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New York Times, Monday, June 26, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,364
Across Down
1. Hit and rebound. : CAROM
6. ___ lazuli, azure-blue stone. : LAPIS
11. Roman poet, 68–5 B.C. : HORACE
12. Lettuce. : ROMAINE
14. Minnehaha. : INDIAN
15. Printings. : EDITIONS
17. Legal claim. : LIEN
18. Consecrate. : DEVOTE
20. See 33 Down. : RTE
21. Fabric of a fine weave. : LENO
22. Lighthearted. : AIRY
23. "The Bell of ___." : ATRI
24. Wander from line of march. : STRAGGLE
27. King ___ Boru. : BRIAN
28. Entangle. : SNARE
29. Diminutive of a girl's name. : FANNIE
30. Jungle knife. : MACHETE
33. Abdicates. : RESIGNS
34. Actress May. : ELAINE
35. Crystalline acid. : BORIC
36. Dishearten. : DAUNT
37. Shorten by cutting. : TRUNCATE
40. Gaelic. : ERSE
41. Fortress ditch. : MOAT
42. Body of water. : POND
44. Soul: Fr. : AME
45. Newspapers, magazines, etc. : COPIES
47. ___ citato. : LOCO
48. Toothed, as a leaf. : SERRATED
50. Turn the ___ (subject to extreme pressure): Slang. : HEATON
52. Telephone users. : DIALERS
53. Landholders. : OWNERS
54. Gives forth. : EMITS
55. Raison ___. : DETRE
1. Small fur animals. : CONIES
2. Fervid. : ARDENT
3. In any weather. : RAINORSHINE
4. Wood sorrel. : OCA
5. Darn. : MEND
6. Site of cascade in Southey poem. : LODORE
7. Friendship. : AMITY
8. Top of the head. : PATE
9. Number after some names. : III
10. Laughing boisterously: Colloq. : SNORTING
11. Butte. : HILL
12. Use abusive language. : REVILE
13. Go aboard an express. : ENTRAIN
16. Fish nets. : SEINES
19. Abrupt rise of estuary tide. : EAGRE
23. Herb with healing power. : ARNICAPLANT
25. Concerning. : ANENT
26. Means of access. : GATE
27. Fundamental. : BASIC
29. Woodland plant. : FERN
30. Belonging to a Greek sorceress. : MEDEAS
31. In a panic. : ALARMED
32. Chit-chat. : CAUSERIE
33. The usual road. : ROUTE
35. Hair-do. : BRAIDS
37. Barflies. : TOPERS
38. Horn blower. : TOOTER
39. Addition to a musical program. : ENCORE
41. Sacred song. : MOTET
43. Distinguished men. : DONS
45. City in Colombia. : CALI
46. Booted. : SHOD
49. Zodiac sign. : RAM
51. ___ lamb. : EWE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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