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New York Times, Saturday, June 3, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,341
Across
1. Unit of power, in physics. : WATT
5. Counterfeit. : SHAM
9. Projecting rock. : CRAG
13. Great Lakes port. : ERIE
14. Asphalted. : PAVED
16. People. : RACE
17. Deck post: Naut. : BITT
18. Irregular. : EROSE
19. Ancient kingdom S of the Dead Sea. : EDOM
20. Mennen Williams' concern. : AFRICANAFFAIRS
23. Desert area. : OASIS
24. Sea of southern California. : SALTON
25. Shake up. : JAR
27. Throng. : MASS
29. Fourth year of Trojan's reign. : CII
30. Poetic verb form. : ART
31. Insincerity. : LIPSERVICE
36. Supermarket purchases. : MEATS
39. Profit. : NET
40. General meaning. : TENOR
41. Swim item. : BATHINGCAP
44. Exhaust. : FAG
45. Spanish cheer. : OLE
46. Activity. : STIR
48. Outside: Prefix. : EXO
49. Constitutional. : STROLL
52. Eastern ruler. : EMEER
54. Irene Dunne and others. : AMBASSADRESSES
57. Dear: Ger. : LIEB
58. "___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
59. Handle. : KNOB
61. Slanting type: Abbr. : ITAL
62. Egyptian. : NILOT
63. Beige color. : ECRU
64. Plaintive cry. : AHME
65. Captain of the Nautilus. : NEMO
66. Foretell (the future). : READ
Down
1. Entanglement. : WEB
2. Solo number. : ARIA
3. Retaliation in kind. : TITFORTAT
4. Relative of penta-. : TETRA
5. Extraordinary. : SPECIAL
6. Wearying by importunities. : HARASSING
7. Bristol's river. : AVON
8. Western scenery. : MESAS
9. Productive (of). : CREATIVE
10. The networks. : RADIO
11. Tree fruit. : ACORN
12. Briolettes. : GEMS
15. Spoil the appearance of. : DEFACE
21. Belief. : ISM
22. Coquet. : FLIRT
25. Door frame. : JAMB
26. Bay ___ of San Francisco. : AREA
28. Eyeglasses, for short. : SPECS
32. Place for a bon voyage party. : STATEROOM
33. Deduction. : INFERENCE
34. Persuade. : COAX
35. Hence. : ERGO
37. Air Force missile. : THORABLE
38. Farm structures. : SILOS
42. Gubernatorial first name. : NELSON
43. Allspice. : PIMENTO
47. Phone book abbreviation. : RES
49. Women's college. : SMITH
50. Steel bar. : TBEAM
51. Dialect spoken in the Tyrol. : LADIN
53. Glacial ridge. : ESKER
54. Inter ___. : ALIA
55. Cancel, in printing. : DELE
56. Wading bird. : SORA
60. Sprout. : BUD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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