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New York Times, Tuesday, May 2, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { F G J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
David Steinberg notes:

Original clue for 5-Down had "Soliders"; corrected this to "Soldiers."

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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,309

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Intuitive feeling: Colloq. : HUNCH
6. Golf hazard. : TRAP
10. Word of honor. : PAROLE
11. Begins. : ARISES
13. Enlarges. : DILATES
14. Deplores. : LAMENTS
16. Seed covering. : ARIL
17. Trees. : ASPENS
19. Relative of Mme. : SRA
20. Account. : TAB
21. Household appliances. : DRIERS
22. Suffix meaning "condition." : TION
23. Musical study. : ETUDE
25. Vegetable. : ARTICHOKE
27. Uncommunicative. : RETICENT
29. Worker. : EARNER
30. Folds. : PENS
31. Preposition. : INTO
32. Common phrase of admonition. : STOPIT
35. Was present. : ATTENDED
39. Grasp mentally. : PENETRATE
41. Long and slender. : REEDY
42. Unique sort of person: Slang. : ONER
43. Special editions. : EXTRAS
45. Ladder. : RUN
46. Relative of Mac, Bud, etc. : DOC
47. Oriental salutation. : SALAAM
48. Disney characters. : MICE
49. Anchoret. : EREMITE
51. Long-drawn speeches. : TIRADES
53. Springes. : SNARES
54. Hardened. : ENURED
55. Equaled. : TIED
56. Aims at. : SEEKS
Down
1. Large food fish. : HALIBUT
2. Eurasian river. : URAL
3. Negative. : NOT
4. Understandable. : CLEAR
5. Soldiers in the Revolutionary War. : HESSIANS
6. Fleeting. : TRANSIENT
7. Flanges. : RIMS
8. Ibsen character. : ASE
9. Boarding house, in France. : PENSION
10. Publish (a book) in violation of copyright. : PIRATE
11. Wide awake. : ALERT
12. Member of the crew. : STROKE
13. Office stamp. : DATER
15. More lucid. : SANER
18. Saucy. : PERT
21. Misleading tactics. : DECEIT
22. Sovereignty. : THRONE
24. Star formation. : DIPPER
26. Prepares and serves food. : CATERS
28. Implored. : ENTREATED
31. Utters again. : ITERATES
32. Fine china. : SPODE
33. Chorus section. : TENORS
34. Minimum parking cost. : ONECENT
35. ___ boy! : ATTA
36. Mocks. : DERIDES
37. Drew out. : EDUCED
38. Units in the C. G. S. system. : DYNES
40. Spindles. : AXLES
44. Ammonia derivative. : AMINE
47. Masculine title. : SIRE
48. Grade. : MARK
50. Avril's follower. : MAI
52. Meadow ___, plant of the crowfoot family. : RUE

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