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New York Times, Tuesday, June 27, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,365
Across
1. Glory in. : BOAST
6. Quiet. : CALM
10. Part of a canal. : LOCK
14. Year, in France. : ANNEE
15. Water: Span. : AGUA
16. Dies ___. : IRAE
17. One of Lear's daughters. : REGAN
18. Silly conceit or vanity. : COXCOMBRY
20. Vesture. : DRESS
21. Color. : HUE
22. Malice. : SPITE
23. Long for. : COVET
25. Heads: Fr. : TETES
26. Big game caravan. : SAFARI
29. Something set in. : INSET
32. Tie adornment. : CLIP
33. Woman of extraordinary beauty. : VISION
35. Neckwear. : BOA
38. Declared without proof. : ALLEGED
40. Crotchety old fellows. : CODGERS
42. Valuable crop. : RYE
43. What "hendeca" means. : ELEVEN
45. Long and slender. : LANK
46. Division of a bowling game. : FRAME
47. Eats away. : ERODES
49. Pluck idly on the strings. : STRUM
52. More excellent. : RARER
54. Plowed land, in Spanish America. : ARADA
55. 106. : CVI
56. Greek letter. : SIGMA
60. ___ Wilson, Mark Twain hero. : PUDDNHEAD
62. Song. : CAROL
63. Object of devotion. : IDOL
64. Rose's spouse. : ABIE
65. Become one. : UNITE
66. C. B. S. unit of force. : DYNE
67. Days: Poet. : SUNS
68. Famous name in literature. : EAPOE
Down
1. Ancient Celtic poet. : BARD
2. Unique person or thing: Slang. : ONER
3. Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
4. Picture of a sort. : SEASCAPE
5. Muscle that stretches. : TENSOR
6. Place for hiding anything. : CACHE
7. Relatives of guinea pigs. : AGOUTIS
8. De ___ (sumptuous). : LUXE
9. Son of, in certain names. : MAC
10. Clinging shellfish. : LIMPET
11. Path of a satellite. : ORBIT
12. Menu. : CARTE
13. Popular American novelist. : KEYES
19. Seaport of Belgium. : OSTEND
24. ___ reine! (long live the queen): Fr. : VIVELA
26. Mark. : SCAR
27. Accomplice. : ALLY
28. Companion of rank. : FILE
30. Resort on Côte d'Azur. : NICE
31. Native of Oklahoma. : SOONER
34. The same: Lat. : IDEM
35. Drop or bubble. : BEAD
36. Caen's river. : ORNE
37. Bids. : ASKS
39. Language. : GERMAN
41. Spenser's "Faerie Queene." : GLORIANA
44. Fragrant plant. : VERVAIN
46. Confuse. : FUDDLE
48. Deliver. : RESCUE
49. Flavorsome. : SAPID
50. Diminutive of a girl's name. : TRUDY
51. Radium emanation. : RADON
53. Staff officers. : AIDES
55. Island of the Philippines. : CEBU
57. Handshake of a sort. : GRIP
58. Marquand's sleuth. : MOTO
59. Nautical term. : ALEE
61. Is affected by. : HAS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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