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New York Times, Saturday, February 25, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 326 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,243
Across Down
1. Goods cast overboard. : JETSAM
7. Long pillow. : BOLSTER
14. Antitank gun. : BAZOOKA
15. Formerly. : ONETIME
16. Worked too hard. : OVERDID
17. Remain in place: Colloq. : STAYPUT
18. A small dog, for short. : PEKE
19. Any very delicious beverage. : NECTAR
21. Twisted strand in rope, yarn, etc. : PLY
22. New Havenite. : ELI
23. Aerial maneuver. : LOOP
24. Spring. : LEAP
25. Height: Abbr. : ELEV
27. Supernatural beings. : JINN
28. Dull finish. : MATTE
29. Symbols of Louisiana. : PELICANS
31. Gave the syntax of. : PARSED
32. Sleeveless garment. : CAPE
33. Modify. : VARY
34. Longhorns. : CATTLE
37. Familial. : PARENTAL
41. "Men are ___ when they woo . . . " : APRIL
42. College building. : HALL
43. Aztec god of sowing. : XIPE
44. Mine wagon. : TRAM
45. Humbug: Colloq. : BOSH
46. Group like a chamber of commerce: Abbr. : BOT
47. Wickedness. : SIN
48. College official. : BURSAR
50. Irishman: Var. : KELT
51. Public placards. : POSTERS
53. Testator, in law. : LEGATOR
55. Daughter of Minos. : ARIADNE
56. Result of faulty roofing. : LEAKAGE
57. Testify to. : WITNESS
58. State capital. : ALBANY
1. A bleaching "water." : JAVELLE
2. Old Testament book. : EZEKIEL
3. Ripped. : TORE
4. Turf. : SOD
5. Allied by nature. : AKIN
6. Small rich cake. : MADELINE
7. A kind of waltz. : BOSTON
8. Ready to use. : ONTAP
9. Shakespearean role. : LEAR
10. Pen. : STY
11. Neckware of grandmother's day. : TIPPETS
12. Try to surpass. : EMULATE
13. Did a stenographer's chore. : RETYPED
14. Little shepherdess. : BOPEEP
20. Peruses. : CONS
24. Voice organ. : LARYNX
26. Dupe. : VICTIM
27. Jest. : JAPE
28. Sea: Lat. : MARE
30. Shout. : CALL
31. Legislative body: Abbr. : PARL
33. The hall of Odin. : VALHALLA
34. Dupe. : CATSPAW
35. Presumptively. : APRIORI
36. Passage through. : TRANSIT
37. Go beyond. : PASS
38. Asian. : TIBETAN
39. Excuse. : APOLOGY
40. ___ de cachet (sealed missive). : LETTRE
42. Chestnuts or bays. : HORSES
45. Plowboy poet. : BURNS
48. The Venerable ___. : BEDE
49. Whirl. : REEL
50. New Zealand parrot. : KAKA
52. Color. : TAN
54. Chatter: Colloq. : GAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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