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New York Times, Saturday, April 22, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,299
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1. Child's confection. : BUBBLEGUM
10. Get on. : BOARD
15. Amounts overdue. : ARREARAGE
16. Part of Ouida's real name. : RAMEE
17. Ringing devices. : DOORBELLS
18. Pieces of information. : ITEMS
19. ___ stick. : POGO
20. Walking space. : AISLE
22. Long-tailed monkey. : SAI
23. Brick-carrying device. : HOD
24. Fixed procedure. : ROTE
26. Business. : AFFAIR
28. Way: Suffix. : ODE
29. Figure on a nickel. : BISON
31. Skin irritation. : ACNE
32. Book of the Apocrypha. : ESDRAS
35. Gauche. : TACTLESS
37. Utah town near Provo. : OREM
39. Solutions. : KEYS
40. Piece of real estate. : PREMISES
44. Soprano. : TREBLE
48. Source of pumice. : LAVA
49. Trite. : STALE
51. Swiss river. : AAR
52. Show plainly. : EVINCE
54. Hollywood name. : LADD
56. Initials on a Rockefeller Center building. : RCA
57. Thus: Lat. : SIC
58. U. S. dramatist. : ODETS
60. Individual group. : UNIT
62. ___ voce. : SOTTO
64. Seasonal evergreen plant. : MISTLETOE
67. Colorless, oily compound. : OLEIN
68. Vestal virgin. : PRIESTESS
69. Amusement park activities. : RIDES
70. Sibyls. : SEERESSES
1. Severe. : BAD
2. Limbs on a lobster. : UROPODS
3. Pondered. : BROODED
4. Frozen mass. : BERG
5. Cabinet post. : LABOR
6. Heretofore. : ERE
7. Major port of the lower Danube. : GALATI
8. Most unsightly. : UGLIEST
9. Eat. : MESS
10. Fleeting. : BRIEF
11. Cereal grass. : OAT
12. Lowest throw at dice. : AMESACE
13. Continues. : REMAINS
14. Requests. : DESIRES
21. Having an acutely pointed arch. : LANCETED
23. Tool. : HOE
25. Preoccupied. : OBSESSED
27. Deceptive. : FALSE
30. What 64 Across often grows on. : OAK
33. Most common printing type. : ROMAN
34. "Exodus" character. : ARI
36. Son of Odin. : TYR
38. Came together. : MET
40. Hammer with a rubber head, used in percussion. : PLESSOR
41. Italian dish. : RAVIOLI
42. Put out. : EVICTED
43. St. Andrew's cross. : SALTIRE
45. White minerals use in paints. : BARITES
46. Milk sugar. : LACTOSE
47. Time. : ERA
50. TV program. : LASSIE
53. Nocturnal animals. : COONS
55. Seaweed. : DULSE
59. Rulers: Abbr. : EMPS
61. Court dividers. : NETS
63. Rail beam. : TIE
65. Gerard ___ Borch, Dutch Little Master. : TER
66. Letter. : ESS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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