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New York Times, Friday, June 2, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F Q W }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,340
Across
1. Rebuff. : SLAP
5. Braid. : PLAT
9. African nut tree. : COLA
13. Term of endearment. : LOVE
14. Jolly exclamation. : HOHO
15. Impetuous. : HEADY
17. Maple tree genus. : ACER
18. Star in Draco. : ADIB
19. Pyle. : ERNIE
20. One of the ups and downs of fortune. : VICISSITUDE
23. State: Abbr. : DEL
24. Layer cake of a sort. : PIE
25. Rebels. : RISESUP
27. Mother of Ishmael. : HAGAR
30. Curving outward. : CONVEX
32. Border upon. : ABUT
33. Cyclades island. : IOS
34. What a corps has. : ESPRIT
38. Cupola. : DOME
39. Hose. : SOCKS
41. Luxury. : EASE
42. Precisely. : JUSTSO
44. Island in a river. : AIT
45. Circlet. : RING
46. Native. : INBORN
48. Colors. : TINTS
49. Type of TV program. : SPECIAL
52. Presidential nickname. : IKE
53. Goddess of peace. : PAX
54. Temperamental or conceited persons: Colloq. : PRIMADONNAS
60. Misbehave. : ACTUP
62. Base. : VILE
63. Hockey goal. : CAGE
64. To the point. : TERSE
65. Lanchester. : ELSA
66. Pound. : EZRA
67. Reddish-yellow color. : SAND
68. Pawn. : TOOL
69. Asiatic country. : SIAM
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1. Pole. : SLAV
2. Places: Lat. : LOCI
3. With: Fr. : AVEC
4. Moving from place to place. : PERIPATETIC
5. Stage in a cycle of changes. : PHASE
6. City in N Italy. : LODI
7. Make ___ (be successful). : AHIT
8. Money ___. : TOBURN
9. Products of Wisconsin. : CHEESES
10. Above: Poet. : OER
11. Countries. : LANDS
12. Parting word. : ADIEU
16. Bark. : YELP
21. Title of respect. : SIR
22. Deprive (of). : DIVEST
26. Feels. : EXPERIENCES
27. Pilgrimage to Mecca. : HADJ
28. "Arabian Nights" hero. : ABOU
29. Resins. : GUMS
30. Bird call. : COO
31. Filmdom's prize. : OSCAR
33. Line showing equal barometric pressure. : ISOBAR
35. Drizzle. : RAIN
36. Common verbal contraction. : ISNT
37. Two-year-old sheep. : TEGS
40. Relatives. : KIN
43. Cut. : SNIPPED
47. Biblical Mount. : OLIVET
48. Prizefight decision. : TKO
49. Young oyster. : SPAT
50. Measures, about 2½ feet. : PACES
51. Actor hired by the day. : EXTRA
52. Perfect. : IDEAL
55. Cyclades island, Italian name. : MILO
56. In addition. : ALSO
57. Fascist. : NAZI
58. City in India. : AGRA
59. Mold line on glass. : SEAM
61. American armed force: Abbr. : USN

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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