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New York Times, Saturday, May 20, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,327
Across Down
1. Mater. : MAMA
5. Region of Norway, Sweden and Russia. : LAPLAND
12. Michigan city. : SAGINAW
15. First name of a first lady. : ELEANOR
16. "The Gift of ___." : THEMAGI
17. Source of power. : TURBINE
18. Fled. : RAN
19. Porpoise. : DOLPHIN
21. My: Fr. : MES
22. Item in banking: Abbr. : INT
23. Clothe. : ENDUE
24. Mark of affection. : KISS
25. The art of controversy. : POLEMICS
27. Casualty: Fr. : BLESSE
29. Views. : EYES
30. Apprentice seamen in U. S. N.: Abbr. : SAS
31. Tenant. : ROOMER
32. Spectacular new U. S. supercarrier. : KITTYHAWK
35. Eventually. : INTIME
38. Cap named for a city. : FEZ
39. ___ the whole (in view of all the circumstances.). : UPON
43. Aster's relative. : COSMOS
44. Site of 1777 battle in upstate New York. : ORISKANY
46. Repeat. : ECHO
47. Novelist who won first Pulitzer prize, 1917. : POOLE
48. Electrical unit. : REL
49. Sum, esse, ___, futurus. : FUI
50. Of an ancient city in Tuscany. : ARETINE
52. Notwithstanding that: Var. : THO
53. Long-time magazine editor. : LORIMER
55. Chair part. : CUSHION
57. Take precedence of. : OUTRANK
58. Recipient of one of St. Paul's Epistles. : STTITUS
59. Ancient monastic order. : ESSENES
60. Breslau's river. : ODER
1. ___ City, in Pennsylvania's anthracite belt. : MAHANOY
2. "Oh Sleep! it is ___ thing . . . " : AGENTLE
3. Demure: Brit. dial. : MIM
4. Garland, in poetry. : ANADEM
5. Forgetfulness. : LETHE
6. His: Fr. : ALUI
7. Honey buzzard. : PERN
8. Technical workroom: Colloq. : LAB
9. Primitive form of religion. : ANIMISM
10. Want of existence: Lat. : NONESSE
11. Bureau. : DRESSER
12. Part of a chevron. : STRIPE
13. "Samson ___," Milton drama. : AGONISTES
14. Broadway show. : WILDCAT
20. Be noncommittal: Slang. : PUSSYFOOT
24. River town in Mark Twain country. : KEOKUK
26. Breed of work dog. : ESKIMO
27. High-calorie import from South America. : BRAZILNUT
28. Auto gear. : LOW
33. ___ pectore (from the bottom of the heart): Lat. : IMO
34. Extravagant words or actions. : HEROICS
35. Arctic phenomenon. : ICEFLOE
36. Harmful. : NOCUOUS
37. Sportswear. : TSHIRTS
40. Having divisions. : PARTITE
41. Sixty minutes. : ONEHOUR
42. Hose. : NYLONS
45. Looks after. : SEESTO
47. Acts in jaunty manner. : PERKS
50. "This was ___!" : AMAN
51. M. Descartes. : RENE
54. Anger. : IRE
56. Concealed. : HID

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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