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New York Times, Wednesday, March 1, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
PS notes: In the original 14-Across clue, "Bathsheba's" was spelled "Bath-sheba's"; corrected spelling.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,247
Across Down
1. Heroic. : EPIC
5. Unite in a troop. : BAND
9. Shape. : MOLD
13. A kind of scrimmage on campus. : RUSH
14. Bathsheba's husband. : URIAH
16. Opera tune. : ARIA
17. Spanish dish. : OLLA
18. Writer in a special field. : LIBRETTIST
20. Dot. : SPECKLE
22. Light covered cart. : CARIOLE
23. Rose pseudocarps. : HIPS
24. Trucked. : VANNED
25. Lyric poet of Virgil's day. : HORACE
28. Pungent herb. : THYME
30. S. American country: Abbr. : URU
31. ___ thing or two (be worldly-wise). : KNOWA
33. Corolla leaf. : PETAL
37. African tribe. : BANTU
39. Military man: Abbr. : GEN
40. River into the Missouri. : OSAGE
41. Lullaby word. : SLEEP
42. ___ tender. : LEGAL
44. Girl's nickname. : NAN
45. Washed. : LAVED
47. A base hit: Slang. : BINGLE
49. Memorable silversmith. : REVERE
52. First-class. : AONE
53. In fashion. : ALAMODE
55. When Solomon Grundy was christened. : TUESDAY
59. Dover resident. : DELAWAREAN
61. Well-know name in Belgrade. : TITO
62. Bitters: Fr. : AMER
63. Give in. : YIELD
64. Done. : OVER
65. Hazard. : RISK
66. Former measures of length. : ELLS
67. Luxuriant. : RANK
1. Youngest of the Greek gods. : EROS
2. Juicy part of fruit. : PULP
3. Land body. : ISLE
4. Popular dance. : CHACHA
5. Ball park area. : BULLPEN
6. Zodiac sign. : ARIES
7. Pen point. : NIB
8. Jeanne ___. : DARC
9. Certain performances. : MATINEES
10. Constellation near Taurus. : ORION
11. Twisted thread. : LISLE
12. Not current. : DATED
15. Actor who plays the villain. : HEAVY
19. Acrobat's status. : TRAMPOLINE
21. Raise a fuss: Slang. : KICKUPAROW
25. Centers of activity. : HUBS
26. Spoken. : ORAL
27. Finnish poem or canto. : RUNE
28. Popular suiting. : TWEED
29. Exhibit, as pictures. : HANG
32. Make eyes (at). : OGLE
34. Chinese dynasty. : TANG
35. Bedouin head cord. : AGAL
36. Smooth, in phonetics. : LENE
38. Skiing term. : TELEMARK
43. Is plentiful. : ABOUNDS
46. May 8, 1945. : VEDAY
48. Aged chieftain at siege of Troy. : NESTOR
49. Pilot's instrument. : RADAR
50. Resin used in varnishes. : ELEMI
51. Dingles: Poet. : VALES
52. In any way. : ATALL
54. Indian. : ERIE
56. Opera star. : DIVA
57. Egyptian solar disk. : ATEN
58. Largest county in England. : YORK
60. Fish. : EEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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