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New York Times, Tuesday, January 3, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,190
Across
1. ___ Lama. : DALAI
6. Mounted. : ARISEN
12. Induce (another) to commit perjury. : SUBORN
13. Regard with awe. : VENERATE
16. German toast. : PROSIT
17. Balanced. : EVENEDUP
18. Washed. : LAVED
19. Compass point. : NNE
20. Well-known name in Maine. : SMITH
21. Shoshonean Indians. : UTES
22. Petits ___. : FOURS
24. Preposition. : ONTO
25. Long narrow inlet. : RIA
26. ___ the hounds (hunts). : RIDESTO
28. Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
29. Members of Burning Tree. : GOLFERS
31. Roof edge. : EAVE
33. Wreathe together. : ENLACE
34. Parts of joints in carpentry. : TENONS
38. Slangily, any place. : DUMP
40. Searches diligently. : HUNTSUP
41. Faulty. : BAD
44. Farm laborers. : REAPERS
46. Evian, for example. : SPA
47. Bulldog team. : ELIS
49. Daughter of Tantalus. : NIOBE
50. Combining form for saltpeter. : NITR
51. Subject of current film. : ALAMO
53. Fade away. : DIE
54. ___ ball, 19th cen. rifle bullet. : MINIE
55. Gift. : DONATION
57. Living in communities. : SOCIAL
58. Set sail. : STARTOUT
59. In an honest manner. : OPENLY
60. Suits designed for hefty customers. : STOUTS
61. Floating ice. : BERGS
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1. Time period. : DURATION
2. Chiefly. : ABOVEALL
3. Misses. : LOSES
4. Barren. : ARID
5. Banking term: Abbr. : INT
6. Broad passageway. : AVENUE
7. Car gear. : REVERSE
8. Adjective suffix. : INE
9. Legislators: Abbr. : SENS
10. Solitary: Comb. form. : EREMO
11. Soprano Conner. : NADINE
12. Great display: Colloq. : SPLURGE
14. Opposite of solo. : TUTTI
15. Spartan magistrate. : EPHOR
19. Slips. : NODS
22. Stokers. : FIREMEN
23. Figuratively, development. : STATURE
26. Take place again. : RECUR
27. Cooking chambers. : OVENS
30. Short-lived custom. : FAD
32. Adjective suffix. : ENT
35. Village on the Hudson. : OSSINING
36. Wedding. : NUPTIALS
37. Scantily. : SPARELY
39. Expended. : PAIDOUT
40. Goddess of youth. : HEBE
41. Rosary. : BEADS
42. Parcel out. : ALLOT
43. Namesakes of a goddess. : DIANAS
45. Units in scoring. : POINTS
48. Clever. : SMART
50. More kind. : NICER
52. Von Bismarck. : OTTO
54. Be dispirited. : MOPE
56. Debtor's chit. : IOU
57. Sound of distress. : SOB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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