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New York Times, Friday, November 24, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,515
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1. ___ boy! : ATTA
5. Of ___. : ASORT
10. Worry. : FRET
14. One of triplets. : TRIN
15. South Pacific isle. : SAMOA
16. Card game. : FARO
17. Adventurer in 1884 book. : HUCKLEBERRYFINN
20. City in Florida. : OCALA
21. Spanish girl's name. : ANITA
22. Cobweb. : NET
23. Exclusive. : SELECT
25. Ballad in West Indian style. : CALYPSO
27. Range. : STOVE
30. Poetic contraction. : NEER
31. Reptile. : BOA
34. Ireland, personified. : IRENA
36. First-class. : AONE
39. Tale of the Quaker City's voyage. : INNOCENTSABROAD
43. Nurse shark. : GATA
44. Inventor in electricity. : TESLA
45. Certain radio sets: Abbr. : FMS
46. "___ Lovely Day Today." : ITSA
49. Means of control. : REINS
51. Clever but specious reasoner. : SOPHIST
54. Cortez conquered them. : AZTECS
58. Ab ___ (from the egg): Lat. : OVO
59. Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
62. Passageway. : AISLE
63. Lawyer in 1894 novel. : PUDDNHEADWILSON
66. Butterine. : OLEO
67. ___ du Louvre. : MUSEE
68. Girl's nickname. : TESS
69. Remainder. : REST
70. Separated. : APART
71. Snick and ___. : SNEE
1. Mountain in Greece. : ATHOS
2. Armistice. : TRUCE
3. Siamese coin. : TICAL
4. Joints. : ANKLES
5. Ibsen character. : ASE
6. Biblical land. : SABA
7. Portent. : OMEN
8. Dewy. : RORIC
9. Woolen cloth. : TARTAN
10. Musical direction. : FFF
11. Watertight. : RAINPROOF
12. White-tailed birds. : ERNES
13. The Lone Ranger's friend. : TONTO
18. Of milk. : LACTIC
19. Famous Elihu. : YALE
24. Moved swiftly. : TORE
26. New ____. : YEAR
28. Outlet. : VENT
29. Stage direction. : ENTER
31. Extensive. : BIG
32. "___ Sunday afternoon . . . " : ONA
33. Exact opposites. : ANTIPODES
35. Caama. : ASSE
37. Viet-___. : NAM
38. Workers on galleys: Abbr. : EDS
40. Hippocratic ___. : OATH
41. Inter ___. : ALIA
42. Japanese shout. : BANZAI
47. Hill of Jerusalem. : SION
48. Item for the allergist. : ASTHMA
50. Shore birds. : STILTS
51. Unnaturally deep sleep. : SOPOR
52. Immature seed. : OVULE
53. Start of a golf game. : TEEUP
55. City in Germany. : ESSEN
56. Conclusion. : CLOSE
57. Meaning. : SENSE
60. Tabula ___ (clean slate). : RASA
61. Frankfurt's river. : ODER
64. Spot. : DOT
65. Dripping. : WET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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