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New York Times, Saturday, June 17, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,355
Across Down
1. Weight: Colloq. : HEFT
5. Canadian province: Abbr. : ALBA
9. Part of a chair back. : SPLAT
14. Hebrew measure. : OMER
15. Norman's Woe, for one. : REEF
16. Skip over. : ELIDE
17. Standing firm against. : RESISTANT
19. Haunts of spelunkers. : CAVES
20. ___ poetica (art of poetry): Lat. : ARS
21. Diminutive of girl's name. : TESS
22. Silvery white. : ARGENT
23. Offensive sight. : EYESORE
25. Range animal. : STEER
26. Gelid. : ICY
27. First name in poetry. : WALT
28. Pronoun akin to "one." : YOU
31. Czech playwright. : CAPEK
34. British island in the Pacific. : CHRISTMAS
36. Faithful. : LIEGE
37. Tune. : AIR
38. Efface. : ERASE
39. Capable of being attached. : ANNEXABLE
41. Fissures. : RENTS
42. Map abbreviation. : MTS
43. Manitoba tribe. : CREE
44. Source of power: Abbr. : TVA
45. Son of Jacob. : ASHER
47. Part of B. T. U. : BRITISH
51. As ___ Croesus. : RICHAS
53. Political group. : BLOC
54. Educational group. : NEA
55. Tree fruit. : ACORN
56. Move ___ earth. : HEAVENAND
58. Biblical name. : PELEG
59. One of the Brontës. : ANNE
60. Der ___, Adenauer's sobriquet. : ALTE
61. Customers. : TRADE
62. Attaches firmly. : WEDS
63. Gil ___, Le Sage hero. : BLAS
1. Goddesses of the seasons. : HORAE
2. Corundum. : EMERY
3. Band on an escutcheon. : FESSE
4. Prefix used with color, corn, etc. : TRI
5. Main channel. : ARTERY
6. Legal document. : LEASE
7. Peaks, in Scotland. : BENS
8. Toward the stern. : AFT
9. Division of the Treasury Department. : SECRETSERVICE
10. A beach: Fr. : PLAGE
11. Predecessor of a chauffeur. : LIVERYMAN
12. Port of Arabia. : ADEN
13. ___ pilot. : TEST
18. Part of the financial scene. : STOCKEXCHANGE
22. King who married Gudrun. : ATLI
24. Long wearying period of time: Colloq. : SIEGE
25. River into the Moselle: Fr. sp. : SARRE
27. Period of time. : WHILE
29. Kiln. : OAST
30. Exercises. : USES
31. Shellfish. : CLAM
32. Common solecism. : AINT
33. Site of U. S. naval air station. : PENSACOLA
34. Pole used in Gaelic games. : CABER
35. A delight. : TREAT
40. Olympian god. : ARES
44. Valuable finds. : TROVES
46. Fragment. : SHRED
47. Soothing. : BLAND
48. Altogether. : INALL
49. Maiden in "The Flying Dutchman." : SENTA
50. Sheol. : HADES
51. Engrossed. : RAPT
52. Cooler. : ICER
53. Part of N. B. : BENE
56. Hesitant sound in speaking. : HAW
57. Catch. : NAB

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

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