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New York Times, Thursday, October 12, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,472
Across
1. Narrow notch. : SLOT
5. Former. : OTHER
10. Hockey goal. : CAGE
14. Nickname for Miss Doolittle. : LIZA
15. ___ Corps. : PEACE
16. Hebrew prophet: Abbr. : OBAD
17. Oscar's relative. : EMMY
18. Baseball term. : ERROR
19. African river. : UELE
20. Business man. : DEALER
22. Evergreen shrub. : OLEANDER
24. Omits. : OVERLEAPS
26. Searched. : FERRETED
29. French resort. : DIEPPE
33. ___ de Cologne. : EAU
34. Characterize. : STAMP
36. Turns. : SLUES
37. Uraeus symbol. : ASP
38. Separately. : APART
40. Chess pieces: Abbr. : KTS
41. Oozes. : SEEPS
44. Descendant. : SCION
46. Parrot. : KEA
47. Pleasant experiences. : TREATS
49. Of the currency of a country. : MONETARY
51. Handymen. : REPAIRERS
53. Barn enclosure. : COWSTALL
56. Hang about. : LOITER
60. Rounded. : OVAL
61. German poet. : RILKE
63. Caravel of 1492. : NINA
64. Lake: Poet. : MERE
65. Memorable sonnet by Lizette Reese. : TEARS
66. Half of a comedy team. : ANDY
67. A great number. : ARMY
68. Indian coins. : ANNAS
69. Suffix used with high and low. : NESS
Down
1. Coaster. : SLED
2. Flavoring agent. : LIME
3. Storybook princess. : OZMA
4. Military aide to the President. : TAYLOR
5. Musical. : OPERETTA
6. District: Abbr. : TER
7. Summit statesman. : HAROLDMACMILLAN
8. School, in Paris. : ECOLE
9. Scan again. : REREAD
10. Discussion and deliberation. : COUNSEL
11. Retired. : ABED
12. Outburst. : GALE
13. German river. : EDER
21. Preholiday times. : EVES
23. Sacred bull. : APIS
25. Gathers. : REAPS
26. Celebration. : FEAST
27. Comforter. : EASER
28. Money in Pakistan. : RUPEE
30. Genuine, à la Kipling. : PUKKA
31. Actor Lawford. : PETER
32. Literary work. : ESSAY
35. Abbot's aide. : PRIOR
39. Devoid of color. : TONELESS
42. Green garnish. : PARSLEY
43. Printer's mark. : STET
45. Agrippina's son. : NERO
48. Ancient Greek city. : SPARTA
50. Capital of Shantung. : TSINAN
52. Foreign. : ALIEN
53. Cloudlike mass, in astronomy. : COMA
54. On the other side of. : OVER
55. Cordial. : WARM
57. Prong. : TINE
58. Closes. : ENDS
59. Beams. : RAYS
62. Long-tailed ape. : KRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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