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New York Times, Tuesday, January 31, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,218
Across Down
1. Experience. : HAVE
5. Went by jet. : FLEW
9. Mine car. : TRAM
13. "___ in one's bonnet." : ABEE
14. Jacob's substitute bride. : LEAH
15. "___ the bee sucks . . . " : WHERE
16. Rustic party. : BARNDANCE
18. Protection. : AEGIS
19. Possessive pronoun. : ITS
20. Daydreaming. : INTHECLOUDS
22. Crumpet. : TEACAKE
24. Hebrew month. : ELUL
25. Unclose: Poet. : OPE
26. Mays, Maris, etc. : ALLSTARS
30. Designating a certain course of study. : PREMEDICAL
34. Short distance. : STEP
35. Crowbar. : LEVER
36. Common carriers: Abbr. : RRS
37. What the Jumblies went to sea in. : SIEVE
38. Surrounded by. : AMID
39. Cautious political strategy. : WAITANDSEE
41. Urbane. : POLISHED
43. Post's "Winnie ___." : MAE
44. Half: Prefix. : DEMI
45. English breed of dog for hunting. : HARRIER
49. Oklahoma. : SOONERSTATE
53. Port in New Guinea. : LAE
54. Set straight. : ALINE
55. Tinpan alley denizen. : TUNESMITH
57. Tigers, Cubs, etc. : NINES
58. City near Kyoto. : OTSU
59. Baby's favorite. : MAMA
60. Retrievers. : DOGS
61. Boy: Lat. : PUER
62. Sir Anthony. : EDEN
1. Equestrienne's outfit. : HABIT
2. Lessen. : ABATE
3. Follower of vice. : VERSA
4. Poetic contraction. : EEN
5. Bordered. : FLANKED
6. Festina ___ (make haste slowly): Lat. : LENTE
7. All, one by one. : EACH
8. Cry of delight. : WHEE
9. Book by Colin Wilson, 1956. : THEOUTSIDER
10. Adjusts. : REGULATES
11. Bone dry. : ARID
12. Disorder. : MESS
15. Barriers. : WALLS
17. Item of infant's wear. : DIAPER
21. Battery item. : CELL
23. Coca, May, Raye, etc. : COMEDIENNES
26. Biting. : ACRID
27. Go on. : LAST
28. Dream: Fr. : REVE
29. Graf ___. : SPEE
30. Fall with a dull sound. : PLAP
31. San ___, resort in N. Italy. : REMO
32. Malefaction. : EVILDOING
33. "Dies ___," hymn. : IRAE
37. Gins. : SNARES
39. Propeller sound. : WHIR
40. Olympic athlete. : AMATEUR
42. Pintail ducks. : SMEES
45. Medieval guild of merchants. : HANSE
46. It begins with Achilles' wrath. : ILIAD
47. Message on Alice's cake. : EATME
48. American actress (1860–1916). : REHAN
49. Beach. : SAND
50. Mishmash. : OLIO
51. Railroad crossing sign. : STOP
52. Ballerina's skirt. : TUTU
56. Frenchwoman's title: Abbr. : MME

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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