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New York Times, Friday, October 13, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,473
Across Down
1. Paper source. : PULP
5. Type of paper. : RICE
9. Girl. : LASS
13. Olive genus. : OLEA
14. Vingt-___. : ETUN
15. Site of Minidoka project. : IDAHO
17. Crackling sound. : SNAP
18. Seines. : NETS
19. Notable watercolorist. : MARIN
20. Tailor's need. : TAPEMEASURE
23. Common verb. : ARE
24. Line. : ROW
25. Extends. : REACHES
27. Loop in a rope. : BIGHT
30. Things to be done. : AGENDA
32. City on the Jumna. : AGRA
33. Cereal grass. : RYE
34. Roof-top adjunct. : AERIAL
38. Fruit tart. : FLAN
39. Laboratory compound. : ESTER
41. Machete. : BOLO
42. Toadstool. : FUNGUS
44. State: Abbr. : IND
45. Is indebted to. : OWES
46. Endless: Poet. : ETERNE
48. Sharp projections. : SNAGS
49. Eat away. : CORRODE
52. Writing paper size. : CAP
53. Smeltery stuff. : ORE
54. Substance molded into various forms. : PAPIERMACHE
60. African antelope. : ORIBI
62. Entr'___. : ACTE
63. Decant. : POUR
64. Ringworm. : TINEA
65. Boutique. : SHOP
66. Flaubert heroine. : EMMA
67. Wide expanses. : SEAS
68. Melody. : TUNE
69. Ribbed fabrics. : REPS
1. From pillar to ___. : POST
2. Cubitus. : ULNA
3. Vault. : LEAP
4. Interior decorator, for one. : PAPERHANGER
5. Take up again. : RENEW
6. Willow genus. : ITEA
7. Cold ___. : CUTS
8. Guarantee. : ENSURE
9. Summer drink. : LIMEADE
10. Oklahoma city. : ADA
11. ___ Lawrence College. : SARAH
12. County. : SHIRE
16. Singles. : ONES
21. Clever saying. : MOT
22. Fox: Var. : RENARD
26. Typist's need. : CARBONPAPER
27. Golf stroke, lofting the ball. : BAFF
28. Home of a sort. : IGLU
29. Family member, for short. : GRAN
30. Affirmatives. : AYS
31. Arrive. : GETIN
33. Shade of green. : RESEDA
35. State. : IOWA
36. Shake ___ (hurry): Slang. : ALEG
37. Deprivation : LOSS
40. Wind direction. : ENE
43. Ideal states. : UTOPIAS
47. Meal. : REPAST
48. Rayburn. : SAM
49. Water bird. : COOT
50. Species of iris. : ORRIS
51. Marie Antoinette, for one. : REINE
52. Kind of paper. : CREPE
55. Andes grass. : ICHU
56. Harrow's rival. : ETON
57. Turn out to be. : COME
58. Mountain's shape. : HUMP
59. Historian's concern. : ERAS
61. Miss Lillie. : BEA

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

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