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New York Times, Monday, May 15, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Larklike bird. : PIPIT
6. Small barracuda. : SPET
10. Kind of cotton cloth. : PIMA
14. Contemporary of Freud. : ADLER
15. Wife of Siva. : KALI
16. Kind of beer. : ROOT
17. Toilworn. : WEARY
18. The Little Dipper. : URSAMINOR
20. Negative. : NAY
21. Rarely seen snow leopard. : OUNCE
23. Sheeplike. : OVINE
24. Courage: Colloq. : SPUNK
26. Choose. : PLEASE
27. Sword-shaped. : ENSATE
29. Famous London street. : FLEET
31. Hypocrite's cousin. : LIAR
32. Expositions. : FAIRS
33. Pronoun. : SHE
36. Undignified: Lat. : INFRADIGNITATEM
40. Make investigation. : SEE
41. Completely confine. : BOXIN
42. Prepare for an examination: Colloq. : CRAM
43. Famous name in golf. : HAGEN
44. Public officer. : NOTARY
46. Lower. : DEMOTE
49. Asiatic antelope. : SEROW
50. Vestment. : ORALE
51. Coarse woolen cloth. : BAIZE
53. To what effect. : HOW
56. Carried on swiftly or sharply. : RAPIDFIRE
58. Candied. : GLACE
60. Ely, for one. : ISLE
61. Strait-laced one. : PRIG
62. Bizarre. : OUTRE
63. Seventh son. : SEER
64. Tool for dressing wood. : ADZE
65. Hebrew April. : NISAN
Down
1. Chess piece. : PAWN
2. Notion. : IDEA
3. Takes no chances. : PLAYSSAFE
4. Comparative ending. : IER
5. Test. : TRYOUT
6. Bushy-tailed mammal. : SKUNK
7. ____ Monceau. : PARC
8. If not. : ELSE
9. Aunt, in Spain. : TIA
10. Hedge shrub. : PRIVET
11. Ancient Greek colony. : IONIA
12. Heavenly bodies. : MOONS
13. "On ___ by a river . . . " : ATREE
19. Annoy. : MOLEST
22. French article. : UNE
25. Young salmon. : PARR
26. About: Prefix. : PERI
27. Where the Augean stables were. : ELIS
28. Shoe size for Clementine. : NINE
29. Dickens characteer. : FAGIN
30. Waterfall, in Scotland. : LINN
32. Idee ___. : FIXE
33. Seasonal wear. : STRAWHATS
34. Be informed of. : HEAR
35. Award. : EMMY
37. Quashed, in law. : ABATED
38. Venetian magistrate. : DOGE
39. Deed: Span. : ACTO
43. More sancrosanct. : HOLIER
44. Pince-___. : NEZ
45. Where Bonneville Dam is. : OREGON
46. Daughter of Oceanus. : DORIS
47. Obliterate. : ERASE
48. Wood for furniture, flooring, etc. : MAPLE
49. Beleaguer. : SIEGE
51. Windhover. : BIRD
52. Where Flagstaff is: Abbr. : ARIZ
54. Soup vegetable. : OCRA
55. Think, old style. : WEEN
57. Memorable columnist. : FPA
59. Him: Fr. : LUI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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