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New York Times, Saturday, July 1, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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1. Pace in marching. : STEP
5. Trouble-maker of Norse myth. : LOKI
9. Queenly. : REGAL
14. Defect, as in an argument. : HOLE
15. Of a certain shape. : OVAL
16. To love: Lat. : AMARE
17. Problem for the networks. : EQUALTIME
19. Scotsman's "don't." : DINNA
20. Ineffectual thing: Slang. : DUD
21. River into the Seine. : OISE
22. Circus tent. : BIGTOP
23. Looks after: Colloq. : SEESTO
25. Fishgig. : SPEAR
27. Barbarous Asiatic people. : HUNS
29. Not now. : LATERON
33. Summer Festival area. : TIMESSQUARE
37. Japanese herb. : UDO
38. Noted name in furniture. : ADAM
39. Swiss canton. : URI
40. "___ on first?" : WHOS
41. Support. : LEG
42. Certain rules. : QUEENSBERRY
46. Rhythmic break. : CAESURA
48. Attempt: Colloq. : STAB
49. Chinese monies. : TAELS
51. Yoke, as oxen to a wagon. : INSPAN
55. Apt to make a grating sound. : CREAKY
58. Contraction of "am not." : AMNT
60. Verb-forming suffix. : IZE
61. Start of a serial story. : PARTI
62. Existing condition of affairs. : STATUSQUO
64. Pilgrim of Plymouth Colony. : ALDEN
65. Take on hands. : HIRE
66. Time of a chronological change. : TURN
67. Language of a sort. : SLANG
68. City in Oklahoma. : ENID
69. Flowers' companions. : BEES
1. Farm buildings. : SHEDS
2. Hat. : TOQUE
3. Get away from. : ELUDE
4. Sweet ___. : PEA
5. Cosmetics. : LOTIONS
6. Genus of sheep. : OVIS
7. Hills of glacial material. : KAMES
8. ___ de France. : ILE
9. Shine brightly. : RADIATE
10. Fugitive from a country. : EMIGRE
11. Thomas Wolfe hero. : GANT
12. River of the Ponte Vecchio. : ARNO
13. Spring. : LEAP
18. Emblem of Egypt. : LOTUS
22. ___ Mountain. : BEAR
24. Son of Noah. : SHEM
26. Prairies. : PLAINS
28. Sharp, high-pitched sound. : SQUEAL
30. River into the Rhine. : RUHR
31. Fragrance. : ODOR
32. Given to prying: Colloq. : NOSY
33. French chalk. : TALC
34. Thought. : IDEA
35. Wizard, old style. : MAGE
36. State of being: Suffix. : URE
40. Networks. : WEBS
42. Trembling. : QUAKING
43. 1934 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry. : UREY
44. Limited. : STINTED
45. Linguistic group of Africa. : BANTU
47. ___ Island. : STATEN
50. Fabric. : SATIN
52. Ruffle the pride of. : PIQUE
53. Blue. : AZURE
54. Features of 33 Across. : NEONS
55. Auditors. : CPAS
56. Gradually slower: Mus. abbr. : RALL
57. Wagner role. : ERDA
59. Husband: Fr. : MARI
62. Novel title. : SHE
63. Ministerial degree. : STB

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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