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New York Times, Tuesday, November 21, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,512

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Zodiac sign. : PISCES
7
Meat shop item. : TRIPE
12
Cultural interests. : FINEARTS
14
Biblical book. : ROMANS
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Domestic. : INTERNAL
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Unwholesome. : IMPURE
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Does farm work. : REAPS
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Mauna ___. : LOA
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Curves. : ARCS
23
Imperfections. : FLAWS
24
Particle of soot. : SMUT
25
Batch. : LOT
26
Bailiff. : REEVE
27
Novelist Nevil. : SHUTE
28
Please: Ger. : BITTE
29
Offended. : PAINED
30
Winds. : GALES
31
New Zealand tribesman. : MAORI
32
Brings about. : CAUSES
34
French river. : MARNE
35
Write of many boys' books. : HENTY
36
Attractive girl: Slang. : CUTIE
37
Literary works. : MSS
40
Gaelic. : ERSE
41
Groundwork. : BASIS
42
Rind. : PEEL
43
The piper's son. : TOM
44
Morning song: Poet. : MATIN
45
Fat. : PURSY
46
Habitations. : ABODES
48
Meteorite. : AEROLITE
50
Lovers of long walks. : HIKERS
51
Province of Ireland. : LEINSTER
52
Musical instrument. : CELLO
53
Most wise. : SAGEST
Down
1
English dramatist. : PINERO
2
Untouched. : INTACT
3
Crystal gazers. : SEERS
4
Parking problems. : CARS
5
Water bird. : ERN
6
Hollywood comers. : STARLETS
7
Vacation projects. : TRIPS
8
Gypsies. : ROMS
9
Little mischief-maker. : IMP
10
Veteran actor. : PAULMUNI
11
Travel term. : ENROUTE
12
Ultimate. : FINAL
13
Floss silk. : SLEAVE
15
At table. : SEATED
20
Impress deeply. : AWE
23
Entertainments. : FETES
24
English county. : SHIRE
26
Life of ___. : RILEY
27
River into the Rhone. : SAONE
28
Sew. : BASTE
29
Historic city. : PARIS
30
Popular TV program. : GUNSMOKE
31
Certain performances. : MATINEES
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Spotted feline: Var. : CHETAH
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Living only in oxygen, like some microbes. : AEROBIC
34
St. Louis slugger. : MUSIAL
36
Maltese. : CAT
37
Earns. : MERITS
38
Part of a sonnet. : SESTET
39
More foxy. : SLYER
41
Opera singer. : BASSO
42
Rhythmic beat. : PULSE
44
European blackbird. : MERL
45
Ping-___. : PONG
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State: Abbr. : DEL
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River mouth: Sp. : RIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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