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New York Times, Wednesday, February 22, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,240
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1. NCO's command. : HALT
5. Bony fish. : SHAD
9. Enclosed. : CASED
14. Where R. L. S. died. : APIA
15. Greek goddess. : HERA
16. Where King Solomon's mines were. : OPHIR
17. Negatives. : NOTS
18. Of first principles. : ELEMENTARY
20. His "law" was that bad money drives out good. : GRESHAM
22. A G.I. : PVT
23. Certainly. : YES
24. Enjoyable event. : TREAT
25. Dries up. : SEARS
27. The chief or whole. : ALPHAANDOMEGA
32. Alexandria is one: Abbr. : SPT
34. Seckel or tuna. : PEAR
35. Backs plus linemen. : ELEVEN
36. Celtics court star. : COUSY
38. Worry and hurry. : ADO
40. Pacific treaty group. : SEATO
41. Northern constellation, the Charioteer. : AURIGA
43. Business letter abbreviation. : INST
45. Masefield heroine. : NAN
46. In control. : PREDOMINATING
49. Choice part of a group. : ELITE
50. More chilling. : ICIER
52. Unruly throng. : MOB
55. Handle. : USE
56. Soluble salts. : ALKALIS
58. Education's goal. : ENRICHMENT
61. Presidential title: Abbr. : CINC
62. Desolate. : STARK
63. Osprey's cousin. : ERNE
64. Johannson's nickname. : INGO
65. Sweet one. : HONEY
66. Last word of "O Captain! My Captain!" : DEAD
67. Hornets' home. : NEST
1. Impend. : HANG
2. To the left, on shipboard. : APORT
3. Belles-lettres. : LITERATURE
4. Inflorescence of corn. : TASSEL
5. Encase. : SHEATHE
6. Skipper's post. : HELM
7. Live. : ARE
8. Make moist. : DAMPEN
9. Lever for operating an airplane. : CONTROLSTICK
10. Appropriate. : APT
11. Light carriage: Colloq. : SHAY
12. De Valera's land. : EIRE
13. Prohibitionists. : DRYS
19. Circumvent. : EVADE
21. Light-hearted. : HAPPYGOLUCKY
25. Young pilchard. : SARDINE
26. Captain Hook's pal. : SMEE
28. Auto club insignia. : AAA
29. Heroine of 1847 poem. : EVANGELINE
30. "___ horse." : GETA
31. Presently. : ANON
32. Title once held by Gen. Ridgway. : SCAP
33. Decant. : POUR
37. Left or right. : SIDE
39. "Ode ___ Grecian Urn." : ONA
42. People in "Plain and Fancy." : AMISH
44. Pompous and formal. : STILTED
47. Made an inventory. : ITEMED
48. Member of vitamin B complex. : NIACIN
51. Circus areas. : RINGS
52. Netting. : MESH
53. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
54. Breakfast food. : BRAN
56. Coin of India. : ANNA
57. Aberdonian. : SCOT
59. Wrath. : IRE
60. Before. : ERE

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

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