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New York Times, Thursday, February 9, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Hangars. : SHEDS
6. Horned animal. : STAG
10. ___ War. : MANO
14. Oriental household. : HAREM
15. Game. : POLO
16. Diva's forte. : ARIA
17. Excuse. : ALIBI
18. Historic flag. : UNIONJACK
20. Large lizards. : MONITORS
22. Constellation including Arcturus. : BOOTES
23. Pavilion. : TENT
24. Legatee. : HEIR
25. Importance. : STRESS
28. Result of saber rattling. : WARSCARE
32. German song. : LIED
33. Israeli statesman. : EBAN
35. Atelier equipment. : EASEL
36. Arab attire. : ABA
37. Mythical man of brass. : TALOS
39. Pro ___. : TEM
40. Squeeze into a narrow space. : WEDGE
43. Harness part. : REIN
44. Propose or suggest. : MOVE
45. Vessels. : STEAMERS
47. Ardent swain. : ADORER
49. Be footloose. : ROVE
50. Stick of a fan. : BRIN
51. Unruffled. : SEDATE
54. Direct hit. : BULLSEYE
58. Groups of descendants. : PROGENIES
60. Off the bottom, as an anchor. : ATRIP
61. Curved molding. : OGEE
62. Harmonize. : TONE
63. Vale of ___, sacred to Apollo. : TEMPE
64. Fling. : TOSS
65. Washday phenomenon. : SUDS
66. Clean the blackboard. : ERASE
Down
1. Feigned. : SHAM
2. Glory. : HALO
3. Mavourneen's land. : ERIN
4. Made an entry, in bookkeeping. : DEBITED
5. Hits hard. : SMITES
6. Gush. : SPURT
7. Displacement units. : TONS
8. Eastern name. : ALI
9. Peanut. : GOOBER
10. Balearic island. : MAJORCA
11. Smell ___ (be suspicious). : ARAT
12. Riviera resort. : NICE
13. Dumbarton ___. : OAKS
19. Hubbub. : NOISE
21. Beginning. : ONSET
24. Far East metropolis. : HANOI
25. Cabbage dishes. : SLAWS
26. Asian land. : TIBET
27. English novelist. : READE
28. Where Swansea is. : WALES
29. Early American family. : ASTOR
30. Bailiff. : REEVE
31. Sinclair Lewis hero. : ELMER
34. Granite center in Vermont. : BARRE
38. Complication. : SNARL
41. Repair shops of a sort. : GARAGES
42. Overact: Colloq. : EMOTE
44. Chimera. : MONSTER
46. Happenings. : EVENTS
48. Make larger. : DILATE
50. Commuters' conveyances. : BUSES
51. Small amount: Brit. colloq. : SPOT
52. Therefore. : ERGO
53. Animals. : DOES
54. Curve. : BEND
55. Girl's name. : ERMA
56. Sharp barks. : YIPS
57. Relative of a foil. : EPEE
59. Obligation. : IOU

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

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