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New York Times, Tuesday, March 14, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F G J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,260
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1. Nobel Prize poet. : TSELIOT
8. Suit. : CLUBS
13. Mere ostentation: Var. : PRETENCE
14. Greek poet. : HESIOD
16. Endured. : REMAINED
17. Empower. : ENABLE
18. Wading bird. : IBIS
19. Moved smoothly. : SAILED
21. Permit. : LET
22. High in pitch. : ALT
23. Sheltered spot. : NOOK
24. Banquet. : DINE
25. Forbearing. : MEEK
27. Touch on one side. : ABUT
28. Texas river. : PECOS
29. Moves lazily. : IDLES
31. Café ___. : AULAIT
32. Lingered. : DALLIED
35. Gives tidings of. : HERALDS
36. Makes proud. : ELATES
37. Alluring lady. : SIREN
38. City in S. E. France. : NIMES
39. El ___. : PASO
40. Moist. : DAMP
44. Hebrew measure. : OMER
45. Per ___. : CENT
46. Salt. : TAR
47. ___ Aviv. : TEL
48. Inseparable companion. : SHADOW
50. Form of lotto. : KENO
51. Intertwine. : ENLACE
53. Men of Asia. : ARABIANS
55. Goal of modern seekers. : STATUS
56. Permit holder. : LICENSEE
57. Beginnings. : SEEDS
58. Faultfinder. : SCOLDER
1. Soprano part in music. : TREBLE
2. Syrian or Arab. : SEMITE
3. Greek letters. : ETAS
4. Garland. : LEI
5. Vacation time abodes. : INNS
6. Davy Jones' locker. : OCEANBED
7. Prolix so as to cause weariness. : TEDIOUS
8. Audacity: Colloq. : CHEEK
9. Give. : LEND
10. America. : USA
11. In keeping with a sacred book. : BIBLICAL
12. Wire coil having the properties of a magnet. : SOLENOID
13. Trojan leader. : PRIAM
15. Abhors. : DETESTS
20. Building site. : LOT
24. Florida city in citrus fruit area. : DELAND
26. Out of ___ (not in proper order). : KILTER
27. Pub favorites. : ALES
28. Absolute. : PURE
30. Cutting tools. : DIES
31. Of aircraft. : AERO
32. Points out. : DENOTES
33. Nutriments. : ALIMENTS
34. Thin plates, scales, etc. : LAMELLAE
35. Famous. : HISTORIC
37. Mercury's talaria. : SANDALS
39. Climbing plant. : PEA
41. Military command. : ATEASE
42. Habit. : MANNER
43. Literary form. : PROSE
45. Game for two. : CHESS
48. Move swiftly. : SCUD
49. Texas city. : WACO
50. Friendly. : KIND
52. Consumed. : ATE
54. ___ canto, a style of singing. : BEL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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