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New York Times, Saturday, February 4, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,222
Across
1
Part of a barn. : LOFT
5
Ukase. : FIAT
9
Mock. : SCOFF
14
Mouth of a canyon, in the southwest. : ABRA
15
Vault. : ARCH
16
Tidal wave in an estuary. : EAGRE
17
What-you-may-call-it. : DOOHICKEY
19
Everything: Ger. : ALLES
20
Empire State city. : ELMIRA
21
Creator of Peregrine Pickle. : SMOLLETT
23
Have ___ with. : TODO
25
Ready for the press. : EDIT
26
Keyboard instruments. : SPINETS
29
See 17 Across. : DOODAD
33
Make fast with a rope: Naut. : BELAY
34
Carfare of a kind. : TOKEN
36
Before: Poet. : ERE
37
African port. : ORAN
38
Shut out. : DEBAR
39
Up hill and down ___. : DALE
40
Chou En-___ : LAI
41
Stoker. : FIRER
42
Field day performer. : MILER
43
See 17 Across. : DINGUS
45
Stands up to. : RESISTS
47
Egyptian cross, ancient symbol of life. : ANKH
49
Pre-Easter period. : LENT
50
Conditions or stipulations. : PROVISOS
54
Brigand. : PIRATE
58
Of a Greek style of architecture. : IONIC
59
See 17 Across. : RIGAMAJIG
61
Aggregate. : TOTAL
62
Dye plant. : ANIL
63
Mohammedan judge. : CADI
64
Long scarf. : STOLE
65
Menu item. : EGGS
66
Very: Fr. : TRES
Down
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Put in cargo. : LADE
2
Old Greek coin. : OBOL
3
Beginning. : FROM
4
South Sea islander. : TAHITIAN
5
Front. : FACADE
6
Annoy. : IRK
7
Cards. : ACES
8
Aromatic herb. : THYME
9
Large animal of the North Pacific. : SEALION
10
___ order. : CALLTO
11
Side glance. : OGLE
12
Worry. : FRET
13
Suffix used with song, fun, etc. : FEST
18
Device used by writers. : IRONY
22
More bizarre. : ODDER
24
Aquatic mammal. : OTTER
26
Turkish inn. : SERAI
27
Ordinary. : PLAIN
28
Sedate. : SOBER
30
Portioned out. : DEALT
31
City on the Rhone. : ARLES
32
Pronghorn. : DEER
33
Dauntless. : BOLD
35
Author Capek. : KAREL
38
Records. : DISKS
39
Divert, as the mind or attention. : DISTRACT
41
Little cord or fiber. : FUNICLE
42
A single drop. : MINIM
44
Crocodile of the Ganges. : GAVIAL
46
Segments of a calyx. : SEPALS
48
Goddesses of the seasons. : HORAE
50
Coal mines. : PITS
51
Essential part. : ROOT
52
Aware of: Colloq. : ONTO
53
Warble. : SING
55
Jangling. : AJAR
56
Stream. : TIDE
57
Shield. : EGIS
60
Light ship's boat. : GIG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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