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New York Times, Friday, April 7, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 49, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 22, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,284
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1. Jargon. : CANT
5. Vestments. : ALBS
9. Street sign. : ONEWAY
12. A people conquered by Rome. : SABINES
15. Watershed. : DIVIDE
16. Bishops, knights, etc. : CHESSMEN
18. Heroine of "Private Lives." : AMANDA
19. Latvian. : LETT
20. Shoulder: Comb. form. : OMO
21. American humorist. : ADE
22. American ostriches. : RHEAS
24. Small in amount. : SLIM
25. Mrs. Lyndon Johnson. : LADYBIRD
27. Opposite of rain. : SHINE
28. A little: Ital. : POCO
29. Master, in South Africa. : BWANA
30. Dictums: Colloq. : SAYSOS
33. Jewish leap year month. : VEADAR
34. Bird sound. : QUACK
35. Impair. : HARM
36. Wind instrument. : BUGLE
37. One of the hills of Rome. : QUIRINAL
41. Unusually good. : RARE
42. Easter symbol. : BUNNY
43. Uncle: Dial. : EME
44. Macaw. : ARA
45. Garden area. : PLOT
46. Sudden raid. : INROAD
49. Photography process. : WETPLATE
51. Nine days worship: Var. : NOVENE
52. Not put into service. : DISUSED
53. Swimming birds. : GREBES
54. Distinguished person. : NAME
55. English Channel island. : SARK
1. Closing passage, in music. : CODA
2. One of the three kingdoms. : ANIMAL
3. Its name means "snowfall." : NEVADA
4. Wrapped around. : TWINED
5. Encourages. : ABETS
6. Inventory. : LIST
7. Tactical units: Abbr. : BNS
8. Meal used in macaroni. : SEMOLINA
10. Say further. : ADD
11. College publication. : YEARBOOK
12. Hard: Comb. form. : SCLERO
13. In front. : AHEAD
14. Study group. : SEMINAR
17. Alaskan town. : NOME
23. Sounds akin to coughs. : HICS
24. Herringlike fish. : SHAD
26. Christian Endeavor group for young people: Abbr. : YPSCE
27. Hindu title. : SWAMI
29. Fruit gathering. : BERRYING
30. Made right or even. : SQUARED
31. With a browned crust of breadcrumbs. : AUGRATIN
32. Chester Bowles' alma mater. : YALE
33. Futile. : VAIN
35. Trailed. : HUNTED
36. Finely dressed: Scot. : BRAW
37. Cite. : QUOTE
38. Gives courage to. : NERVES
39. Microscopic animal. : AMOEBA
40. Slimmer. : LEANER
42. Life-weary. : BLASE
45. Choice or desirable object. : PLUM
47. Neither's mate. : NOR
48. Governor Winthrop ___. : DESK
50. Old Testament book: Abbr. : PSA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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