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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

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Students & seniors
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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