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New York Times, Wednesday, November 22, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,513
Across
1. Begone! : AWAY
5. Two-faced god. : JANUS
10. Panorama. : VIEW
14. Forbidden. : TABU
15. La Scala production. : OPERA
16. Biblical king. : OMRI
17. Spruce. : TRIG
18. Turn, as a barrel. : UPEND
19. Philippine tree. : IPIL
20. Politically independent. : UNBOSSED
22. Extract the flavor of by boiling. : DECOCT
24. Rama's spouse. : SITA
25. Boring tool. : AUGER
26. Barker's confederate: Slang. : SHILL
29. Academy award winner. : LANCASTER
33. Mental condition. : MORALE
35. Yuletide word. : NOEL
36. Hoosier author. : ADE
37. Tel ___. : AVIV
38. Tea cake. : SCONE
40. Comfortable. : SNUG
41. "Neither ___ nor dead." : RED
42. Be scattered over. : STUD
43. Wall plaster. : STUCCO
45. Monographs. : TREATISES
48. Winter precipitation. : SLEET
49. Rogue. : SCAMP
50. Free from grief. : HEAL
52. Gap. : LACUNA
54. Very bad: Colloq. : TERRIBLE
58. Concept. : IDEA
59. Obscure. : BLEAR
61. Stratum. : VEIN
62. Tante. : AUNT
63. Permission. : LEAVE
64. Ancient Egyptian god. : AMON
65. Nerve network. : RETE
66. Comforted. : EASED
67. Zola title. : NANA
Down
1. Aleutian island. : ATTU
2. Admonish. : WARN
3. Hebrew month, Nisan. : ABIB
4. Tito, for one. : YUGOSLAV
5. Tilt. : JOUST
6. Attraction. : APPEAL
7. Requirement. : NEED
8. Jardiniere. : URN
9. Jewish sect members. : SADDUCEES
10. Choir components. : VOICES
11. Consequence. : IMPORTANCE
12. Norse name. : ERIC
13. Droop. : WILT
21. Door piece. : SILL
23. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
25. Forthwith. : ANON
26. Capable. : SMART
27. Linger about. : HOVER
28. Displaying rainbowlike colors. : IRIDESCENT
30. Part of a battery. : ANODE
31. Draw forth. : EDUCE
32. Acquired again. : REGOT
34. Worthy of respect. : ESTIMABLE
39. Crescent point. : CUSP
40. Savoyard's favorite composer. : SULLIVAN
42. Hero of "Streetcar." : STAN
44. Monarch. : TSAR
46. Having a sharp point. : ACUATE
47. Gather into a bundle, as grain. : SHEAVE
51. Miscalculated. : ERRED
52. Two-faced one. : LIAR
53. Together: Mus. : ADUE
54. Social affairs. : TEAS
55. Speaker's platform in anc. Greece. : BEMA
56. Androcles' playmate. : LION
57. Sicilian city. : ENNA
60. Grassland. : LEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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