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New York Times, Monday, June 12, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,350
Across Down
1. Debris from the cutting of timber. : SLASH
6. Rumple. : MUSS
10. Cigarfish. : SCAD
14. Bohemian dance. : POLKA
15. On one's toes. : ATIP
16. Lohengrin's wife. : ELSA
17. Encore. : AGAIN
18. Storyteller. : RACONTEUR
20. Kipling novel. : KIM
21. Adam's third. : SETH
23. Witty reply. : RETORT
24. Realm of the budgeteer. : ECONOMY
26. Precipitous. : STEEP
27. Penalize by fine. : AMERCE
29. Newspaper department. : DRAMA
32. Picasso or Braque. : CUBIST
35. Godiva, for instance. : LADY
37. Shoe shade. : TAN
38. City on the Oka. : OREL
39. Euratom member. : ITALY
41. Name for a colleen. : ERIN
42. Worth. : USE
43. Desserts. : ICES
44. Sierra ___, California range. : NEVADA
46. Author of South African stories. : PATON
48. Shangri-La's raison d'etre. : ESCAPE
50. Long walks. : HIKES
52. Fatuous. : ASININE
56. Tweed. : WOOLEN
58. Wiles. : ARTS
59. Hawaiian neckpiece. : LEI
60. Bring before the public. : ADVERTISE
62. The hot corner, in baseball. : THIRD
64. Four, in Germany. : VIER
65. Lake of the St. Lawrence Seaway. : ERIE
66. Part of A.W.O.L. : LEAVE
67. River into the Danube. : ENNS
68. Stern. : REAR
69. Presbyter. : ELDER
1. "Thus ___ Zarathustra." : SPAKE
2. Dialectics. : LOGIC
3. Stadium at San Antonio. : ALAMO
4. Slalom. : SKI
5. Baker Street vehicles. : HANSOMS
6. Early Christian. : MARTYR
7. Where Provo is. : UTAH
8. Thus. : SIC
9. Good loser, for one. : SPORT
10. Irish, English, or Gordon ___. : SETTER
11. Heroine of many tragedies. : CLEOPATRA
12. Sennacherib's war god. : ASUR
13. Scoot. : DART
19. Indigent. : NEEDY
22. Item for a medicine chest. : EMETIC
25. Ungula. : NAIL
26. Guarantee of authenticity. : SEAL
28. Social rank. : CLASS
30. Abigail. : MAID
31. Count Vronski's love. : ANNA
32. Surprise stratagem. : COUP
33. Heavenly bear. : URSA
34. "Fidelio" composer. : BEETHOVEN
36. Monarch. : DYNAST
40. River of England. : TEES
41. Flush with. : EVEN
43. Printer's device. : INKER
45. Missive. : EPISTLE
47. Workers with machinery. : OILERS
49. Occupation. : CAREER
51. Record. : ENTER
53. Tale of the wrath of Achilles. : ILIAD
54. Strength. : NERVE
55. Marine duck. : EIDER
56. Breaker. : WAVE
57. One-eyed deity of Norse myth. : ODIN
58. Home of the yak. : ASIA
61. Indignation. : IRE
63. Loki's daughter. : HEL

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

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