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New York Times, Saturday, March 18, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,264
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1. 810 years ago. : MCLI
5. Residence. : PLACE
10. Quarterback's specialty. : PASS
14. Sleep like ___. : ALOG
15. Talked into going ahead. : LEDON
16. Border on. : ABUT
17. Resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. : CAROLINEKENNEDY
20. Part of the street scene. : HYDRANT
21. Founds. : ERECTS
22. Leading the field. : ONTOP
24. Part of Portuguese India. : GOA
25. Be an informer: Slang. : SNITCH
28. Lurking. : SLINKING
33. Under strain. : TENSE
34. Cape of Good Hope discoverer. : DIAZ
35. Biblical twin. : ESAU
36. One of the Khans. : AGA
37. Ft. Worth college: Abbr. : TCU
39. Buddhist sect. : ZEN
41. Nothing: Lat. : NIL
42. Frenchman's name : RENE
44. Merry-andrew. : ZANY
46. Better than. : ABOVE
48. George du Maurier villain. : SVENGALI
50. Washington and others. : STATES
51. Atomosphere: Lat. : AER
52. ___ House, borrowed by the French Ambassador. : BLAIR
54. Continue unchanged. : REMAIN
57. Calling forth. : EVOKING
61. Mr. Kennedy's job. : ATTORNEYGENERAL
63. Diner's preoccupation. : MENU
64. Bellowing. : AROAR
65. Enthusiastic review: Slang. : RAVE
66. Despot. : TSAR
67. Embodiments. : SOULS
68. Iona's daughter. : SKYE
1. Unit of speed of sound. : MACH
2. Earth. : CLAY
3. ___ Mayor. : LORD
4. Indonesians of Luzon. : IGOROTS
5. Base of a statue. : PLINTH
6. Slow, in music. : LENTO
7. Hoosier writer. : ADE
8. Industrial fuel. : COKE
9. Invigorate. : ENERGIZE
10. Relative of a crumpet. : PANCAKE
11. Countenance wrongdoing. : ABET
12. Detergent phenomenon. : SUDS
13. Piggery. : STY
18. Pointed arch or window. : LANCET
19. Light advertisement. : NEON
23. It precedes omega. : PSI
25. Headliners. : STARS
26. Desert on Gulf of Aqaba. : NEGEV
27. Pointless. : INANE
29. Torpid. : LAZY
30. "The race ___ to the swift . . . " : ISNOT
31. Artless. : NAIVE
32. Red, in heraldry. : GULES
34. Twofold. : DUAL
38. Empresses. : CZARINAS
40. U. N. member. : NATION
43. Captivate. : ENAMOUR
45. Point. : NIB
47. Side show orators. : BARKERS
49. Accoutrements. : GEAR
50. Certain bank depositors. : SAVERS
53. Countenanced by statute. : LEGAL
54. Rds. : RTES
55. Sicilian height. : ETNA
56. Claudius' successor, 54 A. D. : NERO
58. Where Basra is: Var. : IRAK
59. Hyman Rickover's milieu. : NAVY
60. Jollity. : GLEE
61. Sum: Abbr. : AMT
62. Singular or plural pronoun. : YOU

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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