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New York Times, Saturday, March 11, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
PS notes: The original clues for 18-Down and 55-Down were unclear. 18-Down looked like it could have been "Company for a Donut"; made it that. 55-Down seemed to have "&" as the first word, plus one letter after that. Made it "&c."—a clue for "Etc." in the 1/1/61 puzzle.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,257
Across Down
1. Dampens. : WETS
5. Footnote term. : IBID
9. Dissembler. : ACTOR
14. Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
15. Thick tresses. : MANE
16. Nantes' river. : LOIRE
17. Breakfast dish. : FLAPJACKS
19. City near Rotterdam. : BREDA
20. Third word of "America." : TIS
21. Relatives of ids. : EGOS
22. Authority on heredity. : MENDEL
23. Filched. : STOLEN
25. London hairdresser item. : PERM
26. Stevenson. : RLS
27. Breakfast foods, for instance. : VICTUALS
31. Where Kuala Lumpur is. : MALAY
34. Breakfast item. : HOTCOFFEE
35. Word of agreement. : AMEN
36. Turn: Mus. : VOLTA
37. Temple: Poet. : FANE
38. Former symbol of manhood. : LONGPANTS
40. Cardinals and orioles. : BIRDS
41. Young M.D.'s. : INTERNES
42. Against. : CON
43. Pal of fiction. : JOEY
44. Man's special features. : SENSES
47. Yells. : SHOUTS
50. Remedy. : CURE
51. Miller's river. : DEE
53. Uncanny. : EERIE
54. Breakfast dish. : FRIEDEGGS
56. Friends: Lat. : AMICI
57. Pro ___. : RATA
58. Firm. : TAUT
59. Napery. : LINEN
60. Man's name. : ABEL
61. Indian. : CREE
1. Blow gently. : WAFT
2. ___ Island. : ELLIS
3. Breakfast food. : TOAST
4. Species: Abbr. : SPP
5. Visualizations. : IMAGES
6. Breakfast food. : BACON
7. Colorings. : INKS
8. Of the: Fr. : DES
9. Author Moravia. : ALBERTO
10. Breakfast food. : CORNMUFFINS
11. Joined. : TIED
12. Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
13. Not imagined. : REAL
18. Company for a Donut. : JELLY
22. Place of pilgrimage. : MECCA
24. Breakfast item. : ORANGEJUICE
25. Actress famed for comedy roles. : PITTS
27. Electrical units. : VOLTS
28. From a distance. : AFAR
29. Grant. : LEND
30. Visualizes. : SEES
31. New African country. : MALI
32. A king of Judah. : AMON
33. Spring season. : LENT
34. Breakfast spread. : HONEY
36. Weathercocks. : VANES
39. Substance in the diet. : PROTEIN
40. Studied hard: Slang. : BONED
42. Breakfast food. : CEREAL
44. Musical composition. : SUITE
45. ___ Lee Masters. : EDGAR
46. Perform what follows: Mus. : SEGUE
47. Pledge. : SEAL
48. Half: Prefix. : HEMI
49. Character in "Mourning Becomes Electra." : ORIN
50. Horseshoe ___. : CRAB
52. Villa d'___. : ESTE
54. Church title. : FRA
55. &c. : ETC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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