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New York Times, Thursday, February 2, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,220
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1. Famous German-American conductor. : WALTER
7. Fishing boat. : TRAWLER
14. Adjudged. : AWARDED
16. Set free. : RELEASE
17. Palely. : LIVIDLY
18. "Golden" commodity. : SILENCE
19. Compass point. : ESE
20. Christmas. : YULE
22. Swayed back and forth. : NODDED
23. Withered. : SERE
25. Ailment. : MALADY
27. Of adolescent years. : TEENAGE
29. Living quarters: Abbr. : APTS
33. Sentimental: Colloq. : MUSHY
36. Two words of a Christmas carol. : NOELNOEL
38. Geological period. : IRONAGE
41. Small particle. : GRANULE
42. Jacket or underwaist. : CAMISOLE
44. Silenced. : MUTED
45. Type of power: Abbr. : ELEC
46. Musical instrument. : MARIMBA
49. Those who owed "so much" to "so few." : SOMANY
50. South American capital. : LIMA
54. East Indian sailor. : LASCAR
58. Unerring. : SURE
60. Peruse carefully. : CON
61. Famous name in dancing. : ASTAIRE
63. Bordering. : RIMMING
65. Of the breastbone. : STERNAL
66. ___ Valera. : EAMONDE
67. Fodder grass. : TIMOTHY
68. Road sign. : DANGER
1. Part of Great Britain. : WALES
2. "It is ___ child that knows its own father." : AWISE
3. Old-time basin for washing. : LAVER
4. Three: Prefix. : TRI
5. Whirlpool. : EDDY
6. Light again: Poet. : RELUME
7. Members of the board: Abbr. : TRS
8. Animals of Lapland. : REINDEER
9. Metallic mixture. : ALLOY
10. Darnel. : WEED
11. Country. : LAND
12. Verb-forming suffix. : ESCE
13. Clarinet or saxophone. : REED
15. Poet Thomas. : DYLAN
21. Ardor: Fr. : ELAN
24. Of a race. : ETHNIC
26. Excited. : AGOG
28. Unfledged bird. : EYAS
29. Yearbook. : ANNUAL
30. Sulk. : POUT
31. Operating at a distance: Comb. form. : TELE
32. Coaster. : SLED
33. Disney characters. : MICE
34. Asian mountain range. : URAL
35. About. : SOME
37. Innocent one. : LAMB
39. Biblical city destroyed by fire. : GOMORRAH
40. Ancient Persian kingdom. : ELAM
43. Epochs. : ERAS
47. Harden. : INURE
48. Indefinitely large number. : MYRIAD
49. Godly person. : SAINT
51. Sugary substance. : ICING
52. Tout le ___ (everyone): Fr. : MONDE
53. Fury. : ANGER
54. Conclusive. : LAST
55. City near Turin. : ASTI
56. Stalk of bananas. : STEM
57. Dear: Ital. : CARO
59. Miss Willard, pioneer in education. : EMMA
62. English cathedral city. : ELY
64. "Hoot, ___." : MON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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