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New York Times, Monday, October 9, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,469
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1. Burned brightly. : BLAZED
7. Brown color. : CAMEL
12. Utah symbol. : BEEHIVE
13. Seasoned highly. : DEVILED
15. Poem by Shelley, 1816. : ALASTOR
16. Construction worker. : ERECTOR
17. Author Yutang. : LIN
18. With elbows outward. : AKIMBO
20. It flows under Ponte Vecchio. : ARNO
21. Citizen of Riga. : LETT
23. Make emendations. : EDIT
24. Objective. : AIM
25. Eschew. : AVOID
27. Enough, old style. : ENOW
29. Sharp point. : TINE
30. Autocrat. : DESPOT
32. Roman magistrates. : TRIBUNES
34. Jaunt. : TRIP
36. Membership. : SEAT
37. Antis. : OPPOSERS
41. Siesta sounds. : SNORES
45. Money in Bologna. : LIRE
46. Ten: Prefix. : DECA
48. Melpomene's realm. : DRAMA
49. Native of: Suffix. : ITE
50. Danube tributary. : SAVA
52. Duck adept at diving. : SMEW
53. Ming ___. : VASE
55. Princess carried to Crete by Zeus. : EUROPA
57. Snoop. : PRY
58. Any pungent saying. : EPIGRAM
60. Conceited: Colloq. : UPSTAGE
62. Spread from a center. : RADIATE
63. D. S. C. man. : CLEANER
64. Assays. : TESTS
65. Card game. : HEARTS
1. Credit. : BELIEVE
2. Sheds. : LEANTOS
3. Cries of surprise. : AHS
4. Former Hungarian queen. : ZITA
5. Call forth. : EVOKE
6. Ridicule. : DERIDE
7. Game fish. : CERO
8. Prayer. : AVE
9. Translucent mineral. : MICA
10. Means of transportation. : ELTRAIN
11. Like a feline beast. : LEONINE
12. Song. : BALLAD
13. IOU signers. : DEBTORS
14. Running courses: Suffix. : DROMES
19. Thyme is one. : MINT
22. Step lightly. : TIPTOE
26. Buzzing insects. : DORS
28. Letters of the alphabet. : WIES
29. Instructs. : TUTORS
31. Bound. : TIED
33. "Strike up the ___ . . . " : BAND
35. Suppose. : PRESUME
37. Goldsmith. : OLIVER
38. Heart throb. : PITAPAT
39. Occupy the chair. : PRESIDE
40. Steep crag. : SCAR
42. Running wild. : RAMPANT
43. Comes forth. : EMERGES
44. Twain hero. : SAWYER
47. Guarantee. : AVOUCH
51. Pippin. : APPLE
54. Shield. : EGIS
55. Lunches. : EATS
56. Voyaging. : ASEA
59. Bandicoot. : RAT
61. Salt. : TAR

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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