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New York Times, Thursday, June 8, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,346
Across
1. Chinese ship. : JUNK
5. Marks. : SCARS
10. Seaside resort of Scotland. : OBAN
14. Algonquian Indian. : ERIE
15. Leader. : PILOT
16. Carry on. : WAGE
17. Civil War engagement. : BATTLEOFBULLRUN
20. Type of sail. : LATEEN
21. Sooner than. : ERE
22. Command to a dog. : BEG
23. Youngster. : LAD
24. Fleet. : ARMADA
26. Theoretical, as some profits. : PAPER
29. Explosive. : TNT
30. Seaweed. : VAREC
33. Ethan Allen's brother. : IRA
34. Spring month in France. : MAI
35. Mountain pass. : DEFILE
36. Civil War battle. : KENESAWMOUNTAIN
40. Menu item. : ENTREE
41. ___-les-Bains, French spa. : AIX
42. Negative. : NOT
43. 14 pounds, in England. : STONE
44. Building wing. : ELL
45. Woody fibers. : BASTS
47. In ___ res. : MEDIAS
49. Center of interest, activity, etc. : HUB
50. Year in reign of Claudius I. : LII
52. "To ___ is human . . . " : ERR
53. Name of operatic fame. : FARRAR
56. Civil War celebrity. : ADMIRALFARRAGUT
60. Prophet. : SEER
61. ___ la journée (all day long): Fr. : TOUTE
62. Moist and chilly. : DANK
63. Piece of work. : TASK
64. Violinist Zimbalist. : EFREM
65. Therefore. : ERGO
Down
1. General Stuart, Confederate cavalryman. : JEB
2. Eurasian mountain range. : URAL
3. Girl in a Spanish song. : NITA
4. Kitchen utensil. : KETTLE
5. Pace. : SPEED
6. Plant shoot. : CION
7. Short for a man's name. : ALF
8. One of the Lees. : ROBERT
9. ___ und Drang. : STURM
10. Symbol of wisdom. : OWL
11. Philistines. : BARBARIANS
12. Malady. : AGUE
13. Part of the U. S.: Abbr. : NENG
18. Monarch of drama. : LEAR
19. Yeast. : LEAVEN
24. Circus attraction. : ANIMALS
25. Foolish. : DAFT
26. Country highways. : PIKES
27. Negative verbal contraction. : ARENT
28. Stage presentations. : PANTOMIMES
29. Playing marble. : TAW
31. Famous name in education. : ELIOT
32. Money. : CENTS
34. Girl's name. : MAE
35. Leader: Lat. : DUX
37. Water bird. : ERNE
38. Farm implement. : SEEDER
39. Natural resource. : OIL
44. William Pitt, ___ Chatham. : EARLOF
45. Rough pronunciation. : BURR
46. Fret. : ABRADE
48. Enraged. : IRATE
49. Sultan's ménage. : HAREM
50. Shoemaker's form. : LAST
51. Opinion. : IDEA
53. Fortune. : FATE
54. Culture medium. : AGAR
55. Part of a chair. : RUNG
57. Annoy. : IRK
58. Type of neckpiece. : FUR
59. Initials in arena parlance. : TKO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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