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New York Times, Thursday, November 30, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,521
Across
1. Liability. : DEBT
5. Convoke. : CALL
9. Leave off. : CEASE
14. Unit of a homestead. : ACRE
15. Cap-___ (from head to foot). : APIE
16. Shaded retreat. : ARBOR
17. Climb (with "up"). : SHIN
18. Chief motive. : MAINSPRING
20. Pledge of fidelity. : HONORBRIGHT
22. Within: Prefix. : ESO
23. Welcome. : GREET
24. Selected. : TOOK
26. Matthew ___. : VASSAR
28. A cappella singer. : CHORIST
31. Somewhat: Suffix. : ISH
32. Oblivion. : LETHE
34. Dye. : STAIN
36. Town near London. : ETON
38. Potation. : DRINK
40. Take on. : HIRE
41. Resign. : DEMIT
43. Parts of basilicas. : APSES
45. Décolleté : LOW
46. Put down. : REPRESS
48. First-born. : ELDEST
50. Son of Adam. : SETH
51. Star of the P. G. A. : SNEAD
52. Diffident. : SHY
55. Tap dance. : BUCKANDWING
59. Acquiescence. : COMPLIANCE
61. Certain flakes. : SNOW
62. Stand up. : ARISE
63. Is inattentive. : NODS
64. Plains Indian. : OTOE
65. Civil wrongs. : TORTS
66. Jeanne and others: Abbr. : STES
67. Norse goddess. : NORN
Down
1. Punctuation mark. : DASH
2. Love of Narcissus. : ECHO
3. Makes clear (to). : BRINGSHOME
4. Some singers. : TENORS
5. Arched slightly. : CAMBERED
6. To one side. : APART
7. Fifty-three. : LIII
8. Draws out. : LENGTHENS
9. Seizers. : CAPTORS
10. Slip up. : ERR
11. Rose's spouse. : ABIE
12. Offspring. : SONS
13. Therefore: Lat. : ERGO
19. Away! : SHOO
21. Authentic. : REAL
25. Friends: Archaic. : KITH
26. Competed. : VIED
27. Daisy's cousin. : ASTER
28. Blue ___. : CHIPS
29. Criticized severely. : SAILEDINTO
30. Weather satellite. : TIROS
33. Certain containers. : TRASHCANS
35. Triton. : NEWT
37. Checks the growth of. : NIPS
39. Perspicacity. : KEENNESS
42. Shrill voices. : TREBLES
44. Toboggan. : SLED
47. Fancy case. : ETUI
49. City in Yukon. : DAWSON
51. ___ nuit (overnight bag). : SACDE
52. See 19 Down. : SCAT
53. Time of day: Prefix. : HORO
54. Giant in Norse myth. : YMIR
56. Gordian ___. : KNOT
57. Top winning race horse of 1950. : NOOR
58. Girl's nickname. : GWEN
60. Silence! : PST

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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