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New York Times, Friday, February 3, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,221
Across Down
1. Maine manufacturing town. : SACO
5. Fresh-water fish. : CARP
9. Where Shoshone Falls is. : IDAHO
14. Clique. : CLAN
15. Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
16. Observer. : NOTER
17. ___ mater. : ALMA
18. Resident of Central America. : NICARAGUAN
20. One of the parties: Abbr. : REP
21. Nothing. : NONE
22. Unpretentious. : HUMBLE
23. Carry on some actions. : PROCEED
25. Spanish rope of grass fiber. : SOGA
26. Parts of boats. : BOWS
27. Big business. : INDUSTRY
31. Dear: Fr. : CHERE
33. Blurred. : BLEAR
34. Third quarter score. : OOO
35. Miss Keller. : HELEN
36. ___ Abner. : LIL
37. Borders on. : ABUTS
39. Fuel. : OIL
40. Evil spirit in Oriental tales. : GHOUL
42. Musical direction to be silent. : TACET
43. Announce officially. : PROCLAIM
45. Sound of sorrow. : SIGH
46. The Weird Sisters. : HAGS
47. Of the tongue. : GLOSSAL
50. Where the University of Illinois is. : URBANA
53. Wang Lung's wife in "The Good Earth." : OLAN
54. Muscle Shoals power project. : TVA
55. Type of written petition. : ROUNDROBIN
57. Enter. : GOIN
58. Actor famous for Al Smith role. : BUNCE
59. German philosopher. : KANT
60. Old Testament giant. : ANAK
61. Passover feast. : SEDER
62. Insects. : ANTS
63. Gainsay. : DENY
1. Steep descent. : SCARP
2. To go: Fr. : ALLER
3. Famous island in Passamaquoddy Bay. : CAMPOBELLO
4. ___ shoestring. : ONA
5. Pleasure boats. : CANOES
6. Have ___ to (feel inclined to). : AMIND
7. Move swiftly. : RACE
8. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : PSA
9. January event. : INAUGURATION
10. Tenets. : DOGMAS
11. Swift's "Tale of ___." : ATUB
12. Remedy. : HEAL
13. Normandy department. : ORNE
19. Girl's name meaning "a rose." : RHODA
21. John F. Kennedy, for instance. : NEWENGLANDER
24. Most important part of anything. : CORE
25. Fish hook attachment. : SNELL
27. Ancient Troy. : ILIUM
28. Clown in "As You Like It." : TOUCHSTONE
29. Routine. : ROTE
30. Ballplayer with the Los Angeles Angels. : YOST
31. Cut of meat. : CHOP
32. Legatee. : HEIR
33. City on the Loire. : BLOIS
38. Purses. : BAGS
41. Mother of Ishmael. : HAGAR
44. The way things happen. : CHANCE
45. Inclinations. : SLANTS
47. Flash. : GLINT
48. Of the birds. : AVIAN
49. Awkwardly tall and lean. : LANKY
50. City: Lat. : URBS
51. Rake. : ROUE
52. German organization. : BUND
53. Port of Scotland, on Firth of Lorne. : OBAN
56. River into the Volga. : OKA
57. Son of Jacob. : GAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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