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New York Times, Saturday, February 11, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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1. Call out noisily. : BAWL
5. Runaway in a nursery rhyme. : DISH
9. In any way. : ATALL
14. "I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
15. Well-known nom de plume. : ELIA
16. Oils, water colors, etc. : MEDIA
17. Circus arena. : RING
18. Capital of Vermont. : MONTPELIER
20. Basic character. : NATURE
22. Relative of etc. : ETAL
23. ___ puppy. : MUD
24. Descendant of Shem. : SEMITE
26. Gladiolus or crocus. : IRID
28. Militia. : RESERVECORPS
32. Kettle's critic, in a saying. : POT
34. Iroquois foe. : ERIE
35. Straightedge. : RULER
37. City in central Spain. : AVILA
39. Just made. : NEW
41. Semiprecious stone. : AGATE
42. Evil genius. : DEMON
43. Engrossed. : RAPT
45. Water sprite in Germanic myth. : NIX
46. Library reference book. : READERSGUIDE
50. River into Lake Ilmen. : MSTA
51. Laughs boisterously: Colloq. : SNORTS
53. Diplomat: Abbr. : AMB
56. Invaders of Europe, circa 400 A.D. : HUNS
58. Futive fellows. : SNEAKS
60. Making a parachute jump. : BAILINGOUT
63. Cantata air. : ARIA
64. Chief city of the Ruhr. : ESSEN
65. Besides. : ELSE
66. Companion of honey. : MILK
67. "But the greatest of ___ . . . " : THESE
68. Stadium sound. : ROAR
69. Endower of a college, 1701. : YALE
1. "All around Robin Hood's ___." : BARN
2. Otherwise. : ALIAS
3. When "every mile is two." : WINTERTIME
4. Esculent vegetable. : LEGUME
5. The Greek Ceres. : DEMETER
6. U. N. labor body. : ILO
7. ___ qua non. : SINE
8. Former Merman role. : HATTIE
9. Improvement. : AMELIORATION
10. ___ Aviv. : TEL
11. Take ___ view of (view sceptically). : ADIM
12. Place; stead. : LIEU
13. Stuff with bacon. : LARD
19. Bois de Boulogne. : PARC
21. Exhortation to rouse a sleeper. : RISEANDSHINE
25. Neighbor of Albion. : ERIN
27. ___ on the market. : DRUG
29. Swerves. : VEERS
30. Where celestial phenomena are reproduced. : PLANETARIA
31. King of Egypt, 1300 B. C. : SETI
32. Block of paper. : PAD
33. Concluded. : OVER
36. King. : REX
38. Rich soil. : LOAM
40. Jokers. : WAGS
44. Practicer of a form of wit. : PUNSTER
47. Vingt-___ (twenty-one): Fr. : ETUN
48. Forest warden. : RANGER
49. Soft and soothing. : DREAMY
52. Dexterity. : SKILL
53. Second; support. : ABET
54. Bran mixture for cattle feed. : MASH
55. Cold wind from the Swiss Alps. : BISE
57. Type of musical performance. : SOLO
59. For goodness' ___! : SAKE
61. French article. : LES
62. Part of N. A. : USA

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

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