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New York Times, Saturday, March 25, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,271
Across Down
1. School. : SECT
5. Army man: Abbr. : CAPT
9. Dot. : SPECK
14. Swanny river. : AVON
15. Coppermine town near Caracas. : AROA
16. Romantic craft. : CANOE
17. Season opener. : FIRSTBALL
19. Small and insignificant: Slang. : DINKY
20. Shoe leather. : ELK
21. Typewriter part. : ROLLER
23. De Rivoli, de la Paix, etc. : RUES
24. Man with a burr. : SCOT
26. Indian wheelless trailer. : TRAVOIS
28. Scene in "My Fair Lady." : ASCOT
30. Dominant central mountain ridge. : MASSIF
31. School ___. : MARM
32. Les Bains or la Chapelle. : AIX
33. Wheedle. : CAJOLE
37. Bridge openers. : ONEBIDS
39. Talk. : PALAVER
40. Do electrical repairs. : REWIRE
41. Princely nickname. : HAL
42. Of the whale. : CETI
43. Small boy: Brit. colloq. : NIPPER
45. Rubber city. : AKRON
46. On the seaboard. : COASTAL
48. Formerly: Archaic. : ERST
49. Young animal. : COLT
50. Star: Lat. : STELLA
52. Crier of "Play ball!" : UMP
55. Gluck's "Iphigenia in ___." : AULIS
57. Administration opener. : INAUGURAL
59. Beforehand. : PRIOR
60. Fragrant ointment. : NARD
61. Character in a Verne tale. : NEMO
62. Girl in a pool. : STENO
63. Existence: Lat. : ESSE
64. Kind of car. : USED
1. Repository for jewels. : SAFE
2. Kind of eye. : EVIL
3. Bottle opener. : CORKSCREW
4. Weights: Abbr. : TNS
5. Lodge's relative. : CABOT
6. Asian sea. : ARAL
7. Old Southern custom. : POLLTAX
8. Former silver coins of Germany. : TALERS
9. Science degree. : SCD
10. Poker opener. : PAIROFJACKS
11. Weltschmerz. : ENNUI
12. Kinds of coal. : COKES
13. Door openers. : KEYS
18. Gait. : TROT
22. Scalawag. : RASCAL
25. 1-Down opener. : COMBINATION
27. Small bottle. : VIAL
28. Cupid. : AMOR
29. Kind of nuclear policy. : SANE
30. Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
32. Experts. : ADEPTS
34. Musical show opener. : OVERTURES
35. Apollo's mother. : LETO
36. Leprechaun land. : ERIN
38. Garden flower. : IRIS
39. Golf term. : PAR
41. Namesakes of "All's Well" heroine. : HELENAS
44. Rich surface appearance: Var. : PATINE
45. First of a Kipling trio. : ARAG
46. "Oyez!" opens it. : COURT
47. Kukla's friend. : OLLIE
48. Baffle. : ELUDE
49. Ammunition of a sort. : CAPS
51. Norse name. : LARS
53. Fictional aunt. : MAME
54. Work doggedly. : PLOD
56. Theatre sign. : SRO
58. Burmese statesman. : UNU

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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