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New York Times, Tuesday, July 18, 1961

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,386
Across
1. Edna Ferber novel. : SOBIG
6. Dairy product. : MILK
10. Oriental nurse. : AMAH
14. Pax. : IRENE
15. Joliet's discovery. : ERIE
16. Underground missile pit. : SILO
17. Pull no punches. : TALKTURKEY
19. Swatch. : SNIP
20. Relative of an annex. : ELL
21. Trajectories. : ARCS
22. Waterway. : SLUICE
24. Brownish-yellow. : TAWNY
26. Raged. : STORMED
27. Dandy. : ADONIS
29. Glistened. : SHONE
30. Provide with a peruke. : BEWIG
31. Weapon of a sort. : SLINGSHOT
35. Herebefore. : ERE
36. Collected bit by bit. : GLEANED
38. Cassowary's cousin. : EMU
39. Hulks. : DERELICTS
41. Colophony. : ROSIN
43. Sobriquet for a pitcher. : LEFTY
44. Costumes. : HABITS
45. Votes. : BALLOTS
48. Videlicet. : TOWIT
49. Comedienne May. : ELAINE
50. Substantive. : NOUN
51. Prayer. : AVE
54. Trimming. : GIMP
55. Firmly established. : DEEPROOTED
58. Memorable occasions. : EVES
59. Tree yielding a poison. : UPAS
60. Overturn. : UPEND
61. Only (as said to be). : MERE
62. Cause for regret. : PITY
63. ___ bear. : TEDDY
Down
1. Place. : SITE
2. Using speech. : ORAL
3. Campanile. : BELLTOWER
4. Product of nutgall. : INK
5. Hurry up: Slang. : GETAWIGGLEON
6. Land sakes! : MERCY
7. Nettles. : IRKS
8. Norwegian statesman. : LIE
9. Famous movie cops. : KEYSTONE
10. Guarantees. : ASSURES
11. Drop. : MINIM
12. One of Princess Anne's names. : ALICE
13. Dreamed. : HOPED
18. Samovars. : URNS
23. Prolix. : LONGDRAWNOUT
25. Cuckoo. : ANI
26. Climbs. : SHINS
27. Retired. : ABED
28. "___ Mable." : DERE
29. Like shale. : SLATY
31. Partitions: Abbr. : SECTS
32. Demurred. : HESITATED
33. Neglect. : OMIT
34. Hogsheads. : TUNS
37. Exultant. : LIFTEDUP
40. Geometric curve. : ELLIPSE
42. Broad sash. : OBI
44. Appointed time. : HOUR
45. Adorn. : BEGEM
46. Wide-awake. : ALIVE
47. Debussy piece, "The Sea." : LAMER
48. H. B. Stowe character. : TOPSY
50. Cleverly phrased or done. : NEAT
52. Sell. : VEND
53. Maelstrom. : EDDY
56. Upon: Prefix. : EPI
57. Cockney desire. : OPE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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