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New York Times, Wednesday, November 29, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,520
Across
1. Turkish title. : PASHA
6. Parking ___. : SPACE
11. Aide. : HELPER
12. Act of benevolence. : SHARING
14. Start a new paragraph. : INDENT
15. Square pillar. : PILASTER
17. "The Red." : ERIC
18. Plant with acid leaves. : SORREL
20. Deer. : ROE
21. Prohibition. : DONT
22. Intelligence. : WITS
23. Prohibits. : BARS
24. Transactions. : DEALINGS
27. Fly ball for baseball practice. : FUNGO
28. Quotes. : CITES
29. Charles, grandsire of Charlemagne. : MARTEL
30. In harmony. : ATTUNED
33. Card play. : FINESSE
34. Ship of the Arctic. : SEALER
35. Lively dance. : CONGA
36. Dinner course. : SALAD
37. Ooze through pores. : TRANSUDE
40. Consumer. : USER
41. Be abundant. : TEEM
42. Boast in triumph. : CROW
44. ___ gestae (things done). : RES
45. Sen. Gruening. : ERNEST
47. Staple food. : RICE
48. Pride of Connecticut. : ELMTREES
50. State of great happiness. : HEAVEN
52. Arranged in sequence. : SERIATE
53. Stress. : ACCENT
54. Snug retreats. : NESTS
55. Fort ___, Indiana. : WAYNE
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1. Tarkington hero. : PENROD
2. Style of printing type. : ALDINE
3. Type of TV show. : SPECTACULAR
4. Pullet. : HEN
5. Music and sculpture. : ARTS
6. Men's wear. : SHIRTS
7. Pickets. : PALES
8. Inland sea. : ARAL
9. On this side of: Prefix. : CIS
10. Participants in a contest. : ENTRANTS
11. Went in a hurry. : HIED
12. Small branches. : SPRIGS
13. Clemenceau. : GEORGES
16. Mend shoes. : RESOLE
19. Acknowledged. : OWNED
23. One system of administration. : BUREAUCRACY
25. Ruled. : LINED
26. Ancient Roman road. : ITER
27. Teeth of animals. : FANGS
29. State: Abbr. : MINN
30. Give confidence to. : ASSURE
31. Raises a nap. : TEASELS
32. Certain members of a jury. : TALESMEN
33. Froths. : FOAMS
35. Malayan dagger. : CREESE
37. Doctrines. : TENETS
38. Wind-blown. : DRIVEN
39. Period in early history. : EOCENE
41. Negotiate. : TREAT
43. Proceeded. : WENT
45. Sister of Ares. : ERIS
46. Melt. : THAW
49. Three, in Italy. : TRE
51. Former agency for foreign aid. : ECA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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