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New York Times, Friday, October 6, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Across Down
1. Pleased. : GLAD
5. Rogue. : SCAMP
10. Beat heavily, as rain. : PELT
14. Gas: Prefix. : AERI
15. Utter. : TOTAL
16. Cooking item. : OLEO
17. Desk appurtenance. : LAMP
18. Lincoln Center building. : OPERAHOUSE
20. Somewhat tattered. : SHOPWORN
22. Vocalized noisely. : YELLED
23. "How to ___ Book." : READA
24. Former boxing champion. : BAER
25. Very: Colloq. : EVERSO
27. Alfresco. : OUTDOORS
31. School of whales. : POD
32. What a gardener must have a sense of. : HUMUS
34. People in groups: Prefix. : SOCIO
35. Urges to attack, as a dog. : SICS
37. Restrictive. : TIGHT
39. Darn. : MEND
40. Early king of Norway. : OLAUS
42. Fight ___ (avoid). : SHYOF
44. ___ rule. : ASA
45. Monkey of South Africa. : MARMOSET
47. City of Brittany. : RENNES
49. Othello. : MOOR
50. Kind of code. : PENAL
51. Add. : APPEND
54. 20th century industry. : PLASTICS
57. Fortified place of a sort. : BRIDGEHEAD
59. Artist's course: Abbr. : ANAT
60. Early Japanese. : AINU
61. Keep an ___ the ground. : EARTO
62. Roman tyrant. : NERO
63. Ooze. : SEEP
64. Worker at a trade. : PLIER
65. De ___ (unwanted). : TROP
1. "Dolls." : GALS
2. Rachel's sister. : LEAH
3. One place for the receipts. : ARMOREDCAR
4. Star group. : DIPPER
5. Projected. : STOODOUT
6. Dried coconut meat. : COPRA
7. Solar disc. : ATEN
8. Spoil. : MAR
9. Participate in. : PLAYAT
10. Place for cues. : POOLROOM
11. Jewish month. : ELUL
12. ___ majesty. : LESE
13. Drove a nail slantingly. : TOED
19. Listens to. : HEEDS
21. Shampoo. : WASH
24. Thick and spreading. : BUSHY
25. ___ Downs. : EPSOM
26. Frenchman's "There!" : VOILA
27. Should. : OUGHT
28. The United States. : OCEANLINER
29. See 21 Down. : RINSE
30. Thirst quenchers. : SODAS
33. Closefisted one. : MISER
36. Recapitulated. : SUMMEDUP
38. Escamillo. : TOREADOR
41. Mei-ling or Ching-ling. : SOONG
43. Bogs. : FENS
46. "On a cold winter's night that was ___." : SODEEP
48. Floating. : NATANT
50. Gold and silver. : PLATE
51. Arab garments. : ABAS
52. ___-dieu. : PRIE
53. Woodsy scent. : PINE
54. Persian fairy. : PERI
55. Gilda's "___ Nome." : CARO
56. Cessation. : STOP
58. Henry V. : HAL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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