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New York Times, Wednesday, May 17, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,324
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1. Cradle fellows. : BABIES
7. Father of Odysseus. : LAERTES
14. Susceptibility of a sort. : ALLERGY
15. ___-pensée (mental reservation): Fr. : ARRIERE
16. Child's toy. : BALLOON
17. Native of island in the Irish sea. : MANXMAN
18. Coalition. : UNION
19. Complies. : OBEYS
21. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : PSA
22. Swerve. : SKEW
23. Jack London hero. : EDEN
24. Doll Tearsheet, for one. : SLUT
25. Letter. : ESS
26. Property, sometimes frozen. : ASSETS
28. Man of the hour. : HERO
29. Trajectory. : ARC
30. Light collation. : TEA
31. Roman road. : ITER
32. Chinook or quinnat ___. : SALMON
35. Hardship. : DURESS
37. Signal sounded by a bugle. : CALL
38. Nickname for a soldier. : REB
40. This side of: Prefix. : CIS
41. Guide. : RULE
42. Named. : TERMED
44. Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
47. Natives of: Suffix. : OTES
48. Loved. : DEAR
49. Distressed. : SORE
50. Throw: Colloq. : PEG
51. Laddie or lassie. : BAIRN
53. Sharp. : ACUTE
54. Further. : PROMOTE
56. Bird. : TANAGER
58. Clothes. : ENROBES
59. Mangles. : IRONERS
60. Polish novelist, Nobel prize winner, 1924. : REYMONT
61. Guard. : SENTRY
1. Printed forms, such as applications. : BLANKS
2. Confederates. : ALLIES
3. Unworthy of. : BELOW
4. Unyielding. : IRON
5. Self. : EGO
6. Church councils. : SYNODS
7. Deplored. : LAMENTED
8. "Shed ___ of light Divine . . . " : ARAY
9. Ospreys' relatives. : ERNS
10. ___-dollar, former coin of Europe. : RIX
11. Patterns or molds in machinery. : TEMPLETS
12. Obliterations. : ERASURES
13. Law maker. : SENATOR
14. Ill treatment. : ABUSE
20. Vegetable. : BEET
23. Armed guard. : ESCORT
24. Flings, especially sideways. : SHIES
26. Fortify. : ARM
27. Air-borne object. : SAUCER
29. All, in Berlin. : ALLES
32. Product of Château Yquem. : SAUTERNE
33. "Pilgrim's Progress," for example. : ALLEGORY
34. "The Hundred ___ Cases." : NEEDIEST
36. Clear (of). : RID
37. Come a ___ (fall headlong). : CROPPER
39. ___ Rabbit. : BRER
43. Large insect. : MANTIS
44. Defrauder of a sort. : GOUGER
45. Blood vessel. : ARTERY
46. Looks askance. : LEERS
49. Inadequate. : SCANT
51. Well-known nickname in sports. : BOBO
52. Sun's disk. : ATEN
53. Soon, old style. : ANON
55. Lady of the apron strings. : MOM
57. Have reality. : ARE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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