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New York Times, Wednesday, March 15, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K V X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,261
Across
1. Girl's name meaning "lovable." : MABEL
6. "The first man ___ the earth, earthy." : ISOF
10. Whirl. : SPIN
14. Addis ___. : ABABA
15. Decorated portion of a wall. : DADO
16. London art gallery. : TATE
17. Memorable actress. : GARBO
18. Startling news. : EYEOPENER
20. Equal: Comb. form. : ISO
21. Cup: Scot. : TASS
23. Broadway show. : DOREMI
24. Coin of Spain. : CENTIMO
26. Place for a decoration. : LAPEL
27. Wanderer. : WAIF
28. Only potentially: Lat. : INPOSSE
31. Big game of the wild West. : BISON
34. Out of humor. : MOODY
36. Device for warming a kettle. : HOB
37. Trims. : LOPS
38. Bristle on a head of barley. : AWN
39. Extinct bird. : DODO
40. Collection of facts. : ANA
41. ___-comic. : SERIO
43. Herbert Hoover, for instance. : IOWAN
44. Name of three New York lakes. : SARANAC
46. Origin. : FONT
48. Worthless ideas. : TRASH
49. City for which riding breeches were named. : JODHPUR
53. Card with four spots. : QUATRE
55. Scottish philosopher, Rousseau's patron. : HUME
56. One: Dial. : ANE
57. How oleo used to be. : UNCOLORED
59. Latest winner of the Nobel Prize for literature. : PERSE
61. Case for toilet articles. : ETUI
62. ___ song (cheaply). : FORA
63. Trustworthy. : TRIED
64. At a ___ (puzzled). : LOSS
65. Angle. : FISH
66. Headlong. : HASTY
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1. Enchantment. : MAGIC
2. Humble. : ABASE
3. A double sirloin of beef. : BARON
4. Subside. : EBB
5. Native of Vientiane. : LAOTIAN
6. "The ___ remember . . . " : IDESOFMARCH
7. Repeats. : SAYS
8. Pindaric or Horatian. : ODE
9. ___ drink. : FOODAND
10. Short name for a hi-fi. : STEREO
11. TV perennial. : PANELSHOW
12. Particular. : ITEM
13. St. Phillip ___. : NERI
19. Brilliant garden flower. : POPPY
22. "___ my brother's keeper?" : AMI
25. Deuces. : TWOS
26. Title of recently reinstated African ruler. : LIONOFJUDAH
29. Soft drink. : SODA
30. Black. : EBON
31. Lesage hero. : BLAS
32. One of the Inner Hebrides. : IONA
33. Current movie. : SPARTACUS
35. Wartime news agency: Abbr. : OWI
39. Biblical word of action. : DOTH
41. Knot. : SNARL
42. Put slack on the mainsheet. : EASEOFF
43. Penetrating, as a survey : INDEPTH
45. Former province of N. France. : ARTOIS
47. ___ Paul Kruger. : OOM
50. Setting of "Can-Can." : PARIS
51. Designating some gems. : UNSET
52. Tall and slender. : REEDY
53. ___ homme! (what a man!): Fr. : QUEL
54. Until: Poet. : UNTO
55. Pronoun. : HERS
58. François or Louis. : ROI
60. Period. : ERA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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