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New York Times, Saturday, October 7, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,467
Across
1. British sonar. : ASDIC
6. Paths of stars. : ARCS
10. Highest point. : ACME
14. College song word. : BOOLA
15. Oppose and defy. : DARE
16. Particle in a comparison. : THAN
17. Singing group. : CHOIR
18. Stricken by an Arctic ailment. : SNOWBLIND
20. East African. : SOMALI
22. Distasteful. : SOUR
23. High-ranking Army man: Abbr. : CSO
24. Type of field hand. : COTTONPICKER
27. Cul de ___. : SAC
30. Originates (from). : STEMS
31. "___ good turn daily." : DOA
32. Bridge play. : ECHO
34. Privileges: Abbr. : RTS
35. European kites. : GLEDES
38. In dispute. : ATISSUE
40. Believing. : CREDENT
41. Kind of formula. : RECIPE
42. Article. : THE
43. Bristle. : SETA
44. Sheep-killing parrot. : KEA
45. "Regent of the sun," in Milton. : URIEL
47. Bean or sauce. : SOY
48. Canaveral crane. : CHERRYPICKER
52. Competed. : RAN
53. Free State. : EIRE
54. Jumps. : STARTS
58. Intentionally. : ONPURPOSE
61. Pope's authority. : TIARA
62. Unknown author: Abbr. : ANON
63. This: Sp. : ESTA
64. Trial. : ESSAY
65. Vehicle. : TAXI
66. Prophet. : SEER
67. Tie fabrics. : REPPS
Down
1. Beginner's subject. : ABCS
2. London foreign quarter. : SOHO
3. Tragic fate. : DOOM
4. Near the hipbone. : ILIAC
5. Opera role. : CARLOS
6. Want ___. : ADS
7. Certain prices paid. : RANSOMS
8. Hums. : CROONS
9. Monopolize: Colloq. : SEWUP
10. Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
11. Titmice. : CHICKADEES
12. Dwelling of a sort. : MANSE
13. Witch of ___. : ENDOR
19. Become angry. : BRIDLE
21. "Is ___ what they say about Dixie?" : ITTRUE
25. Head: Fr. : TETE
26. Certain students. : COEDS
27. Withered. : SEAR
28. Entr'___. : ACTE
29. Ailment of childhood. : CHICKENPOX
33. Basket material. : OSIER
35. Hellenes. : GREEKS
36. Within: Prefix. : ENTO
37. Prop up. : STAY
39. Thinner. : SPARER
40. Smart elegance. : CHIC
42. Adriatic city. : TRIESTE
45. Revolted. : UPROSE
46. Athletic award. : LETTER
48. Resident of Zagreb. : CROAT
49. Man behind McKinley, 1896. : HANNA
50. Exclamations, à la comic strips. : YIPES
51. Build. : RAISE
55. Grate upon. : RASP
56. Strategem. : TRAP
57. States. : SAYS
59. Equivalent of mono-. : UNI
60. Front page box. : EAR

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

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