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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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1. Sect. : CULT
5. Chief deity of Memphis. : PTAH
9. Extemporize: Colloq. : ADLIB
14. Greek goddess of war. : ENYO
15. Excellent. : RARE
16. Capital of Ecuador. : QUITO
17. Elevated citadel of a Greek city. : ACROPOLIS
19. 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
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
9. 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
35. Colette heroine. : GIGI
36. At once. : NOW
40. Associate. : ALLY
42. English physicist, discoverer of thallium. : CROOKES
43. Lively play. : ROMP
44. Kindred by birth. : COGNATE
45. Emitting fragrance. : OLENT
47. La ___, Wisconsin. : CROSSE
50. Relative of 46 Across. : OMEGA
52. Drawing room. : SALON
53. Island of the Kuriles. : ETORO
54. Get an extension of. : RENEW
55. Beginner's pointers. : ABCS
56. Before vier. : DREI
57. Sports place. : RINK
59. Sacred image. : ICON
62. Recipe direction. : DIP
63. 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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