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New York Times, Tuesday, June 20, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,358
Across
1. Elope. : RUNOFF
7. Stately old dance. : PAVAN
12. Appreciative. : GRATEFUL
14. Tropical vine. : LIANA
15. Similarly. : LIKEWISE
16. As per schedule. : ONTIME
18. Half-and-half ingredient. : ALE
19. Essay. : ATTEMPT
21. One of the Allens. : MEL
22. Winter sportsman. : SKIER
24. "___ to laugh."—Pinero. : ITIS
25. Family member. : PAPA
26. Drive into some state or condition. : SEND
27. Spiny-finned fish. : BASS
28. Mighty god of Wagner operas. : WOTAN
29. Put on guard. : WARN
31. Scriptures. : THEWORD
33. Capital of Eritrea. : ASMARA
36. Wards off. : AVERTS
37. Hotel functionaries. : DOORMEN
39. Kind of silver: Abbr. : STER
40. ___'s Lane, Canadian site of 1814 battle. : LUNDY
41. Entr'___. : ACTE
43. Recedes. : EBBS
47. Islands of France. : ILES
48. Silver peso of Spain. : DURO
49. Small newspaper notice. : ADLET
50. "Around the world" Nelly. : BLY
51. Musical sign. : NATURAL
53. "Many ___ called . . . " : ARE
54. Journalist Strunsky. : SIMEON
56. At bridge, the maker. : DECLARER
58. Fate in the Far East. : KARMA
59. Continental. : EUROPEAN
60. Fringes. : EDGES
61. Cast forth, as lava. : SPEWED
Down
1. Collect. : RAKEIN
2. Shoshonean Indian. : UTE
3. Native of Nepal. : NEWAR
4. "I couldn't make head or tail ___." : OFIT
5. High-sounding nonsense. : FUSTIAN
6. Armadas. : FLEETS
7. Falls into water without splashing. : PLOPS
8. "It ___ Necessarily So." : AINT
9. Container. : VAT
10. Artist, à la Hollywood. : ANIMATOR
11. Title role. : NAMEPART
12. Goblet. : GLASS
13. German lyric poet. : RILKE
17. Oxlike antelopes. : ELANDS
20. Fine spray. : MIST
23. Great Puritan theologian. : EDWARDS
25. Having engines. : POWERED
27. Heathery hillside. : BRAE
28. Common verbal contraction. : WEVE
30. Black Knights of football. : ARMY
32. Regard with a strong dislike. : HATE
33. Interposes quips in the script. : ADLIBS
34. Resembling the spirit. : SOULLIKE
35. Describing the frenzied finance set. : MONEYMAD
38. Of sailors: Abbr. : NAUT
39. Amass. : STOREUP
42. Unrefined substances. : CRUDES
44. Sounded harshly. : BLARED
45. College in Kentucky. : BEREA
46. Severely strict. : STERN
48. Famous family of Massachusetts. : DANAS
49. Let enter. : ALLOW
51. Alaskan cape. : NOME
52. Piece of farm land. : ACRE
55. Unit of work. : ERG
57. Orangutan. : APE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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