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New York Times, Friday, November 17, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,508
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1. Type of tire. : RECAP
6. Ruler. : SHAH
10. Old English poet. : SCOP
14. Pure air. : OZONE
15. Not ___ sneezed at. : TOBE
16. Cover the surface of. : PAVE
17. Type of transportation. : PRAIRIESCHOONER
20. Lap up. : EAT
21. Embrace. : CLASP
22. Pulitzer prize poet. : MOORE
23. Tropical tree. : PALM
24. Fancy scrambled eggs. : OMELETS
26. Tangled. : SNARLY
29. Promised solemnly. : SWORE
30. Phoebe. : PEWEE
31. Kind of student. : COED
32. Minim. : DROP
36. Topsy's friend. : EVA
37. Took the lead. : STARRED
40. Blvd. : AVE
41. Tiber tributary. : NERA
43. Totals: Abbr. : AMTS
44. Sen. Kefauver. : ESTES
46. Quakes. : TREMBLES
48. Lacking. : ABSENT
49. Dutch colonist in South Africa. : BOER
50. Winter blanket. : SNOW
51. Set of steps. : STAIR
54. Of a cereal. : OATEN
56. Delta ___ Delta. : TAU
59. "Ships of inland commerce." : CONESTOGAWAGONS
62. Frown ___. : UPON
63. Biblical giant. : ANAK
64. Pax to the Romans. : IRENE
65. Hue. : TINT
66. Ely of Man. : ISLE
67. Navigation device. : RADAR
1. String, as of pearls. : ROPE
2. Contemporary of Nehemiah. : EZRA
3. Layer of paint. : COAT
4. Cuckoo's cousin. : ANI
5. Some sheets. : PERCALES
6. Energy. : STEAM
7. Cowpoke's mount. : HOSS
8. Argentina, Brazil and Chile. : ABCPOWERS
9. Querying exclamation. : HEH
10. Wound on a bobbin. : SPOOLED
11. Dugout. : CANOE
12. Public. : OVERT
13. Padres' relatives. : PERES
18. Badly. : ILLY
19. Biblical measure. : OMER
23. Prior: Prefix. : PRE
25. Way of being. : MODE
26. Opposite of "saved." : SPENT
27. In no case. : NEVER
28. Knowing. : AWARE
29. Varieties. : SORTS
31. Neighbor of Nigeria. : CAMEROONS
33. Grade. : RATE
34. Hot spot. : OVEN
35. Cause of annoyance. : PEST
38. Yarn. : TALE
39. Jaunty. : DEBONAIR
42. On all sides. : AMBIENT
45. Compass point. : SSW
47. Sir Lancelot's uncle. : BORS
48. Again. : ANEW
50. Wager. : STAKE
51. Deer's tail. : SCUT
52. Pith sun helmet. : TOPI
53. Presently. : ANON
55. Bedouin's head cord. : AGAL
56. ___ the line. : TOED
57. ___ Eleanor Roosevelt. : ANNA
58. Consumer. : USER
60. Siamese. : TAI
61. Colleen's sweetheart. : GRA

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

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