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New York Times, Tuesday, February 7, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
PS notes: In the original 57-Down clue, "Caribbean" was spelled "Carribbean"; corrected spelling.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,225
Across Down
1. St. Anthony's cross. : TAU
4. "Unaccustomed as ___ . . . " : IAM
7. Disconcert. : ABASH
12. Calumniate. : ASPERSE
14. Tropical hardwood trees. : EBONIES
16. Important government worker. : POSTMAN
17. French wine. : MOSELLE
18. Last Italian queen. : ELENA
19. Nun's robes. : HABIT
21. ___ MacDonald, owner of a variety of livestock. : OLD
22. Routine, in Britain. : ROTA
23. Setting for current musical. : CAMELOT
25. Worked in the garden. : SPADED
27. Former country of NE Africa. : NUBIA
31. Ab ___ (from the egg): Lat. : OVO
34. Little ___. : ONES
35. Robin Goodfellow. : SPRITE
36. Midwestern capital. : MADISON
38. Trail blazer. : PIONEER
39. "___ Fideles." : ADESTE
40. Acreage. : LOTS
41. Old-time negative. : NAY
42. Sphere. : REALM
43. Coin of Spain. : PESETA
45. Pundits. : SAVANTS
47. The others. : REST
51. German pronoun. : ICH
54. Governmental body: Fr. : SENAT
55. Take a shower. : BATHE
56. Abbreviate. : SHORTEN
58. Rowena's bridegroom. : IVANHOE
60. Jean Baptiste Poquelin. : MOLIERE
61. Wind of the Indian Ocean. : MONSOON
62. American polar explorer. : PEARY
63. Shoe leather. : ELK
64. Runyon hero Masterson. : SKY
1. Candle. : TAPER
2. Italian town where Duse is buried. : ASOLO
3. Surprise victory. : UPSET
4. Mlle. La Douce. : IRMA
5. ___ rule. : ASA
6. Sea fish used for bait. : MENHADEN
7. Seething. : ABOIL
8. ___ Road. : BOSTONPOST
9. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
10. Fodder pit. : SILO
11. War. : HELL
13. Laboratory burners. : ETNAS
14. Fix firmly in a surrounding mass. : EMBED
15. But: Lat. : SED
20. Iowa university town. : AMES
23. Outrigger. : CANOE
24. Action or deed. : TURN
26. See 16 Across. : POSTMASTER
28. ___ entendu (well understood): Fr. : BIEN
29. Willow shrub. : ITEA
30. Ethereal. : AERY
31. Caliph's name. : OMAR
32. Go: Lat. : VADE
33. Music halls of ancient times. : ODEA
35. Building plots. : SITES
37. Map maker's abbreviation. : ISLS
38. Start of a horse race. : POSTTIME
40. Heroine of Conrad's "Victory." : LENA
43. Velvetlike material. : PANNE
44. Island group in Galway Bay. : ARANS
46. American thrush. : VEERY
48. Character of a people. : ETHOS
49. Filled with strong emotion, à la Beatnik. : SHOOK
50. Undersized: Colloq. : TEENY
51. Ideology. : ISM
52. Wave motion. : CHOP
53. Predicament: Colloq. : HOLE
55. Counting house. : BANK
57. Caribbean inlet. : RIA
59. Tome: Abbr. : VOL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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