. Covered with turf. : SODDY
47. Negligence, in law. : CULPA
48. Basket. : CREEL
49. Rheims' river. : VESLE
50. Stopper. : CORK
51. Simba. : LION
52. Low voice. : ALTO
54. De ___. : LUXE
56. Point on a mariner's compass. : SBE
57. Fabric. : REP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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