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New York Times, Wednesday, April 19, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,296

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Students & seniors
Across
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Sect. : CULT
5
Chief deity of Memphis. : PTAH
9
Extemporize: Colloq. : ADLIB
14
Greek goddess of war. : ENYO
15
Excellent. : RARE
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Capital of Ecuador. : QUITO
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Elevated citadel of a Greek city. : ACROPOLIS
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Hungry. : UNFED
20
Capuchin monkey. : SAI
21
Virginia willow. : ITEA
22
Gay clothes, jewels, etc. : FINERY
23
Deliverance. : ESCAPE
25
Hail!: Lat. : SALVE
27
Machine for hoisting. : JACK
29
___ Paix. : RUEDELA
33
Greenback, for example. : LEGALTENDER
37
German article. : DER
38
Girl's name. : ALIX
39
Big ___. : TOE
40
George Eliot hero. : ADAM
41
Move slowly. : LAG
42
Hong Kong, for example. : CROWNCOLONY
46
Greek letter. : OMICRON
48
Charge for some service. : TOLL
49
Benvolio's friend. : ROMEO
51
"Old Faithful." : GEYSER
55
Sagging. : ADROOP
58
Gopher State: Abbr. : MINN
60
Had a snack. : ATE
61
Energetic. : BRISK
62
Rafer Johnson's Olympic Championship. : DECATHLON
64
Perfume with olibanum. : CENSE
65
"___ Rhythm." : IGOT
66
In addition. : MORE
67
Dickens villain. : SIKES
68
Glazier's concern. : PANE
69
Whiteness: Poet. : SNOW
Down
1
Call a halt. : CEASE
2
The "Last of the Mohicans." : UNCAS
3
Musical. : LYRIC
4
More than enough. : TOO
5
Shelter. : PROTECT
6
Piece of gossip. : TALE
7
Solo numbers. : ARIAS
8
"For ___ a jolly good fellow . . . " : HES
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Trembling. : AQUIVER
10
Pestered for payment. : DUNNED
11
Spirit. : LIFE
12
Roman way. : ITER
13
A person: Colloq. : BODY
18
Sacred fig tree of India. : PIPAL
22
Passage for smoke. : FLUE
24
Hero of the Trojan War. : AJAX
26
Fiery. : ARDENT
28
Chemical compound. : KETONE
30
Root of the taro. : EDDO
31
Spare. : LEAN
32
Pentagon concern. : ARMY
33
French composer. : LALO
34
Biblical kingdom. : ELAM
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Colette heroine. : GIGI
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At once. : NOW
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Associate. : ALLY
42
English physicist, discoverer of thallium. : CROOKES
43
Lively play. : ROMP
44
Kindred by birth. : COGNATE
45
Emitting fragrance. : OLENT
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La ___, Wisconsin. : CROSSE
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Relative of 46 Across. : OMEGA
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Drawing room. : SALON
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Island of the Kuriles. : ETORO
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Get an extension of. : RENEW
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Beginner's pointers. : ABCS
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Before vier. : DREI
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Sports place. : RINK
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Sacred image. : ICON
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Recipe direction. : DIP
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Sea-going initials. : HMS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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