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New York Times, Wednesday, April 5, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,282
Across
1. Governor of Maine. : REED
5. One of the media. : PRESS
10. Director of the Budget. : BELL
14. Annul. : UNDO
15. Networks, in anatomy. : RETIA
16. Opinion. : IDEA
17. Seethe. : STEW
18. Secretary of the Interior. : UDALL
19. Tear. : REND
20. Attorney General. : KENNEDY
22. Inscription on a nickel. : LIBERTY
24. Kilmer poem. : TREES
26. Manufacturers' group. : NAM
27. Loathes. : ABHORS
30. Intelligentsia, modern style. : EGGHEADS
35. Sketches. : DRAWS
36. Hotel employe in the clothes line. : VALET
37. Light collation. : TEA
38. Forsaken. : LORN
39. Sedate. : SOBER
40. Chacun à son ___. : GOUT
41. Respect. : AWE
42. Athenian lawgiver. : SOLON
43. Smooth in performance, in music. : DOLCE
44. Stimulator. : INSPIRER
46. C. I. A. head. : DULLES
47. "Cakes and ___." : ALE
48. Medieval union. : GUILD
50. The V. P. : LYNDONB
54. Speaker of the House. : RAYBURN
58. Was under obligation. : OWED
59. Indian antelope. : SASIN
61. Small case. : ETUI
62. Branch of biology: Abbr. : ECOL
63. VIP at a banquet. : EMCEE
64. Distinction. : RANK
65. Grow dim. : WANE
66. Symbol of hardness. : NAILS
67. Indian butter. : GHEE
Down
1. Secretary of State. : RUSK
2. Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
3. English statesman. : EDEN
4. Business section of a city. : DOWNTOWN
5. Mrs. Grundys. : PRUDES
6. Color again. : REDYE
7. Greek letter. : ETA
8. Horizontal timber. : SILL
9. Press Secretary. : SALINGER
10. Ancient ship propelled by oars. : BIREME
11. Tributary of the Fulda. : EDER
12. Time of fasting. : LENT
13. Feminine title. : LADY
21. Misstates. : ERRS
23. Coin of Bangkok. : BAHT
25. New A. E. C. chairman. : SEABORG
27. U. N. name. : ADLAI
28. Governor of California. : BROWN
29. Rodents. : HARES
31. Valley. : GLEN
32. Type of island. : ATOLL
33. Card. : DEUCE
34. Gratifies. : SATES
36. Rodent. : VOLE
39. Special counsel to President Kennedy. : SORENSEN
40. Secretary of Labor. : GOLDBERG
42. Farm building. : SILO
43. At the right time. : DULY
45. Short oar. : PADDLE
46. Namesakes of Mme. de Poitiers. : DIANES
49. Archangel in "Paradise Lost." : URIEL
50. Famous name in "show biz." : LOEW
51. Women's organization. : YWCA
52. Sign light. : NEON
53. Southern state, for short. : BAMA
55. Gov. Clyde's state. : UTAH
56. Mystery. : RUNE
57. Army missile. : NIKE
60. Course of study: Abbr. : SCI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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