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New York Times, Wednesday, June 14, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,352
Across
1. Man of the cloth. : PRIEST
7. Annoy. : PESTER
13. Fried cake. : CRULLER
14. Eschewed. : AVOIDED
16. "Rhinoceros" playwright. : IONESCO
17. Musing. : PENSIVE
18. Part of TNT. : TRI
19. Aquatint. : ETCHING
21. Healthy. : FIT
22. Pealed. : RANG
24. Quire item. : SHEET
25. Swallow or swan. : DIVE
26. Fur. : OTTER
28. Misjudge. : ERR
29. Italian-type leaders. : DUCES
30. Worshiper of whatever is new. : NEOLATER
32. Scene of enchantment in "Dear Brutus." : FOREST
33. Vocal votes. : AYES
34. Jewish religious literature. : TORA
35. Lucie Manette's admirer. : CARTON
38. Quaked. : TREMBLED
42. With full force. : AMAIN
43. Greek letter. : CHI
44. Aida's status. : SLAVE
45. Gyrate. : SPIN
46. Keeps away from. : SHUNS
48. Old Testament people of Moab. : EMIM
49. Pro ___. : TEM
50. Scaffolding. : STAGING
52. Peak near ancient Troy. : IDA
53. Aeschylus' tragic hero. : ORESTES
55. Headline family of 1934. : DIONNES
57. Tenants. : RENTEES
58. Worshiper or worshiping. : ADORANT
59. Fastener of a sort. : STAPLE
60. Set out. : DEPART
Down
1. Distribute by quota. : PRORATE
2. Encounter. : RUNINTO
3. ___ du Diable. : ILE
4. Besides. : ELSE
5. Followings. : SECTS
6. Metrical feet. : TROCHEES
7. ___- mâche. : PAPIER
8. Part of a decathlon. : EVENT
9. Psalm. : SONG
10. It's "it's." : TIS
11. Cathedral, for example. : EDIFICE
12. Brings back into use. : REVIVES
13. Candied rind of a fruit. : CITRON
15. Dislike heartily. : DETEST
20. Berliner's title. : HERR
23. Glue ingredient. : GELATIN
25. Far from fragile. : DURABLE
27. Synthetic fabric. : RAYON
29. Campus buildings: Colloq. : DORMS
31. Honor card. : TEN
32. Adversary. : FOE
34. Island near the mouth of the Orinoco. : TRINIDAD
35. Star in Gemini. : CASTOR
36. Electrical units. : AMPERES
37. Vesture. : RAIMENT
38. Candidate for the rogues' gallery. : THUG
39. In layers. : LAMINAR
40. Plain. : EVIDENT
41. Strip spars from a ship. : DEMAST
43. Dance step. : CHASSE
46. Crucible product. : STEEL
47. Slyly sarcastic. : SNIDE
50. Distance easily walked. : STEP
51. Silly creature, à la Gelett Burgess. : GOOP
54. Depot: Abbr. : STA
56. Initials from 1933. : NRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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