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New York Times, Saturday, October 28, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,488
Across
1. Fries. : SAUTES
7. Bar bell users. : LIFTERS
14. Chants. : INTONES
16. Not high enough. : OVERLOW
17. Name for a girl born on Christmas. : NATALIE
18. Famous premier danseur. : MASSINE
19. Shoshoneans. : UTES
20. Beach resort near Boston. : NAHANT
22. Youth group. : NYA
23. Character. : SORT
24. Wartime area. : ETO
25. In progress. : AFOOT
27. Resin. : ELEMI
29. Pack. : STOW
32. Caen's river. : ORNE
33. Cars. : SEDANS
35. ___ Morgue. : RUE
36. U.N. member. : USSR
37. Instruction to a broker. : STOPORDER
40. Savoir-faire. : TACT
43. Stripling. : LAD
44. Tone down. : SOFTEN
48. Get one's dander up. : RILE
49. Book ___. : ENDS
51. Skier's place. : SLOPE
52. Australian cockatoo. : ARARA
54. Olden time: Archaic. : ELD
56. Tree yielding arrow poison. : UPAS
57. Librarian's degree. : MLS
58. Famous Carmen. : FARRAR
61. Fold up. : SHUT
62. Isabella's realm. : CASTILE
64. Wallowing place. : MUDHOLE
66. Laborite Bevan. : ANEURIN
67. Barker. : SPIELER
68. Dietary item. : REDMEAT
69. Wading birds. : EGRETS
Down
1. Air cavities in the head. : SINUSES
2. France. : ANATOLE
3. Pronounced. : UTTERED
4. Speaker of a sort. : TOASTMASTER
5. Designating some photos: Abbr. : ENL
6. River of the Pont Neuf. : SEINE
7. Relative of a mesa. : LOMA
8. Dmitri's brother. : IVAN
9. Holiday, in Roma. : FESTA
10. Board members: Abbr. : TRS
11. Novelist Glyn and namesakes. : ELINORS
12. Riffraff of Shakespeare's time. : RONYONS
13. Cardigan. : SWEATER
15. Ottomans. : SEATS
21. Driver of a sort. : HOTRODDER
26. Bluffer. : FOURFLUSHER
28. Kind of verb: Abbr. : INT
30. "___ Town." : OUR
31. Espouses. : WEDS
34. Flatfish. : SOLE
38. Faunas. : PAN
39. Greek goddess. : EOS
40. Trolley, in London. : TRAMCAR
41. Path for a plane. : AIRLANE
42. Arranged in groups. : CLASSED
45. First-class, in London. : TOPHOLE
46. Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
47. Squatters. : NESTERS
50. Contract bids. : SLAMS
53. Ablaze. : AFIRE
55. Pulpy fruit. : DRUPE
59. Inter ___. : ALIA
60. Torn. : RENT
63. Sound of a plucked string. : TUM
65. Do spadework. : DIG

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

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