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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
PS notes: In the original 13-Across clue, "medieval" was spelled "medevial"; corrected spelling.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,213
Across Down
1. 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
1. 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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