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New York Times, Thursday, December 28, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,549

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Musical instrument. : BAGPIPE
8. Lampoon. : SQUIB
13. Infuriates. : ENRAGES
14. Five score. : HUNDRED
17. Source of caviar. : STERLET
18. Branch out from a center. : RADIATE
19. Ascot. : TIE
20. Popular radio broadcast. : OPERA
22. Seeps. : OOZES
23. Greek temple. : NAOS
25. Printers' ___. : INK
27. Domino. : MASK
28. Compels. : URGES
30. Harnessed, as to a plow. : YOKED
32. Menu item. : PEAS
33. Egyptian god. : BES
34. ___-toe. : TICTAC
39. Cats and goats. : ANGORAS
41. Ingenue. : ACTRESS
42. Percolated. : SEEPED
43. Exclamation of disgust. : UGH
44. Sicilian city. : ENNA
45. Bard's product. : VERSE
47. P. O. machine. : DATER
48. Small pastry. : TART
52. Born. : NEE
53. Mountain peak: It. : CIMA
54. At a distance. : ALOOF
56. Gloomy. : DREAR
58. Christmas child. : TIM
61. Army man. : SOLDIER
63. Galli-Curci. : AMELITA
65. Mixture. : MELANGE
66. Get well again. : RECOVER
67. Assembly. : SYNOD
68. Affair of chance. : LOTTERY
Down
1. Most choice. : BEST
2. Against: Prefix. : ANTI
3. Plum. : GREENGAGE
4. Golf term. : PAR
5. Certain residences. : IGLOOS
6. Brooder sounds. : PEEPS
7. Villa d'___. : ESTE
8. Drew back (from). : SHRANK
9. Sine ___ non. : QUA
10. Remove. : UNDO
11. Accepted phrase. : IDIOM
12. About 5½ feet, in Spain. : BRAZA
15. Summers, in France. : ETES
16. Governor Winthrop. : DESK
21. Spanish rivers. : RIOS
24. B. C. Greek writer. : AESOP
26. Yawl's relative. : KETCH
28. Tropical tree. : UPAS
29. M. Descartes. : RENE
30. "What is it?" : YES
31. On ___. : DIT
33. German state. : BADEN
35. Peaches' partner. : CREAM
36. Provisional. : TENTATIVE
37. Editors' group: Abbr. : ASNE
38. Ruler. : CSAR
40. Gun the motor. : REV
41. Time. : AGE
43. Consumer. : USER
46. "Oh, my luve is like a ___ rose . . . " : REDRED
47. Straightforward. : DIRECT
48. Where Hobart is: Abbr. : TASM
49. Lily plant. : ALOE
50. Parker House specialities. : ROLLS
51. The present. : TODAY
53. Gem for a brooch. : CAMEO
55. Sibelius, for one. : FINN
57. Title. : EARL
59. Roman road. : ITER
60. Crèche figure. : MARY
62. The self. : EGO
64. Where movies are made. : LOT

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

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