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New York Times, Saturday, April 1, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,278
Across
1. Type of sweater. : SLEEVELESS
11. ___-pie (from head to foot) : CAPA
15. Part of Princess Grace's realm. : MONTECARLO
16. Genus of swans. : OLOR
17. Independent political groups. : AUTONOMIES
18. Each: Ital. : OGNI
19. "There is a ___ the streets." : LIONIN
20. Court calendars. : DOCKETS
22. Attention-getting sound. : TST
23. Designer Cassini. : OLEG
26. High dwelling. : AERIE
27. Spinnaker. : SAIL
29. Posers. : MODELS
31. Scotsman's name. : IAN
32. Making a point. : SCORING
34. Biblical patriarch. : ISAAC
36. Accountant's abbreviation. : RECD
37. Box-score items. : RBIS
38. One-celled animal. : AMEBA
40. Encase. : SHEATHE
43. Adjective suffix. : ARY
44. Northern Ireland. : ULSTER
46. Kind of meat on a French menu. : PORC
48. Man's name. : DEREK
50. Open space. : AREA
51. Unit of reluctance. : REL
52. Major European seaport. : ANTWERP
54. Scene. : LOCALE
57. Burrowing animal. : MOLE
58. Device used as a swab. : APPLICATOR
61. River into the Elbe. : ISER
62. Proverbial starting point for some businesses. : SHOESTRING
63. Tax, old style. : CESS
64. The science of rivers. : POTAMOLOGY
Down
1. Deep-blue pigments. : SMALTS
2. Miss Alcott and others. : LOUISAS
3. Of the inner ear. : ENTOTIC
4. On the playing fields of which "the battle of Waterloo was won." : ETON
5. Part of Caesar's famous message. : VENI
6. Frugal. : ECONOMICAL
7. Old Testament book: Abbr. : LAM
8. Joseph Lincoln's "Cap'n." : ERI
9. Heavy hammer. : SLEDGE
10. Fair to middling. : SOSO
11. TV Emcee. : COOKE
12. African country in the headlines. : ALGERIA
13. City in Michigan. : PONTIAC
14. Up. : ARISEN
21. Variety of cinnamon bark. : CASSIA
24. Foreign capital: Abbr. : LOND
25. Man's name: Abbr. : EDG
28. Knowledge. : LORE
30. Political doctrine. : LIBERALISM
33. Upbraid. : REBUKE
35. World War II special training program. : ASTP
37. Asian elder statesman. : RHEE
38. Sandy. : ARENOSE
39. California laurels. : MYRTLES
40. Ship: Abbr. : STR
41. One of the few survivors in "Hamlet." : HORATIO
42. Soon: Poet. : ERELONG
43. Like an early Biblical figure. : ADAMIC
45. Poetess of Lesbos. : SAPPHO
47. First of the three estates. : CLERGY
49. Pitchers. : EWERS
53. Heavy file. : RASP
55. Numerical prefix. : OCTO
56. Poet Sandburg. : CARL
59. The kitty. : POT
60. Grassland. : LEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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