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New York Times, Saturday, June 24, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Students & seniors
Across
1. China, Japan, etc. : FAREAST
8. Way up. : STAIRS
14. Suitable. : INORDER
15. Obstruct. : BLOCKUP
16. Unnamed person. : SOMEONE
17. Fishing spot of a sort. : AIRHOLE
18. Cookbook abbreviation. : TSP
19. Composer of 38 operas. : ROSSINI
21. Curtain fabric. : NET
22. Pronoun. : HER
23. Author of many success stories. : ALGER
25. Established. : BASED
28. ___ de France. : ILE
29. Wagner cobbler. : SACHS
33. Spicy stew. : OLLA
34. Scene of a Velázquez painting. : BREDA
36. "All ___ is divided . . . " : GAUL
37. Way. : ROAD
38. Insurance problem. : ARSON
39. Stratagem. : WILE
40. Tabard and others. : INNS
41. Lake on the Panama Canal. : GATUN
42. A Gardner. : ERLE
43. Situation. : SETUP
45. Latin case: Abbr. : DAT
46. "___ afraid . . . " : BENOT
47. Risk. : PERIL
49. Fish of the Atlantic. : COD
50. Initials of 1861–65. : CSA
53. Absorbs. : SOAKSUP
55. Troublesome business. : ADO
58. Sound of the drum. : RATATAT
60. Place for a lookout. : TREETOP
62. City near Ft. Worth. : ABILENE
63. Batting ___. : AVERAGE
64. Large hoglike mammals. : TAPIRS
65. Complained. : REPINED
Down
1. Printing sign. : FIST
2. Years: Span. : ANOS
3. Cavort. : ROMP
4. Poet's "before." : ERE
5. Idolized. : ADORED
6. Title akin to mister. : SENOR
7. Very: Fr. : TRES
8. Weapon of Biblical days. : SLING
9. Conservatives. : TORIES
10. German exclamation. : ACH
11. Religious work of art. : IKON
12. Criterion. : RULE
13. Small barracuda. : SPET
15. Used an ejector seat. : BAILEDOUT
20. Persuasive argument. : SALESTALK
22. Warning shout. : HEADSUP
24. Bane of the hay fever victim. : RAGWEED
25. Great bass role. : BORIS
26. Apart from anything else. : ALONE
27. Point of view: Colloq. : SLANT
28. Enlighten. : IRRADIATE
30. Heap of rocks. : CAIRN
31. Shout of surprise. : HULLO
32. Winter phenomenon. : SLEET
34. Capture. : BAG
35. Lizbeth ___ of "The Raggedy Man." : ANN
44. Nag. : PESTER
46. Nursery tale character. : BOPEEP
48. Horses. : ROANS
49. Pitcher's asset. : CURVE
50. Combining form used with demo, pluto, etc. : CRAT
51. Sheba. : SABA
52. On the end. : ATIP
54. Arcturus. : STAR
55. ___ end (over). : ATAN
56. Ruler's title in old Venice. : DOGE
57. Unclosed: Poet. : OPED
59. Son-in-law of Mahomet. : ALI
61. J. C. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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