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New York Times, Thursday, January 26, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
David Steinberg notes:

In the original 13-Across clue, "medieval" was spelled "medevial"; corrected spelling.

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C
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,213
Across
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Recreational place. : CAMP
5
Soothe the anger of. : PLACATE
12
Friendly regard. : FAVOR
13
Social order of medieval times. : FEUDALISM
15
Custom. : USAGE
16
Botheration. : ANNOYANCE
17
Your health: Span. : SALUD
18
Thrust. : STAB
19
Office copy: Colloq. : STAT
20
Town SE of Naples. : EBOLI
21
Mark used in proofreading. : CARET
23
Simian. : APE
24
Cupid's title. : DAN
25
Thorny. : SPINY
27
Handmaid of Sarah. : HAGAR
29
Affectation. : POSE
30
Withdraw. : SECEDE
31
Shape beforehand. : PREFORM
35
Confused: Colloq. : RATTLED
36
Proof sheet. : REVISE
37
A whale. : CETE
38
Like sheep. : OVINE
39
Menelaus' wife. : HELEN
40
Epistolary abbreviation. : PSS
43
Foundation. : BED
44
Bass pipe of a bagpipe. : DRONE
46
Group of persons. : TROOP
48
Olympian deity. : ARES
50
Architectural pier. : ANTA
51
Exclamation of surprise. : HELLO
52
Holding firmly. : TENACIOUS
54
Track man. : MILER
55
Paddock or corral. : ENCLOSURE
56
Concerning. : ANENT
57
Ecclesiastical residence. : DEANERY
58
Adjacent. : NEXT
Down
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Melon. : CASABA
2
King Arthur's resting place. : AVALON
3
Very important person. : MOGUL
4
Made susceptible to. : PREDISPOSED
5
Petroleum hydrocarbon. : PENTANE
6
The moonwort. : LUNARY
7
Hacienda brick. : ADOBE
8
Reef. : CAY
9
Alack's companion. : ALAS
10
King Arthur's birthplace. : TINTAGEL
11
Wild adventure. : ESCAPADE
12
Melted. : FUSED
13
Black Shirt movement. : FASCISM
14
Measured. : METERED
22
Current theatrical parable. : THETENTHMAN
26
Study intently (with "over"). : PORE
28
Statute. : ACT
30
Glut. : SATE
31
Testamentary proof. : PROBATE
32
Worthy of great respect. : REVEREND
33
Show clearly. : EVIDENCE
34
Relative of a flipper. : FIN
35
Permit to be published. : RELEASE
37
Roman body of soldiers. : CENTURY
39
Englishman's "good name." : HONOUR
40
The thumb. : POLLEX
41
Channel between England and Isle of Wight (with "The"). : SOLENT
42
Recreation. : SPORT
45
Construct. : RAISE
47
Queen, in France. : REINE
49
Hall: Ital. : SALA
53
A vote in opposition. : CON

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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