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New York Times, Wednesday, July 12, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,380
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1. Signal from space. : BEEP
5. Portion of time. : SPAN
9. Infield fly, in baseball. : POPUP
14. Architectural pier. : ANTA
15. Three Kings of Cologne. : MAGI
16. Unescorted. : ALONE
17. Steep cliff. : SCAR
18. Female garb, in Kiplingese. : ARAG
19. Sixth ___. : SENSE
20. Put in order. : SETTORIGHTS
23. Far: Comb. form. : TEL
24. Cheetahs. : CATS
25. Chinaware. : TEASETS
27. Unit for measuring food value. : CALORY
30. Grown-up. : OFAGE
31. Peak in the Presidential Range. : ADAMS
32. Pork dish. : SPARERIBS
36. Part of the weather report: Abbr. : TEMP
37. City in Florida. : OCALA
38. Farewell: Lat. : VALE
39. Everybody. : ONEANDALL
41. Initiated. : BEGUN
42. Lights. : NEONS
43. Kayaks. : CANOES
44. Remain permanently. : STAYPUT
47. ___ pieces (fall apart). : GOTO
48. Bushy clump. : TOD
49. State of being pulverized. : TRITURATION
54. Historic region of France. : ANJOU
56. Mother Machree's land. : ERIN
57. 56 Across, for one. : ISLE
58. Panama Canal lake. : GATUN
59. ___ of beef. : SIDE
60. Room of a sort. : CELL
61. O. W. Holmes heroine. : ELSIE
62. ___ the mark. : TOED
63. Time periods. : ERAS
1. Singer. : BASS
2. Noun suffix. : ENCE
3. State: Fr. : ETAT
4. Stop associating (with). : PARTCOMPANY
5. Would-be wit: Slang. : SMARTY
6. Romeo's rival. : PARIS
7. King slain by Samuel. : AGAG
8. Dusk. : NIGHTFALL
9. Musical strain. : PASSAGE
10. Spanish cheer. : OLE
11. ___ Vecchio, Florence. : PONTE
12. Designating certain gems. : UNSET
13. Decorticates. : PEELS
21. Sculls. : OARS
22. "___ passion to tatters . . . "—Hamlet. : TEARA
26. Declare one's intentions. : SERVENOTICE
27. Roman consul. : CATO
28. Port of the Near East. : ADEN
29. Metallic cloth. : LAME
30. Colorful stones. : OPALS
32. Least abundant. : SCANTIEST
33. Husband of Emilia. : IAGO
34. Adjective for Monday. : BLUE
35. Legislators: Abbr. : SENS
37. Perfume, in Britain. : ODOUR
40. Planet. : NEPTUNE
41. Philippine child. : BATA
43. Cured in brine. : CORNED
44. Proscenium. : STAGE
45. Of sound. : TONAL
46. Military officers: Abbr. : ADJTS
47. Cicerone. : GUIDE
50. Triumvirate. : TRIO
51. River into the Elbe. : ISER
52. Spanish stew. : OLLA
53. Gubernatorial nickname. : NELS
55. Relative of "si." : OUI

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

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