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New York Times, Friday, June 9, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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1. Speak in an irritated tone. : RASP
5. U. S. naval base on Guam. : APRA
9. Tie. : ASCOT
14. To me: Fr. : AMOI
15. The Meuse in the Netherlands. : MAAS
16. "She is the darling of my heart." : SALLY
17. Missionary, O.S.S. man in W. W. II. : JOHNBIRCH
19. "It takes ___ o' livin' . . . " : AHEAP
20. Community life. : SOCIETY
21. French weight. : GRAMME
22. Coffee ___. : URN
23. Former French Premier. : FAURE
24. Fragments. : SHARDS
27. Diction. : PARLANCE
30. English novelist. : WELLS
31. Medieval poet. : DANTE
32. Chinese tea. : CHA
33. Architectural items. : ELLS
34. Sudden roll. : LURCH
35. ___ ex machina. : DEUS
36. Period. : DOT
37. Hunter's device. : DECOY
38. Courage. : HEART
39. Heavenly. : ETHEREAL
41. Certain Southerners. : CAJUNS
42. Oust. : EVICT
43. Pronoun. : ONE
44. Thomas Mann hero. : JOSEPH
46. 13th century French king. : STLOUIS
50. ___ doing (active). : UPAND
51. Relatives of the finch. : CARDINALS
53. Useful kitchen device. : TIMER
54. American novelist. : AGEE
55. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
56. Out at the elbows. : SEEDY
57. ___ War. : BOER
58. Viscous. : ROPY
1. Reign, in India. : RAJ
2. Book of the Bible. : AMOS
3. Part of London. : SOHO
4. Preliminary step in a hairdo. : PINCURLS
5. City on the Somme. : AMIENS
6. Member. : PART
7. Pungent. : RACY
8. Shade tree. : ASH
9. Ordinarily. : ASARULE
10. Part of Africa. : SAHARA
11. "The Tiger." : CLEMENCEAU
12. Hebrew term for the universe. : OLAM
13. Roman, for example. : TYPE
18. Badminton gear. : BIRDS
21. Caleb ___, in "Middlemarch." : GARTH
23. Of particular excellence. : FANCY
24. Nobel, for instance. : SWEDE
25. Serf of ancient Sparta. : HELOT
26. Nevertheless. : ALLTHESAME
27. Oral. : PAROL
28. Stir violently. : CHURN
29. Bridge hands. : EASTS
31. Former coin of Europe. : DUCAT
34. Sycophant. : LEECH
35. Breakfast in Paris. : DEJEUNER
37. Designating certain fabrics. : DRIPDRY
38. Asian capital. : HANOI
40. Made level. : EVENED
41. Typical weather forecast. : COLDER
44. Projects. : JUTS
45. English portrait painter, 18th century. : OPIE
46. Kind of starch. : SAGO
47. Catalpa. : TREE
48. Shakespearean character. : IAGO
49. Blow. : SLAP
51. Traveler's aid. : CAB
52. Roguish. : SLY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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