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New York Times, Monday, March 13, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,259
Across Down
1. Katrine, for one. : LOCH
5. Thick slice. : SLAB
9. Indispensable. : VITAL
14. Melody. : ARIA
15. One of the three unities, in drama. : TIME
16. Antelope with spikelike horns. : ORIBI
17. False god. : IDOL
18. One-sided. : UNILATERAL
20. Adherent of the C. S. A. : CONFEDERATE
22. Newt. : EFT
23. Dry. : ARID
24. Fiduciary relationships, in law. : TRUSTS
26. Foreigner among Spanish Americans. : GRINGO
29. California city. : FRESNO
31. Leather strips used in shoemaking. : RANDS
32. Greek letters. : TAUS
33. Priest of a mosque. : IMAM
36. Measure of length. : INCH
37. Total number. : COUNT
38. Brilliant white star in Lyra. : VEGA
39. South American country: Abbr. : PARA
40. Part of a basilica. : APSE
41. Fruit of the gourd family. : MELON
42. Hand to the dealer's left, in card games. : ELDEST
44. Site of the vocal cords. : LARYNX
45. Abrades. : CHAFES
47. Vegetable on a French menu. : POIS
48. One of the Stevensons. : AES
49. With style. : FASHIONABLE
55. Standards. : CRITERIONS
57. Author O'Flaherty. : LIAM
58. Esteem. : HONOR
59. Recent. : LATE
60. Norse god of destruction. : LOKI
61. Specialists in mechanics: Abbr. : ENGRS
62. English county, for short. : OXON
63. River into the North Sea. : YSER
1. Secular. : LAIC
2. Ecclesiastical booklet. : ORDO
3. Shoot or twig. : CION
4. Pub potation. : HALFANDHALF
5. Hollywood structure. : STUDIO
6. Ruled. : LINED
7. Turkish title. : AMIR
8. Hungarian king at time of Mongol invasion. : BELA
9. Electorate. : VOTERS
10. Anger. : IRE
11. In a vexatious manner. : TIRESOMELY
12. Behind: Naut. : ABAFT
13. Cadences. : LILTS
19. Certify. : ATTEST
21. Units in the c. g. s. system. : ERGS
25. Generally applicable. : UNIVERSALLY
26. Name of Barnaby Rudge's pet raven. : GRIP
27. Frog genus. : RANA
28. Becoming more numerous. : INCREASING
29. Opera role. : FAUST
30. Character in an ancient alphabet. : RUNE
32. Surpasses. : TOPS
34. Ancient Greek contest. : AGON
35. Variety of domestic feline. : MANX
37. Emperor. : CAESAR
41. Principal. : MAIN
43. Puts off. : DEFERS
44. Untie. : LOOSEN
45. Hiding place. : CACHE
46. Wading bird. : HERON
47. Calico pony. : PINTO
50. Pit for holding a missile. : SILO
51. Practical joke. : HOAX
52. Life, from the Greek. : BIOS
53. See 1 Across. : LAKE
54. Giant of Norse myth. : EMIR
56. Hill. : TOR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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