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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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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,347

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Students & seniors
Across
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
Down
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
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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