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New York Times, Thursday, May 11, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,318
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1. For expensive tastes. : FANCY
6. Source of power. : STEAM
11. Certain cargo vessels. : COALERS
13. Kind of tweed. : HARRIS
15. ___ to form. : RUNTRUE
16. Madrigal name for Queen Bess. : ORIANA
17. Matched china. : SET
18. Brink. : VERGE
20. Fifty-two. : LII
21. Candy. : CARAMEL
24. Washing process, in chemistry. : ELUTION
27. Surprised. : AMAZED
28. Sweet-scented. : FRAGRANT
29. Walk: Colloq. : LEGIT
30. Pampas cowboy. : GAUCHO
31. Bonus: Abbr. : PREM
32. ___ whip. : PRUNE
33. Lose one's coldness or reserve. : THAW
37. Back. : UPHOLD
39. Villa. : HOUSE
40. Portion of a city. : DISTRICT
43. Paris stock market. : BOURSE
44. Mean, dark place. : RATHOLE
45. Permanently located. : SETTLED
46. Opposite of "hiver." : ETE
47. Jogs. : TROTS
49. Those voted to power. : INS
50. Famous name on Broadway. : ARLENE
53. Scepter of Poseidon. : TRIDENT
56. Contemporary playwright. : MILLER
57. News. : TIDINGS
58. Estaminets. : CAFES
59. Raises the lid. : OPENS
1. Electrical appliance. : FAN
2. High in pitch. : ALT
3. Gave courage to. : NERVED
4. Ruthless. : CRUEL
5. Nieuport's river. : YSER
6. String of a sort. : SHOELACE
7. Bluejacket. : TAR
8. Son of Gad. : ERI
9. Plant of the ginseng family. : ARALIA
10. Size of type, 7 point. : MINION
11. Small jug. : CREAMER
12. Deep insult or offense. : OUTRAGE
14. Angelic one. : SAINT
17. Trophy of victory. : SCALP
19. Verbal noun. : GERUND
22. Arc of the horizon. : AZIMUTH
23. Contended. : MET
25. Exclamation of annoyance. : UGH
26. Bring forward for exhibition: Slang. : TROTOUT
28. Flaw. : FAULT
30. Seller of provisions. : GROCER
32. Magic potions. : PHILTERS
34. Irish game like hockey. : HURLING
35. Acquiesces. : ASSENTS
36. Gardener's problem. : WEEDS
38. For. : PRO
39. Very controversial. : HOT
40. Fond hope. : DREAM
41. Medical. : IATRIC
42. U. S. four-dollar coin of 1879–80. : STELLA
43. Close to. : BESIDE
45. Runway. : STRIP
48. Eight, in Italy. : OTTO
51. Eleven, in Germany. : ELF
52. Born: Fr. : NEE
54. Uproar. : DIN
55. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS

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

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