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New York Times, Friday, May 26, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,333
Across
1. Senator from Hawaii. : FONG
5. Italy's Detroit. : TURIN
10. Pre-curve sign. : SLOW
14. Johnny Appleseed's country. : OHIO
15. "___ Ben Jonson!" : ORARE
16. Head adornment. : HALO
17. Prognathous feature. : LANTERNJAW
19. Bird of ill ___. : OMEN
20. Amatory. : EROTIC
21. Cooking vessel. : STEWPOT
23. Currency on the Ginza. : YEN
24. Arab coasting vessel. : DHOW
27. First-rate: Colloq. : ACE
28. Villa d'___. : ESTE
29. Business man. : TRADER
32. Wooden vessel: Abbr. : BBL
35. Fixed way of doing something. : ROTE
36. Lacking confidence. : UNSURE
37. Came to earth. : ALIT
39. Prickly pear. : NOPAL
41. Sum's infinitive. : ESSE
42. Panjandrum, modern style. : BIGWIG
44. Actor Portman. : ERIC
46. W. W. I force. : AEF
47. Plant pests. : APHIDS
48. Ready for plucking. : RIPE
49. Three: Ital. : TRE
50. Sheba. : SABA
51. Where Montevideo is: Abbr. : URU
54. Subject of Shelley lyric. : SKYLARK
58. Spent. : USEDUP
60. Bide-___. : AWEE
61. New England style bowling. : CANDLEPINS
64. Region of Europe. : SAAR
65. Burma port on Bay of Bengal. : AKYAB
66. "Picnic" author. : INGE
67. Epistolary salutation. : SIRS
68. Goat-man deities. : FAUNS
69. ___ la vie. : CEST
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1. ___ Square, N. Y. C. site of courthouse. : FOLEY
2. Chicago airport. : OHARE
3. Curtain fabric. : NINON
4. "___ mit uns." : GOTT
5. Laments of unrequited lovers. : TORCHSONGS
6. Common artifact. : URN
7. Sovereignty, in India. : RAJ
8. Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
9. Salamander. : NEWT
10. Display piece. : SHOWCASE
11. Author of "The Leopard." : LAMPEDUSA
12. Marge. : OLEO
13. Usual practice. : WONT
18. Kind of down. : EIDER
22. Deserve. : EARN
25. A Hapsburg. : OTTO
26. Viewers of tear-jerkers. : WEEPERS
29. Gardener's purchase. : TULIPBULBS
30. Gaelic. : ERSE
31. Nautical term. : REEF
32. Rum dessert. : BABA
33. Electronic impulse. : BLIP
34. Astronomer's measure. : LIGHTYEAR
38. Drum majorettes in action. : TWIRLERS
40. Diva's forte. : ARIA
43. Copywriter's forte. : IDEA
45. Desist's partner. : CEASE
51. City of NE Italy. : UDINE
52. Crossbars. : RUNGS
53. Unexpected defeat. : UPSET
54. Stewed fruit: Dial. : SASS
55. River of movie fame. : KWAI
56. Canadian fliers. : RCAF
57. New Zealand parrot. : KAKA
59. Great work. : EPIC
62. One of the largest schools in U. S. : NYU
63. Son of Jacob. : DAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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