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New York Times, Wednesday, May 10, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Hun, called the Scourge of God. : ATTILA
7. Not more than. : ATMOST
13. Cowardly. : CRAVEN
14. Marina alga. : SEAWEED
16. Inducement: Slang. : COMEON
17. Way of walking, suggesting togetherness. : ARMINARM
19. Into sight. : OUT
20. Akin. : NEAR
22. Girl's name: Herrick subject. : ANTHEA
23. Resorts. : SPAS
25. Potato: Colloq. : SPUD
27. Be loaded down. : GROAN
28. Arizona college town. : TEMPE
30. Prayer. : PLEA
32. City on the Colorado. : YUMA
33. Eggs for dinner. : OMELETTE
36. Name for Sault Ste. Marie. : SOO
37. Soap. : CASTILE
40. Certain works of art. : RELIEFS
42. Beverage. : ALE
43. Held. : RETAINED
45. Strike. : SLAP
47. Sahl. : MORT
48. Ballroom dance. : CONGA
52. Ponders (with "on"). : PORES
54. Entre ___ (confidentially). : NOUS
56. Good earth. : LOAM
57. Wading bird. : AVOSET
59. Federal agency: Abbr. : USIA
61. Foul ___, in baseball. : TIP
62. Mood music. : REVERIES
64. Speak or write in detail (on a subject). : DILATE
66. Escort. : RETINUE
67. Typist's necessity. : ERASER
68. American blacksnakes. : RACERS
69. Period of time. : DECADE
Down
1. Greet first. : ACCOST
2. Company. : TROUPE
3. Disk-shaped gong. : TAMTAM
4. Having the nature of: Suffix. : IVE
5. Former province of Spain. : LEON
6. Queen ___ lace. : ANNES
7. Generally. : ASARULE
8. Region: Abbr. : TER
9. What a doll says. : MAMA
10. Due. : OWING
11. Watch. : SENTRY
12. Oriental café. : TEAHOUSE
15. "The ___ Gerontius." : DREAMOF
18. City of Brazil, on the Rio Negro. : MANAOS
21. English physicist, pioneer in radar. : APPLETON
24. Ready, as cash. : SPOT
26. Debris. : DETRITUS
29. Eastern ruler. : EMIR
31. Solar disc. : ATEN
34. Nickel or silver: Abbr. : ELEM
35. Source of power: Abbr. : ELEC
37. Wise man of the East. : CASPAR
38. Covering everything. : ALLOVER
39. Pirate. : SEAROVER
41. Golden calf. : IDOL
44. Wakes. : AROUSES
46. Spanish coin. : PESETA
49. "___ Stranger." : NOTASA
50. Describing certain horses. : GAITED
51. Electrical unit. : AMPERE
53. Chinese; silken. : SERIC
55. One-___ (prejudiced). : SIDED
58. Spike. : TINE
60. River in Yorkshire. : AIRE
63. Continent: Abbr. : EUR
65. Fond du ___. : LAC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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