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New York Times, Thursday, June 22, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Brusque. : CURT
5. Concerning. : ASTO
9. ___ of roses, bluish-red color. : ASHES
14. Leigh Hunt hero. : ABOU
15. Ballet maneuver. : SPIN
16. Short-sleeved bodice worn by Indian women. : CHOLI
17. Reserves. : SETSASIDE
19. Victor Herbert played it. : CELLO
20. Austrian peer. : ARCHDUKE
21. Monarchy of Western Asia. : JORDAN
22. Far from ferocious. : TAME
23. Trunk fasteners. : HASPS
24. Sanctuary. : REFUGE
27. Squid's arm. : TENTACLE
30. Cordial flavoring. : ANISE
31. Soho attractions. : CAFES
32. Dory item. : OAR
33. Humbug. : BOSH
34. Fragments. : PARTS
35. Sound of feline felicity. : PURR
36. Alas! : ACH
37. Man's name, akin to King. : LEROY
38. Bilko. : SARGE
39. H-Hour expression. : THISISIT
41. Soda fountain specialty. : MALTED
42. Rich man. : NABOB
43. Tranquillity. : CALM
44. Acts as a guide: Colloq. : FUGLES
46. Short prayers. : COLLECTS
50. First word of "The Waste Land." : APRIL
51. Symbol of Vermont. : MAPLETREE
52. ___ side (out of reach). : TOONE
53. Basilica area. : APSE
54. Cattail. : TULE
55. Over. : ENDED
56. Chard. : BEET
57. Draft animals. : OXEN
Down
1. Italian's house. : CASA
2. Over: Ger. : UBER
3. Army reserve group. : ROTC
4. Words of disdain. : TUSHTUSH
5. Take for granted. : ASSUME
6. Frustrate, as a scheme. : SPIKE
7. Coastal angler's concern. : TIDE
8. Man and wife. : ONE
9. Speaks first to. : ACCOSTS
10. Tibetan mountain dweller. : SHERPA
11. Sits, as a judge. : HOLDSCOURT
12. She: Span. : ELLA
13. A name for Mount Hermon. : SION
18. Piece of homely wisdom. : ADAGE
21. Namesakes of Mrs. Rochester. : JANES
23. Weighty. : HEFTY
24. Capital of Morocco. : RABAT
25. Tennyson hero. : ENOCH
26. Sports shop purchase. : FISHINGROD
27. Old playing card. : TAROT
28. Comprehensive. : LARGE
29. Made a faux pas. : ERRED
31. Indian for whom a sea is named. : CARIB
34. Peon's pay. : PESOS
35. Symbol of South Carolina. : PALMETTO
37. Defamed. : LIBELED
38. Chateau room. : SALLE
40. Salty. : SALINE
41. Polo stick. : MALLET
43. Thicket. : COPSE
44. Destiny. : FATE
45. Atop. : UPON
46. Inverness is one. : CAPE
47. Decisive point. : CRUX
48. Part of TV. : TELE
49. "Nobody know the trouble I've ___ . . . " : SEEN
51. "She is the fairies' midwife." : MAB

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

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