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New York Times, Thursday, June 15, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,353
Across
1. Buddhist monk. : LAMA
5. Tots (up). : ADDS
9. Abbreviation on a new gadget. : PATD
13. Take down ___. : APEG
14. Aviation stunts. : LOOPS
16. The Tentmaker. : OMAR
17. Brother of Abel. : SETH
18. Winner take all. : SWEEPSTAKE
20. "If this be ___ . . . " : TREASON
22. Actress Ina and others. : CLAIRES
23. Full of life. : SPRY
24. Gifts for the 10th anniversary. : TINPANS
25. Speakers' platforms. : ROSTRA
28. Outfielder's specialty. : CATCH
29. Swedish name for Turku. : ABO
30. Bar of metal. : INGOT
32. Recorded. : TAPED
36. Feel sorrow for. : MOURN
38. Gold, in Italy. : ORO
39. Literary device. : IRONY
40. Son of Eber, in Genesis. : PELEG
41. Against the thing: Lat. : INREM
43. Sault ___ Marie. : STE
44. Hard-hearted. : STONY
46. ___ Carey's chickens. : MOTHER
48. Red capital. : PEIPING
51. Without: Lat. : SINE
52. Place of rural peace and simplicity. : ARCADIA
53. "Annie doesn't live here ___." : ANYMORE
57. Gift for the 5th. : WOODENWARE
59. Implore. : PRAY
60. Basic Latin verb. : ESSE
61. De Valera. : EAMON
62. Byway. : LANE
63. Out of play, as a croquet ball. : DEAD
64. Famous name in football. : YOST
65. Tips. : ENDS
Down
1. Conclusive. : LAST
2. Copycat. : APER
3. Allot. : METE
4. Simply appalled. : AGHAST
5. The defeated one. : ALSORAN
6. Soft. : DOWNY
7. John or Jane. : DOE
8. Denizen of the grandstand. : SPECTATOR
9. Captain of Pharaoh's guard. : POTIPHAR
10. City in Iraq, on the Tigris. : AMARA
11. Rented or leased. : TAKEN
12. One kind of suit. : DRESS
15. One kind of infinitive. : SPLIT
19. Pretended piety. : SANCTIMONY
21. Triple Crown time. : SPRINGTIDE
25. Highway entrance or exit. : RAMP
26. Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
27. A person. : SOUL
28. Like Kansas in August. : CORNY
31. How Carry Back won the Derby. : GOINGAWAY
33. Elegant, in British slang. : POSH
34. Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
35. Cleaner's companion. : DYER
37. Did more digging. : RESPADED
42. Notable. : EMINENT
45. Cat-___-tails. : ONINE
47. Parthenon. : TEMPLE
48. Scraped with the hoofs. : PAWED
49. Worn away. : EROSE
50. Twenty: Comb. form. : ICOSA
51. Aegean gulf. : SAROS
54. African port. : ORAN
55. Gold-mining district of the Transvaal (with "the"). : RAND
56. Recipients of much make-up nowadays. : EYES
58. I love: Lat. : AMO

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

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