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New York Times, Saturday, November 25, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,516

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Height. : HILL
5. With open ___. : ARMS
9. Hebrew prophet. : MICAH
14. Pulitzer prize author. : AGEE
15. Go rapidly. : RUSH
16. Perfume. : AROMA
17. One. : UNIT
18. Josip Broz. : TITO
19. Dyes. : TINTS
20. Faulkner novel. : LIGHTINAUGUST
23. Alcohol compounds. : ETHERS
24. Insect. : TERMITE
27. Thing: Lat. : RES
28. Title. : EARL
31. Baser. : MEANER
32. Servile. : MENIAL
34. Game scores. : RUNS
35. Surface. : AREA
38. Leyte's neighbor. : SAMAR
40. Per ___. : CENT
41. ___-poly. : ROLY
42. Father of Noah. : LAMECH
44. Cracks. : CLEFTS
47. River in Italy. : RENO
48. Festivities: Colloq. : DOS
51. Marine plant. : SEALACE
53. The East. : ORIENT
55. Josephine Johnson novel. : NOWINNOVEMBER
58. Multitude. : CROWD
60. Hindu scripture. : VEDA
61. Type of recording. : ARIA
62. Personnel man. : HIRER
63. Leave out. : OMIT
64. Gold. : GILT
65. Timid: Colloq. : SCARY
66. Girl's name. : IONE
67. European capital. : OSLO
Down
1. Teamster. : HAULER
2. Kindle. : IGNITE
3. Vivien and others. : LEIGHS
4. Mythical river. : LETHE
5. Handicraftsmen. : ARTISANS
6. Wreck. : RUIN
7. River into Lake Ilmen. : MSTA
8. Loud call. : SHOUT
9. Grown. : MATURE
10. "Green Hat" girl. : IRISMARCH
11. Extend. : CONTINUE
12. Sum total: Abbr. : AMT
13. Owns. : HAS
21. Sequoia. : TREE
22. Jewel. : GEM
25. State: Abbr. : TENN
26. Formerly, old style. : ERST
29. Coin of Iran. : RIAL
30. Truman's birthplace. : LAMAR
32. Historic ship. : MAYFLOWER
33. Gold cloth. : LAME
35. Parts of a circle. : ARCS
36. Part. : ROLE
37. Girl's name meaning "light." : ELEANORA
39. Do over. : RENOVATE
43. Central part. : CORE
45. Gaudy and cheap. : TAWDRY
46. College course: Abbr. : SCI
48. Rubbish. : DEBRIS
49. "Days Without End" author. : ONEILL
50. ___-cumulus. : STRATO
52. Postscript to a poem. : ENVOI
54. Adult insect. : IMAGO
56. Verne character. : NEMO
57. God of the Eddas. : ODIN
58. Book sections: Abbr. : CHS
59. Region of: Suffix. : RIC

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

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