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New York Times, Monday, February 6, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,224
Across
1. Highly debatable. : MOOT
5. Small farm, in Great Britain. : CROFT
10. Caustic stuff. : ACID
14. French friend. : AMIE
15. "___ de Bohème." : LAVIE
16. "___ soit qui mal y pense." : HONI
17. Mah jongg piece. : TILE
18. Silly. : INANE
19. Relatives of parabolas. : ARCS
20. Office holders. : INS
21. Izaak Walton's forte. : ANGLING
23. Speck. : DOT
24. Large province of Nigeria. : SOKOTO
26. Famous dancer. : SALOME
28. Natural grease in sheep's wool. : SUINT
29. Motorist's group. : AAA
32. Torn asunder. : RIVEN
33. Ancient serf. : ESNE
34. Beauty salon appurtenance. : EMERYBOARD
36. Forgiveness. : REMISSION
38. Goldberg's concern. : LABORUNION
41. Gaelic. : ERSE
45. ___-propre. : AMOUR
46. Sea bird. : ERN
47. Willow tree. : OSIER
48. Man with a blue pencil. : CENSOR
50. European cavalryman. : HUSSAR
51. Hematite. : ORE
52. Chider. : REBUKER
56. Anger: Lat. : IRA
57. Unless: Lat. : NISI
59. Howler. : BONER
60. Black. : EBON
61. Chilled. : ICED
62. Bound by. : UNDER
63. Trudge. : PLOD
64. Roman statesman. : CATO
65. Spanners, tire irons, etc. : TOOLS
66. Surrounds (with "in"). : HEMS
Down
1. Painter of "Odalisque." : MATISSE
2. Foreboding. : OMINOUS
3. Type of rainwear. : OILSKIN
4. Appurtenance for golfers. : TEE
5. Slope or slant: Comb. form. : CLINO
6. Chimed. : RANG
7. Rounded. : OVAL
8. Ended: Fr. : FINI
9. Years of one's life. : TEENS
10. Exclamation. : AHA
11. Spanish cathedral city. : CORDOVA
12. Successor. : INCOMER
13. Expand by stretching. : DISTEND
21. Man of law: Abbr. : ATT
22. Great name in movies. : GARBO
25. Burdensome. : ONEROUS
27. Elsa, heroine of "Born Free." : LIONESS
29. Ammonia derivative. : AMINE
30. Gods in Scandinavian mythology. : AESIR
31. Type of felony. : ARSON
34. Ostrichlike bird. : EMU
35. Chinese dynasty, 1400 B. C. : YIN
37. Bobble. : ERROR
38. Terse. : LACONIC
39. Patriotic song. : AMERICA
40. Thoroughwort. : BONESET
42. Inclined to laughter. : RISIBLE
43. Space for navigation. : SEAROOM
44. Chores of a sort. : ERRANDS
47. "___ Town." : OUR
49. Oppose by contrary proof. : REBUT
50. Titles used in Germany. : HERRS
53. Pro ___ publico. : BONO
54. Open. : UNDO
55. Part of a ship. : KEEL
58. Oath-taking phrase. : IDO
60. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : EPH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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