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New York Times, Saturday, November 11, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,502

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Pen points. : NIBS
5. Wagon. : DRAY
9. "Poet and Peasant" composer. : SUPPE
14. Japanese box. : INRO
15. M. Coty. : RENE
16. Protuberance at back of the skull. : INION
17. Having foresight. : PRESCIENT
19. Golf course. : LINKS
20. Radio or TV. : SET
21. Football term. : OFFSIDE
23. Modern: Ger. : NEU
24. Intimates. : HINTS
26. In position to score. : ONBASE
28. Opinions: Colloq. : SLANTS
30. December VIP. : SANTA
32. City in Spain. : LORCA
33. Plotted. : CONSPIRED
37. Fantastic trick. : ANTIC
38. Tip. : END
39. Coeur d'___, Idaho. : ALENE
40. Cow's first milk. : BEESTINGS
42. A second interdiction. : REBAN
43. ___ Methuselah. : OLDAS
44. Plays the uke. : STRUMS
45. Evening party. : SOIREE
48. Poetic verb form. : CANST
49. Than: Ger. : ALS
50. Ingenuousness. : NAIVETE
53. Chinese shrub. : TEA
56. Uninhabited regions. : WILDS
58. Bridal Veil, for one. : WATERFALL
60. Dodge. : EVADE
61. Status quo ___. : ANTE
62. Dawn: Sp. : ALBA
63. Old-time schoolmistresses. : DAMES
64. Visible. : SEEN
65. Nieuport's river. : YSER
Down
1. Bites. : NIPS
2. Concerning. : INRE
3. "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" author. : BRETHARTE
4. Nautical signal. : SOS
5. Piles of snow. : DRIFTS
6. Mariner's concern. : REEFS
7. Actress Harding and others. : ANNS
8. The Abominable Snowman. : YETI
9. Business man of a sort. : SILENTPARTNER
10. Numerical prefix. : UNI
11. Feather: Zool. : PINNA
12. Nudges. : POKES
13. Result. : ENSUE
18. Seeing aid. : CONTACTLENSES
22. Juan and Quixote. : DONS
25. Tooth. : INCISOR
27. Rowboaters, at times. : BAILERS
28. Pitcher's mound. : SLAB
29. Unaccompanied. : LONE
30. Canticles. : SONGS
31. Partners of "ifs." : ANDS
33. Supper: Sp. : CENA
34. Legal arguments. : REBUTTALS
35. Hindu land grant. : ENAM
36. Burrows. : DENS
41. Concept. : IDEA
44. Fabric. : SATEEN
45. Did carpentering. : SAWED
46. Mr. Dionne. : OLIVA
47. Moslem religion. : ISLAM
48. That: Fr. : CETTE
51. "When ___ one-and-twenty . . . " : IWAS
52. Part of a feather. : VANE
54. Dresden's river. : ELBE
55. Auxiliary. : ALAR
57. Presidential monogram. : DDE
59. Actress Bainter. : FAY

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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