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New York Times, Wednesday, March 8, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,254
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1. Catch one's breath. : GASP
5. Take exception. : DEMUR
10. Navy men: Abbr. : COMS
14. Curved arch. : OGEE
15. Typewriter type. : ELITE
16. Square. : EVEN
17. Chinese coin. : TAEL
18. Cheer (up) : LIVEN
19. Easternmost river of Siberia. : LENA
20. Reached a goal. : ARRIVED
22. Card game. : SEVENUP
24. Mentions for meritorious service. : CITES
26. Highway sign. : GAS
27. Invent. : CREATE
30. Mental images. : PHANTOMS
35. Miss Doone of fiction. : LORNA
36. Caused to subside. : LAID
37. Bath's river. : AVON
38. Past. : AGO
39. Wash and iron. : LAUNDER
42. Bustle. : ADO
43. Dinner aboard ship. : MESS
45. Type of cheese. : BRIE
46. Little Jack Horner, for one. : EATER
48. Bases of reasoning. : PREMISES
50. One of the clergy. : PRIEST
51. Performance. : ACT
52. Hourly. : HORAL
54. Victims of the Walrus and the Carpenter. : OYSTERS
58. Feature of a small apartment. : DINETTE
62. Origin. : ROOT
63. Pertaining to certain mountains. : ALPEN
65. Means of approach. : ROAD
66. British cattle sheds. : BYRE
67. French landscape painter. : COROT
68. Villain of folklore. : OGRE
69. Fly upward. : SOAR
70. Age of growing up. : TEENS
71. Highest point. : NOON
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1. River of canal in Sweden. : GOTA
2. Seaweed substance. : AGAR
3. Prophet. : SEER
4. Fish-catching bird. : PELICAN
5. Strike out. : DELETE
6. Omit in pronouncing. : ELIDE
7. 11th century date. : MIV
8. Enemies of the Pueblos. : UTES
9. Traitor. : RENEGADE
10. Musical instrument. : CELESTA
11. Dutch ___. : OVEN
12. Chef's concern. : MENU
13. Photo. : SNAP
21. Necessary to life. : VITAL
23. Forefront. : VAN
25. Romance language. : SPANISH
27. Device for fastening things together. : CLAMP
28. O.K.: Slang. : ROGER
29. Uneven, as if gnawed. : EROSE
31. Pelt. : HIDE
32. Egg-shaped. : OVATE
33. Fashions. : MODES
34. Sound of contempt. : SNORT
36. Decoy. : LURE
40. Designating some painting. : ABSTRACT
41. Repeated a TV show. : RERAN
44. Superficial knowledge. : SMATTER
47. Part of an airplane wing. : AILERON
49. Formality. : ICE
50. Dress goods. : PRINTS
53. Greek theatre. : ODEON
54. Spheres. : ORBS
55. Popular toy. : YOYO
56. Rail or cake. : SORA
57. Fruit of the blackthorn. : SLOE
59. To be taken out, as food orders: Slang. : TOGO
60. Elephant's-ear. : TARO
61. Place of happiness. : EDEN
64. Common prefix. : PRE

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